New data from Internet DealBook, which tracks M&A and PE investment in technology companies, shows that the top deal of 2013 until end April is the acquisition of Mountain Cablevision by Rogers Communications for USD 710 million. In the meantime, technology related transactions are mounting up.
Yahoo acquired social media startup Tumbler for USD 1.1 billion, according various sources, including the WSJ. And as we reported above, Vista Equity Partners is aiming to take Websense private in a similarly sized deal.
Other significant transactions this year include a direct investment in an Asia-Pacific startup called 360Buy by institutional investors Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holding. As for the M&A side, Cisco has been busy with two deals, and Alibaba and Cadence with one deal each. (Image source: Internet DealBook)