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Category: Mergers and Acquisitions


Mergers and Acquisitions

Zillow acquires New Home Feed to help builders market new properties

September 8, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Zillow Group, the company behind a number of online real estate sites, including Zillow, Trulia, and StreetEasy, has acquired New Home Feed, a listing management platform and marketing tool for home builders to market and distribute their listings across the […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Yelp will sell its Eat24 business to Grubhub for $287.5 million, stock jumps 19%

August 4, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Yelp Inc said on Thursday it would sell its Eat24 business to Grubhub for $287.5 million in cash, as it posted revenue that beat expectations, news that sent Yelp’s shares up 19 percent. The consumer review website operator also said […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Facebook acquires AI assistant startup Ozlo

August 1, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Facebook has acquired AI assistant startup Ozlo to help build “compelling experiences within Messenger that are powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning,” a Facebook spokesperson has confirmed to VentureBeat. A brief note on the acquisition and plans to join […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Is Buying Neuroderm in a $1.1 Billion Bid to Expand Its U.S. Business

July 24, 2017

Via: Fortune

Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma (MTZPY, -0.14%) is acquiring Israeli drug maker Neuroderm for $1.1 billion in cash as part of a strategy to grow its business in the U.S. The Japanese drugmaker said in a statement Monday it would leverage Neuroderm’s Parkinson’s […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Spice Maker McCormick Will Buy Reckitt Benckiser’s Food Business For $4.2 Billion

July 19, 2017

Via: Fortune

U.S. spices maker McCormick & Co (MKC.V) has agreed to buy Reckitt Benckiser Group’s (RBGPF, +0.15%) food business for a higher-than-expected $4.2 billion to give it a wider variety of seasonings and sauces. London-listed Reckitt said in April it was reviewing options for the […]


Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions

Colorado in June: startups raised $64.5 million, ViaWest bought for $1.7 billion

July 7, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

The weather is heating up and so is Colorado tech funding. After a bit of fundraising slump in May, June numbers came in at more than double last month’s totals. In June, we saw over $64.5 million in fundraising for […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Greystar Fund to Acquire Monogram in $3 Billion Deal

July 5, 2017

Via: Fortune

A new fund led by Greystar Real Estate Partners, the largest operator of apartments in the United States, will acquire luxury U.S. apartment developer Monogram Residential Trust Inc in a deal valued at about $3 billion, the companies said on […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Sycamore Partners Nears Deal to Acquire Staples, Report Says

June 22, 2017

Via: Fortune

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in advanced talks to acquire Staples(SPLS, -1.03%) following an auction for the U.S. office supplies retailer, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in a deal that could top $6 billion. The acquisition […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

BrideClick buys shuttered Mode Media to relaunch as Glam

June 19, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

It’s been a hell of a roller coaster ride for digital media company Mode Media these past few years. From an IPO that never happened to the company abruptly shutting down last September, Mode keeps popping up on our radar. […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Nestle is thinking about selling its US candy business

June 16, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Nestle may sell its roughly $900 million-a-year U.S. confectionery business, which includes Butterfinger and BabyRuth, in the Swiss food group’s latest effort to improve the health profile of its sprawling portfolio. The world’s largest packaged foods maker said on Thursday […]