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Top 20 Media Deals for December 2015

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
3 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $343,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Media Acquisition
5 $262,000,000 South China Morning Post Alibaba Media Acquisition
6 $200,000,000 Vox Media NBCUniversal Media Investment
7 $200,000,000 BuzzFeed NBC Universal Media Investment
8 $193,600,000 China Business News Alibaba Media Investment
9 $186,000,000 Lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
10 $176,946,810 Unruly News Corp Media Investment
11 $128,000,000 LeTV Sports Yunfeng Capital, Wanda Investment Media Investment
12 $110,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
13 $100,000,000 Internet Media Services Sony Pictures TV Media Investment
14 $100,000,000 Saavn Consortium Media Investment
15 $100,000,000 ViralNova Zealot Networks Media Acquisition
16 $75,000,000 Rdio Pandora Media Acquisition
17 $73,500,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
18 $70,000,000 Flipagram Consortium Media Investment
19 $65,000,000 Jaunt Consortium Media Investment
20 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  4. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  5. Alibaba Confirms It Is Buying The South China Morning Post For $262M (TechCrunch)
  6. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  7. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  8. China Business News Receives $193.6M Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  9. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  10. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  11. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  12. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  14. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  16. Pandora Acquires Rdio for $75M (FinSMEs)
  17. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for November 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
3 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $343,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Media Acquisition
5 $200,000,000 Vox Media NBCUniversal Media Investment
6 $200,000,000 BuzzFeed NBC Universal Media Investment
7 $193,600,000 China Business News Alibaba Media Investment
8 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
9 $176,946,810 Unruly News Corp Media Investment
10 $128,000,000 LeTV Sports Yunfeng Capital, Wanda Investment Media Investment
11 $110,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
12 $100,000,000 Internet Media Services Sony Pictures TV Media Investment
13 $100,000,000 ViralNova Zealot Networks Media Acquisition
14 $100,000,000 Saavn Consortium Media Investment
15 $75,000,000 Rdio Pandora Media Acquisition
16 $73,500,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
17 $70,000,000 Flipagram Consortium Media Investment
18 $65,000,000 Jaunt Consortium Media Investment
19 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
20 $60,000,000 Believe Digital Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  4. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  5. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  6. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  7. China Business News Receives $193.6M Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  8. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  9. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  10. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  13. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  14. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Pandora Acquires Rdio for $75M (FinSMEs)
  16. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Believe Digital Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for April 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
2 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
3 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
4 $110,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
5 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
6 $50,000,000 Refinery29 Scripps Networks Interactive, WPP Media Investment
7 $37,000,000 Welltok Consortium Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 iFlix Catcha Group, PLDT Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 Music Messenger Consortium Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Shazam DN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Media Investment
11 $28,000,000 The Whistle Sports Network Consortium Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 Sharecare Wellington Management Company, Trinity Health Media Investment
13 $25,000,000 Artsy Consortium Media Investment
14 $25,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Digital Ventures Media Investment
15 $23,000,000 RockYou Columbia Capital Media Investment
16 $17,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
17 $17,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
18 $16,000,000 PlayBuzz Consortium Media Investment
19 $10,500,000 Applicaster Pitango Venture Capital, 83North Media Investment
20 $10,000,000 SmartNews Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  3. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  4. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Refinery29 Raises $50M in Series D Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Video streaming startup iFlix gets US$30M funding ahead of Southeast Asia launch (Tech In Asia)
  9. Music Messenger Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  11. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Sharecare Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Artsy Secures $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. RockYou Raises $23M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. PlayBuzz Secures $16M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Second Screen TV Apps Startup Applicaster Pulls In $10.5M Series B Funding (TechCrunch)
  20. SmartNews Raises $10M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
2 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
3 $37,000,000 Welltok Consortium Media Investment
4 $30,000,000 Shazam DN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Media Investment
5 $28,000,000 The Whistle Sports Network Consortium Media Investment
6 $25,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Digital Ventures Media Investment
7 $17,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
8 $17,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
9 $10,500,000 Applicaster Pitango Venture Capital, 83North Media Investment
10 $7,000,000 Casetext Consortium Media Investment
11 $4,000,000 News In Shorts Consortium Media Investment
12 $4,000,000 ChefsFeed Consortium Media Investment
13 $3,900,000 Cinemacraft Consortium Media Investment
14 $2,700,000 Anews Consortium Media Investment
15 $1,600,000 fuboTV Undisclosed Media Investment
16 $1,600,000 Car Throttle Consortium Media Investment
17 $1,200,000 Culinary Agents Undisclosed Media Investment
18 $1,200,000 TuneGO Chris Murray, Kenny Kam Media Investment
19 $1,200,000 Shark Punch Consortium Media Investment
20 $1,000,000 TipdOff Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  5. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Second Screen TV Apps Startup Applicaster Pulls In $10.5M Series B Funding (TechCrunch)
  10. Casetext Raises $7M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. India’s News In Shorts Raises $4 Million Series A Round Led By Tiger Global (TechCrunch)
  12. ChefsFeed Raises $4M in Series A Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  13. Cinemacraft Raises US$3.9M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Anews Raises $2.7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. fuboTV Closes $1.6M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Car Throttle Raises $1.6M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Culinary Agents raises funding (SEC.GOV)
  18. TuneGO Raises $1.2M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Shark Punch Raises $1.2M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. TipdOff Secures more than $1M in Angel Funding (FinSMEs)