mergers and acquisitions

LG continues automotive pivot with $240 million Cybellum acquisition
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LG continues automotive pivot with $240 million Cybellum acquisition

The Israeli startup detects vulnerabilities in automotive hardware and software services using digital twins
23 Sep 2021
Half of UK premises now have access to gigabit broadband
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Half of UK premises now have access to gigabit broadband

The UK could reach 65% to 68% gigabit coverage by early 2022, according to ThinkBroadband
21 Sep 2021
Citrix mulling potential sale after tumultuous 2021
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Citrix mulling potential sale after tumultuous 2021

Share prices have tumbled due to consecutive quarters of "mixed" financial results
15 Sep 2021
Intuit plans end-to-end SMB platform after $12 billion Mailchimp acquisition
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Intuit plans end-to-end SMB platform after $12 billion Mailchimp acquisition

The firm wants to give customers a full suite of tools to manage their businesses, from marketing to accounting
14 Sep 2021
JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion
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JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion

Upswift's tool will extend JFrog's DevOps pipeline to IoT devices
13 Sep 2021
Booz Allen acquires cyber security firm Tracepoint
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Acquisition

Booz Allen acquires cyber security firm Tracepoint

The acquisition will strengthen Booz Allen’s foothold in the private cyber security market
13 Sep 2021
Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp
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Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp

The Australian in-browser tool will become part of Office 365
8 Sep 2021
PayPal to acquire Japanese firm Paidy for $2.7 billion
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PayPal to acquire Japanese firm Paidy for $2.7 billion

Following Square's acquisition of AfterPay, the BNPL market is garnering interest from industry heavyweights
8 Sep 2021
Australia’s TechnologyOne acquires Cambridge-based education software firm Scientia
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Acquisition

Australia’s TechnologyOne acquires Cambridge-based education software firm Scientia

Around half of all UK higher education institutions currently use Scientia products
3 Sep 2021
IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia-Arm deal in doubt, UK's post-Brexit data strategy, and massive data leak hits Microsoft Power Apps
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IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia-Arm deal in doubt, UK's post-Brexit data strategy, and massive data leak hits Microsoft Power Apps

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27 Aug 2021
Western Digital in merger talks with former Toshiba chip subsidiary Kioxia
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Western Digital in merger talks with former Toshiba chip subsidiary Kioxia

Deal to join Kioxia could create a manufacturing giant in the NAND flash storage market
26 Aug 2021
Mavenir acquires CPaaS provider Telestax
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Mavenir acquires CPaaS provider Telestax

Telestax will add new capabilities to Mavenir’s SaaS offering
25 Aug 2021
Renewable energy: What works and what's on the way?
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Renewable energy: What works and what's on the way?

How zero-carbon technology is now attracting M&A interest
23 Aug 2021
Green deals: The role of sustainability in M&A
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Green deals: The role of sustainability in M&A

What a global pandemic is teaching us about potential for sustainable M&A
23 Aug 2021
Nvidia-ARM deal in danger as CMA raises ‘serious’ competition concerns
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Nvidia-ARM deal in danger as CMA raises ‘serious’ competition concerns

The regulator is worried the joint entity will restrict access of Nvidia’s rivals to Arm’s IP
23 Aug 2021
Adobe splashes out with £1bn Frame.io buy
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Adobe splashes out with £1bn Frame.io buy

Cloud-based collaboration start-up will help Adobe users streamline workflows
20 Aug 2021
BlueHalo to acquire Intelligent Automation Inc
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Acquisition

BlueHalo to acquire Intelligent Automation Inc

IAI’s acquisition will help BlueHalo expand its national security services
19 Aug 2021
Nexperia completes takeover of UK's largest semiconductor firm
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Nexperia completes takeover of UK's largest semiconductor firm

This comes after Boris Johnson ordered a security review into the Chinese-owned firm's deal to buy Newport Wafer Fab
17 Aug 2021
Cisco acquires Israeli application monitoring startup Epsagon
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Cisco acquires Israeli application monitoring startup Epsagon

Technology and expertise from the cloud monitoring startup will feed into Cisco’s full-stack observability strategy
16 Aug 2021
Facebook may be forced to abandon Giphy acquisition following CMA report
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Acquisition

Facebook may be forced to abandon Giphy acquisition following CMA report

The watchdog said the $400 million takeover will "negatively impact competition between social media platforms"
13 Aug 2021
Former Imagination Technologies CEO considers bid for Welsh semiconductor plant
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Acquisition

Former Imagination Technologies CEO considers bid for Welsh semiconductor plant

Ron Black is part of a consortium that is interested in buying the plant off of Nexperia, as the UK government investigates whether to allow the deal …
12 Aug 2021
NortonLifeLock and Avast finalise $8 billion merger
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NortonLifeLock and Avast finalise $8 billion merger

The companies said the merger would create a ‘new, industry-leading cyber security business’
11 Aug 2021
Nextech AR to acquire spatial computing firm ARWAY
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Acquisition

Nextech AR to acquire spatial computing firm ARWAY

The acquisition will help Nextech position itself as a metaverse company
10 Aug 2021