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Top Deals for November 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,900,000,000King DigitalActivision BlizzardGamesAcquisition
2$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
3$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
6$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
7$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
9$1,200,000,000AvitoNaspersTransactionsInvestment
10$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
12$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
13$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
14$1,000,000,000SoFiSoftBankTransactionsInvestment
15$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
16$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
17$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
19$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
20$700,000,000AcanoCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  4. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  5. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  6. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  8. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  9. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  10. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  11. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  13. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  14. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  15. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  16. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  17. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  20. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Acquisitions for November 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,900,000,000King DigitalActivision BlizzardGamesAcquisition
2$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
3$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
5$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
6$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
8$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
9$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$700,000,000AcanoCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
12$671,000,000eLongCtripTransactionsAcquisition
13$589,000,000Yemeksepeti Delivery HeroTransactionsAcquisition
14$534,000,000iPropertyREA GroupTransactionsAcquisition
15$500,000,0001010dataAdvanceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$453,000,000LancopeCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$450,000,000TicketflyPandoraTransactionsAcquisition
18$410,000,000OverDriveRakutenTransactionsAcquisition
19$360,000,000Ticket MonsterKKR ConsortiumEcommerceAcquisition
20$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  7. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  8. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  9. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  10. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)
  11. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  12. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  13. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  14. iProperty to be sold for $534M in one of largest ever buyouts of Southeast Asian web firm (Tech in Asia)
  15. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  16. Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M (TechCrunch)
  17. Pandora to Acquire Ticketfly for $450M (FinSMEs)
  18. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  19. Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea’s Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M (TechCrunch)
  20. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)

Top 20 Investments for November 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
2$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
3$1,200,000,000AvitoNaspersTransactionsInvestment
4$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
5$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
6$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
7$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
8$1,000,000,000SoFiSoftBankTransactionsInvestment
9$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
10$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
11$630,000,000Ele.me ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$530,000,000LyftRakutenTransactionsInvestment
16$526,000,000SpotifyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$500,000,000Tuniu JDTransactionsInvestment
19$500,000,000Qunar Silver LakeTransactionsInvestment
20$500,000,000WishDST CapitalEcommerceInvestment

More information

  1. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  2. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  3. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  4. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  5. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  7. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  8. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  9. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  10. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  11. Ele.me Raises US$630M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  14. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  15. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. These Are The Companies That Just Gave Spotify Half A Billion Dollars (Forbes)
  17. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Chinese travel site Tuniu gets $500M injection, JD now biggest shareholder (Tech In Asia)
  19. Chinese Travel Platform Qunar Raises $500M, Turns Down Ctrip Acquisition Offer (TechCrunch)
  20. Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)

Top Deals for October 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
5$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
6$1,200,000,000AvitoNaspersTransactionsInvestment
7$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
8$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$1,000,000,000SoFiSoftBankTransactionsInvestment
10$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
12$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
13$1,000,000,000UberUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
14$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
15$890,000,000XoomPayPalTransactionsAcquisition
16$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
18$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
19$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
20$671,000,000eLongCtripTransactionsAcquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  7. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  8. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  9. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  10. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  11. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  12. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  14. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  15. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  16. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  17. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  20. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)