Category: Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

SA’s Snapplify acquires Onnie Media for undisclosed amount

March 5, 2020

Via: Ventureburn

Cape Town edtech company Snapplify announced today that it has acquired Onnie Media, an educator media hub for SA teachers, and the hub’s online marketplace for teachers in South Africa, Teacha!. The edtech company said in a statement today that […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

7 M&As That Defined a Decade of Dealmaking—and Reshaped the Economy

December 27, 2019

Via: Fortune

The 2010s were a busy time for mergers and acquisitions. As the global economy recovered from the biggest financial shock since the Great Depression, the healthiest companies emerged ready to swoop with big-dollar deals. All in all, the 2010s saw […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH Makes $14.5 Billion Bid for Tiffany

October 28, 2019

Via: Fortune

French conglomerate LVMH, already one of the largest luxury companies in the world, wants to add Tiffany & Co. to its roster of brands. LVMH, whose portfolio includes names like Christian Dior, Fendi, and of course Louis Vuitton, confirmed on […]

Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Management

How to Measure M&A Success

August 29, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Once a merger or acquisition deal is signed and moving forward, how do you measure success? And how long does it take to achieve that success? These are excellent questions — and we hope you are asking them early in […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mastercard and Salesforce Partner to Improve Small Business Program Benefits

August 8, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Digital technology has given small businesses access to more powerful solutions and tools. As a result, small businesses have been able to improve the efficiency of their operations across the board. And these tools include customer relationship management or CRM. […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

Salesforce Buys Tableau Software in Its Largest Deal to Date

June 10, 2019

Via: Fortune Inc. agreed to buy Tableau Software Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at $15.3 billion in a major bid to build its analytics offering. The takeover of Tableau will be Salesforce’s largest deal to date, according to data compiled […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

AI startup Cortex Logic’s holding company to acquire Tesla Water solution

May 15, 2019

Via: Ventureburn

Cortex Group, the holding company of Cape Town based artificial intelligence (AI) startup Cortex Logic, announced earlier this week that it will acquire Tesla Water’s water quality monitoring solution. In a statement earlier this week, Cortex Logic — which in […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

Apple reportedly bought an AI marketing start-up as it looks for opportunities beyond the iPhone

February 15, 2019


Apple has acquired AI-assisted marketing startup DataTiger, according to Bloomberg. Founded in 2017 and based in London, DataTiger says it sells software services that provide artificial intelligence-assisted marketing. Apple has continued to focus more on selling services, not just hardware […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

Newmont Buys Rival Goldcorp in $10 Billion Deal Creating World’s Largest Gold Miner

January 14, 2019

Via: Fortune

Newmont Mining will buy rival Goldcorp in a deal valued at $10 billion, creating the world’s largest gold miner and cementing a return of M&A to the industry. The transaction comes just three months after Barrick Gold’s move to buy […]

Mergers and Acquisitions

BlackBerry to acquire AI-powered cybersecurity startup Cylance for $1.4 billion

November 16, 2018

Via: Venture Beat

The rumors, it seems, were true — BlackBerry is acquiring cybersecurity startup Cylance in an all-cash deal worth $1.4 billion. Founded in 2012 by CEO Stuart McClure — an entrepreneur who sold a previous cybersecurity firm to McAfee for $86 […]