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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 20 Marketing Deals for December 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,300,000,000 Conversant Alliance Data Marketing Acquisition
2 $930,000,000 All3Media Discovery, Liberty Global Marketing Acquisition
3 $640,000,000 BrightRoll Yahoo Marketing Acquisition
4 $235,000,000 Adconion Amobee Marketing Acquisition
5 $175,000,000 MediaMath Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $150,000,000 Kontera Amobee Marketing Acquisition
7 $114,677,322 Nurun Publicis Groupe Marketing Acquisition
8 $100,000,000 adSage BesTV Marketing Acquisition
9 $100,000,000 TapCommerce Twitter Marketing Acquisition
10 $90,700,000 Gravity AOL Marketing Acquisition
11 $85,586,750 Base79 Rightster Marketing Acquisition
12 $80,000,000 Turn Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $70,000,000 Cardlytics Discovery Capital Marketing Investment
14 $70,000,000 AdRoll Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $60,000,000 AppNexus Undisclosed Marketing Investment
16 $54,700,000 Radius Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $50,000,000 Deem Undisclosed Marketing Investment
18 $50,000,000 Yext Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $49,000,000 Unicorn Media Brightcove Marketing Acquisition
20 $48,000,000 Avazu Consortium Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  2. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  3. Yahoo to Acquire BrightRoll (Yahoo)
  4. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  5. MediaMath Raises $175M (FinSMEs)
  6. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  7. (PMZN) Publicis Groupe Acquires Nurun, Global Design and Technology Consultancy, Subsidiary of Quebecor Media
    (Wall Street Journal)
  8. The company that partnered with Microsoft to sell the Xbox in China acquires digital ad agency for $100M (Tech In Asia)
  9. Twitter said to agree to acquire TapCommerce for $100 million (LiveMint)
  10. Setting Its Sights On Content Personalization, AOL To Acquire Gravity For $90.7M (TechCrunch)
  11. Rightster acquires Base79 (Advanced Television)
  12. Digital Ad Company Turn Raises $80M, Stays Vague On Possible IPO Plans (TechCrunch)
  13. Cardlytics Raises $70M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. AdRoll receives Series C funding round valued USD70 million (Venture Capital Post)
  15. AppNexus Raises $60M Investment (FinSMEs)
  16. Radius Raises $54.7M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Deem grabs $50M to help companies maximize their bottom lines (update) (VentureBeat)
  18. Local Marketing Company Yext Raises $50M More (TechCrunch)
  19. Brightcove buys Unicorn Media for $US49m (ARN)
  20. Avazu Closes $48M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 North American Deals 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 $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 Conversant Alliance Data Marketing Acquisition
9 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure 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 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $1,200,000,000 Multimedia Games Global Cash Access Games Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
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. 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. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  9. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  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 Raises Giant $1.2 Billion Funding Round At A $17 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  14. Uber Confirms New $1.2B Funding Round At $40B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  15. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  16. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  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 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)