Top 20 Media Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
3$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment
4$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
8$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
11$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$25,000,000Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason EpsteinMediaInvestment
17$23,000,00017 MediaLeSports Innovation FundMediaInvestment
18$18,500,000Woven DigitalConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$17,500,000Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge BankMediaInvestment

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  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  4. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  7. Video Social Network Raising $100 Million at $500 Million Valuation (Billboard)
  8. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  11. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Video Engagement Platform SundaySky Raises $30M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  14. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  15. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  17. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  18. Digital Media & Content Company Woven Digital Raises $18.5M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
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