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Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
3 $175,000,000 PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, ClassesUSA.com Ybrant Digital Media Acquisition
4 $135,000,000 GlobalSpec IHS Media Acquisition
5 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Acquisition
6 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
7 $100,000,000 Avail-TVN Carlyle Group Media Investment
8 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
9 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
10 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Media Investment
11 $55,000,000 Justdial Sequoia Capital Media Investment
12 $50,000,000 Hudong DFJ Dragon, Xpert Financial Media Investment
13 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
14 $35,000,000 Machinima Consortium Media Investment
15 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
16 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
17 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
18 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
19 $27,000,000 Yext Consortium Media Investment
20 $26,000,000 2tor Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  3. Ybrant Digital to acquire PriceGrabber, ClassesUSA.com & LowerMyBills from Experian for $175M (VC Circle)
  4. IHS to acquire GlobalSpec for $135M (Biz Journal)
  5. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  6. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  7. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  8. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  9. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  10. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  11. Sequoia Capital Invests INR 305 Crore In Justdial (Plugged In)
  12. Hudong, China’s Wikipedia, Raises $50 Million in Funding (Tech In Asia)
  13. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (TechCrunch)
  14. Machinima Gets $35M In Funding, Led By Google (TechCrunch)
  15. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  16. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  17. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  18. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  19. Yext Raises $27M More At A $270M Valuation (TechCrunch)
  20. 2tor Raises $26M D Round To Put Online Degrees In The Same Class As Their On-Campus Rivals (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
3 $175,000,000 PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, ClassesUSA.com Ybrant Digital Media Acquisition
4 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Acquisition
5 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
6 $100,000,000 Archives.com Ancestry.com Media Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Avail-TVN Carlyle Group Media Investment
8 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
9 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
10 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Media Investment
11 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
12 $35,000,000 Machinima Consortium Media Investment
13 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
14 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
15 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
16 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
17 $26,000,000 2tor Consortium Media Investment
18 $25,000,000 BranchOut Consortium Media Investment
19 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
20 $17,300,000 Wattpad Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  3. Ybrant Digital to acquire PriceGrabber, ClassesUSA.com & LowerMyBills from Experian for $175M (VC Circle)
  4. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  5. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  6. Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  7. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  8. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  9. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  10. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  11. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (TechCrunch)
  12. Machinima Gets $35M In Funding, Led By Google (TechCrunch)
  13. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  14. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  15. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  16. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  17. 2tor Raises $26M D Round To Put Online Degrees In The Same Class As Their On-Campus Rivals (TechCrunch)
  18. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (TechCrunch)
  19. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  20. Social Publisher Wattpad Raises $17.3M From Khosla, Jerry Yang, Others (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
2 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
3 $100,000,000 Archives.com Ancestry.com Media Acquisition
4 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
5 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
6 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
7 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 BranchOut Consortium Media Investment
13 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
14 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
15 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
16 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
17 $7,500,000 Jiff Aeris Capital, Aberdare Venture Media Investment
18 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
19 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
20 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com For $100 Million (Techcrunch)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  6. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (Techcrunch)
  7. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  8. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  9. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  10. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  11. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  12. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (Techcrunch)
  13. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  16. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  18. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
2 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
3 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
4 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
5 $43,400,000 Loopt Green Dot Media Acquisition
6 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
7 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
8 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
9 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
10 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
11 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
12 $7,500,000 Jiff Aeris Capital, Aberdare Venture Media Investment
13 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
14 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
15 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment
16 $6,000,000 Piazza Consortium Media Investment
17 $6,000,000 Yummly Consortium Media Investment
18 $5,155,000 vLex Consortium Media Investment
19 $4,500,000 DramaFever Consortium Media Investment
20 $4,400,000 StyleHaul Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  4. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  5. Green Dot Acquires Loopt (So Cal Tech)
  6. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  7. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  8. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  12. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  13. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)
  16. Bessemer Leads $6M Round In Q&A Platform For Students And Teachers, Piazza (Techcrunch)
  17. Yummly.com Closes $6M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. vLex Raises €4M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. DramaFever nabs $4.5M to bring us the world’s TV shows (Gigaom)
  20. StyleHaul Raises $4.4M (SoCal Tech)