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Top 20 Deals for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
4 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
6 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
11 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $1,000,000,000 Twitch Google Media Acquisition
15 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
16 $930,000,000 All3Media Discovery, Liberty Global Marketing Acquisition
17 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
18 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
19 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
20 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition

 

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  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  3. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  5. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  6. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  7. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  8. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  9. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  10. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  11. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  12. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  13. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  14. Google’s $1 Billion Acquisition of Twitch Reportedly a Go (Mashable)
  15. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  16. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  17. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  18. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  19. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  20. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)

Top 20 Acquisitions for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
2 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
3 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
7 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
8 $500,000,000 Maker Studios The Walt Disney Company Media Acquisition
9 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
10 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $390,000,000 RelateIQ Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
12 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
14 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
16 $235,000,000 Adconion Amobee Marketing Acquisition
17 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
18 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
19 $200,000,000 Viator TripAdvisor Transactions Acquisition
20 $175,000,000 Inktank Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  2. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  3. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  6. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  7. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  8. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  9. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  10. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  11. Salesforce acquisition of RelateIQ a CRM game-changer (Investment News)
  12. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  13. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  14. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  15. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  16. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  17. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  18. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  19. Travel Site TripAdvisor To Acquire Viator For Approximately $200M (Forbes)
  20. Inktank Acquired For $175M By Red Hat (Socaltech)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Twitch Google Media Acquisition
2 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
3 $500,000,000 Maker Studios The Walt Disney Company Media Acquisition
4 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
5 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
6 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
7 $80,000,000 Quora Consortium Media Investment
8 $54,000,000 Doximity Consortium Media Investment
9 $40,000,000 Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, Reddit Media Investment
10 $40,000,000 Hungama Bessemer Venture Partners, Intel Capital Media Investment
11 $40,000,000 Genius Dan Gilbert, Andreessen Horowitz Media Investment
12 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
13 $30,000,000 CPXi Business Development Corporation of America Media Investment
14 $30,000,000 Rong360 Sequoia Capital China Media Investment
15 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
16 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
17 $25,000,000 Tastemade Consortium Media Investment
18 $22,000,000 Zhihu SAIF Media Investment
19 $20,000,000 117go Softbank China Venture Capital Media Investment
20 $20,000,000 Light Chaser Animation Studios Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Google’s $1 Billion Acquisition of Twitch Reportedly a Go (Mashable)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  4. Social bulletin board Pinterest raises $200M with a $5B valuation (updated) (VentureBeat)
  5. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  6. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Quora collects $80 million in funding (CNET)
  8. Doximity Closes $54M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Imgur, the startup that doesn’t need funding, closes $40M from Reddit & Andreessen Horowitz (VentureBeat)
  10. Hungama raises $40M led by Bessemer Venture Partners (VC Circle)
  11. Rap Genius Raises $40M, Changes Name To Genius, Launches Embeddable Annotations (TechCrunch)
  12. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  13. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Sequoia Leads Investment in Rongo360’s Series B Financing (Asia) (EMPEA)
  15. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  16. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Tastemade Raises $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Quora-like Service Zhihu Raises $22mn Series B Funding Led by SAIF (TechNode)
  19. China online travel journal service 117go raises $20 million (TNOOZ)
  20. Light Chaser Animation Studios Raises $20M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
3 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
5 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
10 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
11 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
12 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
13 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $100,000,000 TutorGroup Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 SECOO Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $90,000,000 Quikr Kinnevik Transactions Investment
20 $82,000,000 17u.cn Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  5. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  6. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  7. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  8. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  9. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  10. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  11. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  12. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  13. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  14. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  15. Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia’s language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  16. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  17. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)
  18. Luxury Site SECOO Secures US$100M of Series D Funding for Overseas Expansion (TechNode)
  19. India’s Largest Online Classifieds Site Quikr, Raises $90M Led By Sweden’s Kinnevik (TechCrunch)
  20. Tencent Joins A $82mn Round of Funding in Online Travel Service 17u (TechNode)