Top 20 European Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 Media Planet Priveq Investment Media Acquisition
5 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
6 $275,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
10 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
13 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
14 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
15 $100,000,000 Wallapop letgo Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $100,000,000 StickyAds Comcast Marketing Acquisition
17 $100,000,000 MindMaze Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $89,612,000 Bigpoint Youzu Interactive Software & Services Acquisition
19 $69,107,650 Azzurri Maintel Software & Services Acquisition
20 $67,240,000 Cruise.co.uk Bridgepoint Development Capital Transactions Acquisition

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  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  3. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  4. Venture capitalists buys into the median plane of half a billion (Resume)
  5. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  6. Food startup Deliveroo raises $275M as Uber eats into its European market (TechCrunch)
  7. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  8. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  9. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  10. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  12. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  16. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  17. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  19. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  20. Bridgepoint to Acquire Cruise.co.uk, for £52M (FinSMEs)
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