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Top 20 North American Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
4 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
5 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
6 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
8 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
9 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
10 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $100,000,000 PatientsLikeMe iCarbonX, Invus Transactions Investment
13 $90,000,000 Nuna Incorporated John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Software & Services Investment
14 $83,500,000 eNom Tucows Software & Services Acquisition
15 $75,000,000 Kaminario Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $70,000,000 ShoeBuy Jet.com Ecommerce Acquisition
17 $50,000,000 Upside.com Leucadia National, Red Ventures Transactions Investment
18 $50,000,000 Turbonomic General Atlantic Software & Services Investment
19 $45,000,000 Bitglass Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $45,000,000 Aryaka Networks Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Third Point Ventures Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  3. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  4. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  5. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  6. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  7. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  8. Tricentis Raises $165M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  10. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  12. PatientsLikeMe secures $100M, partners with health data company iCarbonX (Mobi Health News)
  13. Nuna Raises over $90m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. eNom Acquired By Tucows for $83.5 Million (The Hosting News)
  15. Kaminario Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Jet.com Grabs ShoeBuy for $70M as Walmart Expands E-Commerce Arsenal (Xconomy)
  17. Business Travel Startup Upside Raises $50 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Skift)
  18. The Former CIO Of GE Just Led A $50M Bet On Cloud Company Turbonomic (Forbes)
  19. Singtel Innov8, Australia’s Future Fund participate in Bitglass’ $45m Series C (Deal Street Asia)
  20. Fast-growing Milpitas networking startup raises $45M (SiliconValley Business Journal)

Top 20 North American 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 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
3 $9,300,000,000 NetSuite Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
4 $5,900,000,000 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Broadcom Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
6 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
7 $4,300,000,000 Rackspace Apollo Software & Services Acquisition
8 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
9 $3,000,000,000 Jet.com Wal-Mart Ecommerce Acquisition
10 $2,900,000,000 Neustar Golden Gate Capital Marketing Acquisition
11 $2,800,000,000 Deltek Roper Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
12 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
13 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
14 $2,300,000,000 LifeLock Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
15 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
16 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
17 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $1,790,000,000 Host Europe Group GoDaddy Software & Services Acquisition
19 $1,700,000,000 Skyscanner Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
20 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Broadcom Limited to Acquire Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for $5.9 Billion (Broadcom)
  5. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  6. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  8. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  9. Wal-Mart Stores to Acquire Jet.com, for $3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  10. Neustar to Go Private in $2.9 Billion Deal (Fortune)
  11. Herndon software company Deltek acquired for $2.8 billion (WTOP)
  12. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  13. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  14. Symantec Buys Out Identity Protection Firm LifeLock for $2.3 Billion (eweek)
  15. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  16. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  18. GoDaddy acquires rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 billion to grow its global footprint (VentureBeat)
  19. Ctrip Acquires Skyscanner for $1.7 Billion to Expand Bookings (China Money Network)
  20. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)

Top 20 North American Deals for September 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $9,300,000,000 NetSuite Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
3 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
4 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
5 $4,300,000,000 Rackspace Apollo Software & Services Acquisition
6 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
7 $3,000,000,000 Jet.com Wal-Mart Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
9 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
12 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $1,560,000,000 Penton Informa Software & Services Acquisition
15 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
16 $1,220,000,000 TRADER Corporation Thoma Bravo Media Acquisition
17 $1,100,000,000 J.D. Power XIO Software & Services Acquisition
18 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $900,000,000 Media.net Beijing Miteno Communication Technology Marketing Acquisition
20 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  6. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  7. Wal-Mart Stores to Acquire Jet.com, for $3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  8. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  9. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  10. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  11. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  13. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  14. Britain’s Informa to boost U.S. presence with Penton deal (Reuters)
  15. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  16. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  17. XIO completes J.D. Power acquisition for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  18. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  19. He made his first US$1M at the age of 18 and US$100M at 23, and now sold his adtech firm for US$900M at 34 (e27)
  20. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 North American Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $9,300,000,000 NetSuite Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
3 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
4 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
5 $4,300,000,000 Rackspace Apollo Software & Services Acquisition
6 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
7 $3,000,000,000 Jet.com Wal-Mart Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
9 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
12 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
15 $1,220,000,000 TRADER Corporation Thoma Bravo Media Acquisition
16 $1,100,000,000 J.D. Power XIO Software & Services Acquisition
17 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $900,000,000 Media.net Beijing Miteno Communication Technology Marketing Acquisition
19 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
20 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  6. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  7. Wal-Mart Stores to Acquire Jet.com, for $3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  8. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  9. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  10. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  11. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  13. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  14. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  15. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  16. XIO completes J.D. Power acquisition for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  17. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  18. He made his first US$1M at the age of 18 and US$100M at 23, and now sold his adtech firm for US$900M at 34 (e27)
  19. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  20. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)