Acquisitions

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Canada Sees Burger King/Tim Hortons Decision Before Christmas
Acquisitions

Canada Sees Burger King/Tim Hortons Decision Before Christmas

The decision will be on whether to approve the takeover by the U.S.-based fast-food company of Canada's iconic coffee-and-donut brand.
From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)
Infographics

From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)

Facebook has spent billions acquiring companies over the years. Here's what it bought, and why.
Carly Okyle
Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.
Fab

Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.

Less than a year and a half ago, the ecommerce company raised $150 million at a $1 billion valuation. Today, the company is reportedly on the block for $15 million.
Laura Entis
 Hasbro Said to Be In Talks to Buy DreamWorks Animation
Acquisitions

Hasbro Said to Be In Talks to Buy DreamWorks Animation

The toymaker is apparently willing to pay a mix of cash and stock, though an exact price has not been determined yet.
What Industry Insiders Think of Marissa Mayer's $640 Million Deal for BrightRoll
Yahoo

What Industry Insiders Think of Marissa Mayer's $640 Million Deal for BrightRoll

BrightRoll is a good company, but Yahoo could buy its competition for less money.
How Yahoo Can Buy the Best Startups, Without Google Getting in the Way
Acquisitions

How Yahoo Can Buy the Best Startups, Without Google Getting in the Way

Yahoo can beat out its largest rivals for hot startups, but only if it gives Marissa Mayer more freedom.
Lenovo Officially Closes $2.91 Billion Acquisition of Motorola Unit From Google
Acquisitions

Lenovo Officially Closes $2.91 Billion Acquisition of Motorola Unit From Google

Deal paves the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market.
Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion
Acquisitions

Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion

The investors are expected to argue that Reebok would do better if it were managed independently
Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts
Cost Cutting

Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts

CEO Marissa Mayer will also give details of how the company is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.
Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.

The five key areas buyers are interested in when looking at a potential company to acquire.
Kevan Flanigan and Roger Nanney
How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition
Acquisitions

How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition

When an acquisition occurs, there will without a doubt be nervous employees, an unavoidable side effect. But entrepreneurs can avoid mass confusion and panic by following these five tips.
Paul Spiegelman
How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers
Impact Investing

How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers

This organic baby food startup got acquired and took on some of the biggest players in the market.
Jessica Pothering