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Top 20 Acquisitions for December 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 $9,247,968,000 Global Village Telecom Telefonica Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
5 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
7 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $2,500,000,000 Mojang Microsoft Games Acquisition
10 $2,500,000,000 Compuware Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
11 $2,300,000,000 Conversant Alliance Data Marketing Acquisition
12 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
15 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Multimedia Games Global Cash Access Games Acquisition
17 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $1,000,000,000 Ebates Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
19 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
20 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  3. Vivendi, Telefonica seal 7.2-billion-euro Brazilian broadband deal (Reuters UK)
  4. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  5. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  6. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  7. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  8. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  9. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  10. Compuware to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  11. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  12. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  13. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  14. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  15. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  16. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  17. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  18. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  19. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  20. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)

Top Acquisitions for November 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 $9,247,968,000 Global Village Telecom Telefonica Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
5 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
7 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $2,500,000,000 Compuware Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
10 $2,500,000,000 Mojang Microsoft Games Acquisition
11 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $2,300,000,000 Conversant Alliance Data Marketing Acquisition
13 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
15 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Multimedia Games Global Cash Access Games Acquisition
17 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $1,000,000,000 Ebates Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
19 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
20 $930,000,000 All3Media Discovery, Liberty Global Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  3. Vivendi, Telefonica seal 7.2-billion-euro Brazilian broadband deal (Reuters UK)
  4. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  5. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  6. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  7. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  8. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  9. Compuware to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  10. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  11. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  12. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  13. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  14. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  15. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  16. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  17. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  18. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  19. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  20. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for November 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
2 $2,500,000,000 Compuware Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
3 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
4 $925,000,000 Exact Apax Partners Software & Services Acquisition
5 $900,000,000 Cloudera Intel Corporation Software & Services Investment
6 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
7 $575,000,000 Financial Software and Systems Premji Invest Software & Services Investment
8 $542,000,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
9 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
10 $500,000,000 Newmarket International Amadeus Software & Services Acquisition
11 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
12 $493,300,000 Clear2Pay FIS Software & Services Acquisition
13 $445,000,000 Rocket Internet PLDT Software & Services Investment
14 $444,200,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
15 $420,000,000 Blackbird Techologies Raytheon Software & Services Acquisition
16 $390,000,000 RelateIQ Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
17 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
18 $325,000,000 Dropbox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
19 $310,000,000 BeyondTrust Veritas Capital Software & Services Acquisition
20 $290,000,000 Parago Blackhawk Network Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  2. Compuware to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  4. Apax-Linked Funds to Acquire Dutch Software Maker for $925 Million (NY Times Dealbook)
  5. Cloudera raises $900 million, plots expansion (ZDNet)
  6. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by
    Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  7. Financial Software and Systems Secures $57M in Fourth Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Magic Leap Completes $542m Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  10. Amadeus acquires Newmarket International (Amadeus)
  11. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  12. FIS to Acquire Clear2Pay to Expand Global Payments Business (Wall Street Journal)
  13. PLDT Invests $445M In Rocket Internet To Develop Online Payment Services For Emerging Markets (TechCrunch)
  14. Palantir receives $444.2M private equity funding (SEC.GOV)
  15. Raytheon Acquires Blackbird Techologies for $420 Million (Wall Street Journal)
  16. Salesforce acquisition of RelateIQ a CRM game-changer (Investment News)
  17. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  18. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  19. Veritas Capital Agrees to Acquire BeyondTrust for $310 Million (Bloomberg)
  20. Blackhawk Network Acquires Parago for $290M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 North American Deals for November 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
3 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
5 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $2,500,000,000 Compuware Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
8 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $2,300,000,000 Conversant Alliance Data Marketing Acquisition
10 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
12 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $1,200,000,000 Multimedia Games Global Cash Access Games Acquisition
15 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $1,000,000,000 Ebates Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
17 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
18 $930,000,000 All3Media Discovery, Liberty Global Marketing Acquisition
19 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
20 $900,000,000 Cloudera Intel Corporation Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  3. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  4. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  5. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  6. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  7. Compuware to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  8. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  9. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  10. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  11. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  12. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  13. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  14. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  15. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  17. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  18. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  19. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  20. Cloudera raises $900 million, plots expansion (ZDNet)