Top 20 Software & Services Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$170,000,000HP SoftwareOpenTextSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$131,000,000Domo ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$130,000,000DigitalOcean KeyBanc Capital MarketsSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$112,000,000Fuze ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$100,000,000Fractal AnalyticsKhazanah Nasional BerhadSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  4. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  5. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  6. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  8. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  9. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  10. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  11. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  12. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  13. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  14. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  15. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  16. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)
  17. Domo Raises $131M in Series D Funding; Launches $50M VC Fund (FinSMEs)
  18. DigitalOcean Secures $130M Credit Facility (FinSMEs)
  19. Fuze Raises $112M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Fractal Analytics is to Receive up to $100M Investment (FinSMEs)
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