Top 20 Deals for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
5 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
9 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
10 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
12 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
14 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
16 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
17 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
19 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
20 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  3. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  4. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  5. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  6. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  7. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  8. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  9. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  11. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  12. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  13. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  14. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  16. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  17. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  19. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  20. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
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