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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for November 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $280,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $250,000,000 Nimbuzz New Call Telecom Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $220,000,000 Location Labs AVG Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Experience Cox Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $200,000,000 Shopkick SK Planet Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $185,000,000 Mozido Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $174,500,000 Tongbu XPEC Entertainment Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $150,000,000 Square Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $120,000,000 yuMobile Safaricom, Airtel Kenya Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Yello Mobile Formation 8 Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  8. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  9. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  12. Mozido Raises $185M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  14. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  15. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for November 2014

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Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
3 $600,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
4 $575,000,000 Financial Software and Systems Premji Invest Software & Services Investment
5 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
6 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $350,000,000 Koudai Tencent, Tiger Fund Ecommerce Investment
8 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $250,000,000 Nimbuzz New Call Telecom Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $250,000,000 Lazada Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $234,481,802 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
12 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $210,000,000 Olacabs SoftBank Transactions Investment
14 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
15 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
16 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
17 $174,500,000 Tongbu XPEC Entertainment Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $171,000,000 Oakton Dimension Data Software & Services Acquisition
19 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
20 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. Flipkart secures another $600m, taking funding total to nearly $2.5bn (Red Herring)
  4. Financial Software and Systems Secures $57M in Fourth Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  6. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  7. Koudai secures giant $350 million Series C funding round (Red Herring)
  8. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  9. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  10. Lazada, Rocket Internet’s Amazon Clone In Southeast Asia, Raises $250M Led By Temasek (TechCrunch)
  11. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  12. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  13. Olacabs raises $210 million from Japan’s SoftBank Corp; enters $1b Club (Economic Times)
  14. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  15. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  16. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  17. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  18. Dimension Data seals $171 million Oakton deal (ARN)
  19. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  20. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)