Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

After an unexpected reveal, AOL’s CEO explains that Oath is about B2B branding

You weren’t supposed to know about Oath. Not this week, at least. And certainly not under these circumstances. The newly minted and already much maligned...

Everyone got into the tech M&A game in 2016

Neither public markets nor tech giants offered any solace in 2016 for the ever-growing list of private unicorns. There are 180 tech companies circling the...

We are on the verge of a consumer M&A avalanche

If you believe in the mantra “innovate or die,” you might conclude that the largest consumer and retail brands are terminally ill. Giants like Kraft...

Why non-internet companies are buying into adtech

Research shows that the flurry of M&A in the advertising industry is nowhere near slowing. In Q1 2016 alone there were 72 merger and acquisition...

The loss of an ARM

 Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank recently acquired British microchip manufacturer ARM Holdings. ARM’s shareholders approved the $32 billion deal at the end of August, and the company was delisted from the...

APLICATIONS

Japan's GPIF pension fund sues Toshiba auditor over investment losses

TOKYO Japan's giant Government Investment Pension Fund (GPIF) has sued the local affiliate of global accounting firm Ernst & Young, claiming $31 million...