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Top 20 Deals for June 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
3 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
9 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $930,000,000 All3Media Discovery, Liberty Global Marketing Acquisition
13 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
14 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
16 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
17 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
19 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
20 $500,000,000 Maker Studios The Walt Disney Company Media Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  3. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  4. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  5. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  6. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  7. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  8. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  9. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  10. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  11. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  12. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  13. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  14. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  15. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  16. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  17. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  18. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  19. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  20. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for June 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $120,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $37,000,000 mCube Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $20,421,000 MCor Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $20,000,000 Bitfury Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $19,000,000 Quanttus Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $17,000,000 Ineda Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $17,000,000 iRhythm Technologies Novo A/S, Norwest Venture Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $15,500,000 Orbotix Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $15,000,000 Zepp Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $14,000,000 Fon Qualcomm Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $13,200,000 Skycatch Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $12,815,880 ROLI Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  2. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  3. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  5. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  7. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  9. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  10. mCube Closes $37M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (Independent.ie)
  12. Infrastructure Provider Bitfury Raises $20 Million in Investment Round (Coin Telegraph)
  13. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  14. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. iRhythm Technologies Closes $17M Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. VCs just poured $15.5M into these toy robots (VentureBeat)
  17. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  19. Skycatch Raises $13.2M To Field Data-Gathering Drones Both High And Low (TechCrunch)
  20. ROLI Raises £7.6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)