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Top 20 European Deals for July 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 $456,000,000 PlusServer BC Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
6 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $385,000,000 AUTO1 Group Princeville Global Transactions Investment
8 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
9 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
10 $254,729,880 nDreams Mercia Technologies Games Investment
11 $250,000,000 Zenly Snap Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
13 $230,319,000 Gryphon Group Holdings Leadenhall Capital Partners, Punter Southall Group Transactions Investment
14 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
15 $210,000,000 ABAX Investcorp Software & Services Acquisition
16 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
17 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
18 $141,000,000 Robopolis iRobot Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
20 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment

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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 UK)
  4. GoDaddy sells PlusServer for $456M, kills off its AWS-style cloud services (TechCrunch)
  5. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  6. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  7. AutoGroup 1 raises €360 million (FinSMEs)
  8. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  9. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  10. £195.6m in UK tech funding, the Taylor Review, WeWork’s huge Series G and more in The Week in Tech (Tech City Insider )
  11. Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends (Business Insider)
  12. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  13. Insurance Entrepreneurs Raise £180M to Bring Protection Challenger to Market (Financialit)
  14. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  15. Investcorp acquires ABAX for $210 mln (PE HUB)
  16. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  17. Insight Venture Partners invests $165 million in automated testing startup Tricentis (TechCrunch)
  18. iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M (TechCrunch )
  19. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  20. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for July 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $125,000,000 STARZ PLAY Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
5 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
6 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
7 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
8 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $90,000,000 Picup Technologies Undisclosed Transactions Investment
10 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $69,000,000 Naspers Ecommerce Investment
12 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
14 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $47,000,000 SimilarWeb Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $40,000,000 Autotalks Mirai Creation Investment Fund Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $33,000,000 iguazio Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $33,000,000 Riskified 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. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  4. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  5. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  6. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  7. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  8. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  9. Picup promises parcel delivery in under 90 min (IT web)
  10. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  12. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  13. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  14. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. SimilarWeb raises $47M at valuation approaching $800M to take on Nielsen in digital market intel (TechCrunch)
  16. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)
  17. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (
  18. Car Tech Startup Autotalks Raises $40 Million (No Camels)
  19. Iguazio nabs $33M to bring big data edge analytics to IoT, finance and other enterprises (TechCrunch)
  20. Riskified Raises $33M Growth Funding Round (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for July 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 $2,000,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
5 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
6 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
8 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
9 $1,100,000,000 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $1,000,000,000 Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $700,000,000 Ofo Alibaba Transactions Investment
13 $700,000,000 ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
15 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment
19 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $450,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions 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. Didi and SoftBank are investing $2 billion in ride-hail company Grab (Recode)
  5. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  6. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  7. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  8. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  9. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  10. Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  12. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  13. Bike rental startup ofo announces $700 m series E funding led by Alibaba (Technode (China))
  14. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  15. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  16. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  17. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  18. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  19. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  20. China’s newest source of on-demand hype, rental bicycles, gets its first unicorn (TechCrunch)

Top 20 North American Deals for July 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 $3,400,000,000 Snap Consortium Mobile & Apps Public
4 $3,350,000,000 PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
6 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
8 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
9 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
10 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
11 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
12 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
13 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
14 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition
19 $450,000,000 Vice Media TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group) Media Investment
20 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions 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. Snapchat raises $3.4 billion in IPO (CNN)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  6. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  7. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  8. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  9. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  10. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  11. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  13. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  14. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  15. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  16. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  17. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  18. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
  19. Vice has raised $450M ahead of a potential IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)