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M&A / Mergers and Acquisitions stories

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Motorola acquires London surveillance firm Silent Sentinel
2 days ago
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Motorola Solutions acquires UK-based Silent Sentinel, a leading provider of advanced video surveillance solutions, in a strategic move that enhances its video security portfolio.
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HiBob acquires Pento to advance UK payroll services
2 days ago
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HiBob takes major leap in UK payroll services with Pento acquisition, integrating the cloud-based automation platform with its HR offering 'Bob' to tackle payroll complexities.
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PaperCut earns prestigious ISO 27001 Certification for security
Last week
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Global print management provider PaperCut secures the prestigious ISO 27001 Certification, marking a significant milestone in their Information Security Management System.
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Cohesity & Veritas combine to form new AI data security titan
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Cohesity and Veritas Data Protection Business are set to merge, ushering in a new leader in AI-powered data security and management, under CEO Sanjay Poonen, with revenues estimated at $1.6 billion.
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Vertiv doubles capacity after acquisition, forecasts further expansion by 2025
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Vertiv, a global digital infrastructure provider, reports over 100% capacity expansion since its 2021 acquisition of E&I Engineering and PowerBar Gulf, with future plans to double these figures by 2025.
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Aparajitha set to acquire Allsec Technologies' labour law business
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Aparajitha Corporate Services is set to bolster its market leadership in compliance solutions with the acquisition of Allsec Technologies' 'labour law' compliance arm, valued at Rs 27 crore.
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Access Group acquires Australian software firm ChangeGPS
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The Access Group cements its commitment to Australia and New Zealand's SMEs, acquiring award-winning software firm, ChangeGPS, marking their fourth accounting-tech acquisition in ANZ in three years.
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ACOME Group solidifies Europe foothold with LYNDDAHL Telecom acquisition
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French telecom giant, ACOME Group, has beefed up its European presence by acquiring Danish microduct manufacturer, LYNDDAHL Telecom, in a strategic push to dominate the fibre network materials sector.
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Fusemachines to be listed on Nasdaq, valued at $200M
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Fusemachines is set to be listed on Nasdaq following a deal with CSLM Acquisition Corp. This marks the first listing of a Nepalese company on Nasdaq.
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Diligent reports record sanctions in 2023, and evolving ESG risks
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In 2023, GRC SaaS company Diligent observed a record high of 21,784 new sanctions and a decline in FCPA enforcement actions.
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Evergreen Services Group acquires Lancom in noteworthy expansion
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Evergreen Services Group acquires Lancom Technology, marking its first expansion into Australia and New Zealand in the managed IT and software services sector.
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Encompass acquires CoorpID & Blacksmith KYC for digital identity goal
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Encompass Corporation acquires CoorpID and Blacksmith KYC from ING, in a strategic move to establish a revolutionary Corporate Digital Identity platform.
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Global M&A hits low in Q4 2023 amid economic challenges
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M&A activity in Q4-2023 witnessed a record low due to factors like inflation and geopolitical instability, making deal numbers slide 27% globally.
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HPE set to acquire Juniper Networks in $14 billion deal
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has agreed to acquire AI-native networks leader Juniper Networks for $14bn, a move set to double HPE's networking business and strengthen its edge-to-cloud strategy.
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Retail firms urged to fortify supply chains via strategic M&A
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supply chain & logistics
Virtualstock urges retail companies to use strategic M&A activities to bolster their supply chains, in light of rising volatility.
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RELEX Solutions acquires Optimity to boost supply chain planning
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RELEX Solutions bolsters its supply chain optimisation capabilities by acquiring Optimity, offering a unified platform for production and distribution planning.
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Level Access set to acquire digital accessibility innovator UserWay
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Digital accessibility giant, Level Access, announces deal to acquire AI tech firm UserWay, expanding accessibility solutions reach for organisations of varying sizes.
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Palo Alto Networks boosts cybersecurity with Talon acquisition
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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breach prevention
Palo Alto Networks acquires Talon Cyber Security, a move that highlights the firm's growth in the cybersecurity sector and the introduction of Talon's enterprise browser technology.
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Epicor appoints Joe Ayers as new Executive Vice President & CFO
Sat, 23rd Dec 2023
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Epicor, a global industry-specific enterprise software firm, promotes Joe Ayers to Executive Vice President and CFO.
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Generative AI to play significant role in future of legal industry
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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Adam Ryan, VP at Litera, asserts Generative AI's significant future role in legal industry, predicting drastic changes by 2024.
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Rocket Software to acquire OpenText's AMC for $2.27B by Q2 2024
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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hybrid cloud
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Global tech giant Rocket Software plans to purchase OpenText's AMC for $2.27bn in Q2 2024, boosting its hybrid cloud capabilities.
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Nicole Coleby named as new Managing Partner of Operations at Pop Group Holdings
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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Nicole Coleby has been appointed as the new Managing Partner of Operations at Pop Group Holdings, intending to bolster its global footprint.
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Gartner predicts key trends in M&A landscape through 2024
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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Gartner outlines key trends in the M&A landscape, driving focus on tech opportunities, AI adoption and regulatory complexities.
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CEOs prioritise GenAI investments to maintain competitive edge
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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UK CEOs are boosting investments in generative AI (GenAI) to sustain a strategic edge in fierce competition, an EY survey reveals.