Mergers and Acquisitions See A 28 Percent Fall in Wake of Coronavirus

Mergers and Acquisitions See A 28 Percent Fall in Wake of Coronavirus

By Anna Domanska - Apr 05, 2020

Mergers and acquisitions across the world witnessed a 28 percent plunge since 2016 in the first quarter of the fiscal years due to the coronavirus pandemic. The United States saw n

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Foxconn Offers A Lifeline To Struggling Sharp Corp.

Foxconn Offers A Lifeline To Struggling Sharp Corp.

By Anna Domanska - Jan 21, 2016

Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, has offered about ¥600 billion ($5.1 billion) to buy ailing Japanese electronics maker Sharp Cor

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Nokia Sells Its Mapping Unit To German Carmakers For $3.1 Billion

Nokia Sells Its Mapping Unit To German Carmakers For $3.1 Billion

By Christy Gren - Aug 04, 2015

Nokia, the Finnish telecommunications company, announced an agreement on Monday to sell its digital mapping unit and location services for $3.1bn to a consortium of leading German

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eBay to sell enterprise unit for about $900 million

eBay to sell enterprise unit for about $900 million

By Christy Gren - Jul 16, 2015

E-commerce company eBay Inc is closing in on a deal to sell its Enterprise unit to consortium led by London-based private equity firm Permira for more than $900 million, according

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The Curious Case of Mega Mergers of Internet companies

The Curious Case of Mega Mergers of Internet companies

By Anna Domanska - Jun 17, 2015

An increasingly large number of publicly traded consumer internet companies are taking a greener path by going private, which is acting as a catalyst to ginormous consolidation. Th

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We need more than just Government Regulation in the fast-consolidating Telecom sector

We need more than just Government Regulation in the fast-consolidating Telecom sector

By Carrie Ann - Jun 17, 2015

Imagine a world in which all Internet and video programming access are controlled by a single large firm – a communication Goliath. Subscribers would be forced to buy TV, mob

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LA Times publisher, Tribune Publishing to buy UT-San Diego for $85 million

LA Times publisher, Tribune Publishing to buy UT-San Diego for $85 million

By Carrie Ann - May 08, 2015

Tribune Publishing on Thursday agreed to purchase U-T San Diego newspaper for $85 million, giving the company a grip over the publishing business in California’s two largest

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Capgemini to acquire U.S.-based IGATE in $4 billion deal

Capgemini to acquire U.S.-based IGATE in $4 billion deal

By Anna Domanska - Apr 27, 2015

French IT services giant Capgemini SA said on Monday it planned to acquire New Jersey-headquartered IGATE Corp in a cash deal for $4 billion that will make North America its bigges

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LinkedIn acquires education site lynda.com for $1.5 billion

LinkedIn acquires education site lynda.com for $1.5 billion

By Christy Gren - Apr 10, 2015

The career social network LinkedIn announced Thursday that it was acquiring lynda.com, a company that specializes in online professional training videos and tutorials in a cash-sto

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