Trade Sale

CoStar holds on to Homesnap in $250m deal
The real estate data provider has agreed to buy property engine developer Homesnap for $250m in cash following $32m from investors including AH Belo.
Iugo to go to Embracer Group
Gree is set to exit Iugo Mobile Entertainment after buying a minority stake in the Walking Dead game developer eight years ago.
IBM initiates Instana acquisition
The app management platform developer has raised $57m from investors including its former parent company, Codecentric.
Thinking Capital absorbs Ario
Purpose Financial has bought portfolio company Ario through subsidiary Thinking Capital Financial having backed the enterprise financing software producer in 2018.
Barracuda barricades Fyde in acquisition deal
Wells Fargo Ventures has exited zero-access security tool developer Fyde, which had raised at least $5.3m in funding.
Pkware picks up Dataguise
Samsung Next's data security portfolio company Dataguise has been acquired after raising moe than $20m in funding since 2007.
Snap grabs Voca.ai in $70m acquisition
The voice analytics software provider has reportedly been bought by Snap after raising about $6m from investors including American Express Ventures.
Brown & Brown gives CoverHound a home
The acquisition of insurance marketplace CoverHound comes after $112m in funding from investors including Hiscox, Chubb, MS&AD, Aflac Ventures, Ace Group and American Family Ventures.

Other News

Adobe to administer $1.5bn Workfront acquisition
Susquehanna International Group is set to exit the marketing collaboration software developer having invested just over a year ago.
ShopKeep reaches Lightspeed in $440m deal
First Data and Salesforce Ventures are set to exit the digital commerce technology provider after it agreed to be purchased for $440m in cash and stock.
Merck & Co marks $2.75bn VelosBio purchase
Takeda Ventures and Chiesi Ventures are set to exit the cancer drug developer through the deal, which came after just over $200m in funding.
Mech Mocha joins Flipkartā€™s party
Flipkart has acquired Mech Mocha having supplied seed funding for the mobile game developer five years ago.
Dr Oetker decides on billion-dollar Flaschenpost purchase
Corporate venturing vehicle Vorwerk Ventures is exiting beverage delivery provider Flaschenpost in a $1.16bn acquisition by Dr Oetker.
Ocado to pick up Kindred in $262m deal
Robotic picker provider Kindred Systems is set to be bought in a $262m cash transaction that will hand exits to Tencent and GV.

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Merck & Co marks $2.75bn VelosBio purchase
Takeda Ventures and Chiesi Ventures are set to exit the cancer drug developer through the deal, which came after just over $200m in funding.
Opendoor welcomes reverse merger
Lennar, SoftBank, Access Industries and Alphabet are set to score exits from the real estate transaction manager, valued at $4.8bn in the deal.
Letgo links to OfferUp in merger deal
Naspers subsidiary OLX Group led a $120m round for the e-commerce app developers, which have agreed to merge, and will own 40% of the combined entity.
Visa to pay $5.3bn for Plaid
Visa is buying Plaid four months after investing in it, at a price that doubles the financial data technology provider's 2018 valuation.
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