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Top 20 European Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
2 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
3 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
5 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
7 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
8 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
9 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
10 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
11 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
12 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment
13 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
15 $103,304,000 Claranet Tikehau Capital Advisors Software & Services Investment
16 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $100,000,000 Cabify Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $95,814,900 Version 1 Volpi Capital Software & Services Investment
20 $95,458,510 PCA Predict GBGroup Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  2. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  3. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing)
  4. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  5. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  6. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  7. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  8. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  9. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  10. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  11. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  12. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)
  13. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  14. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  15. Tikehau Capital to Invest £80 million in European Managed Hosting Group Claranet (Business Wire)
  16. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  17. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  18. Cabify nets $100M to take on Uber in Latin America, reportedly raising $400M more (TechCrunch)
  19. Version 1 raises €90m to boost expansion (The Independent.ie)
  20. GB Group agrees to a acquire PCA Predict for £73.85m (Digital Look)

Top 20 Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
5 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
6 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
7 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
8 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
10 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
11 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
12 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
14 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
15 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
16 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
18 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
19 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
20 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  4. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  5. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  6. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  7. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  8. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  11. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  13. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  14. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  15. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  16. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  17. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  18. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  19. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  20. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Acquisitions for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
3 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
5 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
8 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
9 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
10 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
11 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
12 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
13 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
14 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
15 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition
16 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
17 $400,000,000 BlueCat Madison Dearborn Partners Software & Services Acquisition
18 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
19 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
20 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  2. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  3. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  4. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  5. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  6. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  7. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  8. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  9. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  10. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  11. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  12. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  13. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  14. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  15. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
  16. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  17. Hyatt brothers strike again: Toronto tech entrepreneurs sell BlueCat Networks for $400-million (The Globe and Mail)
  18. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  19. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  20. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $4,700,000,000 DigitalGlobe MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
5 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
6 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
7 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
9 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
12 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
14 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
15 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
16 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
17 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
18 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
19 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
20 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. Richmond’s MDA to acquire U.S. satellite firm DigitalGlobe in $4.7b deal (Business Vancouver)
  4. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  5. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  6. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  7. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  8. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  9. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  10. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  11. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  12. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  14. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  15. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  16. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  18. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  19. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  20. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)