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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $300,000,000 Essential Products Playground Global, Redpoint Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $250,000,000 Zenly Snap Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $175,000,000 BankMobile Flagship Community Bank Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $68,000,000 Yongqianbao Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $63,000,000 Symphony BNP Paribas Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $60,000,000 Live.me Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $60,000,000 Babylon Health Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $54,000,000 Smule Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $50,000,000 Discord Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $50,000,000 LevelUp Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $49,000,000 Kinvey Progress Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $45,000,000 Getaround Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  3. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  4. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  5. Andy Rubin’s Essential has reportedly raised $300 million (TechCrunch)
  6. Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends (Business Insider)
  7. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  8. Customers Bank sells digital unit BankMobile for $175m (Finextra)
  9. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  10. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  11. China personal lending platform Yongqianbao raises $68m (Asian Venture Capital Journal)
  12. Goldman-backed ‘Slack for finance’ startup Symphony raises $63 million from BNP Paribas (Business Insider)
  13. Cheetah Mobile’s Live.me Inc raises $60 mln (PE HUB)
  14. Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app (TechCrunch)
  15. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  16. Tencent tunes into Southeast Asia in $54m Smule funding (Tech In Asia)
  17. Gamer chat tool Discord secretly raised ~$50M as insiders cashed out (TechCrunch)
  18. LevelUp Bags $50M From JPMorgan Chase & Others For Mobile Payments (Xconomy)
  19. Progress Software just dropped $49 million on start-up Kinvey to help companies build smarter apps (CNBC)
  20. Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to build more partnerships (TechCrunch )

Top 20 Investment 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 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
12 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment
17 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
20 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions 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. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  12. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  13. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  14. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  15. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  17. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing UK)
  18. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  19. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  20. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)

Top 20 Acquisitions 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 $3,350,000,000 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 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games 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 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
11 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services 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 Bonobos Walmart Ecommerce 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. 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. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  7. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  9. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  10. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  11. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (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. Walmart to buy Bonobos for $310M as it doubles down on fashion (TechCrunch)

Top 20 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 $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 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
10 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
11 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
12 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
13 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
17 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
18 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
19 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
20 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition

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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. 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. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  10. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  11. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  13. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  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. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  17. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  18. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  19. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  20. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)