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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for August 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
2 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $600,000,000 Weidong Cloud Education CCB International Software & Services Investment
6 $600,000,000 Didi Chuxing China Life Insurance Transactions Investment
7 $550,000,000 Go-Jek Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $449,000,000 BYD Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $449,000,000 Qufenqi Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding Group Transactions Investment
11 $400,000,000 Didi Chuxing Poly Group Transactions Investment
12 $350,000,000 Mtime Mtime Media Acquisition
13 $300,000,000 Paytm Goldman Sachs, Temasek, Mediatek Transactions Investment
14 $300,000,000 BabyTree Shenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners China Media Investment
15 $300,000,000 Bitauto Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
17 $235,000,000 Fenqile Huasheng Capital Transactions Investment
18 $228,000,000 Mango TV Undisclosed Media Investment
19 $226,000,000 Douyu TV Tencent, Phoenix Capital Games Investment
20 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  4. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  5. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  6. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  7. Indonesia’s Go-Jek raises $550 million to battle Uber and Grab (TechCrunch)
  8. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  9. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  10. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  11. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  12. Wanda Acquires China’s Leading Movie Portal Mtime For $350 Million (Deadline)
  13. Paytm Said to Get $300 Million in Funds at $5 Billion Valuation (Bloomberg)
  14. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  15. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  16. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  17. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments (Tech In Asia)
  18. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  19. Tencent leads the US$226M financing of Twitch-like streaming site, Douyu TV (e27)
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for April 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
2 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Lazada Group Alibaba Ecommerce Acquisition
4 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
5 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $200,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $170,000,000 Garena Khazanah Nasional Bhd Games Investment
8 $160,000,000 WeLab Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $155,000,000 Baidu Video Consortium Media Investment
10 $147,000,000 Tokopedia Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $145,000,000 CarTrade Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $108,000,000 Getui Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $100,000,000 QingCloud BlueRun Ventures Software & Services Investment
14 $93,000,000 Juanpi China Merchants Bank, Tiantu Capital Ecommerce Investment
15 $75,000,000 Byju Sequoia Capital, Sofina Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $74,000,000 Mercari Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $50,000,000 Elevenia XL Axiata, SK Planet Ecommerce Investment
18 $45,000,000 iFlix Sky Media Investment
19 $35,000,000 Swiggy Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $35,000,000 Baofeng Mojing CITIC Capital Holdings Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  4. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  5. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  6. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  7. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Tokopedia Raises $147M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  13. QingCloud Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. China discounted e-commerce site Juanpi raises $93m (AVCJ)
  15. Byju Raises $75M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Japan’s Mercari, an app for selling your stuff, raises $74M in U.S. push (VentureBeat)
  17. Indonesia’s Elevenia scores US$50M from XL Axiata, SK Planet (e27)
  18. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  19. Swiggy Raises Approx. $35M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Budget VR manufacturer Baofeng Mojing raises US$35M Series B (e27)

Alibaba buys control of Lazada for $1 billion

Commentary
Southeast Asia’s number one shopping and selling platform, The Lazada Group, is about to get a lot bigger. Yesterday, the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced it’s paying $1 billion for a controlling stake in the Singapore-based e-commerce startup. With a capital of $3.7 billion to invest in e-commerce, logistics, media and entertainment sectors, the deal is part of Alibaba’s aggressive plan to expand internationally. According to sources, Alibaba is investing $500 million in newly issued Lazada shares and another $500 million to buy out existing shareholders, including Rocket Internet, Tesco PLC and Investment AB Kinnevik. The acquisition values Lazada at $1.5 billion.

You can read about the deal here.