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Top 20 North American Deals for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,400,000,000 Blue Coat Systems Bain Capital Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,960,000,000 Polycom Mitel Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $1,800,000,000 Marketo Vista Equity Partners Marketing Acquisition
5 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $1,400,000,000 Jasper Technologies Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
7 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
9 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $633,000,000 Textura Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
11 $540,000,000 Serena Software Micro Focus Software & Services Acquisition
12 $400,000,000 SintecMedia Francisco Partners Software & Services Acquisition
13 $360,000,000 Tapad Telenor Group Marketing Acquisition
14 $350,000,000 Microsoft (feature phone business) FIH Mobile Software & Services Acquisition
15 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment
16 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
17 $253,000,000 Pivotal Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $250,000,000 Gilt Groupe Hudson’s Bay Company Ecommerce Acquisition
19 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $200,000,000 Uber LetterOne Transactions Investment

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  1. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  3. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  4. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  5. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  6. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  7. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  8. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  9. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  11. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  12. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  13. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  14. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  15. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  16. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  17. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  18. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  19. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  20. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)

Top 20 North American Deals for January 2016

 

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $870,000,000 SolidFire NetApp Software & Services Acquisition
3 $275,000,000 iSIGHT Partners FireEye Software & Services Acquisition
4 $250,000,000 Gilt Groupe Hudson’s Bay Company Ecommerce Acquisition
5 $200,000,000 AddThis Oracle Marketing Acquisition
6 $187,000,000 StorageCraft Technology TA Associates Software & Services Investment
7 $150,000,000 LendUp Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $94,500,000 Datadog Consortium Software & Services Investment
9 $93,000,000 Grindr Beijing Kunlun World Wide Technology Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $76,000,000 ForeScout Technologies Wellington Management Company Software & Services Investment
11 $75,000,000 Pindrop Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $63,000,000 App Annie Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $56,000,000 BloomReach Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $50,000,000 Digital Asset Holdings Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $50,000,000 FiveStars Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $50,000,000 FreedomPop Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $50,000,000 JFrog Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $50,000,000 Malwarebytes Fidelity Management Research Company Software & Services Investment
19 $50,000,000 Sisense Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $50,000,000 Zerto Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  3. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  4. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  5. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  6. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  7. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Datadog Raises $94.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Gay dating app Grindr gets $93-million investment from Chinese company (LA Times)
  10. ForeScout Technologies Secures $76M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Pindrop Raises $75M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. App Annie continues its conquest of Asia with a cool US$63M (e27)
  13. BloomReach lands $56M to deliver personalized marketing to every digital business (VentureBeat)
  14. Digital Asset Holdings Raises more than $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. FiveStars Secures $50M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. FreedomPop Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. JFrog Secures $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Malwarebytes Raises $50M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Sisense Closes $50M Series D Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Zerto Raises $50M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 North American Deals for September 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,400,000,000 AOL Verizon Media Acquisition
2 $3,000,000,000 Aruba Networks Hewlett-Packard Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
4 $1,200,000,000 Virtustream EMC Software & Services Acquisition
5 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
8 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $910,000,000 Altegra Health Emdeon Transactions Acquisition
10 $890,000,000 Xoom PayPal Transactions Acquisition
11 $810,000,000 Trustwave Singtel Software & Services Acquisition
12 $537,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
14 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $500,000,000 Wish DST Capital Ecommerce Investment
16 $500,000,000 1010data Advance Software & Services Acquisition
17 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $450,000,000 Palantir Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
19 $410,000,000 OverDrive Rakuten Transactions Acquisition
20 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  4. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  5. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  6. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  7. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  8. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  9. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  10. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  11. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  12. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  13. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)
  16. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  17. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Palantir Raises $450 Million, Now Valued At $20 Billion (TechCrunch)
  19. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  20. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)