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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for December 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
2$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibaba Group HoldingTransactionsInvestment
3$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
4$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
5$810,000,000PrimeAgainConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
6$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
7$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
8$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
10$630,000,000Ele.me ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
11$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$534,000,000iPropertyREA GroupTransactionsAcquisition
14$500,000,000Tuniu JDTransactionsInvestment
15$500,000,000Qunar Silver LakeTransactionsInvestment
16$500,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
17$400,000,000GrabTaxiChina Sovereign-Wealth FundTransactionsInvestment
18$360,000,000Ticket MonsterKKR ConsortiumEcommerceAcquisition
19$350,000,000Ele.meTencent, Sequoia CapitalTransactionsInvestment
20$315,000,000OlaConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
4$343,000,000Business InsiderAxel SpringerMediaAcquisition
5$262,000,000South China Morning PostAlibabaMediaAcquisition
6$200,000,000Vox Media NBCUniversalMediaInvestment
7$200,000,000BuzzFeedNBC UniversalMediaInvestment
8$193,600,000China Business News AlibabaMediaInvestment
10$176,946,810UnrulyNews CorpMediaInvestment
11$128,000,000LeTV SportsYunfeng Capital, Wanda InvestmentMediaInvestment
13$100,000,000Internet Media ServicesSony Pictures TVMediaInvestment
14$100,000,000Saavn ConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$100,000,000ViralNovaZealot NetworksMediaAcquisition
20$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment

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)