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Top 20 Deals for September 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$31,000,000,000ARMSoftBankHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
3$9,300,000,000NetSuiteOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$8,800,000,000Micro FocusHP EnterpriseSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
7$4,300,000,000RackspaceApolloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
9$3,000,000,000Jet.comWal-MartEcommerceAcquisition
10$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
14$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
16$1,560,000,000PentonInformaSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
20$1,220,000,000TRADER CorporationThoma BravoMediaAcquisition

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. HP Enterprise strikes $8.8 billion deal with Micro Focus for software assets (Reuters)
  5. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  6. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  8. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  9. Wal-Mart Stores to Acquire Jet.com, for $3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  10. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  11. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  12. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  13. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  14. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  15. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  16. Britain’s Informa to boost U.S. presence with Penton deal (Reuters)
  17. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  18. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  19. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  20. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)

Top 20 Deals for August 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$31,000,000,000ARMSoftBankHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
3$9,300,000,000NetSuiteOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
6$4,300,000,000RackspaceApolloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
8$3,000,000,000Jet.comWal-MartEcommerceAcquisition
9$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
13$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
15$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
19$1,220,000,000TRADER CorporationThoma BravoMediaAcquisition
20$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment

More information

  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  5. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Rackspace to go private after $4.3B acquisition by private equity firm Apollo (TechCrunch)
  7. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  8. Wal-Mart Stores to Acquire Jet.com, for $3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  9. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  10. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  11. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  12. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  13. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  14. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  15. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  16. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  17. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  18. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  19. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  20. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
2$9,300,000,000NetSuiteOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
5$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
6$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
10$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
12$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
16$1,220,000,000TRADER CorporationThoma BravoMediaAcquisition
17$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
18$1,100,000,000LineUndisclosedMobile & AppsPublic
19$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
20$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  6. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  7. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  11. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  12. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  13. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  14. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  15. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  16. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  17. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. IPO: Line Raises $1.1 Billion on NYSE (FinSMEs)
  19. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  20. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
2$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
4$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
5$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
9$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
10$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
11$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
14$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
16$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
18$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  5. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  6. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  8. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  11. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  12. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  13. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  14. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  16. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  17. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  18. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  19. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)