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Top 20 European Deals for February 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 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $62,587,750 Timico Lyceum Capital Transactions Investment
9 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
10 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $37,512,000 Hotcourses IDP Education Transactions Acquisition
12 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $30,000,000 Frontclear FMO Transactions Investment
14 $28,065,387 solarisBank AG Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $28,000,000 ReviewPro Undisclosed Software & Services Acquisition
16 $26,403,750 Upstream European Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
17 $24,228,750 Monzo Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $23,000,000 Bloomon Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $22,000,000 Soundtrack Your Brand Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $21,500,000 BOOK A TIGER Coller Capital Transactions Investment

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  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. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  7. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  8. Cloud services provider Timico raises £50m from Lyceum Capital (Tech City News)
  9. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  10. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  11. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  12. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  13. Dutch Development Bank FMO Invests USD 30 Million in Frontclear (PRNewswire All)
  14. Japan’s SBI, others invest 26.3 mln euros in Germany’s solarisBank (CNBC)
  15. ReviewPro takes $28 million investment from Chinese hotel IT group (Tnooz)
  16. Upstream Receives €25m in Growth Financing (FinSMEs )
  17. Confirmed: UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another £2.5M in crowdfunding planned (TechCrunch)
  18. bloomon Raises $23M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Soundtrack Your Brand, a ‘Spotify for B2B’ nabs $22M for expansion (TechCrunch)
  20. Book A Tiger Raises $21.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)

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

More information

  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)