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Top 20 Transactions Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
2$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
3$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
4$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$600,000,000Didi ChuxingChina Life InsuranceTransactionsInvestment
6$400,000,000Didi ChuxingPoly GroupTransactionsInvestment
7$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
8$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
9$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
10$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
11$235,000,000FenqileHuasheng CapitalTransactionsInvestment
12$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
13$200,000,000UberLetterOneTransactionsInvestment
14$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
15$184,563,200SkyscannerConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$160,000,000CloverConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$160,000,000WeLabConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
19$150,000,000LendUpConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
20$147,000,000TokopediaUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment

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  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  2. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  3. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  4. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  5. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  6. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  7. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  8. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  9. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  10. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  11. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments (Tech In Asia)
  12. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  13. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  14. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  15. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  17. Insurtech Startup Clover Health Raises $160M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Tokopedia Raises $147M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
2$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$500,000,000Ping An Good DoctorUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
4$200,000,000SlackConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
5$175,000,000Snapchat FidelityMobile & AppsInvestment
6$150,000,000Age of LearningUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
7$150,000,000SMS AssistGoldman Sachs Investment PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
8$93,000,000GrindrBeijing Kunlun World Wide TechnologyMobile & AppsInvestment
9$72,000,000Sirin Labs ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
10$63,000,000App AnnieConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$60,000,000CircleConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$57,000,000JanaVerizon VenturesMobile & AppsInvestment
13$50,000,000FreedomPopUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
14$40,000,000MovileNaspers, Innova CapitalMobile & AppsInvestment
15$32,000,000KeepConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$32,000,000TantanConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$30,000,0005miles ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$30,000,000Acorns PayPal, Rakuten Fintech FundMobile & AppsInvestment
19$30,000,000Apricot ForestJoincare PharmaceuticalMobile & AppsInvestment
20$30,000,000Kika Tech ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

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  1. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  2. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  3. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  4. Slack, a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital (Business Insider)
  5. Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat $16 Billion Valuation (Re/code)
  6. Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at a $1B valuation from Iconiq (TechCrunch)
  7. Multisite Property Management Company SMS Assist Raises $150M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Gay dating app Grindr gets $93-million investment from Chinese company (LA Times)
  9. Sirin Labs nabs $72M to build the Rolls-Royce of smartphones: ‘Solarin’ goes on sale in May (VentureBeat)
  10. App Annie continues its conquest of Asia with a cool US$63M (e27)
  11. Mobile Payments App Circle Raises $60M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Jana Raises $57 Million To Bring Unrestricted Internet Access To The World (TechCrunch)
  13. FreedomPop Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Mobile Commerce Platform Movile Raises $40M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Fitness App Keep Raises $32m in Series C Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Chinese Tinder-like Tantan rakes in US$32M Series C (e27)
  17. 5miles Secures $30M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Acorns Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Joincare Pharma Invests $30M In Mobile App Apricot Forest (China Money Network)
  20. Kika Tech Raises Over $30M in Series B Funding to Launch New Strategies (PR Newswire)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
9$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$293,000,000CloudLockCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$170,000,000HP SoftwareOpenTextSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

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  1. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  3. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  5. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  6. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  7. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  8. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  10. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  11. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  12. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  13. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  14. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
  15. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  16. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  18. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  19. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  20. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
2$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
3$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment
4$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
6$100,000,000BitstripsSnapchatMediaAcquisition
7$100,000,000Musical.lyConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$50,000,000MediumConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$45,000,000iFlixSkyMediaInvestment
11$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$30,000,000SundaySkyConsortiumMediaInvestment
13$27,000,000MitúConsortiumMediaInvestment
14$25,000,000HungamaConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$25,000,000Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason EpsteinMediaInvestment
16$25,000,000WevrConsortiumMediaInvestment
17$23,000,00017 MediaLeSports Innovation FundMediaInvestment
18$18,500,000Woven DigitalConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$17,500,000Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge BankMediaInvestment
20$16,656,750VionLabsUndisclosedMediaInvestment

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  4. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  7. Video Social Network Musical.ly Raising $100 Million at $500 Million Valuation (Billboard)
  8. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  11. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Video Engagement Platform SundaySky Raises $30M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  14. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  15. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  17. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  18. Digital Media & Content Company Woven Digital Raises $18.5M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)