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Top 20 Marketing Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
2$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
4$148,000,000SmaatoSpearhead Integrated Marketing Communication GroupMarketingAcquisition
6$117,000,000MbloxCLX CommunicationsMarketingAcquisition
13$50,000,000IntercomIndex VenturesMarketingInvestment
14$50,000,000MoatInsight Venture PartnersMarketingInvestment
16$45,000,000BlipparKhazanah Nasional BerhadMarketingInvestment
18$42,000,000Sprout SocialConsortiumMarketingInvestment
19$35,000,000Bridge2 SolutionsUpdata PartnersMarketingInvestment

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  1. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  2. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  3. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  4. Mobile ad tech firm Smaato acquired by China-based group for $148M (TechCrunch)
  5. Font giant Monotype gets into user-generated content with $130M Olapic acquisition (VentureBeat)
  6. Atlanta mobile technology firm Mblox acquired for $117 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)
  7. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  8. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  9. BloomReach lands $56M to deliver personalized marketing to every digital business (VentureBeat)
  10. WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges From Stealth With $50 Million And Peter Thiel On Its Board (Forbes)
  11. Social Marketing Software Provider Spredfast Raises $50M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Showpad closes $50M Series C to keep growing its SaaS sales productivity platform (TechCrunch)
  13. The Daily Startup: Index Ventures Backs Intercom in $50 Million Series D (The Wall Street Journal)
  14. Moat Raises $50 Million to Help Develop Digital Ad Currency (Wall Street Journal)
  15. OpenMail Buys InfoSpace for $45M (LA Business Journal)
  16. With $45 Million In Funding, Augmented Reality Platform Blippar Is Rethinking Search (TechCrunch)
  17. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)
  18. Sprout Social Raises $42M For Its Marketing Tools (TechCrunch)
  19. Bridge2 Solutions Raises $35M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Collective closes $34M with adtech reporting solution (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
2$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$85,000,000Africa Internet GroupOrangeSoftware & ServicesInvestment
4$83,000,000Africa Internet GroupAXA InsuranceEcommerceInvestment
5$72,000,000Sirin Labs ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
6$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
7$60,000,000MagnacomBroadcomSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$55,000,000Jumia GroupCommonwealth Development CorporationEcommerceInvestment
9$50,000,000WalkMeUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$45,000,000MatificLeon KamenevMobile & AppsInvestment
11$45,000,000OutbrainUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$40,000,000TravelstartAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
13$32,000,000Weka.IOConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$28,500,000AiroboticsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$27,000,000StratoscaleConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$25,000,000XJet 3DCatalyst CEL Fund, AutodeskSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$23,000,000Team8 ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$20,000,000LightCyber ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  2. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  3. Orange invests $85M in Africa Internet Group, Africa’s first billion dollar tech firm (TechCrunch)
  4. As Its Market Grows, Nigerian E-Commerce Startup Africa Internet Group Raises $83 Million (TechCrunch)
  5. Sirin Labs nabs $72M to build the Rolls-Royce of smartphones: ‘Solarin’ goes on sale in May (VentureBeat)
  6. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  7. Broadcom buys Israeli 5G co MagnaCom for $60m (GLOBES)
  8. Jumia Group raises $55 million from Commonwealth Development Corporation (Dignited)
  9. Exclusive: Israeli WalkMe raises $50 million in Series E in march to IPO (GeekTime)
  10. Israeli edtech startup Matific scores massive $45 million round (Geek Time)
  11. Israeli Outbrain raises $45 million according to surprise announcement (GeekTime)
  12. Travelstart Raises US$40M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Software Defined Storage Tech Provider Weka.IO Announces $32M Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Airobotics raises $28.5M to pursue autonomous drone platforms for heavy industry (TechCrunch)
  15. Stratoscale Secures $27M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Israel’s XJet 3D printing firm raises $25 million (Reuters)
  17. Riskified Raises $25M in Growth Round, Revealing Fraud Prevention Wizard Behind E-Commerce Curtain (PR Newswire)
  18. Team8 Raises $23M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. User-generated content marketing platform Yotpo picks up $22M Series C (TechCrunch)
  20. LightCyber lands $20 million Series B to secure networks using behavioral analytics (TechCrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$362,231,100Global Fashion GroupConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
4$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
5$259,716,000EirGICHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
9$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
11$110,000,000Farfetch Comcast VenturesTransactionsInvestment
12$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
15$100,000,000MindMazeConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$89,612,000BigpointYouzu InteractiveSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$69,107,650AzzurriMaintelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$65,992,500SabioLyceum CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$65,000,000DarktraceConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$58,626,000Tax Computer SystemsEco City VehiclesSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

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  1. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  2. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  3. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  4. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  5. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  6. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  7. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  8. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  10. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  14. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  15. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  17. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  18. Customer Contact Center Tech Specialist Sabio Raises £50M (FinSMEs)
  19. Cybersecurity startup Darktrace intercepts $65M in fresh funding at a valuation of over $400M (TechCrunch)
  20. finnCap advises Eco City Vehicles Plc on reverse takeover and £45m fundraising (Finncap)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$1,100,000,000LineUndisclosedMobile & AppsPublic
4$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
5$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
6$600,000,000Weidong Cloud EducationCCB InternationalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$600,000,000Didi ChuxingChina Life InsuranceTransactionsInvestment
8$500,000,000Ping An Good DoctorUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
9$449,000,000BYDSamsungHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$449,000,000QufenqiHangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding GroupTransactionsInvestment
11$400,000,000Didi ChuxingPoly GroupTransactionsInvestment
13$300,000,000BabyTreeShenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners ChinaMediaInvestment
14$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
16$235,000,000FenqileHuasheng CapitalTransactionsInvestment
17$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment
19$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
20$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdSoftware & ServicesInvestment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. IPO: Line Raises $1.1 Billion on NYSE (FinSMEs)
  4. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  5. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  6. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  7. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  8. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  9. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  10. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  11. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  12. Wanda Acquires China’s Leading Movie Portal Mtime For $350 Million (Deadline)
  13. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  14. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  15. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  16. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments (Tech In Asia)
  17. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  18. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  19. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  20. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)