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Top 20 Transaction Deals for March 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$523,500,000JobstreetSeekTransactionsAcquisition
2$260,000,000Ticket MonsterGrouponTransactionsAcquisition
3$200,000,000LegalZoomPermiraTransactionsAcquisition
4$195,000,000China South City HoldingsTencentTransactionsInvestment
5$125,136,000KlarnaConsortiumTransactionsAcquisition
6$120,000,000BrightLinkedInTransactionsAcquisition
7$112,000,000BorroVictory Park CapitalTransactionsInvestment
8$90,000,000QuikrKinnevikTransactionsInvestment
9$88,000,000Delivery HeroInsight Venture PartnersTransactionsInvestment
10$82,000,00017u.cnConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
11$80,000,000StripeConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$77,000,000OnDeckConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$75,000,000AvantCreditUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
14$60,000,000EventbriteTiger Global, T. Rowe PriceTransactionsInvestment
15$57,000,000SpiceworksConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$50,000,000Auction.comGoogle CapitalTransactionsInvestment
17$50,000,000ExpaConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$45,168,480NetRegistryMelbourne ITTransactionsAcquisition
19$40,000,000WorldRemitAccel PartnersTransactionsInvestment
20$32,000,000Specialists On CallWarburg PincusTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  2. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  3. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  4. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  5. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  6. LinkedIn makes its biggest acquisition by paying $120m for job matching service Bright (The Next Web)
  7. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  8. India’s Largest Online Classifieds Site Quikr, Raises $90M Led By Sweden’s Kinnevik (TechCrunch)
  9. Delivery Hero Raises $88M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Tencent Joins A $82mn Round of Funding in Online Travel Service 17u (TechNode)
  11. Eyeing International Growth, Stripe Raises $80M From Peter Thiel, Khosla And Sequoia At A $1.75B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. OnDeck Raises $77M in Growth Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. AvantCredit raises $75 million, prepares to hire 100 (Built In Chicago)
  14. Eventbrite Reportedly Raises $60M (FinSMEs)
  15. Spiceworks Closes $57M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Auction.com Receives $50M Investment from Google Capital (FinSMEs)
  17. Expa Raises $50M in First Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Melbourne IT snares NetRegistry in $50.4m deal (AFR)
  19. WorldRemit Closes $40M Series A VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Specialists On Call Receives $32M Investment (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for December 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$130,000,000,000Verizon WirelessVerizon CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$24,900,000,000DellMichael Dell, Silver Lake PartnersHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$7,200,000,000MolexKoch IndustriesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$7,170,000,000NokiaMicrosoftHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$2,700,000,000SourcefireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$1,900,000,000Verizon WirelessAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$1,900,000,00091 WirelessBaiduMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$1,100,000,000TumblrYahooMediaAcquisition
9$1,100,000,000WazeGoogleMobile & AppsAcquisition
10$1,000,000,000Climate CorporationMonsantoTransactionsAcquisition
11$865,000,000AXISAxiataHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$800,000,000TrusteerIBMSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$800,000,000BraintreeEbayTransactionsAcquisition
14$780,000,000AlltelAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$685,000,000ViridentWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
17$600,000,000IntermecHoneywell InternationalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$600,000,000NeolaneAdobeMarketingAcquisition
19$600,000,000TSL EducationTPGMediaAcquisition
20$491,940,000OgoneIngenicoTransactionsAcquisition

