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Top 20 IPOs for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,800,000,000 Altice Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Public
2 $1,800,000,000 JD.com Undisclosed Ecommerce Public
3 $1,300,000,000 Markit Undisclosed Software & Services Public
4 $627,000,000 Sabre Undisclosed Transactions Public
5 $600,000,000 Just Eat Undisclosed Transactions Public
6 $286,000,000 Sina Weibo Undisclosed Media Public
7 $245,100,000 Jumei Undisclosed Ecommerce Public
8 $240,000,000 Trinet Undisclosed Software & Services Public
9 $192,000,000 GrubHub Undisclosed Transactions Public
10 $187,500,000 A10 Networks Undisclosed Software & Services Public
11 $178,000,000 Castlight Health Undisclosed Software & Services Public
12 $168,000,000 Coupons.com Undisclosed Transactions Public
13 $168,000,000 Cheetah Mobile Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Public
14 $116,000,000 Opower Undisclosed Software & Services Public
15 $100,000,000 Everyday Health Undisclosed Media Public
16 $100,000,000 Paycom Undisclosed Software & Services Public
17 $100,000,000 Zendesk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
18 $91,000,000 Care.com Undisclosed Transactions Public
19 $87,500,000 Zoe’s Kitchen Undisclosed Transactions Public
20 $81,300,000 Rubicon Project Undisclosed Marketing Public

More information

  1. Telecom Firm Altice Raises $1.8 Billion in I.P.O. (New York Times )
  2. JD.com raises $1.8bn in Nasdaq IPO (Financial Times)
  3. Markit Raises $1.3 Billion in Expanded IPO (Wall Street Journal)
  4. Travelocity owner Sabre takes flight on $627M IPO (VentureBeat)
  5. Just Eat, an Online Takeaway Service, Raises $600 Million in I.P.O. (NY Times Dealbook )
  6. Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $286M (Rappler)
  7. Jumei IPO on NYSE raises $245.1 million (China Daily USA)
  8. Cloud HR company TriNet stock up after it raises $240M in IPO (Biz Journal)
  9. Seamless.com Owner GrubHub Surges After $192 Million IPO (Bloomberg)
  10. A10 Networks hits high end of IPO target, raises $187.5M (Biz Journal)
  11. Health-care software firm Castlight soars after IPO (CNBC)
  12. Coupons.com raises $168 million from IPO (Coupons.com)
  13. Cheetah Mobile IPO raises $168 mln (Reuters)
  14. Opower raises $116 million in recent IPO (ELP)
  15. Everyday Health Raises $100 Million in IPO, but Shares Dip in Early Trading (Recode)
  16. HR tech provider Paycom raises less than expected in $100M IPO (Venture Beat)
  17. Zendesk raises $100M in IPO — and traders love it (updated) (VentureBeat)
  18. Care.com’s IPO raises about $91m (Boston Globe)
  19. Restaurant chain Zoe’s Kitchen valued at $276 million in IPO (Reuters)
  20. Rubicon Project IPO keeps the LA exit train rolling (PandoDaily)

Top 20 IPOs for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,800,000,000 Altice Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Public
2 $1,800,000,000 JD.com Undisclosed Ecommerce Public
3 $1,300,000,000 Markit Undisclosed Software & Services Public
4 $627,000,000 Sabre Undisclosed Transactions Public
5 $600,000,000 Just Eat Undisclosed Transactions Public
6 $286,000,000 Sina Weibo Undisclosed Media Public
7 $245,100,000 Jumei Undisclosed Ecommerce Public
8 $240,000,000 Trinet Undisclosed Software & Services Public
9 $192,000,000 GrubHub Undisclosed Transactions Public
10 $187,500,000 A10 Networks Undisclosed Software & Services Public
11 $178,000,000 Castlight Health Undisclosed Software & Services Public
12 $168,000,000 Coupons.com Incorporated Undisclosed Transactions Public
13 $168,000,000 Cheetah Mobile Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Public
14 $116,000,000 Opower Undisclosed Software & Services Public
15 $100,000,000 Everyday Health Undisclosed Media Public
16 $100,000,000 Paycom Undisclosed Software & Services Public
17 $100,000,000 Zendesk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
18 $91,000,000 Care.com Undisclosed Transactions Public
19 $87,500,000 Zoe’s Kitchen Undisclosed Transactions Public
20 $81,300,000 Rubicon Project Undisclosed Marketing Public

