Top 20 European Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
3 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
4 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
5 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
6 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
7 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
8 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
10 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $69,416,750 Oodrive Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $62,587,750 Timico Lyceum Capital Transactions Investment
14 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
15 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
16 $37,512,000 Hotcourses IDP Education Transactions Acquisition
17 $35,000,000 Job Today Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $30,000,000 Frontclear FMO Transactions Investment
20 $28,065,387 solarisBank AG Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  3. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  4. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  5. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  6. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  7. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  8. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  9. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  10. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  11. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  12. French software firm Oodrive raises €65 million to move into new markets ( )
  13. Cloud services provider Timico raises £50m from Lyceum Capital (Tech City News)
  14. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  15. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  16. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  17. JobToday inks $35M media-for-equity deal with European broadcasters (TechCrunch)
  18. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (
  19. Dutch Development Bank FMO Invests USD 30 Million in Frontclear (PRNewswire All)
  20. Japan’s SBI, others invest 26.3 mln euros in Germany’s solarisBank (CNBC)
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