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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 Media 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 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
3 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $343,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Media Acquisition
5 $262,000,000 South China Morning Post Alibaba Media Acquisition
6 $200,000,000 Vox Media NBCUniversal Media Investment
7 $200,000,000 BuzzFeed NBC Universal Media Investment
8 $193,600,000 China Business News Alibaba Media Investment
9 $186,000,000 Lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
10 $176,946,810 Unruly News Corp Media Investment
11 $128,000,000 LeTV Sports Yunfeng Capital, Wanda Investment Media Investment
12 $110,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
13 $100,000,000 Internet Media Services Sony Pictures TV Media Investment
14 $100,000,000 Saavn Consortium Media Investment
15 $100,000,000 ViralNova Zealot Networks Media Acquisition
16 $75,000,000 Rdio Pandora Media Acquisition
17 $73,500,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
18 $70,000,000 Flipagram Consortium Media Investment
19 $65,000,000 Jaunt Consortium Media Investment
20 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  4. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  5. Alibaba Confirms It Is Buying The South China Morning Post For $262M (TechCrunch)
  6. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  7. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  8. China Business News Receives $193.6M Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  9. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  10. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  11. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  12. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  14. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  16. Pandora Acquires Rdio for $75M (FinSMEs)
  17. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)

Top Deals for November 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
3 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
7 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
9 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
10 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
15 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
16 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
17 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
18 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment
19 $700,000,000 Yidao Yongche Le TV Transactions Investment
20 $700,000,000 Acano Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

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. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  8. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  9. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  10. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  11. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  13. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  14. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  15. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  16. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  17. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  20. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for November 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
3 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $343,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Media Acquisition
5 $200,000,000 Vox Media NBCUniversal Media Investment
6 $200,000,000 BuzzFeed NBC Universal Media Investment
7 $193,600,000 China Business News Alibaba Media Investment
8 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
9 $176,946,810 Unruly News Corp Media Investment
10 $128,000,000 LeTV Sports Yunfeng Capital, Wanda Investment Media Investment
11 $110,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
12 $100,000,000 Internet Media Services Sony Pictures TV Media Investment
13 $100,000,000 ViralNova Zealot Networks Media Acquisition
14 $100,000,000 Saavn Consortium Media Investment
15 $75,000,000 Rdio Pandora Media Acquisition
16 $73,500,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
17 $70,000,000 Flipagram Consortium Media Investment
18 $65,000,000 Jaunt Consortium Media Investment
19 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
20 $60,000,000 Believe Digital Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  4. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  5. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  6. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  7. China Business News Receives $193.6M Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  8. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  9. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  10. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  13. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  14. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Pandora Acquires Rdio for $75M (FinSMEs)
  16. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Believe Digital Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)