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Top 20 Acquisitions for September 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$9,670,032,000OnoVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$9,247,968,000Global Village TelecomTelefonicaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$5,700,000,000TW TelecomLevel 3Software & ServicesAcquisition
5$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$3,500,000,000 Trulia ZillowTransactionsAcquisition
7$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$2,500,000,000Compuware Thoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$2,500,000,000MojangMicrosoftGamesAcquisition
11$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$2,300,000,000ConversantAlliance DataMarketingAcquisition
13$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
14$1,650,000,000Mercury Payment VantivTransactionsAcquisition
15$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
16$1,200,000,000Multimedia Games Global Cash AccessGamesAcquisition
17$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
18$1,000,000,000EbatesRakutenTransactionsAcquisition
19$970,000,000Twitch AmazonGamesAcquisition
20$930,000,000All3MediaDiscovery, Liberty GlobalMarketingAcquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  3. Vivendi, Telefonica seal 7.2-billion-euro Brazilian broadband deal (Reuters UK)
  4. Level 3 Agrees to Buy TW Telecom in $5.7 Billion Deal (Bloomberg)
  5. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  6. Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal (TechCrunch)
  7. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  8. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  9. Compuware to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.5 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  10. Minecraft’ Developer Mojang Acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 Billion as Notch Moves On (TouchArcade)
  11. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  12. Alliance Data to acquire Conversant for $2.3 billion (LA Times)
  13. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  14. Vantiv Buys Mercury Payment From Silver Lake for $1.65 Billion (Bloomberg)
  15. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  16. Global Cash Access to Acquire Multimedia Games (Owler)
  17. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  18. Rakuten Buys Ebates For $1 Billion (TechCrunch)
  19. THE NEWS WRAP: Amazon acquires game streaming platform Twitch for $970 million (StartupSmart)
  20. Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930 Million Deal (Variety)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for September 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$9,670,032,000OnoVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$9,247,968,000Global Village TelecomTelefonicaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$5,300,000,000MICROS SystemsOracleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$3,200,000,000Nest LabsGoogleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$3,000,000,000Beats ElectronicsAppleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
6$2,300,000,000IBM (x86-based server business)LenovoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$2,000,000,000Oculus VRFacebookHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
8$1,100,000,000Fusion-ioSanDiskHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9$555,000,000 Dropcam Google/NestHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
10$475,000,000Renesas SP Drivers SynapticsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
11$328,500,000ISSC Technologies CorporationMicrochip TechnologyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
12$250,000,000JawboneRizvi Traverse ManagementHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$120,000,000Proteus Digital HealthUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$107,000,000FX NetworksVocus CommunicationsHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
15$100,000,000Basis ScienceIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
16$90,000,000SAVANTKRRHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$75,000,000TintriConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$70,000,000NJOYConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$70,000,000SungevityConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$60,000,000Beats MusicConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

More information

  1. Vodafone completes €7.2 billion acquisition of Ono (Vodafone)
  2. Vivendi, Telefonica seal 7.2-billion-euro Brazilian broadband deal (Reuters UK)
  3. Oracle buys MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion (ZDNet)
  4. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  5. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  6. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  7. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  8. SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  9. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  10. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  11. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  12. Jawbone raises $250 million, valuing company at $3.3 billion (Reuters)
  13. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  15. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  16. KKR LEADS $90M EQUITY INVESTMENT IN SAVANT (Savant Systems)
  17. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  19. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)

Top 20 European Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$5,000,000,000NDS GroupCiscoHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$1,700,000,000Cable & Wireless WorldwideVodafoneHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$479,800,000Bol.comRoyal AholdEcommerceAcquisition
4$95,300,000IzeosNewfundMediaInvestment
5$64,000,000Just-EatVitruvian PartnersTransactionsInvestment
6$51,800,000PicochipMindspeed TechnologiesHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
7$38,000,000SynchronicaMyriad GroupMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$35,000,000BOKUConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
9$33,000,000Delivery HeroConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
10$32,000,000ViadeoConsortiumMediaInvestment
11$30,000,000WikimartTiger GlobalEcommerceInvestment
12$26,500,000IntegralSage PayHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
13$25,000,000UnrulyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
14$22,700,000Incite Marketing PlanningSt IvesMarketingAcquisition
15$21,000,000TobiiIntelHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$17,000,000HailoConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$16,568,000Takeaway.comPrime VenturesTransactionsInvestment
18$15,000,000myThingsConsortiumMarketingInvestment
19$15,000,000SilverRail TechnologiesConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$13,000,000Intelligent AppsConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. Cisco Buys NDS Group For $5B (Silicon Tap)
  2. Vodafone Buys Cable & Wireless For $1.7B, Gives Mobile Carrier Bigger Window On Enterprise, Broadband (Techcrunch)
  3. Royal Ahold acquires Bol.com (The Deal Pipiline)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Just-Eat raises $64m for acquisitions (Financial Times)
  6. Mindspeed Completes Picochip Buy (SoCal Tech)
  7. Mobile Messaging Consolidates: Myriad Group Buys Synchronica For $38M (Techcrunch)
  8. Mobile Payment Startup BOKU Raises A $35M Round. NEA, Telefonica Among The Investors (Techcrunch)
  9. Hot Berlin startup Delivery Hero raises €25m, expands online food ordering business through acquisitions (The Next Web)
  10. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  11. Wikimart Raises $30 Million From Tiger Global And Others (Quintura)
  12. Sage Pay acquires Dublin company Integral for €20m (Silicon Republic)
  13. Unruly Raises $25M in First External Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Incite sold to marketing services group St Ives in £17m deal (Research)
  15. Intel Capital Invests $21 Million In Swedish Eye-Tracking Tech Company Tobii (Techcrunch)
  16. Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S. (Techcrunch)
  17. Takeaway.com Picks Up €13 Million In Funding (Techcrunch)
  18. myThings Raises $15M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. SilverRail Technologies Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Maker of taxi-ordering app myTaxi raises €10 million from Daimler, Lars Hinrichs (Techcrunch)