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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$85,000,000Africa Internet GroupOrangeSoftware & ServicesInvestment
2$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
3$52,000,000NubankConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$40,000,000TravelstartAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
5$25,887,130Moip PagamentosWirecardTransactionsAcquisition
6$20,000,000Bayut.comUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
7$15,000,000ChileautosCarsales.com.auTransactionsAcquisition
8$13,000,000AptronicsEOHSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$10,000,000WebRadarQualcomm Ventures, DGF InvestimentosSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$8,000,000AfluentaInternational Finance Corporation, Elevar EquityMarketingInvestment
11$3,000,000Q8flowers.comTalabatTransactionsAcquisition
12$2,500,000MandaêConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$2,000,000TradeSocioOctavaTransactionsInvestment
14$2,000,000HepsterAmadeus Capital PartnersTransactionsInvestment
15$1,126,278BSocial EgyptSOCIALEYEZ UAEMarketingAcquisition
16UndisclosedTurkiyeF1.comMotorsport.comMediaAcquisition
17UndisclosedGiraffe Omidyar NetworkSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18UndisclosedIonizrTritech MediaSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19Undiscloseddonedeal.ugEatOut.co.keTransactionsAcquisition
20UndisclosedCardtekMV Holding, Revo CapitalTransactionsInvestment

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  1. Orange invests $85M in Africa Internet Group, Africa’s first billion dollar tech firm (TechCrunch)
  2. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  3. Nubank Raises $52M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Travelstart Raises US$40M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Wirecard Acquires Moip Pagamentos, for €23.5M (FinSMEs)
  6. UAE-based Bayut.com closes $20m investment round (Construction Week Online)
  7. Carsales.com.au acquires 83 percent stake in Chileautos for US$15 million to expand international footprint (Startup Daily)
  8. South African tech firm EOH to buy Aptronics in $13 million deal (Reuters)
  9. WebRadar Raises $10M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Afluenta Completes $8M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Talabat cofounders acquire Q8flowers.com for $3M (Wamda)
  12. Brazilian Logistics Startup Mandaê Raises USD $2.5 Million (BRL R$10 Million) from Qualcomm and Existing Investors (Businesswire)
  13. TradeSocio Secures $1.25m in Seed Funding from Octava (Finance Magnate)
  14. South African FinTech start-up raises $2 million (MyBroadband)
  15. SOCIALEYEZ UAE Acquires BSocial Egypt for 10 million EGP (Think Marketing)
  16. Motorsport.com Acquires Award-Winning Turkish Auto Racing Website TurkiyeF1.com (BusinessWire)
  17. Giraffe Closes Seed Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. South Africa’s Tritech Media Acquires 51% Stake In Ionizr (Techloy)
  19. Breaking: Ugandan startup donedeal.ug acquired by EatOut.co.ke (Dignited)
  20. Cardtek Receives Private Equity Investment (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,600,000,000Wind MobileSunShawMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
6$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
7$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
8$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
9$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
15$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
16$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
17$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
19$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
20$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  2. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  3. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  4. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  5. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  6. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  8. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  9. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  10. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  12. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  13. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  14. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  15. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  16. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  17. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  18. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  19. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)

Top 20 Investments for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$187,000,000StorageCraft TechnologyTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$170,000,000HP SoftwareOpenTextSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdGamesInvestment
14$131,000,000Domo ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$130,000,000DigitalOcean KeyBanc Capital MarketsSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$125,528,000WiseTechUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
17$112,000,000Fuze ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$100,000,000VivintSolamere Capital
, Peter Thiel
Software & ServicesInvestment
19$100,000,000Affirm ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$100,000,000Betterment ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

More information

  1. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  2. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  3. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  4. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  5. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  7. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  8. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  9. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  10. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  11. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  12. OpenText acquires HP customer experience content management for $170 million (TechCrunch)
  13. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  14. Domo Raises $131M in Series D Funding; Launches $50M VC Fund (FinSMEs)
  15. DigitalOcean Secures $130M Credit Facility (FinSMEs)
  16. Can this tech IPO restore confidence in new floats? (CNBC)
  17. Fuze Raises $112M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Vivint lands $100m investment from Peter Thiel and Solamere Capital (TechCrunch)
  19. Affirm Raises $100M in Series D Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Betterment Raises $100M in Series E Funding Round (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
2$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdGamesInvestment
3$30,500,000AkiliConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$15,000,000Faceit ConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$10,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
6$4,500,000ForgeConsortiumGamesInvestment
7$3,000,000Armada InteractiveConsortiumGamesInvestment
8$3,000,000icejam Build VenturesGamesInvestment
9$1,400,000Boom FantasyConsortiumGamesInvestment
10$1,000,000eSports HeroeSports MogulGamesInvestment
11$781,424Kopla GamesKlaas KerstingGamesInvestment
12UndisclosedToca BocaSpin MasterGamesAcquisition
13UndisclosedRather Dashing GamesKalmbach PublishingGamesAcquisition
14UndisclosedTrulySocialConsortiumGamesInvestment
15UndisclosedAltusSEGAGamesAcquisition
16UndisclosedGamezeboiWinGamesAcquisition
17UndisclosedPlumbeeGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
18UndisclosedViximoPocket GamesGamesAcquisition
19UndisclosedQuest DropAdwaysGamesInvestment
20UndisclosedMinecraftEDUMicrosoftGamesAcquisition

More information

  1. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Akili gets $30.5 million investment for ‘digital medicine’ games (Gamasutra)
  4. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  6. Forge Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Financing (BusinessWire)
  7. Armada Interactive Secures $3M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. icejam Raises CDN$3m in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Boom Fantasy Raises $1.4M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. eSports Hero Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Kopla Games Raised €700K in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Spin Master announces the purchase of Toca Boca and Sago Mini, leading global kids mobile digital app brands (Spinmaster)
  13. Kalmbach Publishing acquires board game creator (BizTimes)
  14. TrulySocial raises investment from Nazara Games, London Venture Partners and Supercell game lead (Pocket Gamer)
  15. SEGA’s acquisition of Atlus USA finalized, will publish all titles in North America (VG247)
  16. iWin, Inc. to acquire Gamezebo (PR Newswire)
  17. Sony’s GSN Games acquires rival U.K. social casino slots studio Plumbee (VentureBeat)
  18. Pocket Games Buys Viximo (FinSMEs)
  19. Quest Drop raises money to help the next Flappy Bird soar in Southeast Asia (Tech In Asia)
  20. Microsoft Acquires MinecraftEDU (FinSMEs)