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Top 20 Deals for August 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
6 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
7 $2,000,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
8 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
9 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
11 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
12 $1,500,000,000 Green Bits Undisclosed Transactions Investment
13 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
14 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
15 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
17 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
18 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
20 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  6. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  7. Didi and SoftBank are investing $2 billion in ride-hail company Grab (Recode)
  8. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  9. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  10. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  11. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  12. Green Bits Passes $1.5 Billion in Annual Cannabis Sales; Raises Capital to Support Geographic Expansion (PRWeb Sitemap)
  13. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  14. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  15. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  16. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  18. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  19. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  20. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)

eBay acquires Ticketbis


After completing the acquisition of AI startup ExpertMaker earlier this month, eBay continues its acquisition spree by buying Ticketbis, a Spanish online ticketing platform operating in 47 countries. eBay’s own ticketing company StubHub, will takeover Ticketbis with a new platform that will directly compete with rival Ticketmaster. StubHub will be able to expand its presence across Latin America, Europe, and Asia. With this acquisition, it will become the biggest global ticket marketplace based on volume of transactions and international reach. The deal terms were not officially disclosed but TechCrunch reports the amount to be $165 million.

eBay acquires ExpertMaker


In its bid to improve its online marketplace platform and enhance user experience, eBay has acquired ExpertMaker. ExpertMaker is a Sweden-based startup specialising in using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help organise and analyse big data. ExpertMaker can help eBay declutter its site and make it easier for people to find what they’re looking for, among its 900 million listings. ExpertMaker’s artificial intelligence software platform can analyse eBay’s massive amount of noisy data and extract hidden value in the data. This structured data foundation will allow eBay to make its search engine more targeted and improve overall user experience. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

You can read about the acquisition here.

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for November 2014

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Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
3 $600,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
4 $575,000,000 Financial Software and Systems Premji Invest Software & Services Investment
5 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
6 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $350,000,000 Koudai Tencent, Tiger Fund Ecommerce Investment
8 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $250,000,000 Nimbuzz New Call Telecom Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $250,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $234,481,802 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
12 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $210,000,000 Olacabs SoftBank Transactions Investment
14 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
15 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
16 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
17 $174,500,000 Tongbu XPEC Entertainment Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $171,000,000 Oakton Dimension Data Software & Services Acquisition
19 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
20 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. Flipkart secures another $600m, taking funding total to nearly $2.5bn (Red Herring)
  4. Financial Software and Systems Secures $57M in Fourth Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  6. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  7. Koudai secures giant $350 million Series C funding round (Red Herring)
  8. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  9. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  10. Lazada, Rocket Internet’s Amazon Clone In Southeast Asia, Raises $250M Led By Temasek (TechCrunch)
  11. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  12. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  13. Olacabs raises $210 million from Japan’s SoftBank Corp; enters $1b Club (Economic Times)
  14. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  15. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  16. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  17. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  18. Dimension Data seals $171 million Oakton deal (ARN)
  19. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  20. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)