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Top 20 Marketing Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $660,000,000 SHL Corporate Executive Board Marketing Acquisition
2 $540,000,000 LBi Publicis Group Marketing Acquisition
3 $423,500,000 Demandforce Intuit Marketing Acquisition
4 $350,000,000 Wildfire Google Marketing Acquisition
5 $321,000,000 Amobee SingTel Marketing Acquisition
6 $300,000,000 Vitrue Oracle Marketing Acquisition
7 $169,000,000 iContact Vocus Marketing Acquisition
8 $151,000,000 PowerReviews Bazaarvoice Marketing Acquisition
9 $132,600,000 Millennial Media Undisclosed Marketing Public
10 $114,000,000 Bazaarvoice Undisclosed Marketing Public
11 $100,000,000 Donuts Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $92,000,000 BLiNQ Media Gannett Marketing Acquisition
13 $70,000,000 SinglePlatform Constant Contact Marketing Acquisition
14 $53,400,000 Lithium Technologies Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $51,500,000 SocialHour PlayPhone Marketing Acquisition
16 $50,000,000 Rocket Fuel Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $45,000,000 PubMatic Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $40,000,000 Neverblue Media Company and AKMG GlobalWide Media Marketing Acquisition
19 $40,000,000 TrialPay Consortium Marketing Investment
20 $39,000,000 Komli Media Consortium Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Corporate Executive Board buys talent analytics firm SHL (Research)
  2. Global Digital Agency LBi Acquired for $540 Million (Pando Daily)
  3. Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  4. Google Slaps $100M Golden Handcuffs On Wildfire To Retain Employees After $350M Acquisition (TechCrunch)
  5. More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million (TechCrunch)
  6. Social Media Marketer Vitrue Has Been Bought By Oracle For $300 Million (TechCrunch)
  7. Vocus Buys Email Marketing Company iContact For $169 Million (TechCrunch)
  8. Bazaarvoice To Acquire PowerReviews For $151M (TechCrunch)
  9. Millennial Media IPO shows strength of mobile display ads (Digital Media Wire)
  10. UPDATE 1-Bazaarvoice IPO raises $114 mln, priced above range-underwriter (Reuters)
  11. Demand Media Alum Gets $100M For Domain Registrar (SoCal Tech)
  12. Another Big Social Marketing Exit: Gannett Will Buy BLiNQ Media For Up To $92M (TechCrunch)
  13. Constant Contact Acquires Business Listings Startup SinglePlatform, Deal Worth Up To $100M (TechCrunch)
  14. Lithium Raises $53.4M Fourth Round To Push For Lead In Social Brand Software (TechCrunch)
  15. PlayPhone buys mobile marketing firm SocialHour for $51.5M (exclusive) (VentureBeat)
  16. Rocket Fuel Secures $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Another Big Money Bet on AdTech: PubMatic Raises $45 Million From August Capital (AllThingsD)
  18. GlobalWide Media Buys Canadian Firm (SoCal Tech)
  19. TrialPay Raises $40 Million From Visa, Greylock, T.Rowe Price (Techcrunch)
  20. Digital Ad Platform Komli Media Wraps Up Biggest-Ever Funding Round (Tech In Asia)

Top 20 European Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,000,000,000 NDS Group Cisco Marketing Acquisition
2 $660,000,000 SHL Corporate Executive Board Marketing Acquisition
3 $540,000,000 LBi Publicis Group Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $479,800,000 Bol.com Royal Ahold Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $375,072,000 Zalando Kinnevik Software & Services Acquisition
6 $350,000,000 Lodestone Infosys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $350,000,000 Specialist Computer Holdings Tech Data Corp Software & Services Acquisition
8 $176,000,000 Lucid Markets FXCM Media Acquisition
9 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Investment
10 $130,000,000 Deezer Access Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $114,986,000 Matrix Libero Media Investment
12 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Software & Services Acquisition
13 $88,000,000 Star Claranet Software & Services Acquisition
14 $77,200,000 Bighand Bridgepoint Development Capital Media Investment
15 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Software & Services Public
16 $72,000,000 EPAM Systems Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $64,000,000 Just-Eat Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $62,150,000 Mimecast Insight Venture Partners, Dawn Capital Transactions Investment
19 $60,000,000 Clickandpay.ru Igor Grossman Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $55,625,000 Sagemcom’s machine-to-machine division Sierra Wireless

