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Top 20 European Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
2 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
3 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
5 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $385,000,000 AUTO1 Group Princeville Global Transactions Investment
7 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
8 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
9 $250,000,000 Zenly Snap Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $230,319,000 Gryphon Group Holdings Leadenhall Capital Partners, Punter Southall Group Transactions Investment
11 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
12 $210,000,000 ABAX Investcorp Software & Services Acquisition
13 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
14 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment
15 $120,000,000 JustGiving Blackbaud Transactions Acquisition
16 $114,164,000 Contorion Hoffmann Group Transactions Acquisition
17 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
19 $103,304,000 Claranet Tikehau Capital Advisors Software & Services Investment
20 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  2. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  3. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing UK)
  4. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  5. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  6. AutoGroup 1 raises €360 million (FinSMEs)
  7. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  8. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  9. Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends (Business Insider)
  10. Insurance Entrepreneurs Raise £180M to Bring Protection Challenger to Market (Financialit)
  11. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  12. Investcorp acquires ABAX for $210 mln (PE HUB)
  13. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  14. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)
  15. UK crowdfunding platform JustGiving acquired by Blackbaud for $120m (Silicon Republic)
  16. Tool specialist Hoffmann SE acquires Berlin-based startup Contorion for more than €100 million (EU Startups)
  17. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  18. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  19. Tikehau Capital to Invest £80 million in European Managed Hosting Group Claranet (Business Wire)
  20. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
2 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
3 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
5 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
7 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
8 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
9 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
10 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
11 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
12 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment
13 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
15 $103,304,000 Claranet Tikehau Capital Advisors Software & Services Investment
16 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 Cabify Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $95,814,900 Version 1 Volpi Capital Software & Services Investment
20 $95,458,510 PCA Predict GBGroup Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  2. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  3. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing)
  4. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  5. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  6. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  7. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  8. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  9. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  10. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  11. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  12. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)
  13. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  14. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  15. Tikehau Capital to Invest £80 million in European Managed Hosting Group Claranet (Business Wire)
  16. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  17. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  18. Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more (TechCrunch)
  19. Version 1 raises €90m to boost expansion (The Independent.ie)
  20. GB Group agrees to a acquire PCA Predict for £73.85m (Digital Look)

Top 20 European Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
3 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
4 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
5 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
6 $75,000,000 Actility Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $69,416,750 Oodrive Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
9 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $35,000,000 Job Today Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $28,065,387 solarisBank AG Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $21,500,000 BOOK A TIGER Coller Capital Transactions Investment
14 $21,198,000 savedroid AG Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $16,000,000 Databerries Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $16,000,000 KONUX Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $15,875,250 TravelerCar PSA Groupe, Lead – MAIF Transactions Investment
18 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $14,738,422 Riskmethods Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $14,000,000 Seerene Earlybird Venture Capital, Lakestar Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  2. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  3. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  4. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  5. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  6. Eurobites: IoT Startup Actility Raises $75M (Light Reading )
  7. French software firm Oodrive raises €65 million to move into new markets (Tech.eu )
  8. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  9. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  10. JobToday inks $35M media-for-equity deal with European broadcasters (TechCrunch)
  11. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  12. Japan’s SBI, others invest 26.3 mln euros in Germany’s solarisBank (CNBC)
  13. Book A Tiger Raises $21.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Frankfurter Fintech-Startup savedroid receives growth financing with 20 million Euro valuation (rhein-main-startups)
  15. Databerries Raises $16m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. KONUX Final Close Brings Series A to $16M (PR Newswire)
  17. French car sharing service TravelCar raises €15 million (Tech.eu)
  18. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  19. Afternoon Coffee: Riskmethods Receives €13.5 million in Series B, Lighthizer Inches Closer to Trade Rep Position (Spend Matters)
  20. Seerene Raises a $14 Million Series A to Make CIOs Heroes in the Boardroom (Seerene)

Top 20 European Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
3 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
4 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
5 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
6 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
7 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
8 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
10 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $69,416,750 Oodrive Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $62,587,750 Timico Lyceum Capital Transactions Investment
14 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
15 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
16 $37,512,000 Hotcourses IDP Education Transactions Acquisition
17 $35,000,000 Job Today Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $30,000,000 Frontclear FMO Transactions Investment
20 $28,065,387 solarisBank AG Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  3. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  4. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  5. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  6. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  7. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  8. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  9. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  10. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  11. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  12. French software firm Oodrive raises €65 million to move into new markets (Tech.eu )
  13. Cloud services provider Timico raises £50m from Lyceum Capital (Tech City News)
  14. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  15. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  16. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  17. JobToday inks $35M media-for-equity deal with European broadcasters (TechCrunch)
  18. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  19. Dutch Development Bank FMO Invests USD 30 Million in Frontclear (PRNewswire All)
  20. Japan’s SBI, others invest 26.3 mln euros in Germany’s solarisBank (CNBC)