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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)
  20. Tiantu leads $36m round for China comic site (AVCJ)

Top 20 Games Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment
3 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
4 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
5 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
6 $100,000,000 DraftKings Undisclosed Games Investment
7 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
8 $90,000,000 Pocket Gems Tencent Holdings Games Investment
9 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
10 $60,000,000 Scopely Consortium Games Investment
11 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
12 $55,800,000 Space Ape Games Supercell Games Acquisition
13 $55,000,000 Kongregate MTG Games Acquisition
14 $20,000,000 GameMine Palisades Venture Capital Games Investment
15 $12,584,264 Stillfront Group Undisclosed Games Investment
16 $12,500,000 Gamevice Consortium Games Investment
17 $10,000,000 Avalanche Studios Nordisk Film Games Investment
18 $9,000,000 Legends of Learning Baltimore Angels Games Investment
19 $8,500,000 Disruptor Beam Romulus Capital, GrandBanks Capital Games Investment
20 $7,000,000 Fnatic Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  3. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  4. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  5. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  6. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  7. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  8. Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment (TechCrunch)
  9. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  10. Mobile Games Maker Scopely Banks $60 Million With Valuation Over $600 Million (Variety – Digital )
  11. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  12. Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M (TechCrunch)
  13. MTG buys GameStop’s mobile game publisher Kongregate for $55 million (VentureBeat)
  14. Mobile games publisher GameMine raises $20 million to expand globally (VentureBeat)
  15. Swedish game developer Stillfront receives €11.2 million bond loan (Tech.eu)
  16. Gamevice Raises US$12.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Mad Max developer Avalanche scores $10 million from Nordic film giant (VentureBeat)
  18. Legends of Learning raises $9 million for expansion (Balitmore Sun)
  19. ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M (TechCrunch)
  20. Teams from the NBA, MLB, and Italian soccer invested $7 million in esports team Fnatic (Business Insider )

Top 20 Transactions Deals for June 2017


Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
3 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
6 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
7 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
8 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
10 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $450,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
17 $400,000,000 Guazi.com Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $400,000,000 Houzz Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $400,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $397,000,000 Farfetch JD.com Transactions Investment

More information

  1. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  2. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  3. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  4. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  6. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  7. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  8. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  9. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  10. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  11. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  12. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  13. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  14. China’s newest source of on-demand hype, rental bicycles, gets its first unicorn (TechCrunch)
  15. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  16. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  17. Guazi Announces Series B Financing (PR Newswire)
  18. Houzz raising $400 million at $4 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  19. Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on-demand (TechCrunch)
  20. JD.com invests $397M in Farfetch (PitchBook Blog)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
3 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $200,000,000 View TIAA, BlackRock Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $180,000,000 Mobvoi Inc. Volkswagen Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $170,000,000 Casper Target Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $100,000,000 Automatic Sirius XM Radio, Inc. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $60,000,000 Lytro Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $58,000,000 Royole Corporation Zhongtai Chuanghui Equity Investment Fund Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $57,000,000 Shadow Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $43,000,000 Canaan Jinjiang International, Tunlan Investment Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $40,000,000 Autotalks Mirai Creation Investment Fund Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $40,000,000 Samsara Networks Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $39,516,800 Saluda Medical Action Potential Venture Capital, Medtronic Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  3. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  4. Milpitas ‘smart glass’ startup raises $200M to take on the real estate world (Silicon Valley Business Journals)
  5. Volkswagen invests $180m in Google-backed Chinese startup Mobvoi Inc. (Deal Street Asia)
  6. Casper, Mattress Maker, Raises $170 Million and Plans I.P.O. (Rightrelevance)
  7. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  8. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  9. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  10. SiriusXM acquires connected car company Automatic for over $100M (TechCrunch)
  11. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  12. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  13. Lytro Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Chinese Rollable Display Firm Royole Raises $58M From Beijing Investment Firm (China Money Network)
  15. Shadow raises $57 million for its cloud computing service for gamers (TechCrunch)
  16. Jin Jiang International Joins $43M Round In Chinese AI Chip Maker Canaan (China Money Network)
  17. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  18. Car Tech Startup Autotalks Raises $40 Million (No Camels)
  19. Fleet management tracking provider Samsara raises $40M (TechCrunch)
  20. Saluda Medical Secures AU$53M in Series D Financing (FinSMEs)