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Top 20 Marketing Deals for September 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$600,000,000NeolaneAdobeMarketingAcquisition
2$450,000,000SurveyMonkeyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
3$125,000,000Channel IntelligenceGoogleMarketingAcquisition
4$119,000,000Aggregate KnowledgeNeustarMarketingAcquisition
5$75,000,000AppNexusConsortiumMarketingInvestment
6$68,000,000Brand NetworksAEA InvestorsMarketingInvestment
7$60,000,000VideologyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
8$50,000,000Extreme ReachSpectrum EquityMarketingInvestment
9$42,800,000BrightEdgeConsortiumMarketingInvestment
10$38,000,000MarketShareFTV Capital, Elevation PartnersMarketingInvestment
11$30,000,000Alloy DigitalABS Capital PartnersMarketingInvestment
12$30,000,000Relationship ScienceConsortiumMarketingInvestment
13$30,000,000HearsaySequoia Capital, New Enterprise AssociatesMarketingInvestment
14$21,200,000TubeMogulDigital Advertising Consortium, OmnibusMarketingInvestment
15$20,000,000iPinYouConsortiumMarketingInvestment
16$19,000,000SailthruConsortiumMarketingInvestment
17$18,000,000SpredfastConsortiumMarketingInvestment
18$17,000,000SendUsUndisclosedMarketingInvestment
19$15,000,000PersadoBain Capital Ventures, TL CapitolMarketingInvestment
20$15,000,000TaboolaConsortiumMarketingInvestment

More information

  1. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  2. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  4. Neustar Buys Ad-Tech Firm Aggregate Knowledge for $119 Million (Mashable)
  5. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  6. Aiming To Be A One-Stop Shop For Social Marketing, Brand Networks Raises $68M In Its First Funding (Techcrunch)
  7. Another AdTech IPO? Videology Lands $60M From Catalyst, Comcast & Others As Online Video-Ad Market Booms (Techcrunch)
  8. Extreme Reach Receives $50M Investment from Spectrum Equity (FinSMEs)
  9. BrightEdge Raises $42.8M For Content Marketing And SEO (Techcrunch)
  10. MarketShare Raises $38M (FinSMEs)
  11. Alloy Digital raises $30m (C21 Media)
  12. RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE RAISES $30M IN FUNDING (FinSMEs)
  13. Hearsay Social Raises Another $30M To Help Businesses Grow Sales Through Social Media (TechCrunch)
  14. TubeMogul Raises $21.2M; Launches in Japan (FinSMEs)
  15. iPinYou Raises US$20M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Sailthru Raises $19M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Spredfast Raises $18M in Venture Capital (FinSMEs)
  18. SendUs launches with $17M to help brands harness user videos
    (VentureBeat)
  19. Persado Gets $15M Led By Bain To Persuade The Ad World To Turn To Their Persuasion Marketing Technology (Techcrunch)
  20. Taboola Completes $15M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for June 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$16,000,000,000FacebookUndisclosedMediaPublic
2$5,000,000,000Aegis GroupDentsuMarketingAcquisition
3$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$4,800,000,000Hitachi Global StorageWestern DigitalHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$4,300,000,000AribaSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$2,600,000,000LogicaCGISoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$2,500,000,000Elpida MemoryMicron TechnologyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$2,400,000,000Quest SoftwareDellSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$2,200,000,000AboveNetZayo GroupHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$1,700,000,000Cable & Wireless WorldwideVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$1,500,000,000KnologyWOWHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$1,300,000,000Jupiter Shop ChannelBain CapitalEcommerceAcquisition
14$1,260,000,000Nicira NetworksVMwareHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$1,200,000,000YammerMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$1,000,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$1,000,000,000Q9 NetworksBCEHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$775,000,000Kiva SystemsAmazonHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
19$689,000,000Buddy MediaSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$670,000,000Merchant e-SolutionsCieloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Japanese ad giant Dentsu buys Aegis for £3.16 bn (Yahoo)
  3. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  4. WD Completes Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Buy (SoCal Tech)
  5. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  6. Canada’s CGI to Buy IT Rival Logica for $2.6 Billion (AllThingsD)
  7. Micron to Acquire Elpida Memory for $2.5 Billion (Pando Daily)
  8. Dell Acquires Quest Software For $2.4 Billion (TechCrunch)
  9. Zayo Group To Acquire High Bandwidth Connectivity Company AboveNet For $2.2 Billion (TechCrunch)
  10. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  11. Vodafone Buys Cable & Wireless For $1.7B, Gives Mobile Carrier Bigger Window On Enterprise, Broadband (TechCrunch)
  12. WOW! Buys Knology For $1.5 Billion (Tech Rockies)
  13. Bain Capital to acquire 50% stake in Jupiter Shop Channel from Sumitomo Corporation (Private Equity Wire)
  14. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (TechCrunch)
  15. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  16. Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn and everyone hates it already (The Guardian)
  17. BCE buying cloud company Q9 Networks for $1B: sources (Financial Post)
  18. Amazon Acquires Robot-Coordinated Order Fulfillment Company Kiva Systems For $775 Million In Cash (TechCrunch)
  19. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  20. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)

Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$238,000,000SquareTradeBain CapitalEcommerceInvestment
2$216,000,000XiaomiUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
3$200,000,000Gigabit SquaredUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$150,000,000Fanatics.comAndreessen Horowitz, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
5$150,000,000Flipkart Online ServicesAccel Partners, Tiger Global ManagementEcommerceInvestment
6$136,000,000Alarm.comTechnology Crossover VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$135,000,000SonosConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment
9$105,000,000FabConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
10$100,000,000Avail-TVNCarlyle GroupMediaInvestment
11$100,000,000CastlightT. Rowe Price, Redmile GroupSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$100,000,000ConduitJ.P. Morgan Asset ManagementSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$100,000,000DonutsConsortiumMarketingInvestment
14$100,000,000GitHubAndreessen HorowitzSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$100,000,000InsiemeCisco SystemsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$100,000,000LifeLockConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$95,300,000IzeosNewfundMediaInvestment
18$85,000,000JoyentWeather Investment II, Telefónica DigitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$85,000,000Trion WorldsOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsGamesInvestment
20$85,000,000YammerConsortiumMediaInvestment

More information

  1. SquareTrade Lands $238M For Electronics Warranties (Silicon Tap)
  2. Breaking: Xiaomi Raising $216M in Third Round (Technode)
  3. Gigabit Squared raises $200M to bring super fast internet to 6 communities (VentureBeat)
  4. Web Retailer Fanatics Valued at $1.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  5. News Roundup: Flipkart Raises $150M From Accel, Tiger Global (VC Circle)
  6. Alarm.com Raises $136M from Technology Crossover Ventures (FinSMEs)
  7. Sonos Lands $135M For Its Classy Wireless Home Audio Systems (TechCrunch)
  8. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (TechCrunch)
  9. Fab Seals The Deal On $105 Million In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  10. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  11. Castlight Lands A Whopping $100M D Round To Bring Transparency To Healthcare Costs (TechCrunch)
  12. Conduit Receives $100M Investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (FinSMEs)
  13. Demand Media Alum Gets $100M For Domain Registrar (SoCal Tech)
  14. GitHub Pours Energies into Enterprise – Raises $100 Million From Power VC Andreessen Horowitz (TechCrunch)
  15. Cisco Announces Its $850 Million Spin-In (New York Times )
  16. Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Raises $100M From Kleiner, Symantec; Acquires ID Analytics (TechCrunch)
  17. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  18. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (TechCrunch)
  19. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)