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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for December 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $280,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $250,000,000 Nimbuzz New Call Telecom Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $220,000,000 Location Labs AVG Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $200,000,000 Shopkick SK Planet Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Experience Cox Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $185,000,000 Mozido Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $174,500,000 Tongbu XPEC Entertainment Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $150,000,000 Square Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $120,000,000 yuMobile Safaricom, Airtel Kenya Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $100,000,000 Yello Mobile Formation 8 Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  8. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  9. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  12. Mozido Raises $185M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  14. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  15. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for November 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $280,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $250,000,000 Nimbuzz New Call Telecom Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $220,000,000 Location Labs AVG Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Experience Cox Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $200,000,000 Shopkick SK Planet Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $185,000,000 Mozido Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $174,500,000 Tongbu XPEC Entertainment Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $150,000,000 Square Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $120,000,000 yuMobile Safaricom, Airtel Kenya Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Yello Mobile Formation 8 Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  8. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  9. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  12. Mozido Raises $185M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  14. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  15. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for October 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $9,670,032,000 Ono Vodafone Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $2,500,000,000 Mojang Microsoft Games Acquisition
3 $925,000,000 Exact Apax Partners Software & Services Acquisition
4 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $493,300,000 Clear2Pay FIS Software & Services Acquisition
7 $445,000,000 Rocket Internet PLDT Software & Services Investment
8 $350,000,000 Delivery Hero Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
10 $235,000,000 Adconion Amobee Marketing Acquisition
11 $175,000,000 Tail-f Systems Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
12 $150,000,000 Ozon.ru AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
13 $128,756,800 Momondo Group Great Hill Partners Transactions Investment
14 $125,136,000 Klarna Consortium Transactions Acquisition
15 $112,000,000 One Kings Lane Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
16 $112,000,000 Borro Victory Park Capital Transactions Investment
17 $101,954,625 Sarenza Bpifrance Ecommerce Investment
18 $100,000,000 BlaBlaCar Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $98,654,400 Westwing Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $95,000,000 eNovance Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  3. Apax-Linked Funds to Acquire Dutch Software Maker for $925 Million (NY Times Dealbook)
  4. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  5. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  6. FIS to Acquire Clear2Pay to Expand Global Payments Business (Wall Street Journal)
  7. PLDT Invests $445M In Rocket Internet To Develop Online Payment Services For Emerging Markets (TechCrunch)
  8. Delivery Hero, Hungry For Growth, Orders Up Another $350M In Funding (TechCrunch)
  9. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  10. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  11. Cisco acquires Stockholm, Sweden-based networking tech firm Tail-f Systems for $175 million (TechEU)
  12. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  13. Momondo Group raises £80 million from Great Hill Partners (TNOOZ)
  14. Klarna Raised €90M to Acquire SOFORT (FinSMEs)
  15. One Kings Lane Raises $112M At A $912M Valuation In A Quest To Dominate Home Goods Online (TechCrunch)
  16. Borro Closes $112M Financing with Victory Park Capital (FinSMEs)
  17. Sarenza raises €74mn and readies itself to conquer Europe (Ecommerce Facts)
  18. BlaBlaCar Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Westwing Receives €72M (FinSMEs)
  20. Red Hat to Buy eNovance in OpenStack Collaboration (The Wall Street Journal)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for September 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $280,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $220,000,000 Location Labs AVG Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $200,000,000 Experience Cox Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Shopkick SK Planet Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $120,000,000 yuMobile Safaricom, Airtel Kenya Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $65,000,000 Hike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $55,000,000 Movile Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  8. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  9. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  10. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  11. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  12. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  13. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  15. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  16. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  17. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  18. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  19. Hike raises $65 million from foreign investors, including Tiger Global (Economic Times India)
  20. Movile Raises $55m in Funding (FinSMEs)