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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $120,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $52,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $37,000,000 mCube Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  3. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  4. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  5. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  6. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  7. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  8. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  9. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  10. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  11. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  13. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  14. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  16. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  18. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  19. Proteus Digital Health raises another $52 million for sensor-enabled pharmaceuticals (Mobile Health News)
  20. mCube Closes $37M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $120,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $52,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $37,000,000 mCube Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  3. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  4. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  5. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  6. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  7. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  8. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  9. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  10. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  11. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  13. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  14. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  16. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  18. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  19. Proteus Digital Health raises another $52 million for sensor-enabled pharmaceuticals (Mobile Health News)
  20. mCube Closes $37M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $120,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $37,000,000 mCube Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $20,421,000 MCor Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $20,000,000 Bitfury Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $19,000,000 Quanttus Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $17,000,000 Ineda Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $17,000,000 iRhythm Technologies Novo A/S, Norwest Venture Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $15,500,000 Orbotix Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $15,000,000 Zepp Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $14,000,000 Fon Qualcomm Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $13,200,000 Skycatch Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $12,815,880 ROLI Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  2. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  3. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  5. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  7. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  9. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  10. mCube Closes $37M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (Independent.ie)
  12. Infrastructure Provider Bitfury Raises $20 Million in Investment Round (Coin Telegraph)
  13. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  14. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. iRhythm Technologies Closes $17M Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. VCs just poured $15.5M into these toy robots (VentureBeat)
  17. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  19. Skycatch Raises $13.2M To Field Data-Gathering Drones Both High And Low (TechCrunch)
  20. ROLI Raises £7.6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $374,000,000 Aastra Mitel Hardware & Infrastructure Merger
6 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $20,421,000 MCor Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $19,000,000 Quanttus Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $17,000,000 Ineda Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $17,000,000 iRhythm Technologies Novo A/S, Norwest Venture Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $15,500,000 Orbotix Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $15,000,000 Zepp Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $14,000,000 Fon Qualcomm Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $13,200,000 Skycatch Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $12,815,880 ROLI Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  2. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  3. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  4. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  5. Mitel and Aastra close $US374 million merger (ARN)
  6. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  7. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  9. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  11. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  12. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (Independent.ie)
  13. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  14. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. iRhythm Technologies Closes $17M Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. VCs just poured $15.5M into these toy robots (VentureBeat)
  17. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  19. Skycatch Raises $13.2M To Field Data-Gathering Drones Both High And Low (TechCrunch)
  20. ROLI Raises £7.6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)