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Top 20 Transactions Deals for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
2 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
3 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
5 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
6 $450,000,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
8 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
11 $200,000,000 Viator TripAdvisor Transactions Acquisition
12 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
13 $150,000,000 Houzz Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $140,000,000 Kobalt Music Group Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
16 $120,000,000 Bright LinkedIn Transactions Acquisition
17 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $100,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $93,661,150 Markco Media Monitise Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  2. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  4. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  6. Airbnb raises $450m mega round – Investment Round Up (Redherring)
  7. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  8. Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Raises $250 Million, Eyes NYC Expansion (TIME)
  9. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  10. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Travel Site TripAdvisor To Acquire Viator For Approximately $200M (Forbes)
  12. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  13. Home Deco Site Houzz Raises $150M At A $2.3B Post-Money Valuation (TechCrunch)
  14. Kobalt Raises $140M To Scale Up Its Digital Royalty Collection Business (TechCrunch)
  15. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  16. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  17. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  18. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)
  19. BlaBlaCar Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Monitise Acquires Markco Media For Up To £55M, Includes MyVoucherCodes And Last Second Tickets (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for June 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
2 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
4 $450,000,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
6 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
8 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
9 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
10 $150,000,000 Houzz Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $140,000,000 Kobalt Music Group Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
13 $120,000,000 Bright LinkedIn Transactions Acquisition
14 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
15 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $100,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $93,661,150 Markco Media Monitise Transactions Acquisition
18 $90,000,000 Quikr Kinnevik Transactions Investment
19 $88,000,000 Delivery Hero Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
20 $85,000,000 Delivery Hero Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  3. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  4. Airbnb raises $450m mega round – Investment Round Up (Redherring)
  5. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  6. Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Raises $250 Million, Eyes NYC Expansion (TIME)
  7. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  8. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  9. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  10. Home Deco Site Houzz Raises $150M At A $2.3B Post-Money Valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Kobalt Raises $140M To Scale Up Its Digital Royalty Collection Business (TechCrunch)
  12. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  13. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  14. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  15. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)
  16. BlaBlaCar Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Monitise Acquires Markco Media For Up To £55M, Includes MyVoucherCodes And Last Second Tickets (TechCrunch)
  18. India’s Largest Online Classifieds Site Quikr, Raises $90M Led By Sweden’s Kinnevik (TechCrunch)
  19. Delivery Hero Raises $88M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Delivery Hero Raises $85M in Series F Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for March 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
7 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
8 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
9 $120,000,000 Bright LinkedIn Transactions Acquisition
10 $100,000,000 Parature Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
11 $90,700,000 Gravity AOL Marketing Acquisition
12 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $69,000,000 Veveo Rovi Software & Services Acquisition
14 $67,890,809 Lithicon FEI Company Software & Services Acquisition
15 $65,500,000 Express Data Dicker Data Software & Services Acquisition
16 $49,000,000 Unicorn Media Brightcove Marketing Acquisition
17 $45,168,480 NetRegistry Melbourne IT Transactions Acquisition
18 $43,000,000 Ideeli Groupon Ecommerce Acquisition
19 $32,000,000 Scout Analytics ServiceSource Software & Services Acquisition
20 $29,000,000 Tedemis Criteo Mobile & Apps Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  3. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  4. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  5. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  6. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal ()
  7. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  8. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  9. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  10. Microsoft Acquires Parature for $100M (FinSMEs)
  11. Setting Its Sights On Content Personalization, AOL To Acquire Gravity For $90.7M (TechCrunch)
  12. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  13. Video Discovery Specialist Rovi Acquires Voice Search Startup Veveo For Up To $69 Million (TechCrunch)
  14. ANU, UNSW tech startup sells for AU$76 million (Canberra Times)
  15. UPDATED: Dicker Data buys Express Data (ARN)
  16. Brightcove buys Unicorn Media for $US49m (ARN)
  17. Melbourne IT snares NetRegistry in $50.4m deal (AFR)
  18. Groupon Acquires Ideeli for $43M (FinSMEs)
  19. ServiceSource Acquires Scout Analytics For $32M (TechCrunch)
  20. Criteo Acquires Tedemis For $29 Million, Proving There Is A Nascent Exit Market In France (TechCrunch)