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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for September 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

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  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)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for September 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
3 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $125,000,000 STARZ PLAY Undisclosed Media Investment
5 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
6 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
8 $100,000,000 Advanced Vision Technology Danaher Software & Services Acquisition
9 $100,000,000 99 SoftBank Transactions Investment
10 $100,000,000 99 Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
12 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
15 $65,000,000 Innoviz Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $65,000,000 Elastifile Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
20 $50,000,000 Oryx Vision Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  3. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  4. MIDDLE EASTERN ON-DEMAND VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE RECEIVE US$125 MILLION IN FUNDING (Startup MGZN)
  5. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  6. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  7. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  8. Danaher Buys Israel’s AVT For $100M (NoCamels)
  9. SoftBank adds Brazil’s 99 to its ridesharing portfolio with a $100 million investment (TechCrunch)
  10. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  11. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  12. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  13. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  14. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  15. LiDAR maker Innoviz raises $65M from Delphi, Magna and more (TechCrunch)
  16. File software-flinger Elastifile stretches funding further to $65m (The Register)
  17. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  18. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  20. Israeli Start Up Raises $50 Million For Lidar Sensing Technology In Self Driving Cars (Forbes)

Top 20 North American Deals for September 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,400,000,000 Snap Consortium Mobile & Apps Public
3 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce 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 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
10 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
11 $705,000,000 eVestment NASDAQ Software & Services Acquisition
12 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
13 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
14 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
15 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
16 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $475,000,000 Newgistics Pitney Bowes Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. Snapchat raises $3.4 billion in IPO (CNN)
  3. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  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. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  7. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  8. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  9. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  10. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  11. Nasdaq to pay $705 million to acquire eVestment (MarketWatch)
  12. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  13. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  14. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  15. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  16. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  17. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  18. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  19. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  20. Pitney Bowes Acquires Newgistics Inc. for $475 Million (multichannelmerchant)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for September 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 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
6 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
7 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
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 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
15 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
17 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment

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  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. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  6. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  7. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  8. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  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. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  14. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  15. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  16. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  17. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  18. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  19. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  20. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)