Acquisitions

Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion
Acquisitions

Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

DreamWorks Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media.
Comcast in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation for More Than $3 Billion
Comcast

Comcast in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation for More Than $3 Billion

An acquisition of DreamWorks by Comcast will bring a breath of fresh air for the company that has held several unsuccessful buyout talks in the past.
'USA Today' Publisher Gannett Makes Unsolicited Bid for Tribune
Acquisitions

'USA Today' Publisher Gannett Makes Unsolicited Bid for Tribune

Gannet offered to buy Tribune Publishing for $815 million earlier this month.
Yahoo

The Slow, Sad Death of Yahoo

Look back at over two decades of turmoil at a company that once sat atop the World Wed Web, and weep.
Marriot's Starwood Acquisition Creates World's Largest Hotel Company
Acquisitions

Marriot's Starwood Acquisition Creates World's Largest Hotel Company

Shareholders for both companies on Friday agreed to a deal, which was valued at $12.41 billion.
Verizon Readies Bid for Yahoo's Web Business, While Google Also Looking for a Piece
Yahoo

Verizon Readies Bid for Yahoo's Web Business, While Google Also Looking for a Piece

Yahoo launched an auction of its core business in February after it shelved plans to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba.
Verizon Stakes a Claim on YouTube Traffic With Partial Purchase of AwesomenessTV
Verizon

Verizon Stakes a Claim on YouTube Traffic With Partial Purchase of AwesomenessTV

AwesomenessTV, which has more than 3.6 million subscribers on YouTube, offers videos on everything from beauty tips to life advice aimed at pre-teens and young adults.
Foxconn Seals $3.5 Billion Takeover of Sharp as Executives Seek to Shake Off Doubts
Foxconn

Foxconn Seals $3.5 Billion Takeover of Sharp as Executives Seek to Shake Off Doubts

'I'm not going to sugar-coat the challenges. But I have a clear roadmap in my heart,' the Foxconn chief said of the acquisition.
Nest CEO Slammed by Dropcam Founder
Nest

Nest CEO Slammed by Dropcam Founder

In a post on Medium, Dropcam founder Greg Duffy calls selling his company to Nest 'my mistake.'
Krysia Lenzo
Foxconn to Pay Approximately $3.5 Billion in Sharp Takeover
Acquisitions

Foxconn to Pay Approximately $3.5 Billion in Sharp Takeover

Foxconn cut its initial offer by nearly $900 million following the emergence of previously undisclosed liabilities at Sharp.
State Street to Buy GE Asset Management for Up to $485 Million
Acquisitions

State Street to Buy GE Asset Management for Up to $485 Million

State Street beat out bids from Goldman Sachs and others.
Companies Place Bids for Virgin America Takeover
Acquisitions

Companies Place Bids for Virgin America Takeover

JetBlue Airways and Alaska Air Group have both made offers.
Snapchat Buys Bitmoji Maker Bitstrips
Snapchat

Snapchat Buys Bitmoji Maker Bitstrips

Bitstrips was originally founded in 2007 to help users build personalized digital comics, but in 2014 refocused on customized and shareable cartoon avatars.
3 Cultural Considerations Before an Acquisition
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3 Cultural Considerations Before an Acquisition

Melding cultural elements speeds up the success of a new business entity.
Tommy Petrogiannis