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Top 20 Transactions Deals for May 2106

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
2$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
3$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
4$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
5$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
6$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
7$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
8$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
9$200,000,000UberLetterOneTransactionsInvestment
10$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
11$184,563,200SkyscannerConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$160,000,000WeLabConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
14$160,000,000CloverConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
15$150,000,000LendUpConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$147,000,000TokopediaUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
17$145,000,000CarTradeConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$120,000,000CabifyRakutenTransactionsInvestment
19$110,000,000Farfetch Comcast VenturesTransactionsInvestment
20$100,000,000ExpaConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  3. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  4. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  5. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  6. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  7. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  8. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  9. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  10. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  13. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Insurtech Startup Clover Health Raises $160M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Tokopedia Raises $147M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Farfetch Raises $110M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Expa raises $100 million to build more companies, launches startup accelerator (VentureBeat)

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

More information

  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)