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Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
2 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
3 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
4 $140,000,000 Skip Hop Carter’s Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $140,000,000 James Allen Francisco Partners Ecommerce Investment
6 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $100,000,000 MissFresh Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $70,000,000 ShoeBuy Jet.com Ecommerce Acquisition
9 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
10 $65,000,000 Spring Inc Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $51,000,000 Moosejaw Walmart Ecommerce Acquisition
12 $30,000,000 Traditional Medicinals The Builders Fund Ecommerce Investment
13 $24,000,000 The Bouqs Company Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $17,500,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $14,849,100 NA-KD.com Northzone, eEquity Ecommerce Investment
16 $14,000,000 Ruigu Source Code Capital, Chengwei Capital Ecommerce Investment
17 $12,500,000 Rockets of Awesome Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $11,621,060 Kleding.nl Mitula Group Ecommerce Acquisition
19 $10,582,450 Monclick Unieuro Ecommerce Acquisition
20 $10,500,000 Amazon Pay (India) AMAZON CORPORATE HOLDINGS, Amazon Ecommerce Investment

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  1. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  2. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  3. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  4. BRIEF-Carter’s acquires Skip Hop Holdings for $140 mln in cash (Reuters)
  5. James Allen Owner Receives $140 Million Investment (JCK)
  6. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  7. Lenovo Capital Co-Leads $100M Round In Miss Fresh (China Money Network)
  8. Jet.com Grabs ShoeBuy for $70M as Walmart Expands E-Commerce Arsenal (Xconomy)
  9. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  10. Fidelity is betting $65 million that the Spring app can be a department store of the future (Recode)
  11. Walmart acquires outdoor retailer Moosejaw for $51 million (TechCrunch)
  12. Builders Fund invests in Traditional Medicinals, closes on $30 mln (PE HUB)
  13. Flower delivery startup The Bouqs raises $24 million to grow past its many competitors (TechCrunch)
  14. Snapdeal founders, Nexus pump in $17.5m to tide things over (Tech In Asia)
  15. NA-KD Raises €14M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Chengwei Leads $14M Round In Electrical Hardware E-commerce Firm Ruigu (China Money Network)
  17. Rockets of Awesome, which sends parents curated boxes of kid apparel, just raised $12.5 million (TechCrunch)
  18. Fashiola and Kleding.nl acquired by Mitula Group for 11 million euros (Fashion United)
  19. Unieuro Acquires Monclick, for €10M (FinSMEs)
  20. Amazon injects $10.5 mn into India payments arm (VCCircle)

Top 20 Acquisitions for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
3 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
5 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
8 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
9 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
10 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
11 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
12 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
13 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
14 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
15 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition
16 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
17 $400,000,000 BlueCat Madison Dearborn Partners Software & Services Acquisition
18 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
19 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
20 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition

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  1. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  2. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  4. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  5. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  6. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  7. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  8. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  9. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  10. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  11. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  12. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  13. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  14. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  15. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
  16. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  17. Hyatt brothers strike again: Toronto tech entrepreneurs sell BlueCat Networks for $400-million (The Globe and Mail)
  18. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  19. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  20. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
3 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
4 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
5 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
8 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
11 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $30,000,000 Autotalks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $25,000,000 dapulse Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $25,000,000 Freightos Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $25,000,000 otonomo Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $19,000,000 Creditas Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $16,000,000 ScyllaDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $15,000,000 CorePhotonics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $15,000,000 IntSights Consortium Software & Services Investment

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  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  3. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  4. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  5. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  6. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  7. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  8. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  9. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  11. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  12. Israeli vehicle communications company Autotalks raises $30 million (Tech.eu)
  13. Dapulse raises $25 million for its project management tool (Venture Beat)
  14. Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures (TechCrunch)
  15. Otonomo raises $25M to help automakers make money from connected cars (TechCrunch)
  16. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  17. Brazil’s Creditas gets $19 million amid boom in local fintech financing: Reuters (PE HUB)
  18. ScyllaDB Closes $16 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Next-Generation Cassandra Database (ScyllaDB)
  19. Corephotonics raises $15 million from Samsung, Foxconn, MediaTek (Reuters)
  20. Israeli threat intelligence startup IntSights uncovers $15 million in Series B funding (Geek Time)

Top 20 European Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
3 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
4 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
5 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
6 $75,000,000 Actility Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $69,416,750 Oodrive Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
9 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $35,000,000 Job Today Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $28,065,387 solarisBank AG Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $21,500,000 BOOK A TIGER Coller Capital Transactions Investment
14 $21,198,000 savedroid AG Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $16,000,000 Databerries Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $16,000,000 KONUX Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $15,875,250 TravelerCar PSA Groupe, Lead – MAIF Transactions Investment
18 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $14,738,422 Riskmethods Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $14,000,000 Seerene Earlybird Venture Capital, Lakestar Software & Services Investment

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  1. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  2. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  3. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  4. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  5. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  6. Eurobites: IoT Startup Actility Raises $75M (Light Reading )
  7. French software firm Oodrive raises €65 million to move into new markets (Tech.eu )
  8. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  9. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  10. JobToday inks $35M media-for-equity deal with European broadcasters (TechCrunch)
  11. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  12. Japan’s SBI, others invest 26.3 mln euros in Germany’s solarisBank (CNBC)
  13. Book A Tiger Raises $21.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Frankfurter Fintech-Startup savedroid receives growth financing with 20 million Euro valuation (rhein-main-startups)
  15. Databerries Raises $16m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. KONUX Final Close Brings Series A to $16M (PR Newswire)
  17. French car sharing service TravelCar raises €15 million (Tech.eu)
  18. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  19. Afternoon Coffee: Riskmethods Receives €13.5 million in Series B, Lighthizer Inches Closer to Trade Rep Position (Spend Matters)
  20. Seerene Raises a $14 Million Series A to Make CIOs Heroes in the Boardroom (Seerene)