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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)

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

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. 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)