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Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
2 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
3 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
5 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
6 $445,000,000 Rocket Internet PLDT Software & Services Investment
7 $390,000,000 RelateIQ Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
8 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
9 $325,000,000 Dropbox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
10 $270,000,000 Ooyala Telstra Software & Services Acquisition
11 $256,000,000 PetHub Altivia Ventures Software & Services Investment
12 $250,000,000 Dropbox BlackRock Software & Services Investment
13 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
14 $225,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
16 $175,000,000 Inktank Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition
17 $175,000,000 Bizo LinkedIn Software & Services Acquisition
18 $175,000,000 Tail-f Systems Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
19 $170,000,000 Axeda PTC Software & Services Acquisition
20 $160,000,000 Cloudera Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  2. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  3. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  4. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  5. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  6. PLDT Invests $445M In Rocket Internet To Develop Online Payment Services For Emerging Markets (TechCrunch)
  7. Salesforce acquisition of RelateIQ a CRM game-changer (Investment News)
  8. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  9. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  10. Australian Telco Telstra Acquires Video Distribution Startup Ooyala (TechCrunch)
  11. PetHub Receives R$600m Investment (em português) (Lavca.org)
  12. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)
  13. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  14. Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation (Recode)
  15. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  16. Inktank Acquired For $175M By Red Hat (Socaltech)
  17. LinkedIn to Acquire Bizo for $175M (FinSMEs)
  18. Cisco acquires Stockholm, Sweden-based networking tech firm Tail-f Systems for $175 million (TechEU)
  19. PTC announces Axeda acquisition for IoT push, posts solid Q2 (ZDNet)
  20. Cloudera Closes $160M Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
2 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
3 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
7 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
8 $500,000,000 Maker Studios The Walt Disney Company Media Acquisition
9 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
10 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $390,000,000 RelateIQ Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
12 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
14 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
16 $235,000,000 Adconion Amobee Marketing Acquisition
17 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
18 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
19 $200,000,000 Viator TripAdvisor Transactions Acquisition
20 $175,000,000 Inktank Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  2. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  3. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  6. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  7. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  8. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  9. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  10. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  11. Salesforce acquisition of RelateIQ a CRM game-changer (Investment News)
  12. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  13. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  14. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  15. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  16. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  17. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  18. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  19. Travel Site TripAdvisor To Acquire Viator For Approximately $200M (Forbes)
  20. Inktank Acquired For $175M By Red Hat (Socaltech)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
2 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
3 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
5 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
6 $390,000,000 RelateIQ Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
7 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
8 $325,000,000 Dropbox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
9 $256,000,000 PetHub Altivia Ventures Software & Services Investment
10 $250,000,000 Dropbox BlackRock Software & Services Investment
11 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
12 $225,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
14 $175,000,000 Inktank Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition
15 $175,000,000 Tail-f Systems Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
16 $175,000,000 Bizo LinkedIn Software & Services Acquisition
17 $170,000,000 Axeda PTC Software & Services Acquisition
18 $160,000,000 Cloudera Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $150,000,000 Box TPG Software & Services Investment
20 $130,000,000 Flatiron Google Ventures Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  2. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  3. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by
    Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  4. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  5. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  6. Salesforce acquisition of RelateIQ a CRM game-changer (Investment News)
  7. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  8. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  9. PetHub Receives R$600m Investment (em português) (Lavca.org)
  10. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)
  11. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  12. Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation (Recode)
  13. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  14. Inktank Acquired For $175M By Red Hat (Socaltech)
  15. Cisco acquires Stockholm, Sweden-based networking tech firm Tail-f Systems for $175 million (TechEU)
  16. LinkedIn to Acquire Bizo for $175M (FinSMEs)
  17. PTC announces Axeda acquisition for IoT push, posts solid Q2 (ZDNet)
  18. Cloudera Closes $160M Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Cloud storage company Box lands $150M & delays IPO (VentureBeat)
  20. After Selling First Company For $81 Million, Two Twenty Somethings Got $130 Million From Google Ventures For Their Cancer Startup (Business Insider)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for June 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
2 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
3 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
5 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
6 $325,000,000 Dropbox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
7 $256,000,000 PetHub Altivia Ventures Software & Services Investment
8 $250,000,000 Dropbox BlackRock Software & Services Investment
9 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
10 $225,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
12 $175,000,000 Inktank Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition
13 $175,000,000 Tail-f Systems Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
14 $160,000,000 Cloudera Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $130,000,000 Flatiron Google Ventures Software & Services Investment
16 $125,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $101,000,000 Nutanix Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $100,000,000 Parature Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
19 $100,000,000 Dude Solutions Warburg Pincus Software & Services Investment
20 $100,000,000 TutorGroup Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  2. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  3. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by
    Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  4. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  5. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  6. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  7. PetHub Receives R$600m Investment (em português) (Lavca.org)
  8. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)
  9. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  10. Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation (Recode)
  11. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  12. Inktank Acquired For $175M By Red Hat (Socaltech)
  13. Cisco acquires Stockholm, Sweden-based networking tech firm Tail-f Systems for $175 million (TechEU)
  14. Cloudera Closes $160M Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. After Selling First Company For $81 Million, Two Twenty Somethings Got $130 Million From Google Ventures For Their Cancer Startup (Business Insider)
  16. Domo’s business software charge gets a big $125M boost (Venture Beat)
  17. Nutanix Closes $101M Series D Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Microsoft Acquires Parature for $100M (FinSMEs)
  19. Dude Solutions Receives up to $100M Investment from Warburg Pincus (FinSMEs)
  20. Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia’s language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive) (Venture Beat)