Top 20 European Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
2 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
3 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
5 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
7 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
8 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
9 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
10 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
11 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
12 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment
13 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
15 $103,304,000 Claranet Tikehau Capital Advisors Software & Services Investment
16 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 Cabify Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $95,814,900 Version 1 Volpi Capital Software & Services Investment
20 $95,458,510 PCA Predict GBGroup Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  2. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  3. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing)
  4. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  5. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  6. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  7. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  8. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  9. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  10. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  11. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  12. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)
  13. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  14. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  15. Tikehau Capital to Invest £80 million in European Managed Hosting Group Claranet (Business Wire)
  16. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  17. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  18. Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more (TechCrunch)
  19. Version 1 raises €90m to boost expansion (The Independent.ie)
  20. GB Group agrees to a acquire PCA Predict for £73.85m (Digital Look)
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