Top 20 Software & Services Deals for December 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 Deltek Roper Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
5 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
6 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
7 $2,300,000,000 LifeLock Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,790,000,000 Host Europe Group GoDaddy Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,560,000,000 Penton Informa Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,200,000,000 OneWeb SoftBank Software & Services Investment
14 $1,100,000,000 J.D. Power XIO Software & Services Acquisition
15 $915,000,000 ServiceMax GE Digital Software & Services Acquisition
16 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
17 $860,000,000 NovuMind LTD Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $625,000,000 Apigee Google Software & Services Acquisition
20 $600,000,000 Weidong Cloud Education CCB International Software & Services Investment

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  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. Herndon software company Deltek acquired for $2.8 billion (WTOP)
  5. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  6. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Symantec Buys Out Identity Protection Firm LifeLock for $2.3 Billion (eweek)
  8. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  9. GoDaddy acquires rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 billion to grow its global footprint (VentureBeat)
  10. Britain’s Informa to boost U.S. presence with Penton deal (Reuters)
  11. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  12. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  13. SoftBank invests $1.2 billion in the OneWeb satellite network (Network World)
  14. XIO completes J.D. Power acquisition for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  15. GE Digital Acquires ServiceMax, for $915M (FinSMEs)
  16. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  17. South Korea trumpets $860-million AI fund after AlphaGo ‘shock’ (Nature)
  18. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Google to acquire API management provider Apigee for $625 million (VentureBeat)
  20. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
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