Acquisitions

News and Articles About Acquisitions

The Pros and Cons of Buying a 'Fulfillment by Amazon' Business
Radicals & Visionaries

The Pros and Cons of Buying a 'Fulfillment by Amazon' Business

FBA businesses are the hot new trend, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's right for you.
Mark Daoust
Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself
Self-Driving Cars

Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself

Self-driving trucks are just the beginning of the road revolution.
Lydia Belanger
3 Factors Potential Acquirers Consider Before Buying a Startup
Investors

3 Factors Potential Acquirers Consider Before Buying a Startup

Play the long game starting the day you launch.
Harry Red
Intel to Buy Artificial Intelligence Firm Nervana Systems
Intel

Intel to Buy Artificial Intelligence Firm Nervana Systems

California-based Nervana will help develop Intel's artificial intelligence portfolio and enhance the deep learning performance of Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi processors.
Verizon Eyes Automotive Technology Market, Could Spur Other Deals
Verizon

Verizon Eyes Automotive Technology Market, Could Spur Other Deals

Just last month, Verizon bought Yahoo for $4.8 billion, diving into digital media and advertising.
Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion

The deal would help Wal-Mart better compete with Amazon.com and other online retailers.
Salesforce to Buy Document-Editing Startup for Millions
Salesforce

Salesforce to Buy Document-Editing Startup for Millions

Document-editing startup Quip will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Salesforce once the deal closes.
SolarCity Accepts Tesla's $2.6 Billion Offer, Both Shares Fall
SolarCity

SolarCity Accepts Tesla's $2.6 Billion Offer, Both Shares Fall

Some analysts are skeptical that combining Tesla and SolarCity will yield a quick turnaround.
SolarCity Agrees to $2.6 Billion Buyout Offer From Tesla
Tesla

SolarCity Agrees to $2.6 Billion Buyout Offer From Tesla

The combined entity would sell solar panels, home battery storage systems and electric cars under a single brand.
Oracle to Buy NetSuite in $9.3 Billion Deal
oracle

Oracle to Buy NetSuite in $9.3 Billion Deal

Oracle has also acquired companies such as Textura and Opower to increase its competitiveness in the cloud market.
Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Business for Nearly $5 Billion
Yahoo

Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Business for Nearly $5 Billion

The purchase will boost Verizon's AOL internet business, which it bought last year for $4.4 billion, as it gains access to Yahoo's ad technology tools.
Unilever Spends Big for Men's Grooming Brand Dollar Shave Club
Unilever

Unilever Spends Big for Men's Grooming Brand Dollar Shave Club

Unilever is allegedly paying $1 billion in cash for the Venice, California-based company.
SoftBank Founder Challenges Investors to 'Feel the Force' of His $32 Billion ARM Gamble
Softbank

SoftBank Founder Challenges Investors to 'Feel the Force' of His $32 Billion ARM Gamble

SoftBank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son has divided investors and analysts with his latest "crazy idea."
Activia Maker to Acquire U.S. Organic Foods Group Whitewave in $12.5 Billion Deal
Acquisitions

Activia Maker to Acquire U.S. Organic Foods Group Whitewave in $12.5 Billion Deal

The purchase will help the French company to pursue affluent consumers by adding WhiteWave's popular health food offerings such as Silk almond milk, Earthbound Farm Organic salad and Horizon organic milk to its product range.