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Top 20 European Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
3 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
4 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
5 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
7 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
9 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
12 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $100,000,000 Tanberg Data Overland Storage Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Software & Services Acquisition
15 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
17 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
18 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $37,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  3. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  4. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  5. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  6. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  7. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  8. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  10. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  11. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  12. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  13. Tandberg Data to be acquired by Overland Storage (CRN)
  14. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  15. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  16. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  17. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  18. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  19. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)
  20. UK-based Funding Circle raises $37M to fund American small businesses (Venture Beat)

Top 20 European Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
3 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
4 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
5 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
6 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
8 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
10 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
13 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $100,000,000 Tanberg Data Overland Storage Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Software & Services Acquisition
16 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
18 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
19 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  2. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  3. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  4. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  5. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  7. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  8. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  9. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  11. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  12. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  13. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  14. Tandberg Data to be acquired by Overland Storage (CRN)
  15. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  16. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  17. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  18. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  19. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  20. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for September 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless (select assets) AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $310,000,000 Aurora Networks Pace PLC Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $255,000,000 Validity Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  7. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  8. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  9. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  10. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  11. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  12. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  13. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  14. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  15. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  16. Pace PLC Pace acquisition of Aurora Networks, Inc. (The Wall Street Journal)
  17. Synaptics moves into fingerprint ID with $255M purchase of startup Validity (Venture Beat)
  18. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  19. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  20. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden
    (VentureBeat)