Alexander Kirss Security, An idea whose time has come? The winds of Department of Defense (DoD) reform are gathering on Capitol Hill, with the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) holding a series of hearings in November on the topic. Show More Summary
This past May, Hewlett Packard completed it acquisition […]
Credit Suisse analyst Stewart McGuire gave Ocado an "outperform" rating in a note to investors, so shareholders (like me) ought to be happy with his analysis of the company. McGuire is bullish on the stock because an acquisition of Ocado would give investors a sudden premium on the current price, 380p. Show More Summary
James Hasik Security, United States The DoD’s acquisition system should pursue due diligence and intellectual humility, as well as strive for relevant schedules and costs. The Lexington Institute’s Dan Gouré says that the much-ballyhooed...Show More Summary
The lines between between industries as well as non-tech and tech companies continue to get blurrier and blurrier. With the ubiquity of cloud and big data, with the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming a hot commodity interwoven through it all, M&A activity has been buzzing nonstop. Companies with digital disruption stories — particularly IoT, big […]
By Elzio Barreto HONG KONG (Reuters) - A surge in Chinese cross-border technology and telecoms deals has helped mergers and acquisitions in Asia Pacific cross $1 trillion for the first time but mainland banks are missing out on the payoffs as they badly trail global rivals in advisory work. Show More Summary
The first iteration of Adobe's acquisition of Mixamo's Fuse is neat but needs some revamping. It's currently in preview.
Schwartz, a guard who was considered a key acquisition during the 2014 off-season, broke his leg, another loss for an offensive line already missing two starters.
The company is in the midst of a turnaround plan that includes layoffs. read more
Lear is moving into autonomous-vehicle systems with the acquisition of a small software company, the latest maneuver the auto supplier has taken to expand from making traditional car parts to making bets on technology that could disrupt the car business.
There have been reports of Alibaba in talks to buy controlling stake in Hong Kong based South China Morning Post. While none of the parties have confirmed this deal, we believe it will not have any significant impact on Alibaba?s valuation. Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced the release of Dynamics CRM 2016, the latest version of its customer relationship management software (CRM). Available both as a cloud service and on-premises software, Dynamics CRM 2016 comes with features Microsoft has picked up through its acquisition of two companies, FieldOne, a provider of software for managing the activity of service […]
We have another big acquisition in Indian startup Ecosystem. While the rumours have been around for few weeks now, it seems that the deal has been sealed. Quikr, India’s leading digital classifieds portal has acquired real estate portal CommonFloor.com in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $200 million. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators are preparing to block Staples Inc's acquisition of smaller rival Office Depot Inc, the New York Post reported on Monday. The Federal Trade Commission may delay its decision on the deal again, seeking more concession from Staples, NY Post reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. Show More Summary
Display Works, LLC v. Pinnacle Exhibits, Inc., No. WMN-15-2284, 2015 WL 7454084 (D. Md. Nov. 24, 2015) The parties entered into a nondisclosure agreement in connection with a potential acquisition by Pinnacle. Pinnacle agreed that it...Show More Summary
BCA Marketplace saw turnover rise 20.8% to £525.8m in the six months to 4 October after listing on the London Stock Exchange and buying SMA for £42m. The group generated statutory operating profits of £1.3m after acquisition costs of £22.7m, amortisation of acquired intangibles of £17m and other non-recurring costs of £1.3m In the UK […]
Over the last two years, Jack Ma has been on a buying spree that would be the envy of any avid female shopper. He has snatched up UCWEB, Highmoral Map, Kuaidi Taxi, Meituan, Suning, Youku and Tudou, etc. It’s clear that Ali’s ambition is to create one-stop access to the Internet. Show More Summary
After decades of spotty acquisitions and token exhibitions, American museums are rewriting the history of 20th-century art to include black artists.
Real estate in 2015, the stock market this past summer, and now the corporate bonds sector might be in line for the speculative assets acquisition in mainland China's ‘shadow banking’ sector.