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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Blackberry Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $310,000,000 Aurora Networks Pace PLC Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $255,000,000 Validity Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  7. Here’s the full list of companies that invested $1 billion into BlackBerry, plus interim CEO has a base salary of $1 million (Mobile Syrup)
  8. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  9. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  10. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  11. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  12. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  13. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  14. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  15. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  16. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  17. Pace PLC Pace acquisition of Aurora Networks, Inc. (The Wall Street Journal)
  18. Synaptics moves into fingerprint ID with $255M purchase of startup Validity (Venture Beat)
  19. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  20. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)

Top 20 Investments for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $1,260,000,000 Brightstar SoftBank Software & Services Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Blackberry Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
6 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
7 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $448,000,000 Sogou Tencent Media Investment
9 $324,000,000 The 41st Parameter Experian Software & Services Investment
10 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
12 $225,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
13 $206,000,000 ShopRunner Alibaba Ecommerce Investment
14 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
15 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $200,000,000 Airbnb Founders Fund Transactions Investment
18 $196,500,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
19 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $165,000,000 HootSuite Consortium Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Brightstar Receives $1.26BN Investment from SoftBank (FinSMEs)
  3. Here’s the full list of companies that invested $1 billion into BlackBerry, plus interim CEO has a base salary of $1 million (Mobile Syrup)
  4. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  5. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  6. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  7. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Sogou Secured $448 million Investment from Tencent, will Merge Soso (Technode)
  9. Experian to buy 41st Parameter in $324m deal (The Financial Times)
  10. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  11. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  12. Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed) (All Things D)
  13. Alibaba leads $206M financing in Amazon rival ShopRunner (CNET)
  14. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  16. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  17. Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk Confirms It Raised A $200M Round Led By Founders Fund (TechCrunch)
  18. Palantir Technologies Raises $196.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  20. HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Blackberry Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $310,000,000 Aurora Networks Pace PLC Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $255,000,000 Validity Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  7. Here’s the full list of companies that invested $1 billion into BlackBerry, plus interim CEO has a base salary of $1 million (Mobile Syrup)
  8. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  9. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  10. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  11. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  12. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  13. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  14. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  15. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  16. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  17. Pace PLC Pace acquisition of Aurora Networks, Inc. (The Wall Street Journal)
  18. Synaptics moves into fingerprint ID with $255M purchase of startup Validity (Venture Beat)
  19. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  20. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)

Top 20 Investments for July 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Investment
3 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
4 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
5 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Software & Services Investment
7 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
8 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $165,000,000 HootSuite Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $160,000,000 Nuomi Baidu Transactions Investment
13 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $150,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
17 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Software & Services Investment
19 $110,000,000 LivingSocial Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
20 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  2. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  3. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  4. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  5. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  7. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  9. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  10. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  11. HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring (TechCrunch)
  12. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  13. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  14. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  15. Pure Storage Raises $150M And Sets For Battle With The Storage Giants (TechCrunch)
  16. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  18. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  19. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  20. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)