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Top 20 North American Deals for December 2015

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
4 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
5 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
8 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
9 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
10 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
11 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
12 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
13 $537,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
15 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $500,000,000 Wish DST Capital Ecommerce Investment
17 $500,000,000 1010data Advance Software & Services Acquisition
18 $500,000,000 Jet.com Fidelity Investments Ecommerce Investment
19 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $453,000,000 Lancope Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

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. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  4. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  6. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  7. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  8. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  9. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  10. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  11. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  12. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  13. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  14. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)
  17. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  18. Jet.com Raising up to $500 Million Led by Fidelity at $1 Billion Valuation (Re/Code)
  19. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for December 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
3 $700,000,000 Acano Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $526,000,000 Spotify Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $267,625,050 Etraveli ProSiebenSat.1 Transactions Acquisition
7 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
8 $240,000,000 Runtastic Adidas Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $215,351,910 Quandoo Recruit Transactions Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $193,779,000 PAY.ON ACI Worldwide Transactions Acquisition
12 $176,946,810 Unruly News Corp Media Investment
13 $150,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $126,000,000 HelloFresh Rocket Internet, Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
15 $120,000,000 Afrimax Group Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $117,619,750 Career Partner Apollo Education Group Software & Services Acquisition
17 $115,000,000 Sigfox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
18 $110,000,000 Foodpanda Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
19 $110,000,000 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
20 $100,000,000 WorldRemit Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  3. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)
  4. These Are The Companies That Just Gave Spotify Half A Billion Dollars (Forbes)
  5. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. ProSiebenSat.1 Acquires Etraveli for €235M (FinSMEs)
  7. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  8. Runtastic Acquired By Adidas For $240M (TechCrunch)
  9. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  10. BlaBlaCar Secures $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. ACI Worldwide Acquires PAY.ON, for €180M (FinSMEs)
  12. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  13. Funding Circle Raises $150M in Venture Capital (FinSMEs)
  14. HelloFresh Raises $126M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Afrimax Group Raises $120M in Growth Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Apollo Education Group Acquires Career Partner for up to €107M (FinSMEs)
  17. Sigfox Secures $115M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda fattens up with $110M funding (Tech In Asia)
  19. Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Raises Another $110M At Over $3.1B Valuation Ahead Of IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. WorldRemit Raises $100M Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for December 2015

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $589,000,000 Yemeksepeti Delivery Hero Transactions Acquisition
2 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
3 $171,117,750 Talabat.com Rocket Internet Transactions Acquisition
4 $119,000,000 Behalf Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $84,000,000 Checkmark Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
6 $60,000,000 Careem Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $50,000,000 Moovit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $50,000,000 IFood Just Eat, Movile Transactions Investment
9 $42,000,000 Optimal+ Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $35,000,000 ClickTale Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $30,000,000 Music Messenger Consortium Media Investment
12 $30,000,000 Nubank Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $30,000,000 Classmates Intelius Media Acquisition
14 $30,000,000 Avenida Naspers, Tiger Global Ecommerce Investment
15 $26,000,000 Argus Cyber Security Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $25,000,000 SimilarWeb Naspers, Lord David Alliance Software & Services Investment
17 $22,000,000 illusive networks Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $22,000,000 Vayyar Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $20,000,000 EarlySense Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $20,000,000 ironSource Access Industries Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  2. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  3. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  4. Behalf Closes $119M Series B Equity and Debt Round (FinSMEs)
  5. Checkmark Raises $84M (FinSMEs)
  6. Careem Secures $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Moovit Closes $50M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. IFood Raises $50 Million From Movile And Just Eat For Food Delivery (TechCrunch)
  9. Optimal+ Raises $42M Growth Funding Round Led by KKR (FinSMEs)
  10. ClickTale Receives $35M Growth Equity Investment (FinSMEs)
  11. Music Messenger Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Brazil’s Nubank Raises $30M Led By Tiger To Build Out Its Mobile-Based Credit Card Business (TechCrunch)
  13. A new era at Classmates: Student directory selling to Intelius for $30M (GeekWire)
  14. Argentinian E-Commerce Leader Avenida Gets $30M Series C Round From Naspers And Tiger Global (TechCrunch)
  15. Argus Cyber Security Raises $26M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Analytics Startup SimilarWeb Raises $25M At $400M Valuation, Wants To Be A Better Alexa (TechCrunch)
  17. illusive networks Raises $22M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Vayyar, A Startup That Looks To Produce 3D Image Sensors, Raises $22M (TechCrunch)
  19. EarlySense Completes $20M Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. ironSource Raises $20M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for December 2015

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
2 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
3 $700,000,000 Acano Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
5 $500,000,000 1010data Advance Software & Services Acquisition
6 $453,000,000 Lancope Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
7 $450,000,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
8 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
9 $280,000,000 Elastica Blue Coat Systems Software & Services Acquisition
10 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
11 $250,000,000 GitHub Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $250,000,000 Tenable Insight Venture Partners, Accel Software & Services Investment
13 $200,000,000 Panaya Infosys Software & Services Acquisition
14 $200,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $200,000,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $190,000,000 Caspida Splunk Software & Services Acquisition
17 $190,000,000 Smart Tuition Blackbaud Software & Services Acquisition
18 $175,000,000 SimpliVity Waypoint Capital Software & Services Investment
19 $171,000,000 Kingdee International Software Group JD.com Software & Services Investment
20 $170,000,000 IBS Software Blackstone Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  2. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  3. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)
  4. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  6. Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M (TechCrunch)
  7. Palantir Raises $450 Million, Now Valued At $20 Billion (TechCrunch)
  8. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  9. Blue Coat Systems to Acquire Elastica for $280M (FinSMEs)
  10. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  11. GitHub Raises $250M Series B Round To Take Risks (TechCrunch)
  12. Tenable Network Security Raises $250M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  14. Domo Closes $200M Series D Financing; Valued at $2 Billion (FinSMEs)
  15. Palantir Technologies Raises $200M in Series K Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M (TechCrunch)
  17. Blackbaud Acquires Smart Tuition for $190M (FinSMEs)
  18. SimpliVity Raises $175M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. JD invests $171M in Chinese ERP software firm Kingdee for 10% stake (Tech In Asia)
  20. IBS Software Receives $170m Private Equity Investment (FinSMEs)