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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
2$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$85,000,000Africa Internet GroupOrangeSoftware & ServicesInvestment
4$83,000,000Africa Internet GroupAXA InsuranceSoftware & ServicesInvestment
5$72,000,000Sirin Labs ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
6$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
7$60,000,000MagnacomBroadcomSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$50,000,000WalkMeUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
9$45,000,000OutbrainUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$40,000,000TravelstartAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
11$27,000,000StratoscaleConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$25,000,000XJet 3DCatalyst CEL Fund, AutodeskSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$23,000,000Team8 ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$19,000,000enSiloConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$15,000,000BeamrConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$13,000,000AptronicsEOHSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$12,500,000TwiggleConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$12,000,000E8 Storage ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  2. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  3. Orange invests $85M in Africa Internet Group, Africa’s first billion dollar tech firm (TechCrunch)
  4. As Its Market Grows, Nigerian E-Commerce Startup Africa Internet Group Raises $83 Million (TechCrunch)
  5. Sirin Labs nabs $72M to build the Rolls-Royce of smartphones: ‘Solarin’ goes on sale in May (VentureBeat)
  6. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  7. Broadcom buys Israeli 5G co MagnaCom for $60m (GLOBES)
  8. Exclusive: Israeli WalkMe raises $50 million in Series E in march to IPO (GeekTime)
  9. Israeli Outbrain raises $45 million according to surprise announcement (GeekTime)
  10. Travelstart Raises US$40M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Stratoscale Secures $27M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Israel’s XJet 3D printing firm raises $25 million (Reuters)
  13. Riskified Raises $25M in Growth Round, Revealing Fraud Prevention Wizard Behind E-Commerce Curtain (PR Newswire)
  14. Team8 Raises $23M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. UAE-based Bayut.com closes $20m investment round (Construction Week Online)
  16. Cybersecurity start-up enSilo raises $19 mln (Reuters)
  17. Beamr Announces the Acquisition of Vanguard Video and a $15M Investment Round (PR Newswire)
  18. South African tech firm EOH to buy Aptronics in $13 million deal (Reuters)
  19. Israel’s Twiggle raises $12.5 million to take on Amazon in product search (Tech EU)
  20. E8 Storage Raises $12M Series B led by Accel to Create a New Performance Standard for Storage (e8storage.com)

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
4$40,000,000TravelstartAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
5$25,887,130Moip PagamentosWirecardTransactionsAcquisition
8$13,000,000AptronicsEOHSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$10,000,000WebRadarQualcomm Ventures, DGF InvestimentosSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$8,000,000AfluentaInternational Finance Corporation, Elevar EquityMarketingInvestment
14$2,000,000HepsterAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
15$1,126,278BSocial EgyptSOCIALEYEZ UAEMarketingAcquisition
17UndisclosedGiraffe Omidyar NetworkSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18UndisclosedIonizrTritech MediaSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
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 Asia & Pacific Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
4$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
6$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
7$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdGamesInvestment
9$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
13$100,000,000QingCloudBlueRun VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$93,000,000JuanpiChina Merchants Bank, Tiantu CapitalEcommerceInvestment
15$75,000,000ByjuSequoia Capital, SofinaMobile & AppsInvestment
17$50,000,000EleveniaXL Axiata, SK PlanetEcommerceInvestment
19$35,000,000Swiggy ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
20$35,000,000Baofeng MojingCITIC Capital HoldingsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  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 Acquisitions for October 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$130,000,000,000Verizon WirelessVerizon CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$24,900,000,000DellMichael Dell, Silver Lake PartnersHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$7,200,000,000MolexKoch IndustriesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$7,170,000,000NokiaMicrosoftHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$2,700,000,000SourcefireCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$1,900,000,00091 WirelessBaiduMobile & AppsAcquisition
7$1,900,000,000Verizon WirelessAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$1,100,000,000WazeGoogleMobile & AppsAcquisition
10$1,000,000,000Climate CorporationMonsantoTransactionsAcquisition
11$865,000,000AXISAxiataHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$800,000,000TrusteerIBMSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$780,000,000AlltelAT&THardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$710,000,000Mountain CablevisionRogers CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$685,000,000ViridentWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$600,000,000TSL EducationTPGMediaAcquisition
19$600,000,000IntermecHoneywell InternationalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

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  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  7. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  8. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  9. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  10. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  11. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  12. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  13. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  14. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  15. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  16. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  17. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  18. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  19. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  20. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)