Acquisitions

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.
Acquisitions

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

State Street beat out bids from Goldman Sachs and others.
Acquisitions

Companies Place Bids for Virgin America Takeover

JetBlue Airways and Alaska Air Group have both made offers.
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.
Company Culture

3 Cultural Considerations Before an Acquisition

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

Sherwin-Williams Paint Company to Buy Rival Valspar for $9.3 Billion

The combined company would have pro forma 2015 revenues of $15.6 billion.
Alphabet

Alphabet Reportedly Puts Robot-Maker Boston Dynamics Up for Sale

The possible buyers include Amazon.com Inc. and Toyota Motor Corp.'s research and development company.
Acquisitions

5 Startup Assets That Will Get You Acquired in 2016

Acquisitions are going gangbusters. Do you have what it takes to make that remunerative exit?
General Motors

GM Buying Self-Driving Tech Startup for More Than $1 Billion

The acquisition follows GM's recent move to create a team dedicated to the development of self-driving car technology within the company.
Start Up Your Day

Study Finds People Think Robots Will Replace Humans at Many Jobs, Just Not Their Own -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: More than half of startups in the UK say being acquired is their long-term goal.
Acquisitions

Foxconn Puts Sharp Takeover on Hold Over Undisclosed Liabilities

Loss-making Sharp said earlier in the day that it had agreed to be bought by the contract manufacturing firm.
Acquisitions

Stryker Corp Buys Physio-Control International for $1.28 Billion

The acquisition will help the company expand its emergency medical services business/
General Electric

GE to Sell Appliances Business to China's Haier for $5.4 Billion

The giant's $3.3 billion-proposed deal with Electrolux fell through following months of opposition from U.S. antitrust regulators.
Acquisitions

5 Lessons Learned From Serial 7-Figure Sellers

How do these entrepreneurs manage to repeatedly sell their companies for $1 million or more? Read on.
Apple

Your Future iPhone Might Know How You Are Feeling

Apple just bought Emotient, a San Diego-based artificial intelligence startup.