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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for November 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$613,872,000Tele2TeliasoneraMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$360,000,000CheckIntuitMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$280,000,000TangoAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
7$250,000,000NimbuzzNew Call TelecomMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$220,000,000Location LabsAVGMobile & AppsAcquisition
9$200,000,000SmartThingsSamsungMobile & AppsAcquisition
10$200,000,000ExperienceCoxMobile & AppsAcquisition
11$200,000,000ShopkickSK PlanetMobile & AppsAcquisition
12$185,000,000Mozido ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$174,500,000TongbuXPEC EntertainmentMobile & AppsAcquisition
14$150,000,000LookoutConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$150,000,000Square Government of Singapore Investment CorporationMobile & AppsInvestment
16$120,000,000 yuMobileSafaricom, Airtel KenyaMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$104,000,000KKBOX GICMobile & AppsInvestment
18$100,000,000DidiCitic, TencentMobile & AppsInvestment
19$100,000,000 ToutiaoSequoia Capital, WeiboMobile & AppsInvestment
20$100,000,000Yello Mobile Formation 8Mobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  8. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  9. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  12. Mozido Raises $185M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  14. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  15. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Deals for May 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$1,650,000,000Mercury Payment VantivTransactionsAcquisition
7$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$930,000,000All3MediaDiscovery, Liberty GlobalMarketingAcquisition
9$930,000,000TravelClickThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
11$804,000,000ChinaVision Media GroupAlibabaMediaAcquisition
13$500,000,000Deep MindGoogleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$500,000,000Maker StudiosThe Walt Disney CompanyMediaAcquisition
16$360,000,000CheckIntuitMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$325,000,000DropboxUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$260,000,000Ticket MonsterGrouponTransactionsAcquisition
19$256,000,000PetHubAltivia VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$250,000,000DropboxBlackRockSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  4. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  5. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  6. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  7. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  8. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  9. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  10. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  11. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  12. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  13. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  14. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  15. Airbnb raises $450m mega round – Investment Round Up (Redherring)
  16. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  17. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  18. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  19. PetHub Receives R$600m Investment (em português) (Lavca.org)
  20. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)