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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $5,900,000,000 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Broadcom Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,080,000,000 LeEco Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $925,275,000 Heptagon ams AG Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $600,000,000 LeEco Yueting Jia Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $200,000,000 Altair Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $150,000,000 Velodyne LIDAR Ford Motor Company, Baidu Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $120,000,000 Chehejia Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $120,000,000 Thalmic Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $106,970,000 Devialet Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $100,000,000 Ubtech CITIC Securities, CDH Investments Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $93,000,000 CVRx Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $90,000,000 Yi Technology Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $85,000,000 sonnen Envision Energy, Thomas Putter Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $68,000,000 Rightware Oy Thundersoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $61,200,000 Ring Richard Branson
, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $57,000,000 Barefoot Networks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. Broadcom Limited to Acquire Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for $5.9 Billion (Broadcom)
  3. LeEco raises $1.08b in funding for electric car hoping to compete with Tesla (SCMP)
  4. Austria’s ams acquires Heptagon for up to €845 million to become a worldwide leader in optical sensing (TechEU)
  5. LeEco secures $600M in fresh funding as financial issues reportedly halt electric car project (TechCrunch)
  6. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  7. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  8. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  9. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  10. FORD TARGETS FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FOR RIDE SHARING IN 2021; INVESTS IN NEW TECH COMPANIES, DOUBLES SILICON VALLEY TEAM (Ford)
  11. ‘China’s Elon Musk’ just raised $120m to disrupt the auto industry (Tech In Asia)
  12. Thalmic Labs’ Next Phase: Announcing $120M USD in Series B Funding (Medium)
  13. Devialet Raises €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. CDH Investments Leads $100M Round In Robot Maker Ubtech (China Money Network)
  15. CVRx Secures $113M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Yi Technology sets sights on drone sector after raising $90m (Financial Times)
  17. sonnen Raises $85M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. OS builder Thundersoft buys UI maker Rightware for $68M to expand in automotive (TechCrunch)
  19. Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device (VentureBeat)
  20. Chipmaking startup Barefoot Networks raises $57M (Sillicon Valley Business Journal)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for November 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $5,900,000,000 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Broadcom Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,080,000,000 LeEco Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $925,275,000 Heptagon ams AG Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $600,000,000 LeEco Yueting Jia Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $200,000,000 Altair Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $150,000,000 Velodyne LIDAR Ford Motor Company, Baidu Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $120,000,000 Thalmic Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $120,000,000 Chehejia Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $106,970,000 Devialet Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $100,000,000 Ubtech CITIC Securities, CDH Investments Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $93,000,000 CVRx Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $90,000,000 Yi Technology Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $85,000,000 sonnen Envision Energy, Thomas Putter Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $61,200,000 Ring Richard Branson
, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $57,000,000 Barefoot Networks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $57,000,000 tado° INVEN CAPITAL Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. Broadcom Limited to Acquire Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for $5.9 Billion (Broadcom)
  3. LeEco raises $1.08b in funding for electric car hoping to compete with Tesla (SCMP)
  4. Austria’s ams acquires Heptagon for up to €845 million to become a worldwide leader in optical sensing (TechEU)
  5. LeEco secures $600M in fresh funding as financial issues reportedly halt electric car project (TechCrunch)
  6. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  7. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  8. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  9. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  10. FORD TARGETS FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FOR RIDE SHARING IN 2021; INVESTS IN NEW TECH COMPANIES, DOUBLES SILICON VALLEY TEAM (Ford)
  11. Thalmic Labs’ Next Phase: Announcing $120M USD in Series B Funding (Medium)
  12. ‘China’s Elon Musk’ just raised $120m to disrupt the auto industry (Tech In Asia)
  13. Devialet Raises €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. CDH Investments Leads $100M Round In Robot Maker Ubtech (China Money Network)
  15. CVRx Secures $113M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Yi Technology sets sights on drone sector after raising $90m (Financial Times)
  17. sonnen Raises $85M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device (VentureBeat)
