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Top 20 Transactions Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Climate Corporation Monsanto Transactions Acquisition
2 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
3 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
4 $200,000,000 Airbnb Founders Fund Transactions Investment
5 $198,000,000 Stayz Homeaway Transactions Acquisition
6 $160,000,000 Nuomi Baidu Transactions Investment
7 $150,000,000 Open Colleges Australia Apollo Global Transactions Acquisition
8 $125,000,000 Lending Club Google, Foundation Capital Transactions Investment
9 $120,000,000 mFoundry FIS Transactions Acquisition
10 $105,000,000 eRecycling Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Silver Lake Kraftwerk Transactions Investment
11 $100,000,000 CommonBond Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $100,000,000 eHi Auto Services Ctrip.com International Ltd. Transactions Investment
13 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition
14 $60,000,000 Eventbrite Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Transactions Investment
15 $60,000,000 Lyft Andreessen Horowitz Transactions Investment
16 $60,000,000 Tuniu Temasek, DCM Transactions Investment
17 $55,000,000 ZocDoc Undisclosed Transactions Investment
18 $50,000,000 Redfin Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
20 $50,000,000 Zuora Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  2. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  3. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  4. Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk Confirms It Raised A $200M Round Led By Founders Fund (TechCrunch)
  5. HomeAway Acquires Australian Vacation Rentals Site Stayz For $198 Million Cash (TechCrunch)
  6. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  7. Apollo Global in $150m deal to acquire majority stake in Open Colleges (The Australian)
  8. Readying For An IPO, Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Lending Club Raises $125M From Google And Others At $1.6B Valuation (Techcrunch)
  9. Mobile Banking And Payment Startup mFoundry Sold To FIS For $120M On $165M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  10. eRecycling Raises $105M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. CommonBond Raises over $100M in Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. eHi Auto Services Receives over $100M (FinSMEs)
  13. Carsales.com eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)
  14. Eventbrite Raises $60M Round Led By Tiger Global Management (Techcrunch)
  15. Lyft Lifts $60 Million From Andreessen Horowitz, Gives 30,000 Rides A Week A Year After Launch (Techcrunch)
  16. Travel Service Tuniu Raised $60 million in Series D (TechNode)
  17. Medical E-Booking Platform ZocDoc Opens Up $55 Million In New Convertible Debt (Techcrunch)
  18. Redfin Raises $50M (FinSMEs)
  19. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  20. Zuora Raises $50M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless (select assets) AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
9 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $1,000,000,000 Climate Corporation Monsanto Transactions Acquisition
11 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Acquisition
13 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
14 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
18 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
19 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
20 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  7. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  8. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  9. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  10. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  11. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  12. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  13. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  14. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  15. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  16. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  17. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  18. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  19. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  20. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)

Top 20 North American Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless (select assets) AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,260,000,000 Brightstar SoftBank Software & Services Investment
7 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
8 $1,000,000,000 Climate Corporation Monsanto Transactions Acquisition
9 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Acquisition
10 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
11 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
13 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
16 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $403,000,000 MakerBot Stratasys Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $380,000,000 Tensilica Cadence Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
19 $350,000,000 MoPub Twitter Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $324,000,000 The 41st Parameter Experian Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  5. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  6. Brightstar Receives $1.26BN Investment from SoftBank (FinSMEs)
  7. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  8. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  9. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  10. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  11. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  12. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  13. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  14. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  15. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  16. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Stratasys Acquiring MakerBot In $403M Deal, Combined Company Will Likely Dominate 3D Printing Industry (Techcrunch)
  18. Cadence to Acquire Tensilica (Market Wire)
  19. Twitter + MoPub: Twitter just bought the digital ad exchange it wanted (VentureBeat)
  20. Experian to buy 41st Parameter in $324m deal (The Financial Times)