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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
3 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
4 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
5 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
6 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
9 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
12 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Autotalks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $25,000,000 Freightos Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $25,000,000 dapulse Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $25,000,000 otonomo Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $22,000,000 Sweet Inn BRM Group, Qumra Capital Transactions Investment
19 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $16,000,000 ScyllaDB Consortium Software & Services Investment

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  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  3. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  4. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  5. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  6. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  7. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  8. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  9. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  10. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  12. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  13. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)
  14. Israeli vehicle communications company Autotalks raises $30 million (Tech.eu)
  15. Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures (TechCrunch)
  16. Dapulse raises $25 million for its project management tool (Venture Beat)
  17. Otonomo raises $25M to help automakers make money from connected cars (TechCrunch)
  18. Resort suite booking co Sweet Inn raises $22m (Globes)
  19. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  20. ScyllaDB Closes $16 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Next-Generation Cassandra Database (ScyllaDB)

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

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  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 Asia & Pacific Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
8 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
11 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $262,000,000 Tuandaiwang Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $250,000,000 OYO Rooms Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  7. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  8. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  9. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  10. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  11. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  12. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  14. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  15. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  16. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  17. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  18. China Minsheng Investment leads $262m pre-IPO in P2P lending firm (Deal Street Asia)
  19. Oyo rooms secures $250 mn from SoftBank, others (VCCircle)
  20. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)

Top 20 North American Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
3 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
6 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
7 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
8 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
9 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
10 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
11 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
12 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition
16 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
18 $400,000,000 BlueCat Madison Dearborn Partners Software & Services Acquisition
19 $400,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $400,000,000 Unity Technologies Silver Lake Partners Software & Services Investment

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  1. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  2. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  4. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  5. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  6. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  7. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  8. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  9. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  11. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  12. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  13. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  14. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  15. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
  16. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  17. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  18. Hyatt brothers strike again: Toronto tech entrepreneurs sell BlueCat Networks for $400-million (The Globe and Mail)
  19. Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on-demand (TechCrunch)
  20. Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake (TechCrunch)