Top 20 Acquisitions for June 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
3 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
4 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
5 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
8 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
12 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
13 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
14 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
15 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
16 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
17 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition
18 $293,000,000 CloudLock Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
19 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
20 $250,000,000 Gilt Groupe Hudson’s Bay Company Ecommerce Acquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  5. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  7. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  8. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  9. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  10. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  11. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  12. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  13. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  14. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  15. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  16. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  17. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  18. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
  19. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  20. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
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