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Top 20 Marketing Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
2$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
4$148,000,000SmaatoSpearhead Integrated Marketing Communication GroupMarketingAcquisition
6$117,000,000MbloxCLX CommunicationsMarketingAcquisition
13$50,000,000IntercomIndex VenturesMarketingInvestment
14$50,000,000MoatInsight Venture PartnersMarketingInvestment
16$45,000,000BlipparKhazanah Nasional BerhadMarketingInvestment
18$42,000,000Sprout SocialConsortiumMarketingInvestment
19$35,000,000Bridge2 SolutionsUpdata PartnersMarketingInvestment

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  1. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  2. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  3. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  4. Mobile ad tech firm Smaato acquired by China-based group for $148M (TechCrunch)
  5. Font giant Monotype gets into user-generated content with $130M Olapic acquisition (VentureBeat)
  6. Atlanta mobile technology firm Mblox acquired for $117 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)
  7. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  8. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  9. BloomReach lands $56M to deliver personalized marketing to every digital business (VentureBeat)
  10. WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges From Stealth With $50 Million And Peter Thiel On Its Board (Forbes)
  11. Social Marketing Software Provider Spredfast Raises $50M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Showpad closes $50M Series C to keep growing its SaaS sales productivity platform (TechCrunch)
  13. The Daily Startup: Index Ventures Backs Intercom in $50 Million Series D (The Wall Street Journal)
  14. Moat Raises $50 Million to Help Develop Digital Ad Currency (Wall Street Journal)
  15. OpenMail Buys InfoSpace for $45M (LA Business Journal)
  16. With $45 Million In Funding, Augmented Reality Platform Blippar Is Rethinking Search (TechCrunch)
  17. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)
  18. Sprout Social Raises $42M For Its Marketing Tools (TechCrunch)
  19. Bridge2 Solutions Raises $35M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Collective closes $34M with adtech reporting solution (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
2$362,231,100Global Fashion GroupConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
3$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
4$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
5$119,000,000ChuchujieNew Horizon Capital, SBCVCEcommerceInvestment
10$93,000,000JuanpiChina Merchants Bank, Tiantu CapitalEcommerceInvestment
11$83,000,000Africa Internet GroupAXA InsuranceEcommerceInvestment
13$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
14$61,000,000FlippGeneral Atlantic, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
15$55,000,000Jumia GroupCommonwealth Development CorporationEcommerceInvestment
16$50,000,000EleveniaXL Axiata, SK PlanetEcommerceInvestment
17$40,000,000The RealReal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment

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  1. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  2. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  3. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  4. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  5. SBCVC, New Horizon lead $119m round for China fashion site (AVCJ)
  6. Feel The Chill In This Chinese E-Commerce Start-Up’s $100M New Funding Round (China Money Network)
  7. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  8. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  9. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)
  10. China discounted e-commerce site Juanpi raises $93m (AVCJ)
  11. As Its Market Grows, Nigerian E-Commerce Startup Africa Internet Group Raises $83 Million (TechCrunch)
  12. Japan’s Mercari, an app for selling your stuff, raises $74M in U.S. push (VentureBeat)
  13. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  14. Flipp Receives $61M Growth Investment from General Atlantic (FinSMEs)
  15. Jumia Group raises $55 million from Commonwealth Development Corporation (Dignited)
  16. Indonesia’s Elevenia scores US$50M from XL Axiata, SK Planet (e27)
  17. The RealReal Raises $40M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. BigCommerce raises US$30 million Series E round (Stratup Daily)
  19. Mercato leads $30 mln Series D financing in Stance (PE HUB)
  20. Wangjiu.Com Completes $30M Series A Round (China Money Network)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$9,300,000,000NetSuiteOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$600,000,000Weidong Cloud EducationCCB InternationalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$293,000,000CloudLockCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  4. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  6. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  7. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  8. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  9. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  10. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  12. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  13. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  14. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  15. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  16. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  17. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
  18. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  19. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  20. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
3$1,201,831,422Trader CorporationThoma BravoTransactionsAcquisition
4$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
6$600,000,000Didi ChuxingChina Life InsuranceTransactionsInvestment
7$449,000,000QufenqiHangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding GroupTransactionsInvestment
8$400,000,000Didi ChuxingPoly GroupTransactionsInvestment
9$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
11$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
12$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
13$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
14$235,000,000FenqileHuasheng CapitalTransactionsInvestment
17$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
19$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

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  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  2. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service (TechCrunch)
  3. Thoma Bravo Buys Trader Corporation for Approx. C$1.575 Billion (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. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  7. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  8. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  9. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  10. Online Student Lender CommonBond Receives approx. $330M; Buys Gradible (FinSMEs)
  11. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  12. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  13. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  14. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments (Tech In Asia)
  15. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  16. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  17. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  18. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  20. Insurtech Startup Clover Health Raises $160M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)