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Top 20 European Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
2 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
3 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
5 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
7 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
8 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
9 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
10 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
11 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
12 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment
13 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
15 $103,304,000 Claranet Tikehau Capital Advisors Software & Services Investment
16 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 Cabify Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $95,814,900 Version 1 Volpi Capital Software & Services Investment
20 $95,458,510 PCA Predict GBGroup Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  2. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  3. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing)
  4. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  5. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  6. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  7. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  8. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  9. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  10. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  11. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  12. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)
  13. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  14. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  15. Tikehau Capital to Invest £80 million in European Managed Hosting Group Claranet (Business Wire)
  16. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  17. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  18. Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more (TechCrunch)
  19. Version 1 raises €90m to boost expansion (The Independent.ie)
  20. GB Group agrees to a acquire PCA Predict for £73.85m (Digital Look)

Top 20 European Deals for July 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $526,000,000 Spotify Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
3 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
4 $215,351,910 Quandoo Recruit Transactions Acquisition
5 $150,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $126,000,000 HelloFresh Rocket Internet, Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
7 $115,000,000 Sigfox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
8 $110,000,000 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
9 $110,000,000 Foodpanda Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
10 $100,000,000 Foodpanda Goldman Sachs, Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
11 $100,000,000 WorldRemit Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners Transactions Investment
12 $86,000,000 Farfetch Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $73,999,900 Wahanda Recruit Transactions Investment
14 $73,500,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
15 $70,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $60,000,000 Secret Escapes Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $60,000,000 Made.com Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $60,000,000 Believe Digital Consortium Media Investment
19 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
20 $58,000,000 MobPartner Cheetah Mobile Marketing Acquisition

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  1. These Are The Companies That Just Gave Spotify Half A Billion Dollars (Forbes)
  2. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  4. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  5. Funding Circle Raises $150M in Venture Capital (FinSMEs)
  6. HelloFresh Raises $126M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Sigfox Secures $115M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Raises Another $110M At Over $3.1B Valuation Ahead Of IPO (TechCrunch)
  9. Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda fattens up with $110M funding (Tech In Asia)
  10. Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda Gobbles Up $100M More Led By Goldman Sachs (TechCrunch)
  11. WorldRemit Raises $100M Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Farfetch, the unicorn, may be worth $1 billion (CNBC)
  13. Wahanda Raises €65m; Acquires ZenSoon and Treatwell (FinSMEs)
  14. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Deliveroo Raises $70M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Google Ventures Joins $60M Round For Members-Only Travel Site, Secret Escapes (TechCrunch)
  17. Made.com Raises $60M To Accelerate European Expansion Led By Partech and Fidelity (Tech In Asia)
  18. Believe Digital Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. China’s Cheetah Mobile to acquire ad network MobPartner for $58M (Tech In Asia)

Top 20 North American Deals for June 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
4 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
7 $537,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
9 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $500,000,000 Wish DST Capital Ecommerce Investment
11 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
13 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
14 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
15 $275,000,000 Affirm Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $270,000,000 Conductor Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $233,000,000 DocuSign Brookside Capital, Bain Capital Ventures Transactions Investment
19 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $200,000,000 Social Finance Consortium Transactions Investment

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  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  4. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  5. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  6. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  7. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  8. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)
  11. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  13. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  14. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  15. Affirm Raises $275M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  17. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  18. DocuSign Raises Additional $233M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,000,000,000 NDS Group Cisco Marketing Acquisition
2 $660,000,000 SHL Corporate Executive Board Marketing Acquisition
3 $540,000,000 LBi Publicis Group Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $479,800,000 Bol.com Royal Ahold Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $375,072,000 Zalando Kinnevik Software & Services Acquisition
6 $350,000,000 Lodestone Infosys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $350,000,000 Specialist Computer Holdings Tech Data Corp Software & Services Acquisition
8 $176,000,000 Lucid Markets FXCM Media Acquisition
9 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Investment
10 $130,000,000 Deezer Access Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $114,986,000 Matrix Libero Media Investment
12 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Software & Services Acquisition
13 $88,000,000 Star Claranet Software & Services Acquisition
14 $77,200,000 Bighand Bridgepoint Development Capital Media Investment
15 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Software & Services Public
16 $72,000,000 EPAM Systems Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $64,000,000 Just-Eat Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $62,150,000 Mimecast Insight Venture Partners, Dawn Capital Transactions Investment
19 $60,000,000 Clickandpay.ru Igor Grossman Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $55,625,000 Sagemcom’s machine-to-machine division Sierra Wireless

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  1. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  2. Corporate Executive Board buys talent analytics firm SHL (Research)
  3. Global Digital Agency LBi Acquired for $540 Million (Pando Daily)
  4. Royal Ahold acquires Bol.com (The Deal Pipiline)
  5. Kinnevik Acquires Additional 10% of Zalando for €287M (FinSMEs)
  6. Infosys Acquiring Lodestone For Around $350 Million (Pulse 2)
  7. Tech Data bulks up European business with $350 million deal (E-wire Co)
  8. FXCM grabs 50% controlling stake in Lucid Markets (Market Watch)
  9. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  10. French Music Startup Deezer Gets $130M Fourth Round, Led By Warner Music Group’s Owner Access Industries (TechCrunch)
  11. Telecom Italia sells Matrix to Libero (Weather Group) at an Enterprise Value of €88 Million (Telecom Italia)
  12. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  13. Enterprise Cloud Consolidation In Europe: Claranet Buys Star (MessageLabs’ Founders’ Other Startup) For $88M (TechCrunch)
  14. BigHand Acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital and Management for £49M (FinSMEs)
  15. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  16. EPAM Completes $72 Million IPO on NYSE (Quintura)
  17. Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering (TechCrunch)
  18. Mimecast Secures $62.15M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. First Russian Cash-Back Marketplace Launches After Raising $60 Millio (Arctic Startup)
  20. Sierra Wireless Completes Acquisition of Sagemcom M2M Business (Sys Con)