More information

  1. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  2. Corporate Executive Board buys talent analytics firm SHL (Research)
  3. Global Digital Agency LBi Acquired for $540 Million (Pando Daily)
  4. Royal Ahold acquires Bol.com (The Deal Pipiline)
  5. Kinnevik Acquires Additional 10% of Zalando for €287M (FinSMEs)
  6. Infosys Acquiring Lodestone For Around $350 Million (Pulse 2)
  7. Tech Data bulks up European business with $350 million deal (E-wire Co)
  8. FXCM grabs 50% controlling stake in Lucid Markets (Market Watch)
  9. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  10. French Music Startup Deezer Gets $130M Fourth Round, Led By Warner Music Group’s Owner Access Industries (TechCrunch)
  11. Telecom Italia sells Matrix to Libero (Weather Group) at an Enterprise Value of €88 Million (Telecom Italia)
  12. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  13. Enterprise Cloud Consolidation In Europe: Claranet Buys Star (MessageLabs’ Founders’ Other Startup) For $88M (TechCrunch)
  14. BigHand Acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital and Management for £49M (FinSMEs)
  15. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  16. EPAM Completes $72 Million IPO on NYSE (Quintura)
  17. Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering (TechCrunch)
  18. Mimecast Secures $62.15M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. First Russian Cash-Back Marketplace Launches After Raising $60 Millio (Arctic Startup)
  20. Sierra Wireless Completes Acquisition of Sagemcom M2M Business (Sys Con)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $660,000,000 SHL Corporate Executive Board Marketing Acquisition
2 $540,000,000 LBi Publicis Group Marketing Acquisition
3 $423,500,000 Demandforce Intuit Marketing Acquisition
4 $350,000,000 Wildfire Google Marketing Acquisition
5 $321,000,000 Amobee SingTel Marketing Acquisition
6 $300,000,000 Vitrue Oracle Marketing Acquisition
7 $169,000,000 iContact Vocus Marketing Acquisition
8 $151,000,000 PowerReviews Bazaarvoice Marketing Acquisition
9 $130,000,000 Millennial Media Undisclosed Marketing Public
10 $100,000,000 Donuts Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $92,000,000 BLiNQ Media Gannett Marketing Acquisition
12 $70,000,000 SinglePlatform Constant Contact Marketing Acquisition
13 $53,400,000 Lithium Technologies Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $51,500,000 SocialHour PlayPhone Marketing Acquisition
15 $50,000,000 Rocket Fuel Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $45,000,000 PubMatic Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $40,000,000 Neverblue Media Company and AKMG GlobalWide Media Marketing Acquisition
18 $40,000,000 TrialPay Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $39,000,000 Komli Media Consortium Marketing Investment
20 $38,500,000 Criteo SoftBank Capital Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Corporate Executive Board buys talent analytics firm SHL (Research)
  2. Global Digital Agency LBi Acquired for $540 Million (Pando Daily)
  3. Intuit Acquires Marketing SaaS Company Demandforce For $423.5M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  4. Google Slaps $100M Golden Handcuffs On Wildfire To Retain Employees After $350M Acquisition (TechCrunch)
  5. More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Carrier SingTel Buys Amobee For $321 Million (TechCrunch)
  6. Social Media Marketer Vitrue Has Been Bought By Oracle For $300 Million (TechCrunch)
  7. Vocus Buys Email Marketing Company iContact For $169 Million (TechCrunch)
  8. Bazaarvoice To Acquire PowerReviews For $151M (TechCrunch)
  9. Millennial Media IPO shows strength of mobile display ads (Digital Media Wire)
  10. Demand Media Alum Gets $100M For Domain Registrar (SoCal Tech)
  11. Another Big Social Marketing Exit: Gannett Will Buy BLiNQ Media For Up To $92M (TechCrunch)
  12. Constant Contact Acquires Business Listings Startup SinglePlatform, Deal Worth Up To $100M (TechCrunch)
  13. Lithium Raises $53.4M Fourth Round To Push For Lead In Social Brand Software (TechCrunch)
  14. PlayPhone buys mobile marketing firm SocialHour for $51.5M (exclusive) (VentureBeat)
  15. Rocket Fuel Secures $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Another Big Money Bet on AdTech: PubMatic Raises $45 Million From August Capital (AllThingsD)
  17. GlobalWide Media Buys Canadian Firm (SoCal Tech)
  18. TrialPay Raises $40 Million From Visa, Greylock, T.Rowe Price (Techcrunch)
  19. Digital Ad Platform Komli Media Wraps Up Biggest-Ever Funding Round (Tech In Asia)
  20. Criteo Secures $38,500,000 New Financing Round (Xconomy)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $3,300,000,000 Getty Images The Carlyle Group Media Acquisition
3 $300,000,000 About.com IAC Media Acquisition
4 $200,000,000 Mogujie IDG Media Investment
5 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
6 $175,000,000 Bleacher Report Time Warner Media Acquisition
7 $175,000,000 PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, ClassesUSA.com Ybrant Digital Media Acquisition
8 $167,000,000 Score Media Rogers Communications Media Acquisition
9 $135,000,000 GlobalSpec IHS Media Acquisition
10 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Acquisition
11 $130,000,000 Deezer Access Industries Media Investment
12 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
13 $100,000,000 Avail-TVN Carlyle Group Media Investment
14 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
15 $75,200,000 Trulia Undisclosed Media Public
16 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Media Investment
17 $60,000,000 Dianping Undisclosed Media Investment
18 $55,000,000 Justdial Sequoia Capital Media Investment
19 $50,000,000 Qype Yelp Media Acquisition
20 $50,000,000 Hudong DFJ Dragon, Xpert Financial Media Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Getty Images Acquired By Carlyle For $3.3 Billion (Northwest Innovation)
  3. Confirmed: IAC Has Bought About.com From The New York Times For $300M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  4. China’s Top Pinterest Clone Mogujie Confirms Series C Funding, Now Valued at $200 Million (Tech In Asia)
  5. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  6. Update: It’s Done. Time Warner Buys Bleacher Report, Price Reportedly $175M (TechCrunch)
  7. Ybrant Digital to acquire PriceGrabber, ClassesUSA.com & LowerMyBills from Experian for $175M (VC Circle)
  8. Rogers Communications to Buy Score Media for C$167 Million (Bloomberg)
  9. IHS to acquire GlobalSpec for $135M (Biz Journal)
  10. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  11. French Music Startup Deezer Gets $130M Fourth Round, Led By Warner Music Group’s Owner Access Industries (TechCrunch)
  12. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  13. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  14. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  15. Trulia Soars 41% in Debut (Wall Street Journal)
  16. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  17. China’s Yelp-like Dianping Secures Over $60 Million in Funding (Tech In Asia)
  18. Sequoia Capital Invests INR 305 Crore In Justdial (Plugged In)
  19. Yelp Pays $50M To Acquire Its Big European Rival, Qype (TechCrunch)
  20. Hudong, China’s Wikipedia, Raises $50 Million in Funding (Tech In Asia)