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Top 20 Investment Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
4 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
5 $2,000,000,000 Ola Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
7 $1,500,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
8 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
10 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
11 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
13 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
14 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Media Investment
16 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
17 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
20 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

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  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  4. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  5. https://siliconangle.com/blog/2017/10/02/report-ola-raises-2b-take-good-fight-uber-india/ (1)
  6. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. SoftBank’s Vision Fund backs Flipkart in record India tech investment (TechCrunch)
  8. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  9. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  10. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  12. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  13. SoftBank Fund Is Said to Invest $2.5 Billion in Flipkart (Bloomberg)
  14. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  17. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  18. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  19. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  20. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
2 $308,000,000 Teads Altice Marketing Acquisition
3 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
4 $145,000,000 SpotX RTL Group Marketing Acquisition
5 $140,000,000 Zeta Global Franklin Square Capital Partners Marketing Investment
6 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
7 $90,000,000 IMS New Media Group Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $75,000,000 CallRail Leaders Fund, Sageview Capital Marketing Investment
9 $65,000,000 Demandbase Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $64,000,000 Segment Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $60,000,000 Acrolinx GENUI Partners Marketing Acquisition
12 $60,000,000 Branch Metrics Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $50,000,000 Appboy Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $50,000,000 Placester New Enterprise Associates Marketing Investment
16 $47,000,000 SimilarWeb Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $40,000,000 Xiaoshouyi Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $35,828,700 SendinBlue Partech Ventures Marketing Investment
19 $35,000,000 Bluecore Consortium Marketing Investment
20 $35,000,000 Playbuzz Consortium Marketing Investment

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  1. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)
  2. Telco Altice to acquire video ad tech player Teads for $308M (TechCrunch)
  3. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  4. RTL to fully acquire video outfit SpotX in $145m deal as part of accelerated adtech strategy (The Drum)
  5. Zeta Global Raises $140 Million For Its Marketing Cloud (Forbes)
  6. Goldman Sachs is investing $95 million for a 15% stake in ad firm MDC Partners (Business Insider)
  7. China’s IMS New Media Group secures $90m in series C round (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Marketing analytics firm CallRail raises $75 million at $160 million valuation (SLIDESHOW) – Atlanta Business Chronicle (Business Journals)
  9. B2B targeted marketing platform Demandbase raises $65 million (Venture Beat)
  10. Marketing data startup Segment raises $64M (TechCrunch)
  11. Acrolinx: Majority acquisition and growth financing by GENUI of $ 60 million to expand global business expansion (Aktiencheck)
  12. Deep-linking startup Branch raised $60 million from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures (TechCrunch)
  13. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Appboy Raises $50 Million in Funding Round Led by ICONIQ Capital To Accelerate Growth (PRNewswire)
  15. Placester Raises $50M Series D Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  16. SimilarWeb raises $47M at valuation approaching $800M to take on Nielsen in digital market intel (TechCrunch)
  17. Tencent Leads $40M Investment In Salesforce Copycat Xiaoshouyi (China Money Network)
  18. Digital marketing startup SendinBlue raises €30 million from Partech Ventures (Tech.eu )
  19. Bluecore marketing automation platform raises $35 million in Series C (TechCrunch)
  20. Disney Invests More in Interactive-Content Startup Playbuzz as Part of $35 Million Round (Variety)

Top 20 Games Deals for October 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Outfit7 United Luck Group Holdings Games Acquisition
2 $635,000,000 Plarium.com Aristocrat Technologies, Inc Games Acquisition
3 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Games Investment
4 $250,000,000 Social Point Take-Two Interactive Software Games Acquisition
5 $219,000,000 32Red Kindred Group Games Acquisition
6 $143,000,000 Seasun Tencent Holdings Games Investment
7 $100,000,000 DraftKings Eldridge Industries Games Investment
8 $92,000,000 Roblox Corporation Meritech Capital Partners, Index Ventures Games Investment
9 $90,000,000 Pocket Gems Tencent Holdings Games Investment
10 $62,064,750 Eyecon Playtech Games Acquisition
11 $60,000,000 Scopely Consortium Games Investment
12 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
13 $55,800,000 Space Ape Games Supercell Games Acquisition
14 $55,000,000 Kongregate MTG Games Acquisition
15 $20,000,000 GameMine Palisades Venture Capital Games Investment
16 $19,000,000 Super Evil Megacorp Undisclosed Games Investment
17 $12,584,264 Stillfront Group Undisclosed Games Investment
18 $12,500,000 Gamevice Consortium Games Investment
19 $11,000,000 Smash.gg Consortium Games Investment
20 $10,000,000 Automaton Games Cambridge Venture Partners, Improbable Games Investment

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  1. Chinese group buys Talking Tom app maker Outfit7 for $1b (Deal Street Asia)
  2. Aristocrat buys Israeli gaming company Plarium for $635 million (SMH)
  3. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  4. Take-Two buys Spain’s Social Point mobile game studio for at least $250 million (VentureBeat)
  5. Kindred to Buy 32Red for $219 Million in Latest Gaming Deal (Bloomberg)
  6. Tencent Makes USD143 Million Strategic Investment In Seasun (China Tech News)
  7. Dodgers’ Boehly Leads $100 Million DraftKings Investment (Bloomberg)
  8. Roblox Corporation snags $92 million investment round (Develop)
  9. Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment (TechCrunch)
  10. Playtech Buys Online Bingo Specialist Eyecon for £50m (Finance Magnates)
  11. Mobile Games Maker Scopely Banks $60 Million With Valuation Over $600 Million (Variety – Digital )
  12. Mobile and Browser Game Developer Shinezone Wins RMB 400 Mln Series B (Marbridge Consulting)
  13. Supercell acquires 62% of London’s Space Ape Games for $55.8M (TechCrunch)
  14. MTG buys GameStop’s mobile game publisher Kongregate for $55 million (VentureBeat)
  15. Mobile games publisher GameMine raises $20 million to expand globally (VentureBeat)
  16. Vainglory mobile MOBA maker, Super Evil Megacorp, raises $19 million (VentureBeat )
  17. Swedish game developer Stillfront receives €11.2 million bond loan (Tech.eu)
  18. Gamevice Raises US$12.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Smash.gg snags $11 mln Series A (PE HUB)
  20. Automaton raises $10 million for survival game where 1,000 players fight in 12 square kilometers (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for September 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $2,500,000,000 Grab Didi Chuxing, SoftBank Transactions Investment
3 $1,759,560,000 Bambora Ingenico Group Transactions Acquisition
4 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
5 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Fanatics SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $700,000,000 Ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $675,000,000 Cambridge Global Payments FleetCor Technologies Transactions Acquisition
10 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
11 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
12 $600,000,000 Mobike Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $600,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment
20 $400,000,000 Guazi.com Consortium Transactions Investment

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  1. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  2. Uber Rival Grab Raises $2.5 Billion From SoftBank Group and Didi Chuxing (Inc)
  3. Ingenico buys Bambora in €1.5 billion deal (MarketWatch)
  4. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  5. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  6. Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank (TechCrunch)
  7. Ele.me Secures over $1 Billion in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo raises $700M led by Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  9. FleetCor To Buy Cambridge Global Payments For $675M (PYMNTS)
  10. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  11. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  12. China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide (TechCrunch)
  13. Lyft raises $600 million (CNBC)
  14. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  15. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  16. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  17. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  18. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  19. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)
  20. Guazi Announces Series B Financing (PR Newswire)