Top 20 Acquisitions for July 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $9,300,000,000 NetSuite Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
3 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
4 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
5 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
6 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
9 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,220,000,000 TRADER Corporation Thoma Bravo Media Acquisition
14 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
15 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
16 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
17 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
18 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
19 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
20 $350,000,000 Mtime Mtime Media Acquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  6. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  8. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  9. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  10. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  11. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  12. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  13. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  14. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  15. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  16. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  17. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  18. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  19. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  20. Wanda Acquires China’s Leading Movie Portal Mtime For $350 Million (Deadline)
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