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Top 20 Acquisitions for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $130,000,000,000 Verizon Wireless Verizon Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $24,900,000,000 Dell Michael Dell, Silver Lake Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $7,200,000,000 Molex Koch Industries Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $2,700,000,000 Sourcefire Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $1,900,000,000 Verizon Wireless AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
9 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $1,000,000,000 Climate Corporation Monsanto Transactions Acquisition
11 $865,000,000 AXIS Axiata Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Acquisition
13 $800,000,000 Braintree Ebay Transactions Acquisition
14 $780,000,000 Alltel AT&T Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
16 $685,000,000 Virident Western Digital Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
17 $600,000,000 Intermec Honeywell International Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
18 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
19 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
20 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition

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  1. Verizon Takes Full Grip of Verizon Wireless in $130B Deal with Vodafone (Xconomy)
  2. Dell shareholders approve buyout by founder Michael Dell (BBC)
  3. Koch brothers move into electronics with $7.2 billion Molex deal (Reuters)
  4. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  5. Cisco Acquires Cybersecurity Company Sourcefire For $2.7B (Techcrunch)
  6. AT&T Completes Acquisition of 700 MHz Spectrum from Verizon Wireless to Support 4G LTE (Market Watch Wall Street Journal)
  7. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  8. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  9. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  10. Monsanto’s feast: $1B Climate Corp acquisition shows the world is turning into 1s and 0s (Pandodaily)
  11. Malaysia’s Axiata boosts Indonesia business with $865 million acquisition of AXIS (Tech In Asia)
  12. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  13. EBay’s PayPal Acquires Payments Gateway Braintree For $800M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  14. AT&T Completes Alltel Acquisition (Yahoo Finance)
  15. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  16. Can’t get enough of flashy upstarts, can you, WD? Firm pays $685m for Virident (The Register)
  17. Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Confirms Intermec Inc. (IN) Acquisition For About $600 Million (Pulse2.0)
  18. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  19. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  20. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $150,000,000 MapMyFitness Under Armour Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $50,000,000 Flipboard Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $50,000,000 Snapchat Coatue Management Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $35,000,000 Foursquare DFJ Growth, Capital Group Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Mozido Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $28,000,000 Moovit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness (TechCrunch)
  6. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  7. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  9. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  10. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  12. Exclusive: Flipboard raising another $50 million (CNN Money)
  13. Hedge Fund Invests $50M Into Snapchat (Forbes.com)
  14. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  15. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  16. Foursquare bounces back with $35 million in new funding (The Verge)
  17. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  18. Mozido Raises $30M (FinSMEs)
  19. Moovit Closes $28M Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $354,000,000 PrimeSense Apple Software & Services Acquisition
3 $130,000,000 Soluto Asurion Software & Services Acquisition
4 $89,000,000 WebMotors Carsales.com Transactions Acquisition
5 $70,000,000 Drafiti Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Ecommerce Investment
6 $40,000,000 Nolio Consortium Software & Services Acquisition
7 $35,000,000 Jumia Millicom International Cellular S.A. Ecommerce Investment
8 $30,000,000 Boxee Samsung Software & Services Acquisition
9 $30,000,000 PSafe Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $28,000,000 Moovit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $26,000,000 Jumia Summit Partners Ecommerce Investment
12 $20,000,000 Mobly The Cisneros Group Ecommerce Investment
13 $20,000,000 HotelUrbano Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
14 $15,000,000 EasyTaxi Latin America Internet Holding Transactions Investment
15 $14,500,000 Treato Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $13,300,000 Restorando Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $13,000,000 Zerto Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $13,000,000 Namshi Summit Partners Ecommerce Investment
19 $12,000,000 GetTaxi Kreos Capital Transactions Investment
20 $12,000,000 TabTale Consortium Games Investment

More information

  1. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  2. Apple reportedly acquires Kinect-tech maker PrimeSense for $345M (Venture Beat)
  3. Cloud-Based Device Management Startup Soluto Acquired By Device Insurers Asurion For Up To $130M (TechCrunch)
  4. Carsales.com eyes growth in Brazil (My Wealth News)
  5. Dafiti Raises $70M (FinSMEs)
  6. Report: CA Technologies To Buy Enterprise App Deployment And Management Company Nolio For Over $40M (Techcrunch)
  7. JUMIA RAISES $35M IN FUNDING (FinSMEs)
  8. Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee Acquired By Samsung For Around $30M (Techcrunch)
  9. Brazilian Antivirus Startup PSafe Raises $30M Series C From China’s Qihoo 360 And Redpoint e.ventures (TechCrunch)
  10. Moovit Closes $28M Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Summit Partners Puts $26M Into Samwer Brothers’ African Amazon Clone Jumia (TechCrunch)
  12. Mobly, Rocket Internet’s Home Furnishings Site In Brazil, Raises Up To $20M From LatAm Media Giant Cisneros Group (Techcrunch)
  13. Brazilian Vacation Bookings Goliath HotelUrbano Gets $20M Third Round Led By IVP (TechCrunch)
  14. Rocket Internet Revs Up Easy Taxi, Its Latin American Hailo, With $15M In Funding (Techcrunch)
  15. Treato Secures $14.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. With $13.3M In New Funding, Restorando Aims To Be The OpenTable Of Latin America (TechCrunch)
  17. Zerto Closes $13M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Namshi Raises $13M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. GetTaxi Raises Another $12 Million, Launches G-Car Service To Take On Uber In New York City (TechCrunch)
  20. Tabtale’s girly pink apps for kids attract 220M downloads and $12M (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $150,000,000 MapMyFitness Under Armour Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $25,000,000 AirWatch Accel, Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $25,000,000 Clinkle Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $24,000,000 Check Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $23,000,000 Slice Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness (TechCrunch)
  6. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  7. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  9. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  10. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  11. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  13. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  14. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  15. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  16. Enterprise Mobility, BYOD Startup AirWatch Adds $25M From Accel To Take Its Series A Total To $225M, As It Preps For Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  17. Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet (Techcrunch)
  18. Check Raises $24M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  20. Slice, The Shopping Companion Powered By Email Inbox Data, Raises $23M From Rakuten & Others (Techcrunch)