Top 20 Media Deals for June 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
3 $228,000,000 Mango TV Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $155,000,000 Baidu Video Consortium Media Investment
5 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
6 $100,000,000 Bitstrips Snapchat Media Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Musical.ly Consortium Media Investment
8 $55,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
9 $50,000,000 Medium Consortium Media Investment
10 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
11 $35,000,000 Vidyard Consortium Media Investment
12 $30,000,000 SundaySky Consortium Media Investment
13 $27,000,000 Mitú Consortium Media Investment
14 $25,000,000 Hungama Consortium Media Investment
15 $25,000,000 Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason Epstein Media Investment
16 $25,000,000 Wevr Consortium Media Investment
17 $23,000,000 17 Media LeSports Innovation Fund Media Investment
18 $18,500,000 Woven Digital Consortium Media Investment
19 $17,500,000 Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge Bank Media Investment
20 $16,656,750 VionLabs Undisclosed Media Investment

More information

  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 Musical.ly 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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