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Top 20 Investments for July 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
2 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
4 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $600,000,000 Weidong Cloud Education CCB International Software & Services Investment
9 $600,000,000 Didi Chuxing China Life Insurance Transactions Investment
10 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $449,000,000 Qufenqi Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding Group Transactions Investment
13 $400,000,000 Didi Chuxing Poly Group Transactions Investment
14 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
16 $330,000,000 CommonBond Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $300,000,000 BabyTree Shenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners China Media Investment
18 $300,000,000 Bitauto Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $300,000,000 Gett Volkswagen Group Transactions Investment
20 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  2. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  3. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  4. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  6. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  7. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  9. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  10. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  11. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  12. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  13. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  14. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  15. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  16. Online Student Lender CommonBond Receives approx. $330M; Buys Gradible (FinSMEs)
  17. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  18. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  19. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  20. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Investments for June 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
2 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
4 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $600,000,000 Didi Chuxing China Life Insurance Transactions Investment
9 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $400,000,000 Didi Chuxing Poly Group Transactions Investment
11 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
12 $300,000,000 Gett Volkswagen Group Transactions Investment
13 $300,000,000 Bitauto Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment
15 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $253,000,000 Pivotal Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
18 $235,000,000 Fenqile Huasheng Capital Transactions Investment
19 $228,000,000 Mango TV Undisclosed Media Investment
20 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion ()
  2. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers ()
  3. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me ()
  4. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing ()
  5. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing ()
  6. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion ()
  7. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding ()
  8. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance ()
  9. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round ()
  10. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate ()
  11. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding ()
  12. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen ()
  13. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment ()
  14. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M ()
  15. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir ()
  16. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation ()
  17. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry ()
  18. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments ()
  19. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M ()
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding ()

Top 20 Investments for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
3 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
9 $300,000,000 Gett Volkswagen Group Transactions Investment
10 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment
11 $253,000,000 Pivotal Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
13 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $200,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
16 $200,000,000 Uber LetterOne Transactions Investment
17 $187,000,000 StorageCraft Technology TA Associates Software & Services Investment
18 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $175,000,000 Snapchat Fidelity Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  2. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  3. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  5. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  6. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  8. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  9. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  10. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  11. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  13. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  14. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  15. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  16. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  17. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  18. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat $16 Billion Valuation (Re/code)
  20. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investments 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 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
5 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
6 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
7 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
8 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
9 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $187,000,000 StorageCraft Technology TA Associates Software & Services Investment
12 $170,000,000 HP Software OpenText Software & Services Acquisition
13 $170,000,000 Garena Khazanah Nasional Bhd Games Investment
14 $131,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $130,000,000 DigitalOcean KeyBanc Capital Markets Software & Services Investment
16 $125,528,000 WiseTech Undisclosed Software & Services Public
17 $112,000,000 Fuze Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $100,000,000 Vivint Solamere Capital
, Peter Thiel
Software & Services Investment
19 $100,000,000 Affirm Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $100,000,000 Betterment Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  2. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  3. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  4. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  5. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  7. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  8. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  9. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  10. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  11. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  12. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)
  13. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  14. Domo Raises $131M in Series D Funding; Launches $50M VC Fund (FinSMEs)
  15. DigitalOcean Secures $130M Credit Facility (FinSMEs)
  16. Can this tech IPO restore confidence in new floats? (CNBC)
  17. Fuze Raises $112M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Vivint lands $100m investment from Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital (TechCrunch)
  19. Affirm Raises $100M in Series D Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Betterment Raises $100M in Series E Funding Round (FinSMEs)