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Top 20 Transaction Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
2 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
3 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
4 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
5 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
6 $120,000,000 Bright LinkedIn Transactions Acquisition
7 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
8 $90,000,000 Quikr Kinnevik Transactions Investment
9 $88,000,000 Delivery Hero Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
10 $82,000,000 17u.cn Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $80,000,000 Stripe Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $77,000,000 OnDeck Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $75,000,000 AvantCredit Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $60,000,000 Eventbrite Tiger Global, T. Rowe Price Transactions Investment
15 $57,000,000 Spiceworks Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $50,000,000 Auction.com Google Capital Transactions Investment
17 $50,000,000 Expa Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $45,168,480 NetRegistry Melbourne IT Transactions Acquisition
19 $40,000,000 WorldRemit Accel Partners Transactions Investment
20 $32,000,000 Specialists On Call Warburg Pincus Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  2. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  3. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  4. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  5. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  6. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  7. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  8. India’s Largest Online Classifieds Site Quikr, Raises $90M Led By Sweden’s Kinnevik (TechCrunch)
  9. Delivery Hero Raises $88M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Tencent Joins A $82mn Round of Funding in Online Travel Service 17u (TechNode)
  11. Eyeing International Growth, Stripe Raises $80M From Peter Thiel, Khosla And Sequoia At A $1.75B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. OnDeck Raises $77M in Growth Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. AvantCredit raises $75 million, prepares to hire 100 (Built In Chicago)
  14. Eventbrite Reportedly Raises $60M (FinSMEs)
  15. Spiceworks Closes $57M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Auction.com Receives $50M Investment from Google Capital (FinSMEs)
  17. Expa Raises $50M in First Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Melbourne IT snares NetRegistry in $50.4m deal (AFR)
  19. WorldRemit Closes $40M Series A VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Specialists On Call Receives $32M Investment (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Transaction Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
2 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
3 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
4 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
5 $120,000,000 Bright LinkedIn Transactions Acquisition
6 $88,000,000 Delivery Hero Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
7 $82,000,000 17u.cn Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $80,000,000 Stripe Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $75,000,000 AvantCredit Undisclosed Transactions Investment
10 $57,000,000 Spiceworks Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $45,168,480 NetRegistry Melbourne IT Transactions Acquisition
12 $32,000,000 Specialists On Call Warburg Pincus Transactions Investment
13 $30,000,000 Oscar Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $30,000,000 SiteMinder Technology Crossover Ventures Transactions Investment
15 $27,000,000 Vinted Accel Partners, Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
16 $23,600,000 MDLIVE Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $20,000,000 Teespring Andreessen Horowitz Transactions Investment
18 $20,000,000 Munchery Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $20,000,000 foodpanda-hellofood Phenomen Ventures Transactions Investment
20 $20,000,000 PayNearMe Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  2. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  3. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  4. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  5. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  6. Delivery Hero Raises $88M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Tencent Joins A $82mn Round of Funding in Online Travel Service 17u (TechNode)
  8. Eyeing International Growth, Stripe Raises $80M From Peter Thiel, Khosla And Sequoia At A $1.75B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  9. AvantCredit raises $75 million, prepares to hire 100 (Built In Chicago)
  10. Spiceworks Closes $57M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Melbourne IT snares NetRegistry in $50.4m deal (AFR)
  12. Specialists On Call Receives $32M Investment (FinSMEs)
  13. Oscar, a New Health Insurer, Raises $30 Million (DealBook NT TImes)
  14. SiteMinder Raises US$30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Vinted Raises $27M (FinSMEs)
  16. MDLIVE Raises $23.6M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Teespring Raises $20M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Sources: Munchery Raising An Additional $20M For Its Gourmet Meal Delivery Service (TechCrunch)
  19. foodpanda-hellofood Raises $20M (FinSMEs)
  20. PayNearMe raises $20 million in new funding (Mobile Payments Today)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Climate Corporation Monsanto Transactions Acquisition
2 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
3 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
4 $200,000,000 Airbnb Founders Fund Transactions Investment
5 $198,000,000 Stayz Homeaway Transactions Acquisition
6 $160,000,000 Nuomi Baidu Transactions Investment
7 $150,000,000 Open Colleges Australia Apollo Global Transactions Acquisition
8 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Transactions Investment
9 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Transactions Acquisition
10 $105,000,000 eRecycling Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Silver Lake Kraftwerk Transactions Investment
11 $100,000,000 CommonBond Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $100,000,000 eHi Auto Services Ctrip.com International Ltd. Transactions Investment
13 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition
14 $60,000,000 Eventbrite Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Transactions Investment
15 $60,000,000 Lyft Andreessen Horowitz Transactions Investment
16 $60,000,000 Tuniu Temasek, DCM Transactions Investment
17 $55,000,000 ZocDoc Undisclosed Transactions Investment
18 $50,000,000 Redfin Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
20 $50,000,000 Zuora Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  2. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  3. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  4. Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk Confirms It Raised A $200M Round Led By Founders Fund (TechCrunch)
  5. HomeAway Acquires Australian Vacation Rentals Site Stayz For $198 Million Cash (TechCrunch)
  6. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  7. Apollo Global in $150m deal to acquire majority stake in Open Colleges (The Australian)
  8. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  9. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  10. eRecycling Raises $105M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. CommonBond Raises over $100M in Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. eHi Auto Services Receives over $100M (FinSMEs)
  13. Carsales.com eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)
  14. Eventbrite Raises $60M Round Led By Tiger Global Management (Techcrunch)
  15. Lyft Lifts $60 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Gives 30,000 Rides A Week A Year After Launch (Techcrunch)
  16. Travel Service Tuniu Raised $60 million in Series D (TechNode)
  17. Medical E-Booking Platform ZocDoc Opens Up $55 Million In New Convertible Debt (Techcrunch)
  18. Redfin Raises $50M (FinSMEs)
  19. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  20. Zuora Raises $50M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)