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Top 20 European Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
2 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
3 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $48,622,200 Funding Circle British Business Bank Transactions Investment
5 $37,076,100 Hotcourses Group IDP Education Software & Services Acquisition
6 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $28,000,000 ReviewPro Undisclosed Software & Services Acquisition
8 $20,000,000 Babel Systems InvestCloud Software & Services Acquisition
9 $20,000,000 Spotcap Heartland Bank Transactions Investment
10 $17,506,335 Starship Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $14,849,100 NA-KD.com Northzone, eEquity Ecommerce Investment
13 $14,000,000 Seerene Earlybird Venture Capital, Lakestar Software & Services Investment
14 $12,155,550 Virtual1 Business Growth Fund Software & Services Investment
15 $12,000,000 Fuse Alliance Venture, Northzone Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $11,736,540 eSmart Systems Kongsberg Gruppen Software & Services Investment
17 $11,379,280 Offerta Alfvén & Didrikson Transactions Acquisition
18 $10,589,750 Campanda Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $10,000,000 Monese Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $9,862,095 TyresOnTheDrive.com Consortium Transactions Investment

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  1. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  2. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  3. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  4. P2P lender gets £40m boost from UK government (Finextra)
  5. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  6. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  7. ReviewPro takes $28 million investment from Chinese hotel IT group (Tnooz)
  8. InvestCloud Acquires Babel Systems, for $20M (FinSMEs)
  9. Spotcap Australia raises $20 million funding facility from New Zealand’s Heartland Bank to expand (StartupDaily)
  10. Starship Technologies Raises €16.5M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  12. NA-KD Raises €14M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Seerene Raises a $14 Million Series A to Make CIOs Heroes in the Boardroom (Seerene)
  14. Virtual1 Secures £10m Investment from BGF (FinSMEs)
  15. UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive (TechCrunch)
  16. eSmart Systems Receives NOK100M Investment from Kongsberg Digital (FinSMEs)
  17. Jens Nilsson sells its Offerta to Alfvén & Didrikson 100 million (Breakit)
  18. Campanda Raises €10M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Monese raises $10M Series A for its banking app targeting immigrants and expats (TechCrunch)
  20. TYRESONTHEDRIVE.COM SECURES £8M INVESTMENT FROM HALFORDS (True Capital)

Top 20 European Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,790,000,000 Host Europe Group GoDaddy Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,700,000,000 Skyscanner Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
4 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
5 $640,000,000 Mail.Ru Group Megafon Media Acquisition
6 $500,000,000 Media Planet Priveq Investment Media Acquisition
7 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $276,125,000 OVH Consortium Software & Services Investment
9 $275,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $245,605,000 hungryhouse Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
12 $210,000,000 Hemnet General Atlantic Transactions Acquisition
13 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
15 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
18 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
19 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
20 $106,970,000 Devialet Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. GoDaddy acquires rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 billion to grow its global footprint (VentureBeat)
  3. Ctrip Acquires Skyscanner for $1.7 Billion to Expand Bookings (China Money Network)
  4. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  5. Russia’s MegaFon to acquire majority stake in Mail.Ru for $640 million (VentureBeat)
  6. Venture capitalists buys into the median plane of half a billion (Resume)
  7. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  8. OVH Receives €250M Private Equity Investment (FinSMEs)
  9. Food startup Deliveroo raises $275M as Uber eats into its European market (TechCrunch)
  10. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  11. Just Eat is spending £266 million to acquire rivals Hungryhouse and SkipTheDishes (Business Insider UK)
  12. General Atlantic buys majority stake in Swedish Zoopla (Financial Times)
  13. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  14. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  15. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  17. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Devialet Raises €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for September 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $8,800,000,000 Micro Focus HP Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 Media Planet Priveq Investment Media Acquisition
5 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
6 $275,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
10 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
13 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
14 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
15 $100,000,000 Wallapop letgo Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $100,000,000 StickyAds Comcast Marketing Acquisition
17 $100,000,000 MindMaze Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $89,612,000 Bigpoint Youzu Interactive Software & Services Acquisition
19 $69,107,650 Azzurri Maintel Software & Services Acquisition
20 $67,240,000 Cruise.co.uk Bridgepoint Development Capital Transactions Acquisition

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  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. HP Enterprise strikes $8.8 billion deal with Micro Focus for software assets (Reuters)
  3. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  4. Venture capitalists buys into the median plane of half a billion (Resume)
  5. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  6. Food startup Deliveroo raises $275M as Uber eats into its European market (TechCrunch)
  7. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  8. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  9. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  10. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  12. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  16. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  17. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  19. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  20. Bridgepoint to Acquire Cruise.co.uk, for £52M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 Media Planet Priveq Investment Media Acquisition
5 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
6 $275,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
10 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
13 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
14 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
15 $100,000,000 Wallapop letgo Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $100,000,000 StickyAds Comcast Marketing Acquisition
17 $100,000,000 MindMaze Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $89,612,000 Bigpoint Youzu Interactive Software & Services Acquisition
19 $69,107,650 Azzurri Maintel Software & Services Acquisition
20 $67,240,000 Cruise.co.uk Bridgepoint Development Capital Transactions Acquisition

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  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  3. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  4. Venture capitalists buys into the median plane of half a billion (Resume)
  5. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  6. Food startup Deliveroo raises $275M as Uber eats into its European market (TechCrunch)
  7. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  8. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  9. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  10. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  12. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  16. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  17. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  19. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  20. Bridgepoint to Acquire Cruise.co.uk, for £52M (FinSMEs)