Top 20 Deals for December 2015


Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
3 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $1,500,000,000 LinkedIn Media Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
7 $1,250,000,000 Alibaba Group Holding Transactions Investment
8 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
10 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
16 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
17 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
18 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
19 $810,000,000 PrimeAgain Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  4. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  5. LinkedIn to Acquire for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  6. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Alibaba to pump US$1.25 billion in Chinese online food delivery service (e27)
  8. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  9. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  10. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  11. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  12. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  14. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  15. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  16. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  17. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  18. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  19. Japan’s PrimeAgain raises $810,000 to further develop ephemeral video sharing app (The Bridge)
  20. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (
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