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Top 20 North American Deals for July 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 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
6 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
7 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
10 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,220,000,000 TRADER Corporation Thoma Bravo Media Acquisition
14 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
16 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
18 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
19 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
20 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition

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  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. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  6. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  7. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  11. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  12. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  13. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  14. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  15. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  16. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  18. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  19. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  20. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 North American Deals for June 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
3 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
4 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
5 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
6 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
10 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
14 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
16 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
17 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
18 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
19 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition
20 $293,000,000 CloudLock Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  5. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  6. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  8. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  11. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  12. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  13. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  14. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  16. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  17. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  18. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  19. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  20. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 North American Deals for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
5 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
9 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
11 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
12 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
13 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
14 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition
15 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment
16 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
17 $253,000,000 Pivotal Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $250,000,000 Gilt Groupe Hudson’s Bay Company Ecommerce Acquisition
19 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $200,000,000 Uber LetterOne Transactions Investment

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  1. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  3. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  4. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  5. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  6. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  7. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  8. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  9. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  11. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  12. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  13. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  14. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  15. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  16. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  17. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  18. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  19. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  20. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)

Top 20 North American Deals for April 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
6 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
8 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
9 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
10 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
11 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment
12 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
13 $250,000,000 Gilt Groupe Hudson’s Bay Company Ecommerce Acquisition
14 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $200,000,000 Uber LetterOne Transactions Investment
16 $200,000,000 AddThis Oracle Marketing Acquisition
17 $187,000,000 StorageCraft Technology TA Associates Software & Services Investment
18 $175,000,000 Snapchat Fidelity Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $170,000,000 HP Software OpenText Software & Services Acquisition
20 $150,000,000 LendUp Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  2. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  3. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  4. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  5. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  6. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  8. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  9. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  10. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  11. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  12. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  13. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  14. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  15. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  16. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  17. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  18. Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat $16 Billion Valuation (Re/code)
  19. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)
  20. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)