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Top 20 Software & Services Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
9$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$293,000,000CloudLockCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$170,000,000HP SoftwareOpenTextSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  3. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  5. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  6. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  7. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  8. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  10. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  11. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  12. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  13. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  14. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
  15. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  16. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  18. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  19. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  20. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investments for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
2$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
3$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
4$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
6$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
7$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$600,000,000Didi ChuxingChina Life InsuranceTransactionsInvestment
9$500,000,000Ping An Good DoctorUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
10$400,000,000Didi ChuxingPoly GroupTransactionsInvestment
11$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
12$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
13$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
15$259,716,000EirGICHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
18$235,000,000FenqileHuasheng CapitalTransactionsInvestment
19$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment
20$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion ()
  2. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers ()
  3. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me ()
  4. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing ()
  5. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing ()
  6. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion ()
  7. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding ()
  8. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance ()
  9. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round ()
  10. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate ()
  11. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding ()
  12. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen ()
  13. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment ()
  14. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M ()
  15. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir ()
  16. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation ()
  17. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry ()
  18. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments ()
  19. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M ()
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding ()

Top 20 Acquisitions for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
2$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
4$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
8$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
9$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
12$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
17$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$293,000,000CloudLockCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  5. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  7. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  8. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  9. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  10. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  11. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  12. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  13. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  14. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  15. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  16. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  17. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  18. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
  19. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  20. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$26,200,000,000LinkedInMicrosoftMediaAcquisition
2$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
4$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
5$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
9$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
10$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
11$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
14$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
15$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
16$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
18$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  5. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  6. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  7. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  8. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  11. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  12. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  13. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  14. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  16. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  17. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  18. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  19. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)