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Top 20 Games Deals in May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
3 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
4 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
5 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
6 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pocket Gems Tencent Holdings Games Investment
8 $75,000,000 Huya.com Consortium Games Investment
9 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
10 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
11 $55,800,000 Space Ape Games Supercell Games Acquisition
12 $20,000,000 GameMine Palisades Venture Capital Games Investment
13 $12,584,264 Stillfront Group Undisclosed Games Investment
14 $12,500,000 Gamevice Consortium Games Investment
15 $10,000,000 Avalanche Studios Nordisk Film Games Investment
16 $9,000,000 Legends of Learning Baltimore Angels Games Investment
17 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
18 $7,840,000 Fig Consortium Games Investment
19 $7,000,000 Fnatic Consortium Games Investment
20 $6,600,000 Yogome Consortium Games Investment

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  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  3. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  5. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  6. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  7. Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Ping An Insurance leads $75m Series A in video streaming platform Huya (Deal Street Asia)
  9. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  10. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  11. Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M (TechCrunch)
  12. Mobile games publisher GameMine raises $20 million to expand globally (VentureBeat)
  13. Swedish game developer Stillfront receives €11.2 million bond loan (Tech.eu)
  14. Gamevice Raises US$12.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Mad Max developer Avalanche scores $10 million from Nordic film giant (VentureBeat)
  16. Legends of Learning raises $9 million for expansion (Balitmore Sun)
  17. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  18. Fig raises $7.8 million to expand game crowdfunding platform (VentureBeat)
  19. Teams from the NBA, MLB, and Italian soccer invested $7 million in esports team Fnatic (Business Insider )
  20. Yogome, a Mexican startup that makes educational games for kids, raises $6.6M (TechCrunch)

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 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 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
5 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
6 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
7 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
9 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
12 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
14 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
15 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
16 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
17 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
18 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
19 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
20 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure 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. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  4. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  5. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  6. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  7. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  8. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  9. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  10. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  11. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  12. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  14. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  15. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  16. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  18. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  19. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  20. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)

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

More information

  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)