News and Articles About Acquisitions
Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business.
After nearly four decades of ownership, Carlson sold the restaurant chain to two private-equity firms.
Described as the YouTube on online gaming, Google is reportedly ready to buy Twitch for upwards of $1 billion.
During the transition following an acquisition, employee nerves can become frayed. Here's how to stave off the jealousy, resentfulness and disenchantment of existing staff.
An inside look at the decision to move on.
Hint: It isn't Apple or Google.
If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play.
With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
In a deal rumored to be worth just under $10 million, Etsy has acquired Grand St., an online marketplace where indie hardware makers vend cutting-edge tech.
Twitter has snagged six-year-old social data startup Gnip for an undisclosed amount.
MCNs have been called the movie studios of the future, but even Hollywood wants a slice of the YouTube pie.
For our series My Biggest Mistake, the co-founder of GroSocial opens up about being completely consumed by his entrepreneurial endeavor and how that lifestyle had major consequences.
Lithium Technologies plans to combine the 100 million consumers on its platforms with the 500 million 'touched by Klout.'
In a watershed moment for short-form online video, Disney has agreed to purchase the YouTube network Maker Studios in a deal that could total $950 million.
Sprint owner Masayoshi Son -- the richest man in Japan -- is lately making the press rounds in America to hype a potential acquisition of T-Mobile.
Cerberus Capital Management, which already owns grocery chain Albertsons, will purchase the 1,600-store Safeway chain.
Startups are constantly needing to innovate to stay alive in the dog-eat-dog world of entrepreneurship. Large corporations are taking notice and looking for opportunities to capitalize on new concepts and ideas.
Facebook is reportedly in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of high-flying, solar-powered drones, as it looks to bring internet access to every corner of the world.
People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price.
With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
How the top venture capital firm had the last laugh -- all the way to the bank.
Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.
The social media juggernaut acquires the web-based messaging service in a stock and cash deal.
While there are many books, resources and advisers dealing with M&As at large corporations, there isn't a whole lot of information about acquiring small companies. Here are a few tips to make the road less bumpy.
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