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Top 20 Deals for March 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
9$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
11$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
12$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
13$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
14$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$200,000,000UberLetterOneTransactionsInvestment
16$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
17$200,000,000SlackConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
19$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$184,563,200SkyscannerConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  2. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  3. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  5. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  6. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  8. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  9. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  10. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  11. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  12. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  13. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  14. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  15. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  16. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  17. Slack, a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital (Business Insider)
  18. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  19. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  20. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for February 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
3$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
5$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
6$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
8$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
9$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
10$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$200,000,000UberLetterOneTransactionsInvestment
12$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
13$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$184,563,200SkyscannerConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
15$160,000,000WeLabConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$150,000,000LendUpConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$145,000,000CarTradeConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$112,000,000Fuze ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
20$100,000,000mophieZAGGEcommerceAcquisition

More information

  1. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  2. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  4. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  6. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  7. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  8. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  9. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  10. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  11. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  12. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  13. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  14. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fuze Raises $112M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)

Top 20 Deals for January 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
2$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
5$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
6$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$184,563,200SkyscannerConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
9$160,000,000WeLabConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
10$150,000,000LendUpConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
11$145,000,000CarTradeConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
13$94,500,000Datadog ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$93,000,000GrindrBeijing Kunlun World Wide TechnologyMobile & AppsInvestment
15$76,000,000ForeScout TechnologiesWellington Management CompanySoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$75,000,000PindropConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$63,000,000App AnnieConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$56,000,000BloomReachConsortiumMarketingInvestment
19$52,000,000NubankConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
20$50,000,000Digital Asset HoldingsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

More information

  1. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  3. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  4. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  5. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  6. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  7. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  8. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Datadog Raises $94.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Gay dating app Grindr gets $93-million investment from Chinese company (LA Times)
  15. ForeScout Technologies Secures $76M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Pindrop Raises $75M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. App Annie continues its conquest of Asia with a cool US$63M (e27)
  18. BloomReach lands $56M to deliver personalized marketing to every digital business (VentureBeat)
  19. Nubank Raises $52M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Digital Asset Holdings Raises more than $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for December 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$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibaba Group HoldingTransactionsInvestment
8$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
10$1,200,000,000AvitoNaspersTransactionsInvestment
11$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
12$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
13$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
14$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
15$1,000,000,000SoFiSoftBankTransactionsInvestment
16$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
17$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
18$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$810,000,000PrimeAgainConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
20$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment

More information

  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. Alibaba to pump US$1.25 billion in Chinese online food delivery service Ele.me (e27)
  8. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  9. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  10. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  11. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  12. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  14. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  15. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  16. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  17. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  18. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  19. Japan’s PrimeAgain raises $810,000 to further develop ephemeral video sharing app (The Bridge)
  20. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)