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Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,600,000,000eAccessSoftbankHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
3$258,000,000MeeGoJollaSoftware & ServicesInvestment
4$248,000,000BestSecret.comAXA Private EquityEcommerceInvestment
5$238,000,000SquareTradeBain CapitalEcommerceInvestment
6$220,000,000Deltak.eduJohn Wiley & SonsSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$216,000,000XiaomiUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$200,000,000AliyunAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
9$200,000,000Gigabit SquaredUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$200,000,000SquareConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$150,000,000Fanatics.comAndreessen Horowitz, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
13$150,000,000Flipkart Online ServicesNaspers, Tiger GlobalEcommerceInvestment
14$136,000,000Alarm.comTechnology Crossover VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$135,000,000SonosConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$130,000,000Barracuda NetworksSequoia Capital, Francisco PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$130,000,000DeezerAccess IndustriesMediaInvestment
18$125,000,000BoxGeneral AtlanticSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. Japan’s Third Largest Carrier, Softbank, To Acquire Fourth Placed eAccess In Share Swap Worth $2.6BN (TechCrunch)
  2. Kinnevik Acquires Additional 10% of Zalando for €287M (FinSMEs)
  3. MeeGo OS Gets a $258M Lifeline from Jolla-led Alliance (Pando Daily)
  4. AXA Private Equity Puts $248M Into Parent Of German Uber-Private Buying Club BestSecret.com (TechCrunch)
  5. SquareTrade Lands $238M For Electronics Warranties (Silicon Tap)
  6. Wiley Beefs Up Higher Ed Biz: Partners With Knewton, Buys Online Degree Veteran Deltak For $220M (TechCrunch)
  7. Breaking: Xiaomi Raising $216M in Third Round (Technode)
  8. China’s Alibaba to spin off team developing mobile operating system (Reuters)
  9. Gigabit Squared raises $200M to bring super fast internet to 6 communities (VentureBeat)
  10. Mobile Payment Juggernaut Square Closes $200M Series D From Starbucks, Citi, Rizvi Traverse At $3.25B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. China’s Top Pinterest Clone Mogujie Confirms Series C Funding, Now Valued at $200 Million (Tech In Asia)
  12. Web Retailer Fanatics Valued at $1.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  13. Updated: Report: Flipkart To Raise $150M From Naspers, Tiger; What About Tradus? (Media Mana)
  14. Alarm.com Raises $136M from Technology Crossover Ventures (FinSMEs)
  15. Sonos Lands $135M For Its Classy Wireless Home Audio Systems (TechCrunch)
  16. Barracuda Networks Lands $130M, Eyes IPO (Silicon Tap)
  17. French Music Startup Deezer Gets $130M Fourth Round, Led By Warner Music Group’s Owner Access Industries (TechCrunch)
  18. Box Raises $125M To Target Global Growth And Large Enterprises, Round Led By General Atlantic (TechCrunch)
  19. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (TechCrunch)
  20. Airbnb Raises $118M (Silicon Tap)