Top 20 Investments for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
2 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
4 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $600,000,000 Weidong Cloud Education CCB International Software & Services Investment
9 $600,000,000 Didi Chuxing China Life Insurance Transactions Investment
10 $570,000,000 JDA Blackstone, New Mountain Capital Software & Services Investment
11 $550,000,000 Go-Jek Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $449,000,000 Qufenqi Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding Group Transactions Investment
15 $400,000,000 Didi Chuxing Poly Group Transactions Investment
16 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $330,000,000 CommonBond Undisclosed Transactions Investment
18 $300,000,000 Paytm Goldman Sachs, Temasek, Mediatek Transactions Investment
19 $300,000,000 BabyTree Shenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners China Media Investment
20 $300,000,000 Bitauto Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  2. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  3. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  4. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  6. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  7. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  9. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  10. JDA gets $570 mln investment from Blackstone, New Mountain (PE HUB)
  11. Indonesia’s Go-Jek raises $550 million to battle Uber and Grab (TechCrunch)
  12. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  13. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  14. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  15. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  16. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  17. Online Student Lender CommonBond Receives approx. $330M; Buys Gradible (FinSMEs)
  18. Paytm Said to Get $300 Million in Funds at $5 Billion Valuation (Bloomberg)
  19. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  20. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
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