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Top 20 Media Deals for June 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
2 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
3 $228,000,000 Mango TV Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $155,000,000 Baidu Video Consortium Media Investment
5 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
6 $100,000,000 Bitstrips Snapchat Media Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Musical.ly Consortium Media Investment
8 $55,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
9 $50,000,000 Medium Consortium Media Investment
10 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
11 $35,000,000 Vidyard Consortium Media Investment
12 $30,000,000 SundaySky Consortium Media Investment
13 $27,000,000 Mitú Consortium Media Investment
14 $25,000,000 Hungama Consortium Media Investment
15 $25,000,000 Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason Epstein Media Investment
16 $25,000,000 Wevr Consortium Media Investment
17 $23,000,000 17 Media LeSports Innovation Fund Media Investment
18 $18,500,000 Woven Digital Consortium Media Investment
19 $17,500,000 Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge Bank Media Investment
20 $16,656,750 VionLabs Undisclosed Media Investment

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  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  4. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  7. Video Social Network Musical.ly Raising $100 Million at $500 Million Valuation (Billboard)
  8. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  11. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Video Engagement Platform SundaySky Raises $30M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  14. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  15. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  17. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  18. Digital Media & Content Company Woven Digital Raises $18.5M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)

Top 20 Media Deals for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $155,000,000 Baidu Video Consortium Media Investment
2 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
3 $100,000,000 Musical.ly Consortium Media Investment
4 $100,000,000 Bitstrips Snapchat Media Acquisition
5 $55,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
6 $50,000,000 Medium Consortium Media Investment
7 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
8 $35,000,000 Vidyard Consortium Media Investment
9 $27,000,000 Mitú Consortium Media Investment
10 $25,000,000 Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason Epstein Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 Hungama Consortium Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 Wevr Consortium Media Investment
13 $23,000,000 17 Media LeSports Innovation Fund Media Investment
14 $17,500,000 Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge Bank Media Investment
15 $16,656,750 VionLabs Undisclosed Media Investment
16 $15,000,000 Brainly Naspers Media Investment
17 $15,000,000 Mashable Turner Media Investment
18 $15,000,000 fuboTV Consortium Media Investment
19 $15,000,000 MasterClass Consortium Media Investment
20 $13,500,000 Replay Technologies Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Media Investment

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  1. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Video Social Network Musical.ly Raising $100 Million at $500 Million Valuation (Billboard)
  4. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  5. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  8. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  10. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  12. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  13. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  14. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  16. Brainly Closes $15M in Funding Led by Naspers to Double Down on the US Market and Scale the Social Learning Community Globally (Marketwired)
  17. Time Warner’s Turner Leads Mashable’s $15 Million Funding Round (Bloomberg)
  18. fuboTV Raises US$15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Replay Technologies Closes $13.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for April 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $155,000,000 Baidu Video Consortium Media Investment
2 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
3 $100,000,000 Bitstrips Snapchat Media Acquisition
4 $55,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
5 $50,000,000 Medium Consortium Media Investment
6 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
7 $35,000,000 Vidyard Consortium Media Investment
8 $27,000,000 Mitú Consortium Media Investment
9 $25,000,000 Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason Epstein Media Investment
10 $25,000,000 Hungama Consortium Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 Wevr Consortium Media Investment
12 $23,000,000 17 Media LeSports Innovation Fund Media Investment
13 $17,500,000 Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge Bank Media Investment
14 $16,656,750 VionLabs Undisclosed Media Investment
15 $15,000,000 Mashable Turner Media Investment
16 $15,000,000 fuboTV Consortium Media Investment
17 $15,000,000 MasterClass Consortium Media Investment
18 $13,500,000 Replay Technologies Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Media Investment
19 $12,500,000 Voke Consortium Media Investment
20 $12,000,000 Virool Consortium Media Investment

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  1. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  4. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  7. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  9. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  11. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  12. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  15. Time Warner’s Turner Leads Mashable’s $15 Million Funding Round (Bloomberg)
  16. fuboTV Raises US$15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Replay Technologies Closes $13.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. VR sports and music startup Voke raises $12.5M from Intel Capital, Sacramento Kings, A&E and others (GeekWire)
  20. Virool Raises $12M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for March 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
2 $100,000,000 Bitstrips Snapchat Media Acquisition
3 $55,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
4 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
5 $35,000,000 Vidyard Consortium Media Investment
6 $27,000,000 Mitú Consortium Media Investment
7 $25,000,000 Wevr Consortium Media Investment
8 $16,656,750 VionLabs Undisclosed Media Investment
9 $15,000,000 MasterClass Consortium Media Investment
10 $15,000,000 fuboTV Consortium Media Investment
11 $15,000,000 Mashable Turner Media Investment
12 $13,500,000 Replay Technologies Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Media Investment
13 $12,500,000 Voke Consortium Media Investment
14 $11,500,000 Bustle Consortium Media Investment
15 $10,000,000 MyMusicTaste Consortium Media Investment
16 $10,000,000 Pitchbook Morningstar Media Investment
17 $10,000,000 Pulse Evolution Original Force Computer Animation, Shanghai U9 Game Co Media Investment
18 $8,500,000 Penrose Studios Consortium Media Investment
19 $8,000,000 Modsy Consortium Media Investment
20 $8,000,000 BandPage YouTube Media Acquisition

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  1. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  3. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  5. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  7. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  8. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  9. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. fuboTV Raises US$15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Time Warner’s Turner Leads Mashable’s $15 Million Funding Round (Bloomberg)
  12. Replay Technologies Closes $13.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. VR sports and music startup Voke raises $12.5M from Intel Capital, Sacramento Kings, A&E and others (GeekWire)
  14. Bustle Raises $11.5 Million More in Venture Funding (Fortune)
  15. MyMusicTaste spins on with US$10M Series A (e27)
  16. Pitchbook raises $10M from Morningstar to grow its platform (VatorNews)
  17. Hologram Specialist Pulse Receives $10 Million Investment From Chinese Companies (EXCLUSIVE) (Variety)
  18. Virtual Reality Film House Penrose Studios Raises $8.5 Million (Re/Code)
  19. Modsy Raises $8M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. YouTube Buys BandPage to Create New Revenue Opportunities for Musicians (Gadgets 360)