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Top 20 European Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $31,000,000,000 ARM SoftBank Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,790,000,000 Host Europe Group GoDaddy Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,700,000,000 Skyscanner Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
4 $1,300,000,000 AVG Avast Software & Services Acquisition
5 $640,000,000 Mail.Ru Group Megafon Media Acquisition
6 $500,000,000 Media Planet Priveq Investment Media Acquisition
7 $362,231,100 Global Fashion Group Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $276,125,000 OVH Consortium Software & Services Investment
9 $275,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $259,716,000 Eir GIC Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $245,605,000 hungryhouse Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
12 $210,000,000 Hemnet General Atlantic Transactions Acquisition
13 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
15 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
18 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
19 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
20 $106,970,000 Devialet Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. SoftBank completes $31 billion acquisition of ARM (The Verge)
  2. GoDaddy acquires rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 billion to grow its global footprint (VentureBeat)
  3. Ctrip Acquires Skyscanner for $1.7 Billion to Expand Bookings (China Money Network)
  4. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  5. Russia’s MegaFon to acquire majority stake in Mail.Ru for $640 million (VentureBeat)
  6. Venture capitalists buys into the median plane of half a billion (Resume)
  7. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  8. OVH Receives €250M Private Equity Investment (FinSMEs)
  9. Food startup Deliveroo raises $275M as Uber eats into its European market (TechCrunch)
  10. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  11. Just Eat is spending £266 million to acquire rivals Hungryhouse and SkipTheDishes (Business Insider UK)
  12. General Atlantic buys majority stake in Swedish Zoopla (Financial Times)
  13. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  14. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  15. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  17. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Devialet Raises €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,449,050,000 VocaLink MasterCard Software & Services Acquisition
2 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
3 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
5 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
8 $110,000,000 Farfetch Comcast Ventures Transactions Investment
9 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
10 $100,000,000 Wallapop letgo Ecommerce Acquisition
11 $100,000,000 StickyAds Comcast Marketing Acquisition
12 $100,000,000 MindMaze Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $89,612,000 Bigpoint Youzu Interactive Software & Services Acquisition
14 $69,107,650 Azzurri Maintel Software & Services Acquisition
15 $50,000,000 HighQ Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $45,000,000 eGym HPE Growth Capital, Highland Europe Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $45,000,000 WorldRemit TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp., Silicon Valley Bank Transactions Investment
18 $40,000,000 LendInvest Macquarie Transactions Investment
19 $40,000,000 Nexthink Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $40,000,000 Qubit Consortium Software & Services Investment

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  1. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  2. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  3. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  4. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  5. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  7. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  11. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  12. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  14. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  15. HighQ completes $50 million growth financing round from One Peak Partners, Morgan Stanley Merchant Banking and Goldman Sachs Private Capital (Business Wire)
  16. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)
  17. WorldRemit Raises $45M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. LendInvest Receives $40M Warehouse Financing Facility from Macquarie (FinSMEs)
  19. Nexthink Raises $40M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Qubit Raises $40M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for April 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
2 $195,092,000 Withings Nokia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $189,000,000 Captain Train Trainline Transactions Acquisition
4 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $120,000,000 Cabify Rakuten Transactions Investment
6 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
7 $100,000,000 MindMaze Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $89,612,000 Bigpoint Youzu Interactive Software & Services Acquisition
9 $45,000,000 eGym HPE Growth Capital, Highland Europe Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $40,000,000 Nexthink Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $37,654,650 Finanzcheck Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $35,587,225 Drivy Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $34,388,550 Spotcap Finstar Financial Group, Holtzbrinck Ventures Transactions Investment
14 $32,911,665 Lamudi Asia Pacific Internet Group Transactions Investment
15 $25,000,000 Vivino Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $25,000,000 Movinga Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $22,700,000 Home24 Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $21,000,000 azeti Networks Wim Elfrink Software & Services Investment
19 $21,000,000 Gibbon Degreed Transactions Acquisition
20 $20,000,000 HomeToGo Consortium Transactions Investment

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  1. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  2. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  3. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  4. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  5. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  9. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)
  10. Nexthink Raises $40M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. German consumer loans marketplace Finanzcheck closes €33M Series C (TechCrunch)
  12. Airbnb for Cars’ Startup Drivy Gets $35 Million to Expand (Bloomberg)
  13. Spotcap Closes €31.5M Third Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  14. Lamudi Raises €29M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Vivino Raises $25m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Movinga, The European Online Removals Startup, Picks Up $25M Series B Round Led By Index (TechCrunch)
  17. Home24 raises $22.7 million for its online furniture retail service (VentureBeat)
  18. azeti Networks Reaches $21 Million in Funding and Names IoT Industry Leader Wim Elfrink as Advisory Board Chairman (Marketwired)
  19. Fueled By $21MM In Recent Series B Funding, Degreed Acquires European Learning Company, Gibbon (PR Newswire)
  20. HomeToGo Raises $20M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for January 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $107,931,000 Deezer Access Industries, Orange Media Investment
3 $50,000,000 HighQ Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $30,000,000 NewVoiceMedia Consortium Software & Services Investment
5 $25,000,000 Movinga Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $25,000,000 Vivino Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $16,289,925 Dayuse.com Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $15,000,000 Faceit Consortium Games Investment
9 $15,000,000 VionLabs Undisclosed Media Investment
10 $13,000,000 Import.io Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $12,000,000 Boxever Polaris Partners, Frontline Ventures Software & Services Investment
12 $11,000,000 Brightpearl Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $10,859,000 Cuponation Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $10,686,600 Second Home Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $10,000,000 JobToday Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $10,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
17 $9,000,000 MariaDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $8,554,980 Neyber John Spearman Transactions Investment
19 $8,500,000 PushDoctor Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $7,500,000 Plain Vanilla Glu Mobile Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. HighQ completes $50 million growth financing round from One Peak Partners, Morgan Stanley Merchant Banking and Goldman Sachs Private Capital (Business Wire)
  4. NewVoiceMedia Secures $30M in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Movinga, The European Online Removals Startup, Picks Up $25M Series B Round Led By Index (TechCrunch)
  6. Vivino Raises $25m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Dayuse.com Raised €15m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  10. Import.io Closes $13M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Boxever Secures $12M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Brightpearl Raises $11M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Cuponation Raises €10M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Second Home Raises £7.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Accel Leads $10M Series A For JobToday’s Service Industry Hiring App (TechCrunch)
  16. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  17. MariaDB Receives $9M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Neyber Raises £6M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. PushDoctor Raises $8.5 M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Plain Vanilla Raises up to $7.5M from Glu Mobile (FinSMEs)