More information

  1. Telecom Firm Altice Raises $1.8 Billion in I.P.O. (New York Times )
  2. JD.com raises $1.8bn in Nasdaq IPO (Financial Times)
  3. Markit Raises $1.3 Billion in Expanded IPO (Wall Street Journal)
  4. Travelocity owner Sabre takes flight on $627M IPO (VentureBeat)
  5. Just Eat, an Online Takeaway Service, Raises $600 Million in I.P.O. (NY Times Dealbook )
  6. Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $286M (Rappler)
  7. Jumei IPO on NYSE raises $245.1 million (China Daily USA)
  8. Cloud HR company TriNet stock up after it raises $240M in IPO (Biz Journal)
  9. Seamless.com Owner GrubHub Surges After $192 Million IPO (Bloomberg)
  10. A10 Networks hits high end of IPO target, raises $187.5M (Biz Journal)
  11. Health-care software firm Castlight soars after IPO (CNBC)
  12. Coupons.com raises $168 million from IPO (Coupons.com)
  13. Cheetah Mobile IPO raises $168 mln (Reuters)
  14. Opower raises $116 million in recent IPO (ELP)
  15. Everyday Health Raises $100 Million in IPO, but Shares Dip in Early Trading (Recode)
  16. HR tech provider Paycom raises less than expected in $100M IPO (Venture Beat)
  17. Zendesk raises $100M in IPO — and traders love it (updated) (VentureBeat)
  18. Care.com’s IPO raises about $91m (Boston Globe)
  19. Restaurant chain Zoe’s Kitchen valued at $276 million in IPO (Reuters)
  20. Rubicon Project IPO keeps the LA exit train rolling (PandoDaily)

Top 20 Media Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
2 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
3 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
4 $448,000,000 Sogou Tencent Media Investment
5 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Media Acquisition
6 $300,000,000 Answers.com Consortium Media Investment
7 $250,000,000 Washington Post Jeff Bezos Media Acquisition
8 $225,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
9 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
10 $79,000,000 Quirky Consortium Media Investment
11 $70,000,000 Boston Globe/ New England Media Group John Henry Media Acquisition
12 $60,000,000 Mobli Carlos Slim, América Móvil Media Investment
13 $60,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
14 $57,000,000 Qunar Consortium Media Investment
15 $50,000,000 Quixey Consortium Media Investment
16 $50,000,000 StreetEasy Zillow Media Acquisition
17 $50,000,000 Flipboard Consortium Media Investment
18 $50,000,000 Automattic Tiger Global Media Investment
19 $50,000,000 Glassdoor Consortium Media Investment
20 $41,000,000 Foursquare Undisclosed Media Investment

More information

  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  3. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  4. Sogou Secured $448 million Investment from Tencent, will Merge Soso (Technode)
  5. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  6. Q&A Platform Answers.com Raises More Cash, Buys Customer Experience Analytics Company ForeSee For Over $200M (TechCrunch)
  7. Jeff Bezos To Acquire The Washington Post For $250M (TechCrunch)
  8. Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed) (All Things D)
  9. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Quirky Raises $79M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. The New York Times Company Sells The Boston Globe (And Related Properties) For $70M (TechCrunch)
  12. Mobli Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Nextdoor raises $60M to curb the crumbling of America’s neighborhoods (Venture Beat)
  14. Baidu, Hillhouse & GGV Reportedly Invest $57M In Qunar As The Chinese Travel Site Weathers A Boycott (Techcrunch)
  15. Quixey Raised $50M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Zillow Fills Out NYC Listings With $50M StreetEasy Acquisition, Plans Follow-On Offering Of 2.5M Shares For $228M (TechCrunch)
  17. Flipboard’s Mike McCue Confirms $50M Raise, Says Windows 8 App, More International Versions Coming By End Of Year (TechCrunch)
  18. WordPress parent company Automattic sees $50M investment from Tiger Global (Venturebeat)
  19. Glassdoor Closes $50M Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Foursquare’s New $41M Round Helps It Delay Tricky Questions About Its Valuation (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
5 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
6 $448,000,000 Sogou Tencent Media Investment
7 $370,000,000 PPS Baidu Media Acquisition
8 $250,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $198,630,000 ISP Dodo M2 Telecommunications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $198,000,000 Stayz Homeaway Transactions Acquisition
12 $160,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $160,000,000 Nuomi Baidu Transactions Investment
14 $150,000,000 Xero Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $150,000,000 Open Colleges Australia Apollo Global Transactions Acquisition
16 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
17 $112,000,000 Zalora Access Industries Ecommerce Investment
18 $110,000,000 Directi Endurance International Software & Services Acquisition
19 $100,000,000 Vancl Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
20 $100,000,000 Zalora Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  3. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  4. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  5. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  6. Sogou Secured $448 million Investment from Tencent, will Merge Soso (Technode)
  7. Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World (Techcrunch)
  8. UK’s Tesco Starts ‘Close Cooperation’ With Samwers’ Rocket Internet, Leads $250M Round In Lazada (TechCrunch)
  9. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  10. M2 Telecommunications acquires ISP Dodo for A$203.9m and junior telco Eftel for A$44.1m, 5*FY14 EBITDA (Australian Technology Transactions)
  11. HomeAway Acquires Australian Vacation Rentals Site Stayz For $198 Million Cash (TechCrunch)
  12. Flipkart Raises $160M in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  14. Xero to Intuit: I have $150M in funding — now gimme all your customers (Venture Beat)
  15. Apollo Global in $150m deal to acquire majority stake in Open Colleges (The Australian)
  16. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  17. Asian fashion retailer Zalora raises $112M — doubling its funding in just 6 months (Venture Beat)
  18. Directi Acquired for $ 110 mn by Endurance International (NextBigWhat.com)
  19. Chinese clothing e-tailer Vancl gets $100 million more funding, probably not bothering with IPO (Tech In Asia)
  20. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s SE Asian Zappos Clone, Raises $100M More From Summit, Kinnevik And More (Techcrunch)