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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

HP buys LeftHand Networks!

HP today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire LeftHand Networks Inc., a leading provider of storage virtualization and iSCSI storage area network (SAN) solutions. LeftHand Networks' solutions enable midsize companies and remote offices or branches of large corporations to easily and cost-effectively protect critical business data. HP has agreed to purchase LeftHand Networks for $360 million in cash, subject to certain purchase price adjustments. Founded in 1999, LeftHand Networks is privately held and headquartered in Boulder, Colo. It has 215 employees and more than 500 resellers and distributors worldwide. The company has more than 11,000 installations across 3,000 different customers. A pioneer of iSCSI SAN technology, LeftHand Networks delivers scalable storage software on industry-standard hardware that supports existing technology environmen... (more)

Liquavista strengthens display portfolio by acquiring new IP

Reinforcing a one-stop shop approach for licensing of electrowetting displays 15 April 2010 - Eindhoven - Today, Liquavista BV., announced the acquisition of a significant portfolio of IP, which will further strengthen their current electrowetting based display portfolio and bring further benefits to consumers. "We are really pleased about these recent IP acquisitions." Said Guy Demuynck, Liquavista CEO. "They add further strength to our world leadership in the field of electrowetting IP and further consolidates our position as a one stop shop for the licensing of electrowetting display technology. Since our launch in 2006 Liquavista has built an extensive IP portfolio, and the latest acquisitions are a further testimony of us fulfilling our business strategy." "Our current portfolio already enables us to cover all modes of operation; reflective, transmissive and t... (more)

NextiraOne Recognized as Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational Authorized Technology Provider Partner

Multinational ATP Partner status gives accreditation across Europe, Middle East and Africa Paris - 26 March, 2012 - NextiraOne announced today that it has achieved TelePresence Video Master Multinational Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes NextiraOne as having completed a minimum of four TelePresence Video Master Host ATP and Master Satellite ATP Programs in authorized countries to sell, deploy and support Cisco TelePresence Video Master products and solutions throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational ATP Program is focused on providing a new way of working in which everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face collaboration with Cisco TelePresence Video solutions. A Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational ATP Partner understands g... (more)

Moo.com Buys Flavors.me From Hii Def

Expanding its personal and professional identity creation capabilities to digital London, UK - 20 September, 2012 - moo.com is to purchase Flavors.me, a design-led personal identity site known as 'the digital you' with over half a million members in 200 countries, from Hii Def Inc. In the form of an asset purchase, MOO will acquire the Flavors.me website, brand, technology, IP and customers in an all-cash deal. Forming part of its aggressive growth plans, the deal reinforces MOO's position as a leading resource for customers wanting to leverage great design to promote themselves or their business. MOO is already one of the world's fastest-growing online printers, focusing on both personal and professional identity products, such as business cards and now personal identity webpages. Flavors.me provides another way for customers to showcase themselves, but in a digit... (more)

Iconic Strategies Confirms Attendance at 2013 European Award Ceremony 

Thursday 12 December, 2013 Norwich-based outsourced sales and event marketing firm Iconic Strategies confirm their attendance at the European Award Ceremony in Barcelona which will be taking place at the weekend, Saturday 14 December.  Managing director Simon Reynolds of Norwich-based Iconic Strategies is making his final preparations for his business trip to Barcelona which commences on Friday. The highlight of the trip for Simon Reynolds will be attending the European Award Ceremony on Saturday 14th December 2013.  The acclaimed event will take place at the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I in Barcelona. It’s a unique and luxury resort located in Diagonal, one of Barcelona’s most favourable cosmopolitan cities. The hotel  is walking distance from the shopping, cultural and financial centres and boasts a beautiful auditorium which accommodates over 2000 delegates. Although Simon... (more)

Nuance to Acquire eScription, Streamline Clinical Documentation Process to Save Healthcare Industry More Than $1 Billion by 2011

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire eScription, a leading provider of computer aided medical transcription technology. By uniting the strengths and resources of Nuance and eScription, the combined organization can deliver scalable, highly productive solutions, as well as accelerate future innovation to transform the way healthcare provider organizations document patient care. Spiraling costs across the healthcare industry, a shrinking pool of domestic medical transcriptionists (MTs) and mounting regulations for electronic clinical documentation are driving healthcare provider organizations to reevaluate the way they create and manage medical reports. With an estimated $7 billion spent on medical transcription in North America each year, the acquisition of eScription will accelerate Nuance’s abili... (more)

Eclipse Announces Formation of Eclipse Global Inc. to Acquire Dutch Aesthetic Laser Manufacturer Enlyten Medical Technologies

DALLAS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipsemed Ltd., a leading national supplier of advanced medical and aesthetic equipment, has announced the formation of Eclipse Global, its new manufacturing and international sales entity. Eclipse Global has acquired the controlling assets of Enlighten Medical Technologies, an Amsterdam-based company which manufacturers intense pulsed light and various laser technologies. Tom O'Brien, CEO of Eclipsemed will also assume the role of Chief Executive Officer for Eclipse Global. Both companies will be headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Joining Eclipse Global as Chairman of the Board is Raz Avner, former CEO of Lumenis from 2003-2007. Ron Zakai, founder of Enlyten Medical Technologies, will join Eclipse Global as a consultant for the company. "Eclipse, as a result of the Enlyten acquisition, is now positioned to control its destiny li... (more)

Medallion Announces Private Placements of Approximately $600,000

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/09 -- Medallion Resources Ltd ("Medallion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MDL) announces that, subject to TSX Venture Exchange ("Exchange") approval, it has arranged a non-brokered private placement of up to 1.75 million units (each a "Unit") at $0.175 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $306,250 (the "Offering"). Each Unit consists of one common share and one transferable common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one common share at an exercise price of $0.30 for a period of 24 months from closing of the Offering ("Closing Date"). Medallion has agreed to pay a cash finders' fee of 9% of the gross proceeds raised from purchasers introduced to the Company by finders and grant finders' warrants equal to 9% of the Units sold to such purchasers. Each finders' warrant s... (more)

AT&T Investment in Wyoming Network Aimed at Enhancing Mobile Broadband Service Across the State

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced that from 2007 through 2009 its total capital investment in its Wyoming wireless and wireline networks was more than $15 million. AT&T's 2010 wireless and wireline capital investment is expected to be in the $18 billion to $19 billion range companywide, an increase of between 5 and 10 percent over 2009. This planned amount includes an increase of about $2 billion in capital expenditures for wireless and backhaul related to AT&T's wireless network. This planned level of investment is framed by the expectation that regulatory and legislative decisions relating to the telecom sector will continue to be sensitive to investment. "Investment in the state's broadband networks is critical to keeping Wyoming competitive and providing our citizens with the best technology," said state House Majority L... (more)

Tetragon Financial Group Limited (TFG): Performance Report For Period Ended 30 June 2011

LONDON, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tetragon Financial Group Limited (TFG) is a Guernsey closed-ended investment company traded on Euronext Amsterdam by NYSE Euronext under the ticker symbol "TFG." [1]In this report we provide an update on TFG's results of operations for the period ending June 30, 2011.[2] - Executive Summary: Corporate-Level Results - Operating Results: TFG's investment portfolio continued to perform well in the second quarter of 2011. The company produced EPS of $0.74 (Q1 2011: $1.46) and consolidated net income of $88.1 million (Q1 2011: $174.7 million). Please see the Statement of Operations on page 17 for further detail. Consolidated net assets grew to $1,368.3 million or $11.52 per share (Q1 2011: $1,298.0 million or $10.85 per share). These results were driven mainly by continued improvements in the credit quality and structural strengt... (more)