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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for August 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup 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 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
7 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
10 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
11 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
15 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
17 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games 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. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  7. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  8. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  13. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  15. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  16. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  17. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  18. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  19. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  20. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)

Top 20 North American Deals for August 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
3 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
4 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,500,000,000 Green Bits Undisclosed Transactions Investment
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 $950,000,000 Symantec Website Security DigiCert Software & Services Acquisition
9 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
10 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
11 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
12 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
13 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
14 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
15 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 Plarium Global Aristocrat Games Acquisition
17 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  3. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  4. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  5. Green Bits Passes $1.5 Billion in Annual Cannabis Sales; Raises Capital to Support Geographic Expansion (PRWeb Sitemap)
  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. Symantec To Sell Website Security Business To DigiCert For $950M (CRN)
  9. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  10. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  11. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  12. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  13. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  14. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  15. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  16. Aristocrat acquires Plarium Global for $500m (Sky News)
  17. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  18. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  19. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  20. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for August 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 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
16 $169,500,000 SoundCloud The Raine Group, Temasek Holdings Media Investment
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. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  16. SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside (TechCrunch)
  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 August 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
3 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $125,000,000 STARZ PLAY Undisclosed Media Investment
5 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
6 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
8 $100,000,000 Advanced Vision Technology Danaher Software & Services Acquisition
9 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
10 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $90,000,000 Picup Technologies Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
14 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
16 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $50,000,000 Oryx Vision Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $50,000,000 Nanorep LogMeIn Software & Services Acquisition
19 $47,000,000 SimilarWeb Consortium Marketing Investment
20 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  3. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  4. MIDDLE EASTERN ON-DEMAND VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE RECEIVE US$125 MILLION IN FUNDING (Startup MGZN)
  5. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  6. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  7. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  8. Danaher Buys Israel’s AVT For $100M (NoCamels)
  9. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  10. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  11. Picup promises parcel delivery in under 90 min (IT web)
  12. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  13. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  14. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  15. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  16. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Israeli Start Up Raises $50 Million For Lidar Sensing Technology In Self Driving Cars (Forbes)
  18. LogMeIn acquires chatbot and AI startup Nanorep for up to $50M (TechCrunch)
  19. SimilarWeb raises $47M at valuation approaching $800M to take on Nielsen in digital market intel (TechCrunch)
  20. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)