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Top 20 Transaction Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
2 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
3 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
4 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
5 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
6 $120,000,000 Bright LinkedIn Transactions Acquisition
7 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
8 $90,000,000 Quikr Kinnevik Transactions Investment
9 $88,000,000 Delivery Hero Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
10 $82,000,000 17u.cn Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $80,000,000 Stripe Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $77,000,000 OnDeck Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $75,000,000 AvantCredit Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $60,000,000 Eventbrite Tiger Global, T. Rowe Price Transactions Investment
15 $57,000,000 Spiceworks Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $50,000,000 Auction.com Google Capital Transactions Investment
17 $50,000,000 Expa Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $45,168,480 NetRegistry Melbourne IT Transactions Acquisition
19 $40,000,000 WorldRemit Accel Partners Transactions Investment
20 $32,000,000 Specialists On Call Warburg Pincus Transactions Investment

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 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
9 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $1,000,000,000 Climate Corporation Monsanto Transactions Acquisition
11 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Acquisition
13 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
14 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
19 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
20 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition

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 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $1,260,000,000 Brightstar SoftBank Software & Services Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Blackberry Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
6 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
7 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $448,000,000 Sogou Tencent Media Investment
9 $324,000,000 The 41st Parameter Experian Software & Services Investment
10 $300,000,000 Answers.com Consortium Media Investment
11 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
13 $250,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $225,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
15 $206,000,000 ShopRunner Alibaba Ecommerce Investment
16 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
17 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $200,000,000 Airbnb Founders Fund Transactions Investment
20 $196,500,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment

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)