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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
2 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $600,000,000 Weidong Cloud Education CCB International Software & Services Investment
6 $600,000,000 Didi Chuxing China Life Insurance Transactions Investment
7 $550,000,000 Go-Jek Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $449,000,000 Qufenqi Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding Group Transactions Investment
11 $400,000,000 Didi Chuxing Poly Group Transactions Investment
12 $350,000,000 Mtime Mtime Media Acquisition
13 $300,000,000 Paytm Goldman Sachs, Temasek, Mediatek Transactions Investment
14 $300,000,000 BabyTree Shenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners China Media Investment
15 $300,000,000 Bitauto Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
17 $235,000,000 Fenqile Huasheng Capital Transactions Investment
18 $228,000,000 Mango TV Undisclosed Media Investment
19 $226,000,000 Douyu TV Tencent, Phoenix Capital Games Investment
20 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  4. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  5. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  6. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  7. Indonesia’s Go-Jek raises $550 million to battle Uber and Grab (TechCrunch)
  8. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  9. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  10. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  11. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  12. Wanda Acquires China’s Leading Movie Portal Mtime For $350 Million (Deadline)
  13. Paytm Said to Get $300 Million in Funds at $5 Billion Valuation (Bloomberg)
  14. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  15. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  16. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  17. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments (Tech In Asia)
  18. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  19. Tencent leads the US$226M financing of Twitch-like streaming site, Douyu TV (e27)
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for April 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
2 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
5 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $200,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $170,000,000 Garena Khazanah Nasional Bhd Games Investment
8 $160,000,000 WeLab Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $155,000,000 Baidu Video Consortium Media Investment
10 $147,000,000 Tokopedia Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $145,000,000 CarTrade Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $108,000,000 Getui Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $100,000,000 QingCloud BlueRun Ventures Software & Services Investment
14 $93,000,000 Juanpi China Merchants Bank, Tiantu Capital Ecommerce Investment
15 $75,000,000 Byju Sequoia Capital, Sofina Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $74,000,000 Mercari Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $50,000,000 Elevenia XL Axiata, SK Planet Ecommerce Investment
18 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
19 $35,000,000 Swiggy Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $35,000,000 Baofeng Mojing CITIC Capital Holdings Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  4. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  5. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  6. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  7. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Tokopedia Raises $147M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  13. QingCloud Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. China discounted e-commerce site Juanpi raises $93m (AVCJ)
  15. Byju Raises $75M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Japan’s Mercari, an app for selling your stuff, raises $74M in U.S. push (VentureBeat)
  17. Indonesia’s Elevenia scores US$50M from XL Axiata, SK Planet (e27)
  18. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  19. Swiggy Raises Approx. $35M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Budget VR manufacturer Baofeng Mojing raises US$35M Series B (e27)

Asia, the Next Big Tech Market

Commentary

Asia, the Next Big Tech Market

Over the past four years there’s been a significant increase in the value and volume of Asian tech startup investments. This past two weeks, more than 10 Asian startups have received funding from local and international VCs. It’s worth noting that while China and India have always received investor attention for their mammoth populations, and traditionally tech-savvy markets like Japan and South Korea have come from a pedigree of technical innovation, investors are increasingly looking towards Singapore, Vietnam and Taiwan for new tech investment opportunities. Here’s to Asian startups in 2014, and the continued development of the region!