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Top 20 European Deals for December 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
3 $700,000,000 Acano Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $526,000,000 Spotify Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $267,625,050 Etraveli ProSiebenSat.1 Transactions Acquisition
7 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
8 $240,000,000 Runtastic Adidas Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $215,351,910 Quandoo Recruit Transactions Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $193,779,000 PAY.ON ACI Worldwide Transactions Acquisition
12 $176,946,810 Unruly News Corp Media Investment
13 $150,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $126,000,000 HelloFresh Rocket Internet, Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
15 $120,000,000 Afrimax Group Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $117,619,750 Career Partner Apollo Education Group Software & Services Acquisition
17 $115,000,000 Sigfox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
18 $110,000,000 Foodpanda Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
19 $110,000,000 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
20 $100,000,000 WorldRemit Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  3. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)
  4. These Are The Companies That Just Gave Spotify Half A Billion Dollars (Forbes)
  5. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. ProSiebenSat.1 Acquires Etraveli for €235M (FinSMEs)
  7. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  8. Runtastic Acquired By Adidas For $240M (TechCrunch)
  9. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  10. BlaBlaCar Secures $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. ACI Worldwide Acquires PAY.ON, for €180M (FinSMEs)
  12. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  13. Funding Circle Raises $150M in Venture Capital (FinSMEs)
  14. HelloFresh Raises $126M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Afrimax Group Raises $120M in Growth Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Apollo Education Group Acquires Career Partner for up to €107M (FinSMEs)
  17. Sigfox Secures $115M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda fattens up with $110M funding (Tech In Asia)
  19. Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Raises Another $110M At Over $3.1B Valuation Ahead Of IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. WorldRemit Raises $100M Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for December 2015

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $300,000,000 DraftKings Consortium Games Investment
3 $130,000,000 SGN Netmarble Games Investment
4 $52,000,000 Curse Undisclosed Games Investment
5 $38,331,125 Playful Undisclosed Games Investment
6 $30,000,000 CCP Games New Enterprise Associates, Novator Partners Games Investment
7 $26,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Consortium Games Investment
8 $24,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Games Investment
9 $23,900,000 Akamon Entertainment Millennium Imperus Games Acquisition
10 $20,000,000 Niantic Consortium Games Investment
11 $18,000,000 Seriously Consortium Games Investment
12 $15,000,000 castAR Consortium Games Investment
13 $15,000,000 Skillz Consortium Games Investment
14 $14,000,000 Raptr Consortium Games Investment
15 $11,000,000 Mobcrush Consortium Games Investment
16 $10,000,000 Rumble Entertainment iDreamSky Games Investment
17 $8,000,000 Firefly Games Consortium Games Investment
18 $7,500,000 One Animation Jungle Ventures, DealStreetAsia Games Investment
19 $7,400,000 PlayFab Consortium Games Investment
20 $7,000,000 Kobojo Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. DraftKings Raises $300 Million, Promises to Spend Much of It With Fox Sports (Re/Code)
  3. Netmarble Games Invests $130M in SGN (FinSMEs)
  4. Curse Raises $52M (FinSMEs)
  5. Playful Receives $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. CCP Games Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Super Evil Raises $26M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Warner Bros. invests $24M more into game video site Machinima (VentureBeat)
  9. Imperus Acquires Akamon Entertainment Millennium for $23.9M (FinSMEs)
  10. Niantic Labs Raises $20 Million to Turn the World Into An Augmented Reality Playground (Variety)
  11. Mobile game studio Seriously raises $18 million in Series A funding (Tech EU)
  12. castAR Closes $15m Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Skillz Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Raptr Raises $14M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Mobcrush raises $11M for mobile game livestreaming (VentureBeat)
  16. iDreamSky invests $10 million into US core dev Rumble Entertainment (PocketGamer.biz)
  17. Firefly Games Raises $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Exclusive: One Animation raises $7.5m from investors led by Jungle Ventures (DealStreetAsia)
  19. PlayFab Raises $7.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Kobojo Raises $7M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top Deals for November 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
3 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
7 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
9 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
10 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
15 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
16 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
17 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
18 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment
19 $700,000,000 Yidao Yongche Le TV Transactions Investment
20 $700,000,000 Acano Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  4. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  5. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  6. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  8. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  9. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  10. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  11. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  13. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  14. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  15. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  16. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  17. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  20. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Acquisitions for November 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,900,000,000 King Digital Activision Blizzard Games Acquisition
2 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
3 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
5 $1,400,000,000 Electronic Funds Source WEX Transactions Acquisition
6 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
7 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
8 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
9 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
10 $700,000,000 Acano Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
11 $687,000,000 Menulog Group Just Eat Transactions Acquisition
12 $671,000,000 eLong Ctrip Transactions Acquisition
13 $589,000,000 Yemeksepeti Delivery Hero Transactions Acquisition
14 $534,000,000 iProperty REA Group Transactions Acquisition
15 $500,000,000 1010data Advance Software & Services Acquisition
16 $453,000,000 Lancope Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
17 $450,000,000 Ticketfly Pandora Transactions Acquisition
18 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
19 $360,000,000 Ticket Monster KKR Consortium Ecommerce Acquisition
20 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital for $5.9B (GIGA OM)
  2. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  3. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  7. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  8. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  9. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  10. Cisco Snags Acano for $700 Million To Enhance Video Conferencing Capability (TechCrunch)
  11. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  12. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  13. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  14. iProperty to be sold for $534M in one of largest ever buyouts of Southeast Asian web firm (Tech in Asia)
  15. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  16. Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M (TechCrunch)
  17. Pandora to Acquire Ticketfly for $450M (FinSMEs)
  18. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  19. Groupon Sells 46% Of Korea’s Ticket Monster To KKR Consortium For $360M (TechCrunch)
  20. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)