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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
4 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
5 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
6 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $15,000,000 iyzico Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $5,000,000 Modacruz Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $5,000,000 Cars45 Frontier Cars Group Transactions Investment
10 $5,000,000 MYDAWA Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
11 $4,543,739 WeThinkCode BCX Transactions Investment
12 $3,500,000 compareit4me Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $3,000,000 Bayzat Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $2,500,000 BitPesa Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $2,000,000 Xineoh King and Bay West Software & Services Investment
16 $2,000,000 DokkanAfkar Riyad Taqnia Fund (RTF) Ecommerce Investment
17 $1,800,000 Seez B&Y, Wamda Capital, Phoenician Funds Software & Services Investment
18 $1,500,000 Sinemia Revo Capital Transactions Investment
19 $1,300,000 CarSwitch Glowfish Capital Transactions Investment
20 $1,250,000 Lidya Accion Venture Lab, Newid capital Transactions Investment

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  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  3. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  4. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  5. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  6. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)
  7. Iyzico, a Turkish online payments company and potential Stripe competitor, closes $15M Series C (TechCrunch)
  8. Modacruz Raises Series B Financing Led by Middle East Venture Partners; Total of $5M Raised to Date (PRNewswire)
  9. Nigeria’s Cars45 closes $5M round to digitize Africa’s used autos markets (TechCrunch)
  10. MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya (TechMoran)
  11. WeThinkCode gets a R60m injection from BCX (Stuff)
  12. Compareit4me.com Secures $3.5 Million (arabnet)
  13. Bayzat Raises $3 Million As MENA’s Health Insurance Opportunity Grows (Incarabia)
  14. BitPesa closes a $2.5M round to expand digital payments business beyond Africa (AppsAfrica)
  15. Bloemfontein startup secures $2m funding from Canadian investment bank (VentureBurn)
  16. Saudi startup Dokkan Afkar closes $2M round (Wamda)
  17. Lebanese automotive marketplace receives $1.8M seed fund (Wamda News (MENA))
  18. Movie ticket subscription service Sinemia raises $1.5 million for its US expansion (Tech.eu)
  19. Used car market place CarSwitch.com raises $1.3 million (cpi financial)
  20. Nigerian fintech startup Lidya raises $1.25 million seed funding (Techpoint)

Top 20 European Deals for June 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 $385,000,000 AUTO1 Group Princeville Global Transactions Investment
7 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
8 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
9 $250,000,000 Zenly Snap Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $230,319,000 Gryphon Group Holdings Leadenhall Capital Partners, Punter Southall Group Transactions Investment
11 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
12 $210,000,000 ABAX Investcorp Software & Services Acquisition
13 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
14 $120,334,500 Kreditech Holding PayU Transactions Investment
15 $120,000,000 JustGiving Blackbaud Transactions Acquisition
16 $114,164,000 Contorion Hoffmann Group Transactions Acquisition
17 $106,795,000 Picnic Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
19 $103,304,000 Claranet Tikehau Capital Advisors Software & Services Investment
20 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment

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  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 UK)
  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. AutoGroup 1 raises €360 million (FinSMEs)
  7. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  8. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  9. Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends (Business Insider)
  10. Insurance Entrepreneurs Raise £180M to Bring Protection Challenger to Market (Financialit)
  11. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  12. Investcorp acquires ABAX for $210 mln (PE HUB)
  13. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  14. Kreditech raises €110M from Naspers’ PayU in strategic financing partnership (TechCrunch)
  15. UK crowdfunding platform JustGiving acquired by Blackbaud for $120m (Silicon Republic)
  16. Tool specialist Hoffmann SE acquires Berlin-based startup Contorion for more than €100 million (EU Startups)
  17. Dutch grocery delivery startup Picnic picks up historic €100mm funding round after only 1.5 years (The Next Web)
  18. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  19. Tikehau Capital to Invest £80 million in European Managed Hosting Group Claranet (Business Wire)
  20. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for June 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 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
6 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
7 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
8 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
12 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment
16 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $450,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $400,000,000 Guazi.com Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment

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  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. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  6. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  7. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  8. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  9. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  11. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  12. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  13. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  14. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  15. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  16. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  17. China’s newest source of on-demand hype, rental bicycles, gets its first unicorn (TechCrunch)
  18. Guazi Announces Series B Financing (PR Newswire)
  19. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  20. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)

Top 20 North American Deals for June 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 $3,400,000,000 Snap Consortium Mobile & Apps Public
4 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
7 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
8 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
9 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
10 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
11 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
12 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
13 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $462,000,000 Jive Software Aurea Software Software & Services Acquisition
18 $450,000,000 Vice Media TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group) Media Investment
19 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition

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  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. Snapchat raises $3.4 billion in IPO (CNN)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  6. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  7. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  8. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  9. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  10. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  11. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  12. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  13. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  14. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  15. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  16. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  17. Collaboration software company Jive to be acquired by Aurea for $462 million (TechCrunch)
  18. Vice has raised $450M ahead of a potential IPO (TechCrunch)
  19. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)