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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for December 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Group Holding Transactions Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Undisclosed Transactions Investment
5 $810,000,000 PrimeAgain Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment
7 $700,000,000 Yidao Yongche Le TV Transactions Investment
8 $687,000,000 Menulog Group Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
9 $671,000,000 eLong Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
10 $630,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $534,000,000 iProperty REA Group Transactions Acquisition
14 $500,000,000 Tuniu JD Transactions Investment
15 $500,000,000 Qunar Silver Lake Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $400,000,000 GrabTaxi China Sovereign-Wealth Fund Transactions Investment
18 $360,000,000 Ticket Monster KKR Consortium Ecommerce Acquisition
19 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
20 $315,000,000 Ola Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  2. Alibaba to pump US$1.25 billion in Chinese online food delivery service Ele.me (e27)
  3. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  5. Japan’s PrimeAgain raises $810,000 to further develop ephemeral video sharing app (The Bridge)
  6. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  7. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  8. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  9. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  10. Ele.me Raises US$630M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  13. iProperty to be sold for $534M in one of largest ever buyouts of Southeast Asian web firm (Tech in Asia)
  14. Chinese travel site Tuniu gets $500M injection, JD now biggest shareholder (Tech In Asia)
  15. Chinese Travel Platform Qunar Raises $500M, Turns Down Ctrip Acquisition Offer (TechCrunch)
  16. Snapdeal Receives $500m Growth Investment (FinSMEs)
  17. GrabTaxi snags US$400 million in funding from China Investment Corp and others (e27)
  18. Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea’s Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M (TechCrunch)
  19. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  20. Ola raises blockbuster $315M funding to stay ahead of Uber in India (Tech In Asia)

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)