Mergers and Acquisitions

News and Articles About Mergers and Acquisitions

Yahoo and AOL Are Part of Verizon's New 'Oath' Brand
Verizon

Yahoo and AOL Are Part of Verizon's New 'Oath' Brand

Oath will be an umbrella of brands, including Yahoo and some AOL publications.
Intel Buys Self-Driving Tech Firm MobilEye for $15.3 Billion
Intel

Intel Buys Self-Driving Tech Firm MobilEye for $15.3 Billion

After falling out with Tesla, MobilEye has been working with Intel on autonomous tech.
Steve Dent
Mozilla Buys Bookmarking App Pocket
Mozilla

Mozilla Buys Bookmarking App Pocket

Pocket will operate as a Mozilla subsidiary, alongside Firefox.
After Breach, Verizon Drops Yahoo Purchase Price by $350 Million
Verizon

After Breach, Verizon Drops Yahoo Purchase Price by $350 Million

Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo is now valued at approximately $4.48 billion, down from $4.8 billion.
Seeking Acquisition? What You Can Learn From Time Warner's Sale to AT&T
Buying a Business

Seeking Acquisition? What You Can Learn From Time Warner's Sale to AT&T

Remember: Value is in the eyes of the buyer. Make sure you pay attention.
Steve Little
The Art of Selecting an Investment Banker
Investment bankers

The Art of Selecting an Investment Banker

The numbers are important, but your relationship with whom you are crunching the numbers with is even more important.
Katie May
Yahoo to Change Name, Lose Marissa Mayer as Board Member
Yahoo

Yahoo to Change Name, Lose Marissa Mayer as Board Member

Mayer, the CEO, was expected to remain with the company after its sale to Verizon closes.
Kate Spade Exploring Sale
Fashion

Kate Spade Exploring Sale

The company, known for its quirky and colorful satchels and totes, reported lower-than-expected quarterly same-store sales last month.
Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble
Fitbit

Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble

As part of the deal, Pebble is expected to stop manufacturing its smartwatches.
3 Lessons to Learn From the Marriott-Starwood Merger
Make More Happen

3 Lessons to Learn From the Marriott-Starwood Merger

Entrepreneurs should pay close attention to how these two hotel chains merge their brands and strategies.
Aj Agrawal
Samsung to Buy Car Tech Firm Harman for $8 Billion in South Korea's Biggest Overseas Deal
Samsung

Samsung to Buy Car Tech Firm Harman for $8 Billion in South Korea's Biggest Overseas Deal

The electronics giant previously shunned big acquisitions, and the latest deal underscores a strategic shift as the company tries to break into the high-barrier automotive industry where it has little track record.
A Secret Tactic for Quick Growth: The Roll-up
Growth Strategy

A Secret Tactic for Quick Growth: The Roll-up

Sometimes your company's strategic growth can be achieved most quickly by merging with several others at once. Here, let us walk you through that.
George Deeb
In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford
BlackBerry

In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford

Blackberry has signed a deal with Ford Motor Co.
Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year
Yahoo

Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year

It was not clear why there was such a marked decline in the proportion of women leaders at Yahoo, which is led by Silicon Valley's most powerful female CEO, Marissa Mayer.