By Chris Katje: Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) continues to be one of the biggest banking companies in the Midwest. With bank branches in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky, the six state banking company has more than 700 branches for its customers. Show More Summary
Formerly a believer in strictly organic growth, Ellison learned to embrace the path of growth by acquisition. It's a timely reminder to all founders that it's okay to change your mind.
Peter Kujawski, who's currently EVP, worldwide acquisitions for Universal Pictures, is moving to a newly-created position. He'll become managing director of Universal Pictures International Productions, the division that expands theShow More Summary
Red Hat Inc. has put hybrid computing at the center of its long-term growth strategy, but while the company’s on-premise software portfolio may be second to none in the open-source world, its public cloud lineup lags behind the competition in … Continue reading ?
Over 90 of AT&T's wireless industry partners have come together to jointly make their voice heard at the FCC in protesting the service provider's pending acquisition of DirecTV.
By The Value Investor: Clarcor (NYSE:CLC) posted solid third quarter results on Wednesday after the close of business which were welcomed by investors. Three acquisitions which the company made over the past year added significantly to reported earnings as organic sales growth has been solid as well. Show More Summary
Categories: Analysis, Breaking News, M&A, Technology Tags: Concur, PRO, SAP In our previous coverage of the SAP’s announced acquisition of Concur, we provided some background and context on the transaction and offer our candid perspective on the events leading up to the announcement. Show More Summary
By Jennifer Warren: Parsley Energy continues to stay true to its word, increasing production, acreage opportunities and growth as a Permian pure-play E&P firm. Proved reserves have increased from 55 million boe to 63 million, with a May 1 acquisition included. Show More Summary
Kevin Britland/Alamy There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with the world's largest software company making a major gaming acquisition and one mall retailer once again turning to notoriety to draw attention. Here's a rundown...Show More Summary
Don’t mourn Twitpic. The popular service will continue to host images and video on Twitter thanks to an acquisition, the company tweeted Thursday. This is the company’s first tweet since Sept. 4, when it announced it would be shutting down on Sept. Show More Summary
The owner of Pabst Brewing — the company that produces Pabst Blue Ribbon beer — C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. has finalized a sale of the company to Russian brewing company Oasis Beverages. The New York Times reports that...
Enterprise software giant SAP SE has just grown new legs following the acquisition of enterprise travel and business expense management software maker Concur Technologies in a massive $8.3 billion deal. The Germany-based firm announced it’ll pay $129 a share to … Continue reading ?
By Alcaraz Research: King Digital (NYSE:KING) is still under a heavy cloud of pessimism. The stock has not yet recovered from the post-earnings beating it received last month. KING is still down 58% from its 52-week high of $23.48. I opine that KING is now a bargain because of its current low P/E, strong balance sheet, and strong revenue stream. Show More Summary
Advertising company Sharethrough announced today that it’s moving into Europe with the acquisition of a London-based company called VAN. The financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Sharethrough’s head of communications Thomas Channick told me via email that the VAN team will form “the core” of European operations, although the company plans to double the… Read More
With mobile application development reaching a frenzy in the enterprise, Red Hat today became the latest vendor to get into the category via the acquisition of FeedHenry, a provider of a back-end-as-a-service (BaaS) platform.
Biz Buzz: AppNexus received a $60 million investment, putting its funding to date around $200 million, this despite a general market wariness regarding ad technology. Yahoo made another acquisition
Anheuser’s buyout of SABMiller has been in speculation for years, but couldn’t be realized due to the large amounts of debt taken on by the former to finance its multiple mergers and acquisitions in the last five years. But with steadily...Show More Summary
Back in 2008 and 2009, probably because of our investment in Twitter, I was obsessed with looking at acquisition traffic from search and social and comparing the two. Here’s an example of a post I wrote at that time looking at the two channels and comparing them. At some point, I became convinced that websites […]