Top 20 Investment Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
4 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
5 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
7 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
10 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
11 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
16 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
17 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
20 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure 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. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  4. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  5. https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/10/02/report-ola-raises-2b-take-good-fight-uber-india/ (1)
  6. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  13. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  14. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  17. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  18. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  19. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  20. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
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