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Top 20 Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
6 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
8 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
10 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
11 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
12 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
13 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
15 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
16 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
17 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
18 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games 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. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  4. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  5. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  6. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  7. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  8. Report: Ola raises $2B to take the good fight to Uber in India (siliconANGLE)
  9. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  10. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  11. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  13. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  14. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  15. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  16. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  18. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  19. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)

Top 20 Acquisition Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce Acquisition
3 $3,300,000,000 Bureau van Dijk Moody’s Media Acquisition
4 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
5 $1,580,000,000 BAMTech The Walt Disney Company Software & Services Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
7 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 CompuCom Office Depot Software & Services Acquisition
9 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
10 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
11 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
12 $720,000,000 Institutional Shareholder Services Genstar Capital Software & Services Acquisition
13 $705,000,000 eVestment NASDAQ Software & Services Acquisition
14 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
15 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
16 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
17 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
18 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
19 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
20 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  3. Moody’s Corp to buy Bureau van Dijk for about $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  4. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  5. Disney to acquire majority stake in BAMTech from Major League Baseball for additional $1.58 billion (Variety)
  6. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  7. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  8. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/office-depot-to-buy-compucom-for-1-billion-lowers-guidance-2017-10-03 (2)
  9. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  10. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  11. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  12. Genstar Capital to buy proxy advisory firm ISS for $720 million (Reuters)
  13. Nasdaq to pay $705 million to acquire eVestment (MarketWatch)
  14. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  15. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  16. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  17. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  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. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investment Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
4 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
5 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
7 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
10 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
11 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
16 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
17 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
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. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  4. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  5. https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/10/02/report-ola-raises-2b-take-good-fight-uber-india/ (1)
  6. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  13. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  14. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  17. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  18. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  19. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  20. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for September 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
3 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $125,000,000 STARZ PLAY Undisclosed Media Investment
5 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
6 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
8 $100,000,000 Advanced Vision Technology Danaher Software & Services Acquisition
9 $100,000,000 99 SoftBank Transactions Investment
10 $100,000,000 99 Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
12 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
15 $65,000,000 Innoviz Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $65,000,000 Elastifile Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
19 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
20 $50,000,000 Oryx Vision Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  3. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  4. MIDDLE EASTERN ON-DEMAND VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE RECEIVE US$125 MILLION IN FUNDING (Startup MGZN)
  5. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  6. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  7. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  8. Danaher Buys Israel’s AVT For $100M (NoCamels)
  9. SoftBank adds Brazil’s 99 to its ridesharing portfolio with a $100 million investment (TechCrunch)
  10. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  11. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  12. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  13. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  14. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  15. LiDAR maker Innoviz raises $65M from Delphi, Magna and more (TechCrunch)
  16. File software-flinger Elastifile stretches funding further to $65m (The Register)
  17. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  18. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  20. Israeli Start Up Raises $50 Million For Lidar Sensing Technology In Self Driving Cars (Forbes)