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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
9 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
12 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $250,000,000 OYO Rooms Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $200,000,000 Kakao Pay Ant Financial Transactions Investment
17 $180,000,000 Mobvoi Inc. Volkswagen Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $180,000,000 Souche Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $177,000,000 Paytm Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners Transactions Investment
20 $174,000,000 Le Young Pictures Undisclosed Media Investment

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  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. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  9. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  10. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  11. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  12. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  13. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  14. Oyo rooms secures $250 mn from SoftBank, others (VCCircle)
  15. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  16. Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay (TechCrunch )
  17. Volkswagen invests $180m in Google-backed Chinese startup Mobvoi Inc. (Deal Street Asia)
  18. China auto trading platform Souche gets $180m Series D (Avcj)
  19. Alibaba takes lead in India’s Paytm Ecommerce with fresh $177m funding (Tech In Asia)
  20. Le Young Pictures, a video firm established by LeEco founder’s wife raises US$174 million series A (Next Unicorn)

Top 20 North American Deals for April 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 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
6 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
7 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
8 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
9 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
10 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
15 $400,000,000 BlueCat Madison Dearborn Partners Software & Services Acquisition
16 $400,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank Transactions Investment
18 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
19 $308,000,000 Teads Altice Marketing Acquisition
20 $293,000,000 Halogen Software Saba Software & Services 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. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  5. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  6. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  7. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  8. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  9. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  10. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  11. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  12. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  13. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  14. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  15. Hyatt brothers strike again: Toronto tech entrepreneurs sell BlueCat Networks for $400-million (The Globe and Mail)
  16. Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on-demand (TechCrunch)
  17. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)
  18. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)
  19. Telco Altice to acquire video ad tech player Teads for $308M (TechCrunch)
  20. HALOGEN SOFTWARE ACQUIRED BY SABA FOR $293 MILLION (Betakit)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for April 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 James Allen Francisco Partners Ecommerce Investment
5 $140,000,000 Skip Hop Carter’s Ecommerce Acquisition
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 $51,000,000 Moosejaw Walmart Ecommerce Acquisition
11 $30,000,000 Traditional Medicinals The Builders Fund Ecommerce Investment
12 $24,000,000 The Bouqs Company Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $14,849,100 NA-KD.com Northzone, eEquity Ecommerce Investment
14 $12,500,000 Rockets of Awesome Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $11,621,060 Kleding.nl Mitula Group Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $10,582,450 Monclick Unieuro Ecommerce Acquisition
17 $10,000,000 Kingdom Death Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
18 $7,000,000 Shop.Co Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $6,179,350 My 1st Years Beringea, Hargreave Hale Ecommerce Investment
20 $5,000,000 Brayola Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  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. James Allen Owner Receives $140 Million Investment (JCK)
  5. BRIEF-Carter’s acquires Skip Hop Holdings for $140 mln in cash (Reuters)
  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. Walmart acquires outdoor retailer Moosejaw for $51 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Builders Fund invests in Traditional Medicinals, closes on $30 mln (PE HUB)
  12. Flower delivery startup The Bouqs raises $24 million to grow past its many competitors (TechCrunch)
  13. NA-KD Raises €14M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Rockets of Awesome, which sends parents curated boxes of kid apparel, just raised $12.5 million (TechCrunch)
  15. ​Fashiola and Kleding.nl acquired by Mitula Group for 11 million euros (Fashion United)
  16. Unieuro Acquires Monclick, for €10M (FinSMEs)
  17. Kingdom Death nears $10 million, is most Kickstarted game ever (Kitguru)
  18. Shop.co Raises $7M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. My 1st Years, a startup that sells personalised gifts for babies and children, raises further £5M (TechCrunch)
  20. Online bra-fitting co Brayola raises $5m (Nasdaq)

Top 20 Investments for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
9 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $400,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank 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. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  9. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  10. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  11. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  12. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  13. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  14. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  15. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  16. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  17. Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on-demand (TechCrunch)
  18. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  19. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  20. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)