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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$85,000,000Africa Internet GroupOrangeSoftware & ServicesInvestment
2$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
3$52,000,000NubankConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$40,000,000TravelstartAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
5$25,887,130Moip PagamentosWirecardTransactionsAcquisition
6$20,000,000Bayut.comUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
7$15,000,000ChileautosCarsales.com.auTransactionsAcquisition
8$13,000,000AptronicsEOHSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$10,000,000WebRadarQualcomm Ventures, DGF InvestimentosSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$8,000,000AfluentaInternational Finance Corporation, Elevar EquityMarketingInvestment
11$3,000,000Q8flowers.comTalabatTransactionsAcquisition
12$2,500,000MandaêConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$2,000,000TradeSocioOctavaTransactionsInvestment
14$2,000,000HepsterAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
15$1,126,278BSocial EgyptSOCIALEYEZ UAEMarketingAcquisition
16UndisclosedTurkiyeF1.comMotorsport.comMediaAcquisition
17UndisclosedGiraffe Omidyar NetworkSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18UndisclosedIonizrTritech MediaSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19Undiscloseddonedeal.ugEatOut.co.keTransactionsAcquisition
20UndisclosedCardtekMV Holding, Revo CapitalTransactionsInvestment

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  1. Orange invests $85M in Africa Internet Group, Africa’s first billion dollar tech firm (TechCrunch)
  2. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  3. Nubank Raises $52M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Travelstart Raises US$40M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Wirecard Acquires Moip Pagamentos, for €23.5M (FinSMEs)
  6. UAE-based Bayut.com closes $20m investment round (Construction Week Online)
  7. Carsales.com.au acquires 83 percent stake in Chileautos for US$15 million to expand international footprint (Startup Daily)
  8. South African tech firm EOH to buy Aptronics in $13 million deal (Reuters)
  9. WebRadar Raises $10M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Afluenta Completes $8M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Talabat cofounders acquire Q8flowers.com for $3M (Wamda)
  12. Brazilian Logistics Startup Mandaê Raises USD $2.5 Million (BRL R$10 Million) from Qualcomm and Existing Investors (Businesswire)
  13. TradeSocio Secures $1.25m in Seed Funding from Octava (Finance Magnate)
  14. South African FinTech start-up raises $2 million (MyBroadband)
  15. SOCIALEYEZ UAE Acquires BSocial Egypt for 10 million EGP (Think Marketing)
  16. Motorsport.com Acquires Award-Winning Turkish Auto Racing Website TurkiyeF1.com (BusinessWire)
  17. Giraffe Closes Seed Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. South Africa’s Tritech Media Acquires 51% Stake In Ionizr (Techloy)
  19. Breaking: Ugandan startup donedeal.ug acquired by EatOut.co.ke (Dignited)
  20. Cardtek Receives Private Equity Investment (FinSMEs)

Top 20 European Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
2$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
4$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$120,000,000CabifyRakutenTransactionsInvestment
6$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
7$100,000,000MindMazeConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$89,612,000BigpointYouzu InteractiveSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$45,000,000eGymHPE Growth Capital, Highland EuropeHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$40,000,000Nexthink ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$37,654,650FinanzcheckConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$35,587,225DrivyConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$34,388,550Spotcap Finstar Financial Group, Holtzbrinck VenturesTransactionsInvestment
14$32,911,665Lamudi Asia Pacific Internet GroupTransactionsInvestment
15$25,000,000Vivino ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$25,000,000MovingaConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$22,700,000Home24 ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
18$21,000,000azeti NetworksWim ElfrinkSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$21,000,000GibbonDegreedTransactionsAcquisition
20$20,000,000HomeToGoConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  2. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  3. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  4. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  5. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  9. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)
  10. Nexthink Raises $40M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. German consumer loans marketplace Finanzcheck closes €33M Series C (TechCrunch)
  12. Airbnb for Cars’ Startup Drivy Gets $35 Million to Expand (Bloomberg)
  13. Spotcap Closes €31.5M Third Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  14. Lamudi Raises €29M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Vivino Raises $25m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Movinga, The European Online Removals Startup, Picks Up $25M Series B Round Led By Index (TechCrunch)
  17. Home24 raises $22.7 million for its online furniture retail service (VentureBeat)
  18. azeti Networks Reaches $21 Million in Funding and Names IoT Industry Leader Wim Elfrink as Advisory Board Chairman (Marketwired)
  19. Fueled By $21MM In Recent Series B Funding, Degreed Acquires European Learning Company, Gibbon (PR Newswire)
  20. HomeToGo Raises $20M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
2$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
3$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
4$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
5$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
6$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
7$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdGamesInvestment
8$160,000,000WeLabConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
9$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$147,000,000TokopediaUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$145,000,000CarTradeConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$108,000,000GetuiConsortiumMarketingInvestment
13$100,000,000QingCloudBlueRun VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$93,000,000JuanpiChina Merchants Bank, Tiantu CapitalEcommerceInvestment
15$75,000,000ByjuSequoia Capital, SofinaMobile & AppsInvestment
16$74,000,000MercariConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
17$50,000,000EleveniaXL Axiata, SK PlanetEcommerceInvestment
18$45,000,000iFlixSkyMediaInvestment
19$35,000,000Swiggy ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
20$35,000,000Baofeng MojingCITIC Capital HoldingsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  4. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  5. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  6. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  7. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Tokopedia Raises $147M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  13. QingCloud Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. China discounted e-commerce site Juanpi raises $93m (AVCJ)
  15. Byju Raises $75M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Japan’s Mercari, an app for selling your stuff, raises $74M in U.S. push (VentureBeat)
  17. Indonesia’s Elevenia scores US$50M from XL Axiata, SK Planet (e27)
  18. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  19. Swiggy Raises Approx. $35M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Budget VR manufacturer Baofeng Mojing raises US$35M Series B (e27)

Top 20 Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
6$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
7$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
8$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
9$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
15$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
16$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
17$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
19$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
20$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  2. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  3. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  4. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  5. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  6. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  8. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  9. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  10. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  12. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  13. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  14. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  15. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  16. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  17. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  18. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  19. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)