Mergers and Acquisitions The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Mergers and Acquisitions en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:58:00 GMT Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation The multifaceted Japanese tech giant is not letting a failed bid for T-Mobile stand in the way of its quest to become the biggest company in the world. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:58:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout JAB Holding is taking the bagel company Einstein Noah private for the price of $20.25 per share. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:39:00 GMT Kate Taylor AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:28:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon The Liftware Base Stabilizer uses sensors to steady the dining process for the 11 million nationwide sufferers of essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:25:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Going Organic: General Mills Scoops Up Annie's for $820 Million Annie's, best known for its line of mac and cheese, markets 150 products and is in more than 35,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:31:00 GMT Karma Allen In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMT Kate Taylor Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Move to Canada Burger King and Tim Hortons announced on Monday that they are discussion a merger, with Burger King corporate potentially moving to Canada. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:57:00 GMT Kate Taylor I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why. Would you simply give your business away instead of selling it for a profit? Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:30:00 GMT Simon Cohen YouTube Snaps Up App That Helps Startups Create Marketing Videos Previously little-known Directr has joined YouTube’s video advertising team, the companies announced. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:30:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Sprint Shelves Bid for T-Mobile, Calls in New CEO After months of languishing in regulatory limbo, a proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is now off. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:49:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar' Caviar, which delivers meals from high-end restaurants that don't typically offer delivery, represents new territory for the electronic payments company. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:05:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Zillow to Acquire Chief Competitor Trulia in $3.5 Billion Deal Following a six-week courtship, two mega real-estate listings websites are joining forces to create a colossal database of digital listings. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Instead of Hoping Your Startup Will Be Acquired, Maybe You Should Be Acquiring Even when a company is small, it can grow in a hurry by acquiring a compatible company that is even smaller. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Benjamin Young Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base 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. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT David Chait Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet 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. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:20:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Oracle Inks $5.3 Billion Deal to Buy Micros Systems The deal marks Oracle's biggest buy in four years, and comes just days after a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:16:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Google-Owned Nest Buys Dropcam, a Home-Monitoring Startup, for $555 Million The deal signals that the connected home industry is rife with potential and gaining tremendous steam. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:19:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 10 Insights from 10 Years Running a Business If you aren't afraid to fail, quit your day job, hire people smarter than yourself or work very hard, you can succeed. Fri, 30 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT Aaron Skonnard AT&T and DirecTV Ink $49 Billion Merger 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. Mon, 19 May 2014 16:07:00 GMT Geoff Weiss If Apple Buys Beats, What Else Will It Buy? Pretty Much Anything, Says Funny or Die. "Folks," says an actor portraying Apple CEO Tim Cook in a new spoof by Funny or Die, "we got a lot of fun stuff we’re gonna buy." Tue, 13 May 2014 18:15:00 GMT Geoff Weiss