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Top 20 Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
3 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
5 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
6 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
9 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
10 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
11 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
12 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
13 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
14 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
15 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  3. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  4. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  5. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  6. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  8. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  9. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  10. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  11. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  13. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  14. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  15. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  16. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  17. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  18. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  19. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
9 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
10 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
11 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
12 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
15 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $400,000,000 BlueCat Madison Dearborn Partners Software & Services Acquisition
17 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
18 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank Transactions Investment
19 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
20 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition

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  1. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  2. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  6. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  7. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  9. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  10. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  11. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  12. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  13. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  14. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  15. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  16. Hyatt brothers strike again: Toronto tech entrepreneurs sell BlueCat Networks for $400-million (The Globe and Mail)
  17. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  18. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)
  19. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  20. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
3 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
6 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
7 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
8 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
9 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
11 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
12 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
13 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Sofware & Services Investment
15 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
16 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
19 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
20 $100,000,000 PatientsLikeMe iCarbonX, Invus Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  3. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  4. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  5. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  6. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  7. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  8. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  9. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  10. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  11. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  12. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  13. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  14. Tricentis Raises $165M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  16. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  17. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  18. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  19. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  20. PatientsLikeMe secures $100M, partners with health data company iCarbonX (Mobi Health News)

Top 20 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 $26,200,000,000 LinkedIn Microsoft Media Acquisition
3 $9,300,000,000 NetSuite Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
4 $5,900,000,000 Brocade Communications Systems Inc Broadcom Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $4,650,000,000 Blue Coat Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
6 $4,400,000,000 Starz Lions Gate Media Acquisition
7 $4,300,000,000 Rackspace Apollo Software & Services Acquisition
8 $3,500,000,000 Uber Public Investment Fund Transactions Investment
9 $3,000,000,000 Jet.com Wal-Mart Ecommerce Acquisition
10 $2,900,000,000 Neustar Golden Gate Capital Marketing Acquisition
11 $2,800,000,000 Deltek Roper Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
12 $2,800,000,000 Demandware Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
13 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
14 $2,300,000,000 LifeLock Symantec Software & Services Acquisition
15 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
16 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
17 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $1,790,000,000 Host Europe Group GoDaddy Software & Services Acquisition
19 $1,700,000,000 Skyscanner Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
20 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition

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. Broadcom Limited to Acquire Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for $5.9 Billion (Broadcom)
  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. Neustar to Go Private in $2.9 Billion Deal (Fortune)
  11. Herndon software company Deltek acquired for $2.8 billion (WTOP)
  12. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  13. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  14. Symantec Buys Out Identity Protection Firm LifeLock for $2.3 Billion (eweek)
  15. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  16. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  18. GoDaddy acquires rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 billion to grow its global footprint (VentureBeat)
  19. Ctrip Acquires Skyscanner for $1.7 Billion to Expand Bookings (China Money Network)
  20. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)