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Top 20 Deals for November 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$4,300,000,000AribaSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$3,300,000,000Getty ImagesThe Carlyle GroupMediaAcquisition
6$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$1,300,000,000Jupiter Shop ChannelBain CapitalEcommerceAcquisition
9$1,260,000,000Nicira NetworksVMwareHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$1,200,000,000MerakiCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$1,200,000,000YammerMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,100,000,000DeltekThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,000,000,000Q9 NetworksBCEHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$840,000,000BrightPointIngram MicroSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$785,000,000So-NetSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$715,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
18$689,000,000Buddy MediaSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$670,000,000Merchant e-SolutionsCieloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$669,789,500TelstraClearVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$3,300,000,000Getty ImagesThe Carlyle GroupMediaAcquisition
4$175,000,000Allrecipes.comMeredith Corp.MediaAcquisition
5$175,000,000PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, ClassesUSA.comYbrant DigitalMediaAcquisition
6$175,000,000Bleacher ReportTime WarnerMediaAcquisition
7$167,000,000Score MediaRogers CommunicationsMediaAcquisition
11$100,000,000Avail-TVNCarlyle GroupMediaInvestment
14$75,000,000Avito.ruAccel PartnersMediaInvestment
16$55,000,000JustdialSequoia CapitalMediaInvestment
17$50,000,000HudongDFJ Dragon, Xpert FinancialMediaInvestment
18$44,000,000MantaNorwest Venture PartnersMediaInvestment

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)