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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $175,000,000 BankMobile Flagship Community Bank Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $109,008,457 NetEase Cloud Music Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $100,000,000 Automatic Sirius XM Radio, Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $100,000,000 99 SoftBank Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $68,000,000 Yongqianbao Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $63,000,000 Symphony BNP Paribas Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $60,000,000 Babylon Health Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $60,000,000 Live.me Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $54,000,000 Smule Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $50,000,000 LevelUp Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $45,000,000 Getaround Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  3. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  4. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  5. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  6. Customers Bank sells digital unit BankMobile for $175m (Finextra)
  7. NetEase Cloud Music Completes A Round Financing of RMB 750 Million, Sending It into the “Unicorn Club” with an Estimated Value of RMB 8 Billion (PRNewswire All)
  8. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  9. SiriusXM acquires connected car company Automatic for over $100M (TechCrunch)
  10. SoftBank adds Brazil’s 99 to its ridesharing portfolio with a $100 million investment (TechCrunch)
  11. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  12. China personal lending platform Yongqianbao raises $68m (Asian Venture Capital Journal)
  13. Goldman-backed ‘Slack for finance’ startup Symphony raises $63 million from BNP Paribas (Business Insider)
  14. Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app (TechCrunch)
  15. Cheetah Mobile’s Live.me Inc raises $60 mln (PE HUB)
  16. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  17. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  18. Tencent tunes into Southeast Asia in $54m Smule funding (Tech In Asia)
  19. LevelUp Bags $50M From JPMorgan Chase & Others For Mobile Payments (Xconomy)
  20. Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to build more partnerships (TechCrunch )

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for May 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 $180,000,000 Mobvoi Inc. Volkswagen Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $100,000,000 View TIAA Investments Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $60,000,000 Lytro Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $58,000,000 Royole Corporation Zhongtai Chuanghui Equity Investment Fund Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $43,000,000 Canaan Jinjiang International, Tunlan Investment Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $36,000,000 Luminar Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $30,000,000 Gilo Industries Kuang-Chi Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $30,000,000 Autotalks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $29,000,000 Shanghai Flashhold Technology Cainiao Network, SB China Venture Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $29,000,000 Echodyne Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $27,000,000 Esencia Technologies Inc. L&T Technology Services Ltd. Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $24,000,000 ChargePoint Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  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. Volkswagen invests $180m in Google-backed Chinese startup Mobvoi Inc. (Deal Street Asia)
  5. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  6. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  7. View Raises $100 Million for Smart Windows (WSJ – ATD)
  8. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  9. Lytro Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  11. Chinese Rollable Display Firm Royole Raises $58M From Beijing Investment Firm (China Money Network)
  12. Jin Jiang International Joins $43M Round In Chinese AI Chip Maker Canaan (China Money Network)
  13. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  14. Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human (TechCrunch)
  15. Dorset-based aeropsace tech startup Gilo Industries raises $30m (Tech City News)
  16. Israeli vehicle communications company Autotalks raises $30 million (Tech.eu)
  17. Cainiao, SBCVC Lead $29M Round In Chinese Logistic Robot Firm Flashhold (China Money Network)
  18. Echodyne Raises $29 Million Series B to Bring “Radar Vision” to Autonomous Vehicles, Drones and Machines (Business Wire)
  19. L&T Tech to acquire Silicon Valley-based Esencia for $27 mn (VC Circle)
  20. ChargePoint Raises Another $24 Million for European Expansion—and Possibly Flying Cars (Greentech Media)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for May 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 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
5 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
6 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
7 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
14 $400,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank Transactions Investment
16 $325,000,000 Peloton Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $262,000,000 Tuandaiwang Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $250,000,000 SureTec Financial Corp. Markel Corporation Transactions Acquisition
19 $250,000,000 OYO Rooms Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $233,000,000 TIO Networks PayPal Transactions Acquisition

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  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. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  5. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  6. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  7. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  8. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  9. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  10. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  11. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  12. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  13. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  14. Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on-demand (TechCrunch)
  15. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)
  16. Peloton Closes $325M Series E Financing (Business Wire)
  17. China Minsheng Investment leads $262m pre-IPO in P2P lending firm (Deal Street Asia)
  18. Markel to acquire SureTec Financial Corp (Markel Corporation)
  19. Oyo rooms secures $250 mn from SoftBank, others (VCCircle)
  20. PayPal buys TIO Networks for $233 million (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Deals for May 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 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
5 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
6 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
7 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
8 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
10 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
11 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
12 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
14 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
15 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
16 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
18 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
19 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
20 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services 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. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  4. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  5. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  6. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  7. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  8. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  11. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  13. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  14. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  15. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  16. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  17. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  18. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  19. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  20. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)