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Top 20 North American Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
4$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
5$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
14$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
16$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
19$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
6$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$94,500,000Datadog ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
9$93,000,000GrindrBeijing Kunlun World Wide TechnologyMobile & AppsInvestment
10$76,000,000ForeScout TechnologiesWellington Management CompanySoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$75,000,000PindropConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$63,000,000App AnnieConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$50,000,000Digital Asset HoldingsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$50,000,000FiveStars ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$50,000,000FreedomPopUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
17$50,000,000JFrogConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$50,000,000Malwarebytes Fidelity Management Research CompanySoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$50,000,000SisenseConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$50,000,000Zerto ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
7$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
9$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
11$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$500,000,000WishDST CapitalEcommerceInvestment
16$500,000,0001010dataAdvanceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$450,000,000Palantir UndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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)