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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
4 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $15,000,000 CorePhotonics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $13,500,000 Earnix Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $13,000,000 iyzico Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $11,600,000 VisIC Technologies Birch Investment Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $6,000,000 Lumus Alibaba Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $6,000,000 Secret Double Octopus Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $5,000,000 Vezeeta.com Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $3,000,000 Flytrex Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $2,500,000 Cybellum Blumberg Capital Software & Services Investment
14 $2,500,000 BitPesa Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $1,500,000 Sinemia Revo Capital Transactions Investment
16 $750,000 Jamii Africa Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $500,000 GradTrain Undisclosed Transactions Investment
18 $500,000 Ensibuuko Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 Undisclosed Team8 Microsoft, Qualcomm Software & Services Investment
20 Undisclosed Abbi.io WalkMe Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  2. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  3. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  5. Corephotonics raises $15 million from Samsung, Foxconn, MediaTek (Reuters)
  6. Israeli fintech co Earnix raises $13.5m (Globes)
  7. iyzico raises $13m in Series C round (212)
  8. VisIC Technologies Raises $11.6M (No Camels)
  9. Augmented reality lens maker Lumus conjures up a $6M investment from Alibaba (Geektime)
  10. Secret Double Octopus nabs $6M for a stronger, easier alternative to regular 2FA (TechCrunch)
  11. Vezeeta secures $5m for regional expansion (Daily News Egypt)
  12. Flytrex lands $3M to make drone delivery a thing (TechCrunch)
  13. Israeli cyber security co Cybellum raises $2.5m (Globes)
  14. BitPesa closes a $2.5M round to expand digital payments business beyond Africa (AppsAfrica)
  15. Movie ticket subscription service Sinemia raises $1.5 million for its US expansion (Tech.eu)
  16. Tanzania’s Jamii raises $750k funding for expansion (Disrupt Africa)
  17. Edtech Startup GradTrain Closes $500k Seed Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Ensibuuko closes $500,000 worth of investment (Techjaja)
  19. Microsoft, Qualcomm back Israel’s Team8 cybersecurity firm (Reuters)
  20. WalkMe acquires Abbi.io to add mobile A/B testing and engagement (TechCrunch)

Top 20 North American Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
4 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
5 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
6 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
8 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
9 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
10 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $100,000,000 PatientsLikeMe iCarbonX, Invus Transactions Investment
13 $90,000,000 Nuna Incorporated John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Software & Services Investment
14 $83,500,000 eNom Tucows Software & Services Acquisition
15 $75,000,000 Kaminario Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $70,000,000 ShoeBuy Jet.com Ecommerce Acquisition
17 $50,000,000 Upside.com Leucadia National, Red Ventures Transactions Investment
18 $50,000,000 Turbonomic General Atlantic Software & Services Investment
19 $45,000,000 Bitglass Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $45,000,000 Aryaka Networks Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Third Point Ventures Software & Services Investment

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  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  3. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  4. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  5. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  6. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  7. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  8. Tricentis Raises $165M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  10. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  12. PatientsLikeMe secures $100M, partners with health data company iCarbonX (Mobi Health News)
  13. Nuna Raises over $90m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. eNom Acquired By Tucows for $83.5 Million (The Hosting News)
  15. Kaminario Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Jet.com Grabs ShoeBuy for $70M as Walmart Expands E-Commerce Arsenal (Xconomy)
  17. Business Travel Startup Upside Raises $50 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Skift)
  18. The Former CIO Of GE Just Led A $50M Bet On Cloud Company Turbonomic (Forbes)
  19. Singtel Innov8, Australia’s Future Fund participate in Bitglass’ $45m Series C (Deal Street Asia)
  20. Fast-growing Milpitas networking startup raises $45M (SiliconValley Business Journal)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
2 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
4 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $100,000,000 Zhihu Consortium Media Investment
7 $100,000,000 MissFresh Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $58,000,000 Chushou GGV Capital, Shunwei Capital Media Investment
10 $58,000,000 UrWork Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $55,000,000 Housing.com REA Group Limited, Softbank Group Corp. Transactions Investment
13 $55,000,000 Practo Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $52,000,000 Diyi Chedai Addor Capital, Youjin Capital Transactions Investment
15 $50,000,000 EasyStack CASH Capital (Beijing) Investment Management Software & Services Investment
16 $36,000,000 Kuaikan Comic Consortium Media Investment
17 $30,000,000 Lalamove Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $25,000,000 HOOQ Consortium Media Investment
19 $21,000,000 Er Geng Consortium Media Investment
20 $17,000,000 Aipinji Hangzhou Hongfan Tiansheng Capital, Meridian Capital China Transactions Investment

