Acquisitions

Acquisitions

Why the Owner of Saks Fifth Avenue Is Buying Gilt

The acquisition is principally aimed at turning the discount Saks Off Fifth chain into an ecommerce powerhouse.
CEOs

The Woman Who Brought 'Female Viagra' to Market Is Stepping Down as CEO of Sprout Pharmaceuticals

The news comes just four months after Valeant Pharmaceuticals acquired Sprout for $1 billion.
Acquisitions

Keurig Sold for $13.9 Billion to Private Equity Firm

This is the latest in a string of coffee deals by investment group JAB as it seeks to become a formidable competitor to Nestle.
Dinner Lab

Dinner Lab Scoops Up 'Food Crawl' Startup Dishcrawl In a Push to Get More Customers

The growing food events business says the acquisition is both to grow its customer base and a sign that it intends to expand its product offerings.
Selling a Business

Your Company Was Acquired. Now What?

Here are six tips to transition into a new role -- and a new life -- after you've handed over the reins of the business you started.
Food Businesses

Can Established Food Brands Stomach a Change in Customer Demands?

When food giants acquire small brands, the results are a mixed bag.
Acquisitions

Pfizer to Buy Botox Maker Allergan in Massive $160 Billion Deal

The acquisition will create the world's largest drugmaker.
Selling a Business

7 Vital Steps to Position Your Company for Acquisition

Here's a piece of advice: Start preparing to sell today, rather than years from now.
Acquisitions

An 'Acquisition Aficionado' Offers 3 Tips on When to Cash Out vs. Double Down

Should you acquire or be acquired? To decide, first know thyself.
Acquisitions

Pandora Buys Ticketfly for $450 Million

Music-streaming service Pandora just scooped up Ticketfly with a plan to 'create the world's most efficient platform for connecting listeners with live shows from their favorite bands,'
Airbnb

Why Did Airbnb Just Buy a Russian Design Firm?

Both companies are excited about the partnership, but neither is revealing details of their plans.
Acquisitions

3 Ways to Get Big Spenders to Acquire Your Startup

To get the exit your startup deserves, expand your definition of your ideal buyer and understand what makes you the perfect catch, so you'll know where to invest your time, money and attention.
Acquisitions

Lagunitas IPA Founder Cites Nietzsche in Blog Post About Heineken Deal

Heineken has acquired a 50 percent stake in craft brewer Lagunitas.
Acquisitions

PayPal Makes Its First Acquisition Post eBay Split

The digital payments company bought mobile commerce startup Modest.
Acquisitions

Zirtual Is Coming Back, But in a Different Form

The embattled virtual assistant service was bought by Startups.co, but it remains to be seen how much of the previous business model will stick.