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Top 20 Media Deals for October 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 BuzzFeed NBC Universal Media Investment
6 $200,000,000 Vox Media NBCUniversal 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 ViralNova Zealot Networks Media Acquisition
13 $100,000,000 Saavn Consortium Media Investment
14 $100,000,000 Internet Media Services Sony Pictures TV Media Investment
15 $73,500,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
16 $70,000,000 Flipagram Consortium Media Investment
17 $65,000,000 Jaunt Consortium Media Investment
18 $60,000,000 Believe Digital Consortium Media Investment
19 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
20 $57,000,000 Medium Consortium Media Investment

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  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. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  6. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  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. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  13. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  15. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Believe Digital Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Medium Raises $57M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for April 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
3 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
4 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
5 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
8 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Software & Services Acquisition
10 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
12 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
13 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $315,000,000 Ola Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
16 $270,000,000 Conductor Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $254,890,000 Multifonds Temenos Software & Services Acquisition
18 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $215,351,910 Quandoo Recruit Transactions Acquisition

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  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  4. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  5. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  7. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  10. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  11. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  12. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  13. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Ola raises blockbuster $315M funding to stay ahead of Uber in India (Tech In Asia)
  15. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  16. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  17. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  18. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  19. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Investments for April 2015

D\eal \No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
2 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
5 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
7 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
8 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
9 $315,000,000 Ola Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $270,000,000 Conductor Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $200,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $200,000,000 Snapchat Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $200,000,000 Social Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
17 $175,000,000 SimpliVity Waypoint Capital Software & Services Investment
18 $170,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $165,000,000 Prosper Marketplace Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $161,000,000 Wanda E-commerce Centec Networks, Xude Rendao Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  2. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  4. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  7. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  8. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Ola raises blockbuster $315M funding to stay ahead of Uber in India (Tech In Asia)
  10. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  11. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Domo Closes $200M Series D Financing; Valued at $2 Billion (FinSMEs)
  14. Alibaba invests $200M in Snapchat (Tech In Asia)
  15. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  17. SimpliVity Raises $175M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Uxin Raises US$170M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Prosper Marketplace Raises $165M in Series D Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M 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)