Post Tagged with: "Acquisition"

Yahoo Scraps Plan To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, But Will Split Into Two
/ December 9, 2015 3:55 pm
Yahoo Scraps Plan To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, But Will Split Into Two

TechCrunch reports "Yahoo has today confirmed rumors it is scrapping a plan to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba. Its shares are up in pre-market trading on the news. The Yahoo board had been reported to be considering its options on this front this month. An earlier rumor of this plan caused Yahoo shares to spike 7 per cent.". Read More

Verizon completes $4.4B acquisition of AOL
/ June 23, 2015 1:58 pm
Verizon completes $4.4B acquisition of AOL

VentureBeat reports "U.S. telecom giant Verizon has announced the completion of its AOL acquisition, as expected, for $50.00 per share. This effectively means that AOL shares are no longer being traded on the New York Stock Exchange, and AOL is officially a Verizon subsidiary.". Read More

Social Platform Hootsuite Adds $60 Million to Its Coffers, Acquires Zeetl to Integrate Voice
/ September 26, 2014 11:25 am
Social Platform Hootsuite Adds $60 Million to Its Coffers, Acquires Zeetl to Integrate Voice

TechCrunch reports “Hootsuite, a platform that lets businesses and individuals monitor and manage social media interactions across some 35 different social networks, is stepping up its game with yet more funding and another acquisition.” . Read More

Handy Buys London-Based Home Services Startup Mopp to Quickly Develop Its UK Business
/ September 22, 2014 12:21 pm
Handy Buys London-Based Home Services Startup Mopp to Quickly Develop Its UK Business

TechCrunch reports “A few months ago, on-demand home services startup Handy opened up its first international office and launched services in London.”. Read More

ICF International Completes Acquisition of Citytech
/ March 17, 2014 5:08 pm
ICF International Completes Acquisition of Citytech

ICF International, a Fairfax-based provider of technology and consulting services to the government, said on Monday it has completed its acquisition of Chicago-based digital interactive consultancy Citytech. Financial terms of the deal, first announced in February, were not disclosed. . Read More

LinkedIn to Acquire San Francisco’s Bright
/ February 7, 2014 4:43 pm
LinkedIn to Acquire San Francisco’s Bright

LinkedIn, the Mountain View-based operator of an online professional network, said it will acquire San Francisco-based Bright, developer of an online job search tool designed to match job seekers with potential employers, in a cash and stock deal valued at $120 million. The deal is expected to close later this quarter. Read More

Zynga Cuts 15% of Staff; Announces Acquisition
/ January 30, 2014 5:17 pm
Zynga Cuts 15% of Staff; Announces Acquisition

Zynga, the San Francisco-based social games developer, said on Thursday it will cut 15% of its staff, or 314 employees, as part of plan to decrease costs and improve efficiency. "When we reviewed the support areas and looked at what was an appropriate size to have agile, dedicated teams, we decided to redeploy and right size against our best opportunities for growth," wrote CEO Don Mattrick in a blog post. . Read More

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