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May tracking to average monthly levels: After a slow start to the month, financing in the Web 2.0 universe has rebounded and is now on track with prior months. Total transaction value (excluding......
May tracking to average monthly levels: After a slow start to the month, financing in the Web 2.0 universe has rebounded and is now on track with prior months. Total transaction value (excluding M&A) in the Web 2.0 universe for May (month-to-date) is $189.9 million from 30 transactions, averaging $6.3 million each. In comparison, total capital raised in May 2009 was $375.0 million, averaging $12.5 million over 30 deals. Excluding May 09, Dec 09 and Apr 10, the average monthly total is $212 million.
Deals (M&A, Finance)
Cyberplex (TSX:CX) announced plans to acquire Tsavo Media for US$75.6 mm, partially funded through a C$30 mm bought deal financing at $0.55.
Online gaming company Gaikai, raised $10.0 mm in Series B financing.
Blip.TV, online TV provider, raised $10.1 mm in Series C financing.
Netease.com (NasdaqGS:NTES, online gaming) reported Q1/F10 revenue of RMB 1.2 bn (vs. RMB 781.7 mm in the same period last year).
Snap Interactive (OTCBB:STVI, online dating) reported Q1/F10 revenue growth of 20% to $0.927 mm from $0.768 mm.
Bearish week again: Price performance was largely negative in our Web 2.0 universe. This impacted valuation multiples, which fell for ~80% of the companies in our universe.