Top 20 Acquisitions in August 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,350,000,000 PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
3 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
4 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
5 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
7 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
10 $950,000,000 Symantec Website Security DigiCert Software & Services Acquisition
11 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
12 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
13 $650,000,000 Amazon Transactions Acquisition
14 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
15 $635,000,000 Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
16 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
17 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
18 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
19 $500,000,000 Plarium Global Aristocrat Games Acquisition
20 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. PetSmart is acquiring for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  3. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  4. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  5. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  6. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  7. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  8. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  9. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  10. Symantec To Sell Website Security Business To DigiCert For $950M (CRN)
  11. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  12. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  13. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  14. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  15. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  16. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  17. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  18. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  19. Aristocrat acquires Plarium Global for $500m (Sky News)
  20. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
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