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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for October 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 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition

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  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. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for September 2014

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 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
5 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $234,481,802 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
10 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
11 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
12 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
13 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition
14 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $100,000,000 TutorGroup Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $100,000,000 Coupang Sequoia Ecommerce Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment

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  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. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  5. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  6. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  7. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  8. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  9. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  10. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  11. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  12. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  13. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)
  14. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  15. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  17. Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia’s language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  18. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang snags $100M round at $1B+ valuation (VentureBeat)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for August 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 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $65,000,000 Hike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $55,000,000 Movile Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $54,000,000 Xamarin Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $50,000,000 Kony Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium 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. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  8. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  9. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  11. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  12. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  13. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  14. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  15. Hike raises $65 million from foreign investors, including Tiger Global (Economic Times India)
  16. Movile Raises $55m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Xamarin Raises $54M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  19. Kony Raises $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for August 2014

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 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
5 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
10 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
11 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
12 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
13 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition
14 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $100,000,000 Coupang Sequoia Ecommerce Investment
17 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $100,000,000 TutorGroup Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment

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. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  5. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  6. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  7. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  8. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  9. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  10. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  11. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  12. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  13. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)
  14. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  15. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang snags $100M round at $1B+ valuation (VentureBeat)
  17. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  18. Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia’s language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)