Top 20 North American Deals for September 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 $4,300,000,000 Rackspace Apollo Software & Services Acquisition
6 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
7 $3,000,000,000 Jet.com Wal-Mart Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
9 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
12 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $1,560,000,000 Penton Informa Software & Services Acquisition
15 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
16 $1,220,000,000 TRADER Corporation Thoma Bravo Media Acquisition
17 $1,100,000,000 J.D. Power XIO Software & Services Acquisition
18 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $900,000,000 Media.net Beijing Miteno Communication Technology Marketing Acquisition
20 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services 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. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  6. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  7. Wal-Mart Stores to Acquire Jet.com, for $3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  8. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  9. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  10. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  11. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  13. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  14. Britain’s Informa to boost U.S. presence with Penton deal (Reuters)
  15. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  16. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  17. XIO completes J.D. Power acquisition for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  18. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  19. He made his first US$1M at the age of 18 and US$100M at 23, and now sold his adtech firm for US$900M at 34 (e27)
  20. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
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