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Top Deals for November 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,900,000,000King DigitalActivision BlizzardGamesAcquisition
2$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
3$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
6$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
7$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
9$1,200,000,000AvitoNaspersTransactionsInvestment
10$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
12$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
13$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
14$1,000,000,000SoFiSoftBankTransactionsInvestment
15$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
16$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
17$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
19$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
20$700,000,000AcanoCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

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  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  4. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  5. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  6. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  8. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  9. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  10. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  11. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  13. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  14. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  15. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  16. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  17. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  20. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)

Top Deals for October 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
5$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
6$1,200,000,000AvitoNaspersTransactionsInvestment
7$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
8$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$1,000,000,000SoFiSoftBankTransactionsInvestment
10$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
12$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
13$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
14$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
15$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
16$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
18$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
19$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
20$671,000,000eLongCtripTransactionsAcquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  7. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  8. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  9. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  10. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  11. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  12. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  14. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  15. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  16. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  17. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  20. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)

Top 20 Deals for September 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
5$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
7$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
8$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
9$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
10$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
11$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
13$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
14$671,000,000eLongCtripTransactionsAcquisition
15$630,000,000Ele.me ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$589,000,000Yemeksepeti Delivery HeroTransactionsAcquisition
19$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
20$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment

More information

Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)

HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)

Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)

LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)

EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)

Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)

Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)

Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)

Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)

PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)

Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)

Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)

Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)

Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)

Ele.me Raises US$630M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)

KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)

Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)

Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)

Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)

Top Deals for August 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
5$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
7$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
8$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
9$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
10$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
11$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
13$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
14$671,000,000eLongCtripTransactionsAcquisition
15$630,000,000Ele.me ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$589,000,000Yemeksepeti Delivery HeroTransactionsAcquisition
19$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
20$530,000,000LyftRakutenTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  6. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  7. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  9. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  10. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  11. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  12. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  13. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  14. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  15. Ele.me Raises US$630M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  18. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  19. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  20. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)