Top 20 Software & Services Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $9,300,000,000 NetSuite Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
2 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
3 $4,300,000,000 Rackspace Apollo Software & Services Acquisition
4 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
5 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,100,000,000 J.D. Power XIO Software & Services Acquisition
11 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
12 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
14 $600,000,000 Weidong Cloud Education CCB International Software & Services Investment
15 $570,000,000 JDA Blackstone, New Mountain Capital Software & Services Investment
16 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
17 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
18 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition
19 $300,000,000 Bitauto Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $293,000,000 CloudLock Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  4. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  5. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  7. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  8. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  9. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  10. XIO completes J.D. Power acquisition for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  11. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  12. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  14. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  15. JDA gets $570 mln investment from Blackstone, New Mountain (PE HUB)
  16. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  17. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  18. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  19. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  20. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
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