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  1. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  2. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  3. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  4. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  5. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  6. Zhihu crowned China’s first knowledge sharing unicorn with 100m USD series D (Technode)
  7. Lenovo Capital Co-Leads $100M Round In Miss Fresh (China Money Network)
  8. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  9. GGV, Shunwei lead $58M Round In Games Streaming Start-Up (China Money Network)
  10. UR Work receives $58 million in its B round of financing (China Daily)
  11. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  12. PropTiger To Acquire Housing.com, Joint Entity To Get $55 Million Funding (NDTV)
  13. India’s Practo raises $55M to expand its healthcare platform to more emerging markets (TechCrunch)
  14. Addor Capital Leads $52M Series B Round In Diyi Chedai (China Money Network)
  15. EasyStack raises $50M Series C Round, Setting New Single Round Record in China Open Source (Yahoo)
  16. Tiantu leads $36m round for China comic site (AVCJ)
  17. Lalamove Closes US$30M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Asian Netflix challenger HOOQ raises $25M more from Singtel, Sony and Warner (TechCrunch)
  19. China: Media startup Er Geng raises $21m; Travel management platform Meiya bags $17m (Deal Street Asia)

Top 20 European Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
2 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
3 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $48,622,200 Funding Circle British Business Bank Transactions Investment
5 $37,076,100 Hotcourses Group IDP Education Software & Services Acquisition
6 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $28,000,000 ReviewPro Undisclosed Software & Services Acquisition
8 $20,000,000 Babel Systems InvestCloud Software & Services Acquisition
9 $20,000,000 Spotcap Heartland Bank Transactions Investment
10 $17,506,335 Starship Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $14,849,100 NA-KD.com Northzone, eEquity Ecommerce Investment
13 $14,000,000 Seerene Earlybird Venture Capital, Lakestar Software & Services Investment
14 $12,155,550 Virtual1 Business Growth Fund Software & Services Investment
15 $12,000,000 Fuse Alliance Venture, Northzone Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $11,736,540 eSmart Systems Kongsberg Gruppen Software & Services Investment
17 $11,379,280 Offerta Alfvén & Didrikson Transactions Acquisition
18 $10,589,750 Campanda Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $10,000,000 Monese Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $9,862,095 TyresOnTheDrive.com Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  2. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  3. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  4. P2P lender gets £40m boost from UK government (Finextra)
  5. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  6. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  7. ReviewPro takes $28 million investment from Chinese hotel IT group (Tnooz)
  8. InvestCloud Acquires Babel Systems, for $20M (FinSMEs)
  9. Spotcap Australia raises $20 million funding facility from New Zealand’s Heartland Bank to expand (StartupDaily)
  10. Starship Technologies Raises €16.5M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  12. NA-KD Raises €14M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Seerene Raises a $14 Million Series A to Make CIOs Heroes in the Boardroom (Seerene)
  14. Virtual1 Secures £10m Investment from BGF (FinSMEs)
  15. UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive (TechCrunch)
  16. eSmart Systems Receives NOK100M Investment from Kongsberg Digital (FinSMEs)
  17. Jens Nilsson sells its Offerta to Alfvén & Didrikson 100 million (Breakit)
  18. Campanda Raises €10M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Monese raises $10M Series A for its banking app targeting immigrants and expats (TechCrunch)