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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 Transactions Deals for December 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
2 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
3 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Ebates Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
6 $600,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
7 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
8 $475,000,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $355,000,000 WeWork Undisclosed Transactions Investment
10 $350,000,000 Delivery Hero Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
12 $250,000,000 SurveyMonkey Undisclosed Transactions Investment
13 $250,000,000 GrabTaxi SoftBank Internet and Media Transactions Investment
14 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $225,000,000 AvantCredit Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $210,000,000 Olacabs SoftBank Transactions Investment
17 $200,000,000 Viator TripAdvisor Transactions Acquisition
18 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
19 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
20 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  2. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. Uber Confirms New $1.2B Funding Round At $40B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  4. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  5. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  6. China’s Baidu Set To Partner With Uber And Reportedly Invest Up To $600M (TechCrunch)
  7. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  8. Airbnb closes $475 million funding round (Fortune)
  9. WeWork raises $355M at nearly $5B valuation, plans IPO (VentureBeat)
  10. Delivery Hero, Hungry For Growth, Orders Up Another $350M In Funding (TechCrunch)
  11. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  12. With M&A In Mind, SurveyMonkey Snaps Up $250 Million More In Funding (TechCrunch)
  13. GrabTaxi Receives US$250M Investment from SoftBank Internet and Media (FinSMEs)
  14. Lyft Raises $250 Million Series D To Fight The Car Wars (Forbes.com)
  15. Chicago-based AvantCredit announces $225 million in funding (Chicago Tribune)
  16. Olacabs raises $210 million from Japan’s SoftBank Corp; enters $1b Club (Economic Times)
  17. Travel Site TripAdvisor To Acquire Viator For Approximately $200M (Forbes)
  18. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  19. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  20. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)

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 Transactions Deals for November 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
2 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
3 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Ebates Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
5 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
6 $475,000,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $350,000,000 Delivery Hero Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
9 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $210,000,000 Olacabs SoftBank Transactions Investment
11 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
12 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
13 $200,000,000 Viator TripAdvisor Transactions Acquisition
14 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
15 $165,000,000 Houzz Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $150,000,000 Houzz Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $140,000,000 Kobalt Music Group Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $135,000,000 Pluralsight Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $128,756,800 Momondo Group Great Hill Partners Transactions Investment
20 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  2. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  4. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  6. Airbnb closes $475 million funding round (Fortune)
  7. Delivery Hero, Hungry For Growth, Orders Up Another $350M In Funding (TechCrunch)
  8. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  9. Lyft Raises $250 Million Series D To Fight The Car Wars (Forbes.com)
  10. Olacabs raises $210 million from Japan’s SoftBank Corp; enters $1b Club (Economic Times)
  11. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  12. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  13. Travel Site TripAdvisor To Acquire Viator For Approximately $200M (Forbes)
  14. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  15. Houzz Raises $165M Series D Funding Round Led By Sequoia To Fuel International Expansion (TechCrunch)
  16. Home Deco Site Houzz Raises $150M At A $2.3B Post-Money Valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. Kobalt Raises $140M To Scale Up Its Digital Royalty Collection Business (TechCrunch)
  18. Pluralsight Closes $135M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Momondo Group raises £80 million from Great Hill Partners (TNOOZ)
  20. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)