HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish network equipment maker Nokia said on Wednesday its executives would dominate the new leadership team once it completes its proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. Chief Financial Officer Timo Ihamuotila will stay in his job and altogether 10 out of a total 13 members in the planned group leadership team come from Nokia. Show More Summary
By Leila Abboud, Pamela Barbaglia and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - With a $120 billion merger with Liberty Global off the table, Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao needs his strategy of higher network investments and acquisitions of European cable companies to start paying off, quickly. Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's government has turned down the military's request to expand the acquisition of 36 fighter planes from Dassault Aviation SA to plug vital gaps, officials said, nudging it to accept an indigenous combat plane 32 years in the making.
With ISIS propaganda videos surfacing on the Internet, the U.S. Treasury is now aiming at the possibilities behind the ISIS' acquisition of a large number of Toyota vehicles.
Microsoft’s mobile platform has seen better days. Windows phones have lacked a proper flagship for some time now, and the company recently wrote off its acquisition of Nokia, effectively abandoning any hopes of becoming dominant in mobile. But...Show More Summary
Stumptown is hitting the big time. Peet's Coffee & Tea, the other West Coast-based caffeine giant, is making a big acquisition. Peet's is in the process of buying independent Portland, Ore., outfit Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Stumptown...Show More Summary
Indie distribution outfit Alchemy has promoted Brooke Ford to EVP Marketing, Acquisitions & Productions, and Jeff Deutchman to SVP Acquisitions & Productions. Ford, who had been EVP Marketing, will now also oversee Alchemy's film acquisitions team. Show More Summary
BIG BREAKING NEWS From Ann Arbor and Tel Aviv! More to Come from LJ. Here’s the official statement: ProQuest, an information solutions provider, central to global research, has signed an agreement to acquire Ex Libris Group, a leading global provider of library automation solutions. The capabilities of ProQuest and Ex Libris span expertise in print, […]
Last week defense acquisition chief Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's third-highest official, issued a surprisingly muddled pronouncement on the dangers associated with mergers between big military contractors. The statement appeared to...Show More Summary
By Chad Watt The past two decades have been a boom time for mergers and acquisitions. Simply put, businesses are doing more deals now than ever before. Thus far in 2015, the $805 billion in deal value tracked by Mergermarket in the first half of the year is 26% ahead of a pretty robust [...]
Carolina picked up a Pro Bowler to help with the pass rush, but it was a rookie undrafted free agent who kept Jameis Winston on the run. The Carolina Panther's big acquisition at defensive end last week paid immediate dividends against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend. No, not that guy. Show More Summary
To reach the profit levels bulls believe are possible, Expedia must execute its acquisition of Orbitz without further deterioration of already negative cash earnings, which does not appear possible unless the terms of the deal change drastically.
The history of gas, electric and water utilities is one of ongoing consolidation. Sometimes the deals come fast and furious, such as in the late 1990s and the mid-2000s; other times, merger and acquisition activity slows to a trickle. Over the past few years, an upsurge in deal flow has resulted in a number of […]
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The following is a guest contributed post from Will Margiloff, CEO of IgnitionOne. Acquisition costs for online customers continue to rise. Hospitality marketers need to be smart, efficient and use the best tools to reach customers across marketing channels and devices, in person and on the phone. Uncovering the right audience and persuading them to […]
The deal marks FIC's first global acquisition of a non-English-language series. read more
Apple has acquired Perceptio, a a startup developing artificial intelligence systems that can run on your smartphone without needing to rely on the cloud, reports Bloomberg. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. What could AppleShow More Summary
Jon Steinberg, CEO of DailyMail.com North America, is leaving the company, announced CEO and publisher Martin Clarke. In the short time Steinberg has been with DailyMail—16 months—he has overseen the acquisition of Elite Daily and the launch of agency Truffle Pig, a joint venture with WPP and Snapchat. Show More Summary
Alstom has completed its acquisition of Swedish rolling stock refurbishment and heavy maintenance specialist Motala Train.
Northgate Vehicle Hire has transformed the way it makes its vehicle acquisition and defleet decisions, based on a new way of collecting and analysing data from within the business. The van rental and leasing company specialist established a business intelligence team five years ago. The five employees behind it have been working on developing a […]