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Top 20 Software & Services Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,300,000,000AribaSAPSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$1,900,000,000TaleoOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$1,200,000,000YammerMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$1,100,000,000DeltekThoma BravoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$840,000,000BrightPointIngram MicroSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$689,000,000Buddy MediaSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$670,000,000Merchant e-SolutionsCieloSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$413,000,000Accelerated Payment TechnologiesGlobal PaymentsSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$375,000,000Salmat’s BPO DivisionFujifilmSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$350,000,000LodestoneInfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11$335,000,000TMW SystemsTrimble NavigationSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$287,500,000TaxACTInfoSpaceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$270,000,000UC4EQT VISoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$260,400,000Palo Alto NetworksUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
15$258,000,000MeeGoJollaSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$229,500,000SplunkUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
17$220,000,000Deltak.eduJohn Wiley & SonsSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$210,000,000ServiceNowUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesPublic
19$195,000,000Folhamatic GroupSage GroupSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20$176,000,000Lucid MarketsFXCMSoftware & ServicesAcquisition

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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$175,000,000Allrecipes.comMeredith Corp.MediaAcquisition
5$43,400,000LooptGreen DotMediaAcquisition
6$30,000,000The JetstreamQuantum Capital FundMediaInvestment
7$25,000,000eMarketerStripes GroupMediaInvestment
8$14,000,000SharecareGalen Partners, TomorrowVenturesMediaInvestment
11$12,000,000GetGlueRHO VenturesMediaInvestment
12$7,500,000JiffAeris Capital, Aberdare VentureMediaInvestment
13$7,100,000B5MOak Investment Partners, Giosis HoldingsMediaInvestment
15$6,700,000PearltreesGroupe AccueilMediaInvestment

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)