Top 20 Deals 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 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
6 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
7 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
10 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
14 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
15 $1,250,000,000 Alibaba Transactions Investment
16 $1,220,000,000 TRADER Corporation Thoma Bravo Media Acquisition
17 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
18 $1,100,000,000 Line Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Public
19 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
20 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce 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. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  6. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  7. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  11. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  12. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  13. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  14. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  15. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service (TechCrunch)
  16. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  17. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. IPO: Line Raises $1.1 Billion on NYSE (FinSMEs)
  19. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  20. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
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