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Top 20 Deals for November 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $5,000,000,000 NDS Group Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $4,800,000,000 Hitachi Global Storage Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
5 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,500,000,000 Knology WOW Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $1,300,000,000 Jupiter Shop Channel Bain Capital Ecommerce Acquisition
9 $1,260,000,000 Nicira Networks VMware Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $1,200,000,000 Meraki Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
12 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,000,000,000 Q9 Networks BCE Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
15 $785,000,000 So-Net Sony Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $775,000,000 Kiva Systems Amazon Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $715,000,000 Instagram Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
19 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
20 $669,789,500 TelstraClear Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  3. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (SoCal Tech)
  4. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  5. Getty Images Acquired By Carlyle For $3.3 Billion (Northwest Innovation)
  6. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  7. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  8. Bain Capital to acquire 50% stake in Jupiter Shop Channel from Sumitomo Corporation (Private Equity Wire)
  9. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (TechCrunch)
  10. Cisco Acquires Enterprise Wi-Fi Startup Meraki For $1.2 Billion In Cash (TechCrunch)
  11. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  12. Why Thoma Bravo Paid $1.1 Billion For Deltek (AOL)
  13. BCE buying cloud company Q9 Networks for $1B: sources (Financial Post)
  14. Ingram Micro Completes BrightPoint Buy (SoCal Tech)
  15. SONY in $785 Million Acquisition of So-Net Entertainment Shares (Cleary Gottlieb)
  16. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Facebook’s final Instagram purchase price: $715 million in cash and stock (The Next Web)
  18. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  19. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)
  20. Vodafone NZ buys TelstraClear (New Zealand Herald)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
3 $300,000,000 About.com IAC Media Acquisition
4 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
5 $175,000,000 PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, ClassesUSA.com Ybrant Digital Media Acquisition
6 $175,000,000 Bleacher Report Time Warner Media Acquisition
7 $167,000,000 Score Media Rogers Communications Media Acquisition
8 $135,000,000 GlobalSpec IHS Media Acquisition
9 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Acquisition
10 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
11 $100,000,000 Avail-TVN Carlyle Group Media Investment
12 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
13 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
14 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Media Investment
15 $60,000,000 Dianping Undisclosed Media Investment
16 $55,000,000 Justdial Sequoia Capital Media Investment
17 $50,000,000 Hudong DFJ Dragon, Xpert Financial Media Investment
18 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
19 $40,000,000 NuvoTV Consortium Media Investment
20 $35,000,000 Machinima Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Getty Images Acquired By Carlyle For $3.3 Billion (Northwest Innovation)
  3. Confirmed: IAC Has Bought About.com From The New York Times For $300M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  4. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  5. Ybrant Digital to acquire PriceGrabber, ClassesUSA.com & LowerMyBills from Experian for $175M (VC Circle)
  6. Update: It’s Done. Time Warner Buys Bleacher Report, Price Reportedly $175M (TechCrunch)
  7. Rogers Communications to Buy Score Media for C$167 Million (Bloomberg)
  8. IHS to acquire GlobalSpec for $135M (Biz Journal)
  9. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  10. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  11. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  12. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  13. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  14. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  15. China’s Yelp-like Dianping Secures Over $60 Million in Funding (Tech In Asia)
  16. Sequoia Capital Invests INR 305 Crore In Justdial (Plugged In)
  17. Hudong, China’s Wikipedia, Raises $50 Million in Funding (Tech In Asia)
  18. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (TechCrunch)
  19. NuvoTV Secures $40M (FinSMEs)
  20. Machinima Gets $35M In Funding, Led By Google (TechCrunch)