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Top 20 North American Deals for September 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $3,400,000,000 Snap Consortium Mobile & Apps Public
3 $3,350,000,000 Chewy.com PetSmart Ecommerce 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 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $900,000,000 Telvent DTN TBG Treuhand Günthardt AG Software & Services Acquisition
10 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
11 $705,000,000 eVestment NASDAQ Software & Services Acquisition
12 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
13 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
14 $614,000,000 Veracode CA Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
15 $610,000,000 Viptela Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
16 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 Outcome Health Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $475,000,000 Newgistics Pitney Bowes Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. Snapchat raises $3.4 billion in IPO (CNN)
  3. PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35 billion in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever (Recode)
  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. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  7. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  8. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  9. Schneider Agrees to Sell Telvent DTN to TBG for $900 Million (Bloomberg)
  10. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  11. Nasdaq to pay $705 million to acquire eVestment (MarketWatch)
  12. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  13. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  14. Veracode bought by CA Technologies for $614 million (Boston Globe)
  15. Cisco scoops up yet another cloud company, acquiring SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610M (TechCrunch)
  16. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  17. A healthcare firm that wants to create ‘an exam room that knows you’ just landed a $5.5 billion valuation (Business Insider Australia)
  18. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  19. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  20. Pitney Bowes Acquires Newgistics Inc. for $475 Million (multichannelmerchant)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for September 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 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
6 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
7 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 eBay India Flipkart Ecommerce Acquisition
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 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
15 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
17 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games 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. 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. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  6. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  7. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  8. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  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. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  14. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  15. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  16. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  17. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  18. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  19. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  20. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)

Top 20 European Deals for September 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 $720,000,000 Institutional Shareholder Services Genstar Capital Software & Services Acquisition
4 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
5 $456,000,000 PlusServer BC Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
7 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $385,000,000 Deliveroo Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $385,000,000 AUTO1 Group Princeville Global Transactions Investment
10 $370,000,000 Comptel Nokia Software & Services Acquisition
11 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
12 $259,000,000 Itconic Equinix Software & Services Acquisition
13 $250,000,000 Zenly Snap Inc. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
15 $230,319,000 Gryphon Group Holdings Leadenhall Capital Partners, Punter Southall Group Transactions Investment
16 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
17 $210,000,000 ABAX Investcorp Software & Services Acquisition
18 $205,000,000 BI-SAM Technologies FactSet Software & Services Acquisition
19 $186,258,100 Money.co.uk Zoopla Transactions Acquisition
20 $169,500,000 SoundCloud The Raine Group, Temasek Holdings Media 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. Genstar Capital to buy proxy advisory firm ISS for $720 million (Reuters)
  4. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing UK)
  5. GoDaddy sells PlusServer for $456M, kills off its AWS-style cloud services (TechCrunch)
  6. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  7. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  8. Deliveroo raises $385M in new funding, now valued at ‘over $2 Billion’ (TechCrunch)
  9. AutoGroup 1 raises €360 million (FinSMEs)
  10. Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software (TechCrunch)
  11. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  12. Equinix expands Iberian footprint after $259m Itconic deal (Capacity media)
  13. Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends (Business Insider)
  14. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  15. Insurance Entrepreneurs Raise £180M to Bring Protection Challenger to Market (Financialit)
  16. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  17. Investcorp acquires ABAX for $210 mln (PE HUB)
  18. A Look At BISAM, The Market Research Company FactSet Bought For $205 Million (Bezinga)
  19. Zoopla buys the financial services of Money.co.uk in deal worth up to £140m ( Express)
  20. SoundCloud saved by emergency funding as CEO steps aside (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investments for September 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000 Stockpile Consortium Software & Services Investment
2 $1,000,000 KolayIK Monkfish Equity Software & Services Investment
3 Undisclosed hedgehog lab Maven Capital Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $29,421,250 Glovo App Rakuten, La Maison Compagnie d’Investissement Transactions Investment
5 Undisclosed Fashalot Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $2,500,000 AdAsia Holdings Hisanori Watanabe, Gunosy Marketing Investment
7 $1,600,000 Transerve Technologies Omidyar Network, IL&FS Investment Managers Software & Services Investment
8 $3,314,312 Tootle Hambro Perks Ltd. Transactions Investment
9 $1,600,000 Teatime Games Consortium Games Investment
10 $1,176,850 TankYou Grégoire Lassale, David Amsellem Transactions Investment
11 $6,750,000 SpotRight Undisclosed Marketing Investment
12 $1,500,000 Siyavula Education Google.org Transactions Investment
13 $588,425 ScanMovers Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $240,000,000 Royole Corporation Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $764,952 Roomonitor Pere Mayol, Banc Sabadell and the Institut Català de Finances (ICF) Software & Services Investment
16 $11,200,000 Reno Sub Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $35,000,000 Playbuzz Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $3,000,000 Passage AI Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $3,800,000 otelz.com Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $30,000,000 Onfido Consortium Software & Services Investment

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  1. Stockpile raises $30 million to popularize fractional share investing (TechCrunch)
  2. Kolay İK, 1 milyon dolar yatırım aldı (Webrazzi)
  3. Maven Capital invests in hedgehog lab (Angel News)
  4. Barcelona’s Glovo scores €25 million from Rakuten and others to boost its on-demand local delivery services (Tech.eu)
  5. Fashalot raises undisclosed amount from Capillary Technologies, others (MoneyControl)
  6. AdAsia Holdings raises additional US$2.5mil (Digital News Asia)
  7. Civic Tech Company Transerve Technologies Raises $1.6M from IL&FS Investment Managers and Omidyar Network (Indian Web 2 )
  8. An online car selling startup receives Series A £2.5m funding from Hambro Perks (Bdaily)
  9. QuizUp founders’ new company Teatime raises $1.6m seed led by Index Ventures (Northstack)
  10. TankYou raises €1 million for its online car fuel sales service (Tank you)
  11. SpotRight Closes $6.75 Million in Funding to Expand People-Based Marketing Capabilities (Business Wire)
  12. Google gives $1.5m grant to Siyavula Education (IT News Africa)
  13. Comparison startup ScanMovers raises €500K angel money (Startup Juncture Denmark)
  14. Royole Corporation Raises $800M USD in Series D Funding (PR Newswire)
  15. Roomonitor capta 650.000 euros para digitalizar pisos turísticos (Lavanguardia)
  16. Electronics Startup Reno Sub-Systems Secures $11.2 Million (NewsCenter.io)
  17. Disney Invests More in Interactive-Content Startup Playbuzz as Part of $35 Million Round (Variety)
  18. Passage.AI attracts $3 mln (PE Hub)
  19. Otelz positions itself for global growth after $3.8 million in funding (tnooz)
  20. Onfido raises $30M more for its AI-based identity verification technology (Techcrunch)