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Top Deals for March 2014


Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,800,000,000AlticeUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructurePublic
5$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$374,000,000AastraMitelHardware & InfrastructureMerger
9$325,000,000DropboxUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$260,000,000Ticket MonsterGrouponTransactionsAcquisition
11$250,000,000DropboxBlackRockSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$195,000,000China South City HoldingsTencentTransactionsInvestment
15$125,000,000DomoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$101,000,000NutanixConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$100,000,000DidiCitic, TencentMobile & AppsInvestment
20$100,000,000ParatureMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  3. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  4. Telecom Firm Altice Raises $1.8 Billion in I.P.O. (New York Times )
  5. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  6. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  7. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal ()
  8. Mitel and Aastra close $US374 million merger (ARN)
  9. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  10. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  11. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)
  12. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  13. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  14. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  15. Domo’s business software charge gets a big $125M boost (Venture Beat)
  16. 10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Go Toe-To-Toe With Gillette And Schick (TechCrunch)
  17. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  18. Nutanix Closes $101M Series D Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  20. Microsoft Acquires Parature for $100M (FinSMEs)