Acquisitions

News and Articles About Acquisitions

Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year
Twitter

Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year

Jeff Seibert, who was recently head of product, stepped down from in June after being in the role for about five months.
With No Partner in Sight, Twitter Faces Tough Choices
Twitter

With No Partner in Sight, Twitter Faces Tough Choices

Technology and media companies including Salesforce, Disney and Google looked at the company but ultimately passed on buying it.
5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions

5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions

Acquisitions have led to a flurry of activity in the business world in the last year and the pace isn't letting up.
Ash Rust
Twitter Charts Solo Path as Salesforce Rules Out Takeover
Twitter

Twitter Charts Solo Path as Salesforce Rules Out Takeover

Twitter and Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey may now have to chart an independent course in the face of stagnant user growth, heavy losses and mounting competition from the likes of Instagram and Snapchat.
Twitter Could Take Many Forms, Depending on New Owner
Twitter

Twitter Could Take Many Forms, Depending on New Owner

Companies like Salesforce, Disney and Google have shown interest in the microblogging company.
3 Ways Success Can Kill Your Company
Success

3 Ways Success Can Kill Your Company

It sounds oxymoronic, or perhaps just regular moronic, but it's true. The furthest you can ever fall is when you've reached your peak.
Phil La Duke
Wal-Mart Completes Acquisition of Jet.com
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Completes Acquisition of Jet.com

Jet, with its ability to lower prices as customers add more items to their shopping carts, will help the world's largest retailer reach more customers, including millennials.
5 Reasons Women Entrepreneurs Should Consider Buying a Business (Infographic)
Women Entrepreneurs

5 Reasons Women Entrepreneurs Should Consider Buying a Business (Infographic)

Women comprise a growing percentage of entrepreneurs but seem less interested in buying a business than in starting their own.
Mark Daoust
Bayer Clinches Monsanto With Improved $66 Billion Bid
Bayer

Bayer Clinches Monsanto With Improved $66 Billion Bid

The German company is aiming to create a one-stop shop for seeds, crop chemicals and computer-aided services to farmers.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes'
Yahoo

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes'

'Google is search, Facebook is social, we're going to be brand,' he said.
HP to Buy Samsung's Printer Business in $1.05 Billion Deal
Samsung

HP to Buy Samsung's Printer Business in $1.05 Billion Deal

Samsung will invest $100 million to $300 million in HP through open market purchases once the deal is through.
Google to Buy Cloud Software Company Apigee for $625 Million
Google

Google to Buy Cloud Software Company Apigee for $625 Million

Cloud computing is the increasingly popular practise of using remote internet servers to store, manage and process data.
Intel Spins Off McAfee to Private Equity Firm
Intel

Intel Spins Off McAfee to Private Equity Firm

Intel's goal in acquiring McAfee was to sell security software for more than just PCs.
HP Enterprise Strikes $8.8 Billion Deal With Micro Focus for Software Assets
Hewlett-Packard

HP Enterprise Strikes $8.8 Billion Deal With Micro Focus for Software Assets

Chief Executive Meg Whitman is focusing the group on a few areas such as networking, storage and technology services since it separated last year from computer and printer maker HP Inc.