Top 20 Investments for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
8 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
11 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
18 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  7. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  8. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  9. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  10. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  11. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  12. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  14. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing)
  15. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  16. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  17. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  18. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  19. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
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