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Top 20 European Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
3 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
4 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
5 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
7 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
9 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
12 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $100,000,000 Tanberg Data Overland Storage Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Software & Services Acquisition
15 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
17 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
18 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $37,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  3. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  4. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  5. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  6. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  7. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  8. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  10. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  11. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  12. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  13. Tandberg Data to be acquired by Overland Storage (CRN)
  14. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  15. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  16. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  17. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  18. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  19. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)
  20. UK-based Funding Circle raises $37M to fund American small businesses (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,260,000,000 Brightstar SoftBank Software & Services Investment
2 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Acquisition
3 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $354,000,000 PrimeSense Apple Software & Services Acquisition
5 $324,000,000 The 41st Parameter Experian Software & Services Investment
6 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
7 $196,500,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
8 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Software & Services Acquisition
9 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
10 $150,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $150,000,000 MongoDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $150,000,000 Xero Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
14 $130,000,000 Vocalocity Vonage Software & Services Acquisition
15 $130,000,000 Soluto Asurion Software & Services Acquisition
16 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
17 $110,000,000 Directi Endurance International Software & Services Acquisition
18 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment
19 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
20 $103,000,000 Confio SolarWinds Software & Services Acquisition
  1. Brightstar Receives $1.26BN Investment from SoftBank (FinSMEs)
  2. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  3. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  4. Apple reportedly acquires Kinect-tech maker PrimeSense for $345M (Venture Beat)
  5. Experian to buy 41st Parameter in $324m deal (The Financial Times)
  6. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  7. Palantir Technologies Raises $196.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden
    (VentureBeat)
  9. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  10. Pure Storage Raises $150M And Sets For Battle With The Storage Giants (TechCrunch)
  11. MongoDB Raises $150M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Xero to Intuit: I have $150M in funding — now gimme all your customers (Venture Beat)
  13. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  14. Vonage Acquires Vocalocity For $130 Million (Pulse2.0)
  15. Cloud-Based Device Management Startup Soluto Acquired By Device Insurers Asurion For Up To $130M (TechCrunch)
  16. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  17. Directi Acquired for $ 110 mn by Endurance International (NextBigWhat.com)
  18. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)
  19. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  20. SolarWinds buys software maker for $103M (Biz Journal)

Top 20 European Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
3 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
4 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
5 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
6 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
8 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
10 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
13 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $100,000,000 Tanberg Data Overland Storage Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Software & Services Acquisition
16 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
18 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
19 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  2. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  3. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  4. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  5. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  7. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  8. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  9. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  11. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  12. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  13. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  14. Tandberg Data to be acquired by Overland Storage (CRN)
  15. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  16. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  17. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  18. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  19. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  20. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for September 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
3 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
4 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
5 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
6 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
9 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
12 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
17 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $37,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $36,000,000 US HealthVest Akola Capital Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  2. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  3. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  4. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  5. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  7. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  8. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  10. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  11. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  12. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  13. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  14. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  15. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  16. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  17. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  18. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)
  19. UK-based Funding Circle raises $37M to fund American small businesses (Venture Beat)
  20. US HealthVest Raises $36M in Funding (FinSMEs)