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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)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
3 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
4 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
5 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
8 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
11 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $30,000,000 Autotalks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $25,000,000 dapulse Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $25,000,000 Freightos Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $25,000,000 otonomo Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $19,000,000 Creditas Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $16,000,000 ScyllaDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $15,000,000 CorePhotonics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $15,000,000 IntSights Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  3. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  4. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  5. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  6. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  7. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  8. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  9. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  11. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  12. Israeli vehicle communications company Autotalks raises $30 million (Tech.eu)
  13. Dapulse raises $25 million for its project management tool (Venture Beat)
  14. Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures (TechCrunch)
  15. Otonomo raises $25M to help automakers make money from connected cars (TechCrunch)
  16. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  17. Brazil’s Creditas gets $19 million amid boom in local fintech financing: Reuters (PE HUB)
  18. ScyllaDB Closes $16 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Next-Generation Cassandra Database (ScyllaDB)
  19. Corephotonics raises $15 million from Samsung, Foxconn, MediaTek (Reuters)
  20. Israeli threat intelligence startup IntSights uncovers $15 million in Series B funding (Geek Time)

Top 20 European Deals for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
3 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
4 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
5 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
6 $75,000,000 Actility Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $69,416,750 Oodrive Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
9 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $35,000,000 Job Today Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $32,209,200 Raisin Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $28,065,387 solarisBank AG Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $21,500,000 BOOK A TIGER Coller Capital Transactions Investment
14 $21,198,000 savedroid AG Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $16,000,000 Databerries Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $16,000,000 KONUX Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $15,875,250 TravelerCar PSA Groupe, Lead – MAIF Transactions Investment
18 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $14,738,422 Riskmethods Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $14,000,000 Seerene Earlybird Venture Capital, Lakestar Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  2. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  3. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  4. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  5. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  6. Eurobites: IoT Startup Actility Raises $75M (Light Reading )
  7. French software firm Oodrive raises €65 million to move into new markets (Tech.eu )
  8. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  9. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  10. JobToday inks $35M media-for-equity deal with European broadcasters (TechCrunch)
  11. Raisin secures €30 million in Series C funding round (Tech.eu)
  12. Japan’s SBI, others invest 26.3 mln euros in Germany’s solarisBank (CNBC)
  13. Book A Tiger Raises $21.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Frankfurter Fintech-Startup savedroid receives growth financing with 20 million Euro valuation (rhein-main-startups)
  15. Databerries Raises $16m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. KONUX Final Close Brings Series A to $16M (PR Newswire)
  17. French car sharing service TravelCar raises €15 million (Tech.eu)
  18. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  19. Afternoon Coffee: Riskmethods Receives €13.5 million in Series B, Lighthizer Inches Closer to Trade Rep Position (Spend Matters)
  20. Seerene Raises a $14 Million Series A to Make CIOs Heroes in the Boardroom (Seerene)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific 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 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
9 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
12 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $250,000,000 OYO Rooms Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $200,000,000 Kakao Pay Ant Financial Transactions Investment
17 $180,000,000 Mobvoi Inc. Volkswagen Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $180,000,000 Souche Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $177,000,000 Paytm Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners Transactions Investment
20 $174,000,000 Le Young Pictures Undisclosed Media 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. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  9. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  10. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  11. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  12. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  13. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  14. Oyo rooms secures $250 mn from SoftBank, others (VCCircle)
  15. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  16. Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay (TechCrunch )
  17. Volkswagen invests $180m in Google-backed Chinese startup Mobvoi Inc. (Deal Street Asia)
  18. China auto trading platform Souche gets $180m Series D (Avcj)
  19. Alibaba takes lead in India’s Paytm Ecommerce with fresh $177m funding (Tech In Asia)
  20. Le Young Pictures, a video firm established by LeEco founder’s wife raises US$174 million series A (Next Unicorn)