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Top 20 European Deals for July 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$526,000,000SpotifyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
2$324,510,900Delivery HeroUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
3$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$215,351,910Quandoo RecruitTransactionsAcquisition
5$150,000,000Funding CircleConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
6$126,000,000HelloFreshRocket Internet, Insight Venture PartnersTransactionsInvestment
7$115,000,000Sigfox UndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$110,000,000Delivery HeroUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
9$110,000,000Foodpanda Rocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
10$100,000,000Foodpanda Goldman Sachs, Rocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
11$100,000,000WorldRemit Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel PartnersTransactionsInvestment
16$60,000,000Secret EscapesConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$60,000,000Believe DigitalConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$58,000,000MobPartnerCheetah MobileMarketingAcquisition

More information

  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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
9$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$500,000,000WishDST CapitalEcommerceInvestment
11$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
15$275,000,000Affirm ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$270,000,000Conductor ConsortiumMarketingInvestment
18$233,000,000DocuSignBrookside Capital, Bain Capital VenturesTransactionsInvestment
20$200,000,000Social Finance ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

More information

  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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoMarketingAcquisition
2$660,000,000SHLCorporate Executive BoardMarketingAcquisition
3$540,000,000LBiPublicis GroupEcommerceAcquisition
4$479,800,000Bol.comRoyal AholdEcommerceAcquisition
5$375,072,000ZalandoKinnevikSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$350,000,000LodestoneInfosysHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$350,000,000Specialist Computer HoldingsTech Data CorpSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$176,000,000Lucid MarketsFXCMMediaAcquisition
10$130,000,000DeezerAccess IndustriesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$95,300,000IzeosNewfundSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$88,000,000StarClaranetSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$77,200,000BighandBridgepoint Development CapitalMediaInvestment
15$75,000,000Avito.ruAccel PartnersSoftware & ServicesPublic
16$72,000,000EPAM SystemsUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
17$64,000,000Just-EatConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$62,150,000MimecastInsight Venture Partners, Dawn CapitalTransactionsInvestment
19$60,000,000Clickandpay.ruIgor GrossmanHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
20$55,625,000Sagemcom’s machine-to-machine divisionSierra Wireless

More information

  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)