Mergers and Acquisitions

Company Culture

How to Retain Your Company Culture After Getting Acquired (And Why That's So Important)

Retaining a healthy company culture will give you your best chances of fostering low turnover, high employee engagement, better productivity and strengthened recruitment.
Amazon

3 Entrepreneurial Lessons From the Amazon/Whole Foods Mega-Merger

The entrepreneurial community should be watching this deal with bated breath for the revolutionary retail repercussions sure to come.
Mergers and Acquisitions

The Winners and Losers in Amazon's Whole Foods Deal

Consumers win. But other grocery stores? Not so much.
Acquisitions

The 3 Relationships That Matter When Your Company Is Being Acquired (and How to Effectively Manage Them)

During an acquisition, what can typically get lost or deprioritized is the people aspect.
Mergers and Acquisitions

An M&A Wave Is Coming: 4 Ways to Determine Whether You Should Sell

This is a great time to sell but merger mania usually ends in a reversal of the tide painful for tech businesses that aren't profitable or growing.
Company Culture

How to Bridge Company Cultures after a Merger

When my company merged with not one, but two related firms, we knew we had a challenge on our hands.
Acquisitions

Why Companies Built to Be Acquired Usually Aren't

If you're in it solely for the payday, it shows in your products and your people.
Mergers and Acquisitions

5 Steps to Positioning Your Tech-Enabled Company Now for a Successful Strategic Exit in 2 to 5 Years

Keeping a few key considerations in mind can help you better position your business for acquisition by a strategic or private equity buyer.
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

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.
Mozilla

Mozilla Buys Bookmarking App Pocket

Pocket will operate as a Mozilla subsidiary, alongside Firefox.
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.
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.
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.
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.