  19. Chipmaking startup Barefoot Networks raises $57M (Sillicon Valley Business Journal)
  20. Smart Home Vendor tado° Raises $23 Million to Fuel US Expansion, Bringing Funding Total to $57 Million to Date (PR Newswire)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for September 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,080,000,000 LeEco Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
3 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $200,000,000 Altair Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $150,000,000 Velodyne LIDAR Ford Motor Company, Baidu Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $120,000,000 Thalmic Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $120,000,000 Chehejia Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $100,000,000 Ubtech CITIC Securities, CDH Investments Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $93,000,000 CVRx Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $90,000,000 Yi Technology Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $61,200,000 Ring Richard Branson
, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $57,000,000 Barefoot Networks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $57,000,000 tado° INVEN CAPITAL Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $52,500,000 Anki Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $50,000,000 Roboteam Generali Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $50,000,000 Eero Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $45,500,000 Roku Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $45,000,000 eGym HPE Growth Capital, Highland Europe Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. LeEco raises $1.08b in funding for electric car hoping to compete with Tesla (SCMP)
  3. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  4. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  5. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  6. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  7. FORD TARGETS FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FOR RIDE SHARING IN 2021; INVESTS IN NEW TECH COMPANIES, DOUBLES SILICON VALLEY TEAM (Ford)
  8. Thalmic Labs’ Next Phase: Announcing $120M USD in Series B Funding (Medium)
  9. ‘China’s Elon Musk’ just raised $120m to disrupt the auto industry (Tech In Asia)
  10. CDH Investments Leads $100M Round In Robot Maker Ubtech (China Money Network)
  11. CVRx Secures $113M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Yi Technology sets sights on drone sector after raising $90m (Financial Times)
  13. Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device (VentureBeat)
  14. Chipmaking startup Barefoot Networks raises $57M (Sillicon Valley Business Journal)
  15. Smart Home Vendor tado° Raises $23 Million to Fuel US Expansion, Bringing Funding Total to $57 Million to Date (PR Newswire)
  16. Anki Raises $52.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Israeli Roboteam raises $50 million to focus on US growth (GeekTime)
  18. Eero’s fancy Wi-Fi router has a chance to break through (recode)
  19. Roku Has Raised New $45.5 Million Round of Funding (Variety)
  20. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
3 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $200,000,000 Altair Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $150,000,000 Velodyne LIDAR Ford Motor Company, Baidu Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $120,000,000 Chehejia Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $100,000,000 Ubtech CITIC Securities, CDH Investments Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $93,000,000 CVRx Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $90,000,000 Yi Technology Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $61,200,000 Ring Richard Branson
, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $57,000,000 Barefoot Networks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $57,000,000 tado° INVEN CAPITAL Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $52,500,000 Anki Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $50,000,000 Eero Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $45,500,000 Roku Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $45,000,000 eGym HPE Growth Capital, Highland Europe Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $40,000,000 360fly Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $35,000,000 Ecobee Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $35,000,000 Formlabs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  3. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  4. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  5. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  6. FORD TARGETS FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE FOR RIDE SHARING IN 2021; INVESTS IN NEW TECH COMPANIES, DOUBLES SILICON VALLEY TEAM (Ford)
  7. ‘China’s Elon Musk’ just raised $120m to disrupt the auto industry (Tech In Asia)
  8. CDH Investments Leads $100M Round In Robot Maker Ubtech (China Money Network)
  9. CVRx Secures $113M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Yi Technology sets sights on drone sector after raising $90m (Financial Times)
  11. Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device (VentureBeat)
  12. Chipmaking startup Barefoot Networks raises $57M (Sillicon Valley Business Journal)
  13. Smart Home Vendor tado° Raises $23 Million to Fuel US Expansion, Bringing Funding Total to $57 Million to Date (PR Newswire)
  14. Anki Raises $52.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Eero’s fancy Wi-Fi router has a chance to break through (recode)
  16. Roku Has Raised New $45.5 Million Round of Funding (Variety)
  17. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)
  18. 360fly Closes $40M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Amazon Alexa Fund invests in smart thermostat company Ecobee’s $35 million round (VentureBeat)
  20. Formlabs Raises $35M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)