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Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$400,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers Pension Fund, Tiger Global ManagementEcommerceInvestment
2$258,000,000MeeGoJollaSoftware & ServicesInvestment
3$248,000,000BestSecret.comAXA Private EquityEcommerceInvestment
4$238,000,000SquareTradeBain CapitalEcommerceInvestment
5$216,000,000XiaomiUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$200,000,000AliyunAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
7$200,000,000Gigabit SquaredUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$200,000,000SquareConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
10$150,000,000Fanatics.comAndreessen Horowitz, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
11$150,000,000Flipkart Online ServicesNaspers, Tiger GlobalEcommerceInvestment
12$136,000,000Alarm.comTechnology Crossover VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$135,000,000SonosConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$130,000,000Barracuda NetworksSequoia Capital, Francisco PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$130,000,000DeezerAccess IndustriesMediaInvestment
16$125,000,000BoxGeneral AtlanticSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment
20$100,000,000Avail-TVNCarlyle GroupMediaInvestment

More information

  1. China E-Tailer 360Buy Reportedly Raises $400M Roun (Forbes)
  2. MeeGo OS Gets a $258M Lifeline from Jolla-led Alliance (Pando Daily)
  3. AXA Private Equity Puts $248M Into Parent Of German Uber-Private Buying Club BestSecret.com (TechCrunch)
  4. SquareTrade Lands $238M For Electronics Warranties (Silicon Tap)
  5. Breaking: Xiaomi Raising $216M in Third Round (Technode)
  6. China’s Alibaba to spin off team developing mobile operating system (Reuters)
  7. Gigabit Squared raises $200M to bring super fast internet to 6 communities (VentureBeat)
  8. China’s Top Pinterest Clone Mogujie Confirms Series C Funding, Now Valued at $200 Million (Tech In Asia)
  9. Mobile Payment Juggernaut Square Closes $200M Series D From Starbucks, Citi, Rizvi Traverse At $3.25B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  10. Web Retailer Fanatics Valued at $1.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  11. Updated: Report: Flipkart To Raise $150M From Naspers, Tiger; What About Tradus? (Media Mana)
  12. Alarm.com Raises $136M from Technology Crossover Ventures (FinSMEs)
  13. Sonos Lands $135M For Its Classy Wireless Home Audio Systems (TechCrunch)
  14. Barracuda Networks Lands $130M, Eyes IPO (Silicon Tap)
  15. French Music Startup Deezer Gets $130M Fourth Round, Led By Warner Music Group’s Owner Access Industries (TechCrunch)
  16. Box Raises $125M To Target Global Growth And Large Enterprises, Round Led By General Atlantic (TechCrunch)
  17. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (TechCrunch)
  18. Airbnb Raises $118M (Silicon Tap)
  19. Fab Seals The Deal On $105 Million In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  20. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)