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Top 20 European Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$362,231,100Global Fashion GroupConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
4$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
5$259,716,000EirGICHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
9$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
11$110,000,000Farfetch Comcast VenturesTransactionsInvestment
12$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
15$100,000,000MindMazeConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$89,612,000BigpointYouzu InteractiveSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$69,107,650AzzurriMaintelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$65,992,500SabioLyceum CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$65,000,000DarktraceConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$58,626,000Tax Computer SystemsEco City VehiclesSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  2. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  3. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  4. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  5. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  6. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  7. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  8. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  10. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  14. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  15. MindMaze Raises $100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Youzu Interactive to Acquire BIGPOINT for 80 Million Euros (BusinessWire)
  17. Maintel acquires Azzurri in £48.5m deal (Mobile News)
  18. Customer Contact Center Tech Specialist Sabio Raises £50M (FinSMEs)
  19. Cybersecurity startup Darktrace intercepts $65M in fresh funding at a valuation of over $400M (TechCrunch)
  20. finnCap advises Eco City Vehicles Plc on reverse takeover and £45m fundraising (Finncap)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$1,100,000,000LineUndisclosedMobile & AppsPublic
4$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
5$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
6$600,000,000Weidong Cloud EducationCCB InternationalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$600,000,000Didi ChuxingChina Life InsuranceTransactionsInvestment
8$500,000,000Ping An Good DoctorUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
9$449,000,000BYDSamsungHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$449,000,000QufenqiHangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology, Beijing Phoenix Wealth Holding GroupTransactionsInvestment
11$400,000,000Didi ChuxingPoly GroupTransactionsInvestment
13$300,000,000BabyTreeShenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners ChinaMediaInvestment
14$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
16$235,000,000FenqileHuasheng CapitalTransactionsInvestment
17$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment
19$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
20$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. IPO: Line Raises $1.1 Billion on NYSE (FinSMEs)
  4. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  5. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  6. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  7. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance (Reuters)
  8. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  9. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  10. Ant Financial-Backed Qufenqi Raises $449M In Pre-IPO Investment (China Money Network)
  11. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate (e27)
  12. Wanda Acquires China’s Leading Movie Portal Mtime For $350 Million (Deadline)
  13. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  14. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  15. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  16. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments (Tech In Asia)
  17. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  18. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  19. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  20. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)

Top 20 North American Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$9,300,000,000NetSuiteOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
5$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
6$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
10$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
12$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$1,220,000,000TRADER CorporationThoma BravoMediaAcquisition
15$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition

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  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion (The New York Times)
  6. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  7. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  8. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  9. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  10. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  11. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  12. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  13. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  14. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  15. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  16. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  18. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  19. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  20. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
2$362,231,100Global Fashion GroupConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
3$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
4$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
5$119,000,000ChuchujieNew Horizon Capital, SBCVCEcommerceInvestment
10$93,000,000JuanpiChina Merchants Bank, Tiantu CapitalEcommerceInvestment
11$83,000,000Africa Internet GroupAXA InsuranceEcommerceInvestment
13$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
14$61,000,000FlippGeneral Atlantic, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
15$55,000,000Jumia GroupCommonwealth Development CorporationEcommerceInvestment
16$50,000,000EleveniaXL Axiata, SK PlanetEcommerceInvestment
17$40,000,000The RealReal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment

More information

  1. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  2. Global Fashion Group Raises €330M (FinSMEs)
  3. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  4. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  5. SBCVC, New Horizon lead $119m round for China fashion site (AVCJ)
  6. Feel The Chill In This Chinese E-Commerce Start-Up’s $100M New Funding Round (China Money Network)
  7. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  8. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  9. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)
  10. China discounted e-commerce site Juanpi raises $93m (AVCJ)
  11. As Its Market Grows, Nigerian E-Commerce Startup Africa Internet Group Raises $83 Million (TechCrunch)
  12. Japan’s Mercari, an app for selling your stuff, raises $74M in U.S. push (VentureBeat)
  13. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  14. Flipp Receives $61M Growth Investment from General Atlantic (FinSMEs)
  15. Jumia Group raises $55 million from Commonwealth Development Corporation (Dignited)
  16. Indonesia’s Elevenia scores US$50M from XL Axiata, SK Planet (e27)
  17. The RealReal Raises $40M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. BigCommerce raises US$30 million Series E round (Stratup Daily)
  19. Mercato leads $30 mln Series D financing in Stance (PE HUB)
  20. Wangjiu.Com Completes $30M Series A Round (China Money Network)