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Top 20 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 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $5,700,000,000 TW Telecom Level 3 Software & Services Acquisition
4 $5,300,000,000 MICROS Systems Oracle Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $3,500,000,000 Trulia Zillow Transactions Acquisition
6 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
10 $1,650,000,000 Mercury Payment Vantiv Transactions Acquisition
11 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $1,200,000,000 Uber Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $1,100,000,000 Fusion-io SanDisk Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $970,000,000 Twitch Amazon Games Acquisition
16 $930,000,000 All3Media Discovery, Liberty Global Marketing Acquisition
17 $930,000,000 TravelClick Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
18 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
19 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
20 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  3. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  4. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  5. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  6. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  7. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  8. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  9. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  10. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  11. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  12. Uber Closes $1.2BN Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  13. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  14. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  15. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  16. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)
  17. Thoma Bravo Completes $930 Million Acquisition of TravelClick (Hotel News Resource)
  18. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  19. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  20. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)