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Top 20 North American Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
3 $3,400,000,000 Snap Consortium Mobile & Apps Public
4 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
7 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
8 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
9 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
10 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
11 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
12 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
13 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition
18 $450,000,000 Vice Media TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group) Media Investment
19 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  2. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. Snapchat raises $3.4 billion in IPO (CNN)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  6. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  7. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  8. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  9. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  10. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  11. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  12. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  13. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  14. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  15. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  16. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  17. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
  18. Vice has raised $450M ahead of a potential IPO (TechCrunch)
  19. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $300,000,000 Essential Products Playground Global, Redpoint Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $250,000,000 Zenly Snap Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $175,000,000 BankMobile Flagship Community Bank Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $68,000,000 Yongqianbao Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $63,000,000 Symphony BNP Paribas Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $60,000,000 Live.me Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $60,000,000 Babylon Health Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $54,000,000 Smule Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $50,000,000 Discord Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $50,000,000 LevelUp Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $49,000,000 Kinvey Progress Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $45,000,000 Getaround Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  3. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  4. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  5. Andy Rubin’s Essential has reportedly raised $300 million (TechCrunch)
  6. Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends (Business Insider)
  7. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  8. Customers Bank sells digital unit BankMobile for $175m (Finextra)
  9. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  10. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  11. China personal lending platform Yongqianbao raises $68m (Asian Venture Capital Journal)
  12. Goldman-backed ‘Slack for finance’ startup Symphony raises $63 million from BNP Paribas (Business Insider)
  13. Cheetah Mobile’s Live.me Inc raises $60 mln (PE HUB)
  14. Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app (TechCrunch)
  15. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  16. Tencent tunes into Southeast Asia in $54m Smule funding (Tech In Asia)
  17. Gamer chat tool Discord secretly raised ~$50M as insiders cashed out (TechCrunch)
  18. LevelUp Bags $50M From JPMorgan Chase & Others For Mobile Payments (Xconomy)
  19. Progress Software just dropped $49 million on start-up Kinvey to help companies build smarter apps (CNBC)
  20. Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to build more partnerships (TechCrunch )

Top 20 Media Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
2 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
3 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
4 $450,000,000 Vice Media TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group) Media Investment
5 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
6 $174,000,000 Le Young Pictures Undisclosed Media Investment
7 $150,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
8 $145,751,350 Shanghai Xiongmao Huyu Wenhua Undisclosed Media Investment
9 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
10 $100,000,000 Zhihu Consortium Media Investment
11 $90,000,000 iflix Consortium Media Investment
12 $85,000,000 Quora Consortium Media Investment
13 $75,000,000 Huya.com Consortium Media Investment
14 $60,000,000 if(we) MeetMe Media Acquisition
15 $58,000,000 Chushou GGV Capital, Shunwei Capital Media Investment
16 $55,000,000 fuboTV Consortium Media Investment
17 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
18 $42,000,000 High Times Oreva Capital Media Acquisition
19 $40,000,000 The Players’ Tribune Undisclosed Media Investment
20 $36,000,000 Kuaikan Comic Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  2. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  3. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  4. Vice has raised $450M ahead of a potential IPO (TechCrunch)
  5. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  6. Le Young Pictures, a video firm established by LeEco founder’s wife raises US$174 million series A (Next Unicorn)
  7. Pinterest raises $150 mln, valuing photo-sharing app at $12.3 bln: Reuters (PE HUB )
  8. Wang Sicong’s panda live by 1 billion yuan B round of financing to expand the contents of pan-entertainment (Zaobao)
  9. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  10. Zhihu crowned China’s first knowledge sharing unicorn with 100m USD series D (Technode)
  11. iflix raises $90M to expand its Netflix alternative to more emerging markets (TechCrunch)
  12. Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise (TechCrunch)
  13. Media (Deal Street Asia)
  14. Old-school social networks Tagged and Hi5 bought by MeetMe for $60M (TechCrunch)
  15. GGV, Shunwei lead $58M Round In Games Streaming Start-Up (China Money Network)
  16. FuboTV has raised $55 million for its ‘skinny bundle’ online TV service (Re/code)
  17. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  18. Marijuana media giant High Times sells majority stake for ~$42 million (TechCrunch)
  19. IVP STEPS UP TO THE PLATE WITH THE PLAYERS’ TRIBUNE (IVP)
  20. Tiantu leads $36m round for China comic site (AVCJ)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
2 $308,000,000 Teads Altice Marketing Acquisition
3 $175,000,000 MediaMath Goldman Sachs, Santander Bank Marketing Investment
4 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
5 $140,000,000 Zeta Global Franklin Square Capital Partners Marketing Investment
6 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
7 $65,000,000 Demandbase Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $60,000,000 Branch Metrics Consortium Marketing Investment
9 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $50,000,000 Placester New Enterprise Associates Marketing Investment
11 $40,000,000 Xiaoshouyi Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $31,000,000 Bounce Exchange Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $30,700,000 Unlockd Media Axiata Marketing Investment
14 $30,000,000 Zenreach Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $30,000,000 Networked Insights Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $28,867,800 WME Group Melbourne IT Marketing Acquisition
17 $26,000,000 ROKT Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $24,525,675 Intermarketing Group Advantage Smollan Marketing Acquisition
19 $20,000,000 Lighthouse8 SpareBank 1 Marketing Investment
20 $16,300,000 MomentFeed Consortium Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)
  2. Telco Altice to acquire video ad tech player Teads for $308M (TechCrunch)
  3. MediaMath nabs $175 mln from Goldman Sachs and Santander Bank (PE HUB )
  4. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  5. Zeta Global Raises $140 Million For Its Marketing Cloud (Forbes)
  6. Goldman Sachs is investing $95 million for a 15% stake in ad firm MDC Partners (Business Insider)
  7. B2B targeted marketing platform Demandbase raises $65 million (Venture Beat)
  8. Deep-linking startup Branch raised $60 million from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures (TechCrunch)
  9. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Placester Raises $50M Series D Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  11. Tencent Leads $40M Investment In Salesforce Copycat Xiaoshouyi (China Money Network)
  12. BounceX Raises $31M in Growth Capital to Fuel Proprietary Database (Marketwired)
  13. Adtech start-up Unlockd raises $30.7 million as Asian expansion plans take shape (AFR)
  14. Zenreach raises $30M to help businesses boost their marketing with free WiFi (TechCrunch)
  15. Networked Insights raises $30M to analyze social posts for marketers (Chicago Tribune)
  16. Melbourne IT to wholly acquire WME Group for AU$39m (ZD Net)
  17. ROKT’s $US26 million is this year’s biggest capital raise in Australian tech (PRNewswire)
  18. £19m-turnover Leeds agency acquired by sales and marketing specialist (Prolific North)
  19. Lighthouse8 successfully raises 20M in Series A funding (Lighthouse8)
  20. MomentFeed inks $16.3 mln (PE HUB)