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Top 20 Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
6 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
8 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
10 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
12 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
13 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
15 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
17 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
18 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition

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. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  6. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  7. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  8. Report: Ola raises $2B to take the good fight to Uber in India (siliconANGLE)
  9. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  10. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  11. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  13. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  14. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  15. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  16. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  18. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  19. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)

Top 20 Acquisition Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
3 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
4 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
5 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
7 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 CompuCom Office Depot Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
11 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
12 $720,000,000 Institutional Shareholder Services Genstar Capital Software & Services Acquisition
13 $705,000,000 eVestment NASDAQ Software & Services Acquisition
14 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
15 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
16 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
17 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
18 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
19 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
20 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  3. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  4. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  5. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  6. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  7. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  8. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/office-depot-to-buy-compucom-for-1-billion-lowers-guidance-2017-10-03 (2)
  9. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  10. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  11. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  12. Genstar Capital to buy proxy advisory firm ISS for $720 million (Reuters)
  13. Nasdaq to pay $705 million to acquire eVestment (MarketWatch)
  14. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  15. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  16. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  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. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investment Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
4 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
5 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
7 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
10 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
11 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
16 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
17 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
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. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  4. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  5. https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/10/02/report-ola-raises-2b-take-good-fight-uber-india/ (1)
  6. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  13. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  14. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  17. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  18. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  19. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  20. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
3 $456,000,000 PlusServer BC Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $240,000,000 Royole Corporation Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $200,000,000 vXchnge Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $200,000,000 Future Mobility Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $200,000,000 View TIAA, BlackRock Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $180,000,000 Mobvoi Inc. Volkswagen Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $170,000,000 Casper Target Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $159,388,530 Alticom Cellnex Telecom Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $159,000,000 Nauto Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $155,834,400 Microscan Systems Omron Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $141,000,000 Robopolis iRobot Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $130,000,000 LeddarTech Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $103,000,000 B10 Data Centre Keppel DC Singapore 4 Pte. Ltd. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $100,000,000 Cambricon Technologies Corporation Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  3. GoDaddy sells PlusServer for $456M, kills off its AWS-style cloud services (TechCrunch)
  4. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  5. Royole Corporation Raises $800M USD in Series D Funding (PR Newswire)
  6. vXchnge Secures $200 Million to Fuel Data Center Growth (Cellular News)
  7. China Dealbook: FMC raises $200m; Qiming leads $20m in New Horizon (Deal street asia)
  8. Milpitas ‘smart glass’ startup raises $200M to take on the real estate world (Silicon Valley Business Journals)
  9. Volkswagen invests $180m in Google-backed Chinese startup Mobvoi Inc. (Deal Street Asia)
  10. Casper, Mattress Maker, Raises $170 Million and Plans I.P.O. (Rightrelevance)
  11. Cellnex Telecom Acquires Tower Operator Alticom for €133 million (The Fast Mode)
  12. Nauto raises $159M to fuel expansion of its autonomous driving data platform (TechCrunch)
  13. Spectris Sells Microscan Systems Unit To Omron For GBP120 Million (Interactive Investor)
  14. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  15. iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M (TechCrunch )
  16. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  17. LeddarTech raises $130 mln to advance sensors for self-driving cars (PE HUB)
  18. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  19. Keppel DC REIT acquires European data center for $103m (DataCenterNews)
  20. China’s State Development & Investment Corp Leads $100M Round In AI Chip Maker Cambricon (China Money Network)