Displaying items by tag: Mergers and Acquisitions

Australian-listed telecommunications services provider Hubify has appointed former chief financial officer of Hearing Australia, Nick Fitzgerald, as chief financial officer and company secretary.

Published in People Moves

Australian-listed health fund nib Group has launched a new specialist healthcare data science and services company in a joint venture with global health services provider Cigna Corporation.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 13:01

Spirit buys Phoenix Austec in $1.6 million deal

Australian-listed internet service provider Spirit Telecom has acquired managed services provider Phoenix Austec, in a $1.6 million deal.

Published in Listed Tech
Monday, 19 November 2018 10:14

BlackBerry to acquire Cylance for US$1.4 billion

Security vendor BlackBerry has agreed to purchase Cylance — which focuses on the application of AI to cyber security — for US$1.4 billion.

Published in Listed Tech

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has sent a letter of issue to defence contractor Thales over its proposed acquisition of fellow data encryption hardware and software provider Gemalto, raising concerns about the impact of the deal on product prices and quality.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 15 December 2017 11:45

Disney buying Fox in US$52.4 billion-plus deal

Global entertainment and film giant Walt Disney is buying the Rupert Murdoch owned 21st Century Fox business for US52.4 billion in a move which both companies say sets them up to better compete in the growing internet streaming entertainment market.

Published in Strategy

Back in March, Extreme Networks announced it had bid US$100 million to acquire Avaya’s networking business, and that deal has now officially completed.

Published in Networking
Friday, 07 July 2017 14:55

Tibco absorbs nanoscale.io

Integration, API management, and analytics vendor Tibco Software has acquired microservices specialist nanoscale.io.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 29 June 2017 12:55

Progress acquires BaaS provider Kinvey

Software platform vendor Progress has acquired backend as a service (BaaS) provider Kinvey for US$49 million.

Published in Strategy

Cyber security concerns rank high on the list when corporates and private equity firms consider mergers and acquisitions of software companies, according to a survey conducted by the legal firm West Monroe Partners and Mergermarket, an intelligence tool used for tracking mergers and acquisitions.

Published in Deals
Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:16

DXC Technology: the next services giant

The new company to be formed by the proposed merger of CSC and the enterprise services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be called DXC Technology.

Published in Deals
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 18:09

Ascender picks up NGA payroll business

Payroll specialist Ascender has acquired the Australia and New Zealand business of NGA Human Resources.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 07 November 2016 17:18

In M&A it is BPM that gets best ROI

The media is littered with news of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and the return on investment (ROI) comes down to well documented IP (Intellectual Property) and BPM (business process management/mapping).

Published in Business Software

The head of Australia's competition watchdog has warned against blindly accepting the conventional wisdom that concentration of industries will be of benefit to a country, but not advocated any position on mergers and acquisitions.

Published in Deals

Opponents of the US$85.4 billion AT&T acquisition of Time Warner from both ends of the political spectrum in the US have publicly called for the deal to be quashed.

Published in Deals
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 12:20

Accenture to acquire Redcore

We're still selling the tech farm: another local IT company is falling into overseas hands.

Published in Deals
Monday, 01 August 2016 10:26

MYOB acquires Greentree

MYOB has acquired Hei Matau Holdings 2000 Limited, the ultimate shareholder of the New Zealand-based Greentree group of companies, for NZ$28.5 million.

Published in Listed Tech

Melbourne IT is to acquire analytics company InfoReady for $15.4 million.

Published in Listed Tech
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