Top 20 Investments for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
4$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
6$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$500,000,000Ping An Good DoctorUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
8$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
9$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
10$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
11$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
14$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
17$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$175,000,000Snapchat FidelityMobile & AppsInvestment
20$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  2. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service (TechCrunch)
  3. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  5. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  6. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  8. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  9. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  10. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  11. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  13. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  14. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  15. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  16. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  17. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  18. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat $16 Billion Valuation (Re/code)
  20. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
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