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Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $4,300,000,000 Ariba SAP Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,900,000,000 Taleo Oracle Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,200,000,000 Yammer Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
4 $1,100,000,000 Deltek Thoma Bravo Software & Services Acquisition
5 $840,000,000 BrightPoint Ingram Micro Software & Services Acquisition
6 $689,000,000 Buddy Media Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
7 $670,000,000 Merchant e-Solutions Cielo Software & Services Acquisition
8 $413,000,000 Accelerated Payment Technologies Global Payments Software & Services Acquisition
9 $375,000,000 Salmat’s BPO Division Fujifilm Software & Services Acquisition
10 $350,000,000 Lodestone Infosys Software & Services Acquisition
11 $335,000,000 TMW Systems Trimble Navigation Software & Services Acquisition
12 $287,500,000 TaxACT InfoSpace Software & Services Acquisition
13 $270,000,000 UC4 EQT VI Software & Services Acquisition
14 $260,400,000 Palo Alto Networks Undisclosed Software & Services Public
15 $258,000,000 MeeGo Jolla Software & Services Investment
16 $229,500,000 Splunk Undisclosed Software & Services Public
17 $220,000,000 Deltak.edu John Wiley & Sons Software & Services Investment
18 $210,000,000 ServiceNow Undisclosed Software & Services Public
19 $195,000,000 Folhamatic Group Sage Group Software & Services Acquisition
20 $176,000,000 Lucid Markets FXCM Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. SAP Agrees to Buy Ariba in $4.3B Deal (Business Week)
  2. Oracle Buys Talent Management Solutions Company Taleo For $1.9 Billion (Techcrunch)
  3. Microsoft to Acquire Yammer (Microsoft )
  4. Why Thoma Bravo Paid $1.1 Billion For Deltek (AOL)
  5. Ingram Micro Completes BrightPoint Buy (SoCal Tech)
  6. Salesforce Lines Up Against Oracle On Social Push; Buys Buddy Media For $689M (TechCrunch)
  7. Cielo Acquires Merchant e-Solutions for $670,000,000 (Xconomy)
  8. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  9. Salmat soars on unit sale (The Australian)
  10. Infosys Acquiring Lodestone For Around $350 Million (Pulse 2)
  11. Trimble acquires logistics software maker TMW Systems for $335M (Venturebeat)
  12. InfoSpace Buys Online Tax Solutions Company TaxACT For $287.5M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  13. UC4 Software bought for $270M (Biz Journal)
  14. Palo Alto Networks raises $260.4M, pricing above target range (Business Journal)
  15. MeeGo OS Gets a $258M Lifeline from Jolla-led Alliance (Pando Daily)
  16. Splunk Raises $229.5 Million in IPO on Demand for Data Analysis (Bloomberg)
  17. Wiley Beefs Up Higher Ed Biz: Partners With Knewton, Buys Online Degree Veteran Deltak For $220M (TechCrunch)
  18. ServiceNow Advances In Debut After $210 Million IPO (Bloomberg)
  19. Sage enters Brazil with acquisition of Folhamatic (Stock Market Wire)
  20. FXCM grabs 50% controlling stake in Lucid Markets (Market Watch)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
2 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
3 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
4 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
5 $43,400,000 Loopt Green Dot Media Acquisition
6 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
7 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
8 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
9 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
10 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
11 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
12 $7,500,000 Jiff Aeris Capital, Aberdare Venture Media Investment
13 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
14 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
15 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment
16 $6,000,000 Piazza Consortium Media Investment
17 $6,000,000 Yummly Consortium Media Investment
18 $5,155,000 vLex Consortium Media Investment
19 $4,500,000 DramaFever Consortium Media Investment
20 $4,400,000 StyleHaul Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  4. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  5. Green Dot Acquires Loopt (So Cal Tech)
  6. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  7. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  8. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  12. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  13. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)
  16. Bessemer Leads $6M Round In Q&A Platform For Students And Teachers, Piazza (Techcrunch)
  17. Yummly.com Closes $6M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. vLex Raises €4M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. DramaFever nabs $4.5M to bring us the world’s TV shows (Gigaom)
  20. StyleHaul Raises $4.4M (SoCal Tech)