Cisco has announced the acquisition of OpenDNS, a ten-year-old Internet security company, for $635 million. To understand what OpenDNS does, it's first important to understand a fundamental part of how the internet works: When you type...Show More Summary
STX Entertainment made this one of its first acquisitions as a new company when it snatched up U.S. rights to the remake of Juan José Campanella's 2009 film — the original won the Foreign Language Oscar. Billy Ray wrote and directedShow More Summary
IPO candidate says acquisitions to remain a major growth driver, hopes to raise $147m.
When the deal for Verizon to buy AOL was announced last month, executives from both companies said AOL was an appealing acquisition because of its advertising technology. On Monday, AOL showed some of that value in announcing a deal with Microsoft
Summer vacation is here! Before you launch your July 4 festivities, please enjoy these Drug Channels fireworks: The valuation behind Diplomat’s acquisition of Burman’s specialty pharmacy A Wall Street perspective on the CVS-Target deal The outlook for drugstore chains Plus, we revisit a stirring patriotic message from Sam the Eagle. Show More Summary
Microsoft is in talks to acquire chip manufacturer AMD, according to a new report. Microsoft corporation has approached Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to start talks about a possible acquisition. KitGuru reports that talks started a few months ago. Exact proposal details are unknown, as are the results of the talk. KitGuru estimates AMD’s value at […]
Economic Times (ET) has reported that Quikr is in talks with Housing.com for a possible acquisition. As per three sources mentioned by ET, the deal can be in the range of Rs 1100 crore, which depends on the cash and stock split. After...Show More Summary
By Greg Roumeliotis and Pamela Barbaglia NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) worldwide in the second quarter of 2015 almost matched the record set in the second quarter of 2007, according to preliminary Thomson Reuters data, as big companies turned to deals to boost their market share. Show More Summary
VieVu, Seattle-based company making body cameras and cloud storage services for police, was acquired by law enforcement protective equipment company Safariland. As the nation continue's its call for police accountability, the industry booms.
Uber, the rideshare company is acquiring part of Bing Maps’ assets. According to TechCrunch, both of the companies have confirmed the acquisition, however, they declined to reveal the terms of the agreement. Alongside Bing’s mapping assets, Uber is reportedly acquiring 100 employees from the Bing team who are focused on Bing’s image collection activities. As […]
Uber is set to complete an acquisition which will bring around 100 Microsoft Bing data collection engineers on board to help build Uber’s mapping network. The ridesharing network is also acquiring unnamed assets from Microsoft to help jumpstart its efforts. Show More Summary
Hey kids, isn’t vertical integration awesome? Thanks to Comcast’s acquisition of NBC/Universal, the cable giant can now use its latest high-tech remote control to advertise its feature films directly to your living room! Let’s all cheer...Show More Summary
Foods distributor Sysco said on Monday it would terminate a $8.2 billion acquisition of private equity-owned competitor US Foods, undoing what was a closely followed deal that may also have ramifications on other aggressive mergers.
Noble House Hotels used to be one of our favorite under the radar chains ? like a mini Kimpton, we always thought, with hotels primarily down the West Coast. But now they?re hitting the gas with two new acquisitions in Wyoming, zoning in on Jackson Hole with Teton Mountain Lodge and Hotel Terra.
Henrik Aslaksen has been with the German bank since 2002 and previously served as a head of mergers and acquisitions for Europe.
Offshore oil and gas drilling firm Northern Offshore Ltd. has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended $165m cash acquisition by Shandong Offshore International Company Limited.
Ron Francis and the Carolina Hurricanes converted two mediocre draft picks into a goaltender upgrade and a top-pairing defenseman during Saturday's NHL draft. The larceny was committed by identifying talented, valuable players stuckShow More Summary
While the Red Bulls have moved away from their strategy of making splashy player acquisitions, N.Y.C.F.C. has stolen that page from their playbook.
Apple typically only releases a refresh of its iPhone line in the year after a major new release, meaning they could be working on some sort of iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus tweaks, but a recent acquisition by the company have people looking ahead to what may be coming in next year’s expected iPhone 7. Show More Summary