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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$9,670,032,000OnoVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$9,247,968,000Global Village TelecomTelefonicaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$555,000,000 Dropcam Google/NestHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$475,000,000Renesas SP Drivers SynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$328,500,000ISSC Technologies CorporationMicrochip TechnologyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$250,000,000JawboneRizvi Traverse ManagementHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$120,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$107,000,000FX NetworksVocus CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$100,000,000Basis ScienceIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$90,000,000SAVANTKRRHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$75,000,000TintriConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$70,000,000NJOYConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$70,000,000SungevityConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$60,000,000Beats MusicConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Vivendi, Telefonica seal 7.2-billion-euro Brazilian broadband deal (Reuters UK)
  3. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  4. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  5. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  6. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  7. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  8. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  9. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  10. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  11. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  12. Jawbone raises $250 million, valuing company at $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  13. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  15. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  16. KKR LEADS $90M EQUITY INVESTMENT IN SAVANT (Savant Systems)
  17. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  19. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$9,670,032,000OnoVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$555,000,000 Dropcam Google/NestHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$475,000,000Renesas SP Drivers SynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$328,500,000ISSC Technologies CorporationMicrochip TechnologyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$120,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$107,000,000FX NetworksVocus CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$100,000,000Basis ScienceIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$75,000,000TintriConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$70,000,000NJOYConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$70,000,000SungevityConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$60,000,000Beats MusicConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$57,000,000SimplisafeSequoia CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$52,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$37,000,000mCube ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

More information

  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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$9,670,032,000OnoVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$555,000,000 Dropcam Google/NestHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$475,000,000Renesas SP Drivers SynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$328,500,000ISSC Technologies CorporationMicrochip TechnologyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$120,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$107,000,000FX NetworksVocus CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$100,000,000Basis ScienceIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$75,000,000TintriConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$70,000,000NJOYConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$70,000,000SungevityConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$60,000,000Beats MusicConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$57,000,000SimplisafeSequoia CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$52,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$37,000,000mCube ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

More information

  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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$555,000,000 Dropcam Google/NestHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$475,000,000Renesas SP Drivers SynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$120,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$100,000,000Basis ScienceIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$75,000,000TintriConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$70,000,000NJOYConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
7$70,000,000SungevityConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$60,000,000Beats MusicConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$57,000,000SimplisafeSequoia CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$37,000,000mCube ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
11$20,421,000MCor TechnologiesUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$20,000,000BitfuryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$19,000,000QuanttusKhosla Ventures, Matrix PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$17,000,000Ineda SystemsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$17,000,000iRhythm TechnologiesNovo A/S, Norwest Venture PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$15,500,000OrbotixConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$15,000,000Zepp LabsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$14,000,000FonQualcomm VenturesHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$13,200,000SkycatchConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$12,815,880ROLIConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

More information

  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)