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Top 20 Acquisitions for April 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
3$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$410,000,000OverDriveRakutenSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
7$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$215,351,910Quandoo RecruitTransactionsAcquisition
9$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$171,117,750Talabat.comRocket InternetTransactionsAcquisition
11$134,000,000Yueke SoftwareAlibabaSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$134,000,000Eat24YelpTransactionsAcquisition
13$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
14$100,000,000SunriseMicrosoftMobile & AppsAcquisition
15$95,000,000HunzaMixiTransactionsAcquisition
16$58,000,000MobPartnerCheetah MobileMarketingAcquisition
17$36,000,000Ticket MonsterKKR ConsortiumEcommerceAcquisition
18$36,000,000Code SchoolPluralsightSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$33,000,000YashiNexstar BroadcastingMarketingAcquisition
20$21,000,000American HealthCare Lending Prosper MarketplaceTransactionsAcquisition

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  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  4. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  5. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  6. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  7. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  8. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  9. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  10. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  11. Alibaba buys movie ticketing software company for $134M (Tech In Asia)
  12. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  13. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  14. Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  15. Former rival Mixi acquires C2C ticket marketplace for $95M (Tech In Asia)
  16. China’s Cheetah Mobile to acquire ad network MobPartner for $58M (Tech In Asia)
  17. Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea’s Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M (TechCrunch)
  18. Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million (TechCrunch)
  19. Nexstar Broadcasting Acquires Yashi for $33M (FinSMEs)
  20. Prosper Marketplace Acquires American HealthCare Lending for $21M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for March 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
3$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
4$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
5$530,000,000LyftRakutenTransactionsInvestment
6$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
7$410,000,000OverDriveRakutenSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$367,000,000PinterestUndisclosedMediaInvestment
9$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$350,000,000Ele.meTencent, Sequoia CapitalTransactionsInvestment
11$324,510,900Delivery HeroUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
12$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
13$270,000,000Conductor ConsortiumMarketingInvestment
14$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$250,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$220,000,000InstacartConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$215,351,910Quandoo RecruitTransactionsAcquisition
18$200,000,000Social Finance ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
19$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$200,000,000SnapchatAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  3. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  5. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  8. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  9. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  10. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  11. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  13. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  14. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  15. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  16. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  18. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  20. Alibaba invests $200M in Snapchat (Tech In Asia)

Top 20 Acquisitions for March 2015

 

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$410,000,000OverDriveRakutenSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
5$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$215,351,910Quandoo RecruitTransactionsAcquisition
7$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$171,117,750Talabat.comRocket InternetTransactionsAcquisition
9$134,000,000Eat24YelpTransactionsAcquisition
10$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
11$100,000,000SunriseMicrosoftMobile & AppsAcquisition
12$95,000,000HunzaMixiTransactionsAcquisition
13$58,000,000MobPartnerCheetah MobileMarketingAcquisition
14$36,000,000Code SchoolPluralsightSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$33,000,000YashiNexstar BroadcastingMarketingAcquisition
16$21,000,000American HealthCare Lending Prosper MarketplaceTransactionsAcquisition
17$20,750,000SocialMoovMarin SoftwareMarketingAcquisition
18$14,800,000Muse & Co.MixiEcommerceAcquisition
19$7,769,500IconTechnologyOneSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$5,000,000WooplrHelion Venture PartnersMobile & AppsAcquisition

More information

  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  3. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  4. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  5. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  6. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  7. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  8. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  9. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  10. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  11. Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  12. Former rival Mixi acquires C2C ticket marketplace for $95M (Tech In Asia)
  13. China’s Cheetah Mobile to acquire ad network MobPartner for $58M (Tech In Asia)
  14. Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million (TechCrunch)
  15. Nexstar Broadcasting Acquires Yashi for $33M (FinSMEs)
  16. Prosper Marketplace Acquires American HealthCare Lending for $21M (FinSMEs)
  17. Marin Software Buys France’s SocialMoov For Up To $20.75M (TechCrunch)
  18. Not satisfied with Monster Strike, Mixi acquires Japanese fashion startup (Tech In Asia)
  19. TechnologyOne acquires Icon for AUD 10 mln (Telecompaper)
  20. Wooplr Lands $5 Million For Its Fashion Discovery Service In India (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Acquisitions for February 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
3$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$171,117,750Talabat.comRocket InternetTransactionsAcquisition
5$134,000,000Eat24YelpTransactionsAcquisition
6$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
7$100,000,000SunriseMicrosoftMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$36,000,000Code SchoolPluralsightSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$33,000,000YashiNexstar BroadcastingMarketingAcquisition
10$21,000,000American HealthCare Lending Prosper MarketplaceTransactionsAcquisition
11$20,750,000SocialMoovMarin SoftwareMarketingAcquisition
12$14,800,000Muse & Co.MixiEcommerceAcquisition
13$7,769,500IconTechnologyOneSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$5,000,000WooplrHelion Venture PartnersMobile & AppsAcquisition
15UndisclosedeSharesUnion Square Ventures, Spark CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16UndisclosedWit.aiFacebookSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17UndisclosedQuickFire NetworksFacebookSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18UndisclosedNewsfloElsevierSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19UndisclosedNimbleTVSynacorMediaAcquisition
20UndisclosedPremiumBeatShutterstockSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  2. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  3. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  4. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  5. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  6. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  7. Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  8. Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million (TechCrunch)
  9. Nexstar Broadcasting Acquires Yashi for $33M (FinSMEs)
  10. Prosper Marketplace Acquires American HealthCare Lending for $21M (FinSMEs)
  11. Marin Software Buys France’s SocialMoov For Up To $20.75M (TechCrunch)
  12. Not satisfied with Monster Strike, Mixi acquires Japanese fashion startup (Tech In Asia)
  13. TechnologyOne acquires Icon for AUD 10 mln (Telecompaper)
  14. Wooplr Lands $5 Million For Its Fashion Discovery Service In India (TechCrunch)
  15. eShares Raises Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Facebook Acquires Wit.ai (FinSMEs)
  17. Facebook Acquires QuickFire Networks (FinSMEs)
  18. Elsevier Acquires Newsflo (FinSMEs)
  19. Synacor Acquires NimbleTV, Startup That Streamed Live TV Online (Variety)
  20. Shutterstock Acquires Rex Features And PremiumBeat (TechCrunch)