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. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  8. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  9. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  10. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  11. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  12. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  13. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  14. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  15. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  16. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  17. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  18. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  19. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  20. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Investments for December 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,530,000,000SupercellSoftBank, GungHoGamesInvestment
2$1,260,000,000BrightstarSoftBankSoftware & ServicesInvestment
3$1,000,000,000BlackberryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
5$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
6$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
7$450,000,000SurveyMonkeyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
8$448,000,000SogouTencentMediaInvestment
9$324,000,000The 41st ParameterExperianSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$300,000,000Answers.comConsortiumMediaInvestment
11$258,000,000UberGoogle Ventures, TPGMobile & AppsInvestment
12$250,000,000SpotifyTechnology Crossover VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$250,000,000LazadaConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
14$225,000,000PinterestConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$206,000,000ShopRunnerAlibabaEcommerceInvestment
16$200,000,000PinterestConsortiumMediaInvestment
17$200,000,000AirWatchInsight Venture PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
18$200,000,000FlipkartConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
19$200,000,000AirbnbFounders FundTransactionsInvestment
20$196,500,000Palantir TechnologiesUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Brightstar Receives $1.26BN Investment from SoftBank (FinSMEs)
  3. Here’s the full list of companies that invested $1 billion into BlackBerry, plus interim CEO has a base salary of $1 million (Mobile Syrup)
  4. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  5. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  6. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  7. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Sogou Secured $448 million Investment from Tencent, will Merge Soso (Technode)
  9. Experian to buy 41st Parameter in $324m deal (The Financial Times)
  10. Q&A Platform Answers.com Raises More Cash, Buys Customer Experience Analytics Company ForeSee For Over $200M (TechCrunch)
  11. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  12. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  13. UK’s Tesco Starts ‘Close Cooperation’ With Samwers’ Rocket Internet, Leads $250M Round In Lazada (TechCrunch)
  14. Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed) (All Things D)
  15. Alibaba leads $206M financing in Amazon rival ShopRunner (CNET)
  16. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  18. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  19. Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk Confirms It Raised A $200M Round Led By Founders Fund (TechCrunch)
  20. Palantir Technologies Raises $196.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for December 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
2$250,000,000LazadaConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
3$206,000,000ShopRunnerAlibabaEcommerceInvestment
4$200,000,000FlipkartConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
5$160,000,000FlipkartConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
6$150,000,000FabConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
7$130,000,000LamodaConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
8$112,000,000ZaloraAccess IndustriesEcommerceInvestment
9$110,000,000LivingSocialUndisclosedEcommerceInvestment
10$100,000,000VanclUndisclosedEcommerceInvestment
11$100,000,000ZaloraConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
12$100,000,000LazadaConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
13$100,000,000ShopifyConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
14$83,000,000Acumen BrandsGeneral AtlanticEcommerceInvestment
15$75,000,000NJOYSean Parker, Douglas TeitelbaumEcommerceInvestment
16$70,000,000DrafitiOntario Teachers’ Pension PlanEcommerceInvestment
17$60,000,000Warby ParkerConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
18$53,000,000FancyConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
19$50,000,000LinioConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
20$50,000,000SnapdealEBayEcommerceInvestment

More information

  1. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  2. UK’s Tesco Starts ‘Close Cooperation’ With Samwers’ Rocket Internet, Leads $250M Round In Lazada (TechCrunch)
  3. Alibaba leads $206M financing in Amazon rival ShopRunner (CNET)
  4. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  5. Flipkart Raises $160M in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  7. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  8. Asian fashion retailer Zalora raises $112M — doubling its funding in just 6 months (Venture Beat)
  9. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  10. Chinese clothing e-tailer Vancl gets $100 million more funding, probably not bothering with IPO (Tech In Asia)
  11. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)
  12. Rocket Internet’s Lazada Lands $100M As It Seeks To Become The “Amazon Of Southeast Asia” (Techcrunch)
  13. Shopify secures landmark $100-million funding round from OMERS, Insight (Financial Post)
  14. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. NJOY Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Dafiti Raises $70M (FinSMEs)
  17. Warby Parker Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. A Month After Going International, Social Commerce Platform Fancy Raises $53 Million (Techcrunch)
  19. Linio Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. EBay Beats Out Amazon To Lead $50M Round In India’s E-Commerce Giant Snapdeal To Build Up Its BRIC Business (Techcrunch)