Mergers and Acquisitions
News and Articles About Mergers and Acquisitions
Following a six-week courtship, two mega real-estate listings websites are joining forces to create a colossal database of digital listings.
Even when a company is small, it can grow in a hurry by acquiring a compatible company that is even smaller.
Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the roll-up strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly.
Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
The deal marks Oracle's biggest buy in four years, and comes just days after a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report.
The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam.
If you aren't afraid to fail, quit your day job, hire people smarter than yourself or work very hard, you can succeed.
As the television industry continues to evolve and the mobile market matures, players within the telecommunications industry are seeking to band together and scale up.
"Folks," says an actor portraying Apple CEO Tim Cook in a new spoof by Funny or Die, "we got a lot of fun stuff were gonna buy."
Roughly one year after trumpeting a merger that could have created the biggest ad agency on the planet, Omnicom and Publicis are right back where they started.
In an expletive-riddled video recording, the famous rapper and entrepreneur behind Beats Electronics seemingly confirm's Apple's $3.2 billion offer to buy the company.
Looking to amplify its 'cool' factor, Apple is reportedly in talks to buy the premium headphone maker.
A new report alleges telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about a merger that could be worth as much as $40 billion.
So far in 2014, there have been three M&A deals larger than Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp.
Experts say that deals like Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp are just the beginning for megamergers in 2014.
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.
In an interview on CNBC this morning, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said that the two companies wouldn't be pursuing the merger if they didn't realistically think they would get it would get regulatory approval.
With this deal, Verizon might be looking to take on cable rival Comcast.
In a unanimous decision by its board of directors, the maker of Maker's Mark, Laphroaig Scotch whisky and Courvoisier is selling to Japanese beverage company Suntory.
With deals totaling more than $1 trillion last year, the U.S. accounts for more mergers worldwide than it has in more than a decade.
Two of the leading platforms for freelance work have signed an agreement to merge, furthering the advance of the freelance economy.
Health-care products maker Covidien has snatched up Israel-headquartered Given Imaging in an all-cash deal.
The $130 million deal brings together two providers of Internet-based phone services.
Organizational psychologist Ben Dattner offers a playbook for leaders attempting to create a common culture after a merger.
Cisco's deal to acquire Sourcefire includes retention bonuses for key executives. Is it worth paying your top employees to stay?