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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)

Top 20 European Deals for July 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
3 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
4 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
5 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
8 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
11 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
12 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
13 $100,000,000 Wallapop letgo Ecommerce Acquisition
14 $100,000,000 StickyAds Comcast Marketing Acquisition
15 $100,000,000 MindMaze Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $89,612,000 Bigpoint Youzu Interactive Software & Services Acquisition
17 $69,107,650 Azzurri Maintel Software & Services Acquisition
18 $65,992,500 Sabio Lyceum Capital Software & Services Investment
19 $65,000,000 Darktrace Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $58,626,000 Tax Computer Systems Eco City Vehicles Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  2. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  3. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  4. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  5. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  6. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  7. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  8. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  10. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  14. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  15. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  17. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  18. Customer Contact Center Tech Specialist Sabio Raises £50M (FinSMEs)
  19. Cybersecurity startup Darktrace intercepts $65M in fresh funding at a valuation of over $400M (TechCrunch)
  20. finnCap advises Eco City Vehicles Plc on reverse takeover and £45m fundraising (Finncap)