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Top 20 Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
6 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
8 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
10 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
12 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
13 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
15 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
17 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
18 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition

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  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  6. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  7. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  8. Report: Ola raises $2B to take the good fight to Uber in India (siliconANGLE)
  9. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  10. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  11. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  13. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  14. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  15. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  16. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  18. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  19. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
3 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
5 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
6 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
8 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
11 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
12 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
13 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment

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  1. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  2. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  3. https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/10/02/report-ola-raises-2b-take-good-fight-uber-india/ (1)
  4. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  5. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  6. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  7. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  8. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  10. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  11. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  12. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  13. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  14. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  15. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  17. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  18. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  19. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
3 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
4 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
6 $325,000,000 Peloton Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $310,000,000 Bonobos Walmart Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $280,000,000 BigBasket Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
10 $177,000,000 Paytm Ecommerce Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners Ecommerce Investment
11 $140,000,000 James Allen Francisco Partners Ecommerce Investment
12 $140,000,000 Skip Hop Carter’s Ecommerce Acquisition
13 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $95,448,600 Click Energy Click Energy Pty Ltd Ecommerce Acquisition
15 $71,000,000 Flipkart Naspers Ecommerce Investment
16 $70,000,000 ShoeBuy Jet.com Ecommerce Acquisition
17 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
18 $65,000,000 Spring Inc Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $53,000,000 Epet.com IDG Capital Partners Ecommerce Investment
20 $51,000,000 Moosejaw Walmart Ecommerce Acquisition

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  1. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  2. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  3. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  4. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  5. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  6. Peloton Closes $325M Series E Financing (Business Wire)
  7. Walmart to buy Bonobos for $310M as it doubles down on fashion (TechCrunch)
  8. Bigbasket Raising Whopping $280 Mn in Series E Round Led By Paytm Mall and Alibaba (Indian Web 2 )
  9. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  10. Alibaba takes lead in India’s Paytm Ecommerce with fresh $177m funding (Tech In Asia)
  11. James Allen Owner Receives $140 Million Investment (JCK)
  12. BRIEF-Carter’s acquires Skip Hop Holdings for $140 mln in cash (Reuters)
  13. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  14. Click Energy IPO pre-empted by $120m acquisition by Amaysim (AFR)
  15. Naspers Invests $71 Mn In Flipkart To Take Holdings Up To 16.5% (Inc42)
  16. Jet.com Grabs ShoeBuy for $70M as Walmart Expands E-Commerce Arsenal (Xconomy)
  17. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  18. Fidelity is betting $65 million that the Spring app can be a department store of the future (Recode)
  19. China Digest: IDG leads $53m funding in Epet.com; Kaitai backs Niuniuqiche (Deal Street Asia)
  20. Walmart acquires outdoor retailer Moosejaw for $51 million (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for October 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 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
4 $145,000,000 SpotX RTL Group Marketing Acquisition
5 $140,000,000 Zeta Global Franklin Square Capital Partners Marketing Investment
6 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
7 $90,000,000 IMS New Media Group Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $75,000,000 CallRail Leaders Fund, Sageview Capital Marketing Investment
9 $65,000,000 Demandbase Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $64,000,000 Segment Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $60,000,000 Acrolinx GENUI Partners Marketing Acquisition
12 $60,000,000 Branch Metrics Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $50,000,000 Appboy Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $50,000,000 Placester New Enterprise Associates Marketing Investment
16 $47,000,000 SimilarWeb Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $40,000,000 Xiaoshouyi Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $35,828,700 SendinBlue Partech Ventures Marketing Investment
19 $35,000,000 Bluecore Consortium Marketing Investment
20 $35,000,000 Playbuzz Consortium Marketing Investment

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  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. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  4. RTL to fully acquire video outfit SpotX in $145m deal as part of accelerated adtech strategy (The Drum)
  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. China’s IMS New Media Group secures $90m in series C round (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Marketing analytics firm CallRail raises $75 million at $160 million valuation (SLIDESHOW) – Atlanta Business Chronicle (Business Journals)
  9. B2B targeted marketing platform Demandbase raises $65 million (Venture Beat)
  10. Marketing data startup Segment raises $64M (TechCrunch)
  11. Acrolinx: Majority acquisition and growth financing by GENUI of $ 60 million to expand global business expansion (Aktiencheck)
  12. Deep-linking startup Branch raised $60 million from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures (TechCrunch)
  13. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Appboy Raises $50 Million in Funding Round Led by ICONIQ Capital To Accelerate Growth (PRNewswire)
  15. Placester Raises $50M Series D Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  16. SimilarWeb raises $47M at valuation approaching $800M to take on Nielsen in digital market intel (TechCrunch)
  17. Tencent Leads $40M Investment In Salesforce Copycat Xiaoshouyi (China Money Network)
  18. Digital marketing startup SendinBlue raises €30 million from Partech Ventures (Tech.eu )
  19. Bluecore marketing automation platform raises $35 million in Series C (TechCrunch)
  20. Disney Invests More in Interactive-Content Startup Playbuzz as Part of $35 Million Round (Variety)