Merger and acquisition

Anger As Musk Engages With Tweets Criticising Twitter Execs

Bad form? Controversy over Elon Musk's Twitter takeover continues, after he engages with critical tweets of two high-ranking Twitter staffers

2 months ago

Musk Buys Twitter: Industry Reaction

Support and opposition to Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter has been mixed, so what has been the reaction of industry…

2 months ago

Jack Dorsey Backs Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover

Co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey backs Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter, as users and human rights group express concern

2 months ago

Twitter CEO Tells Staff Future Is Uncertain

Company wide town hall meeting sees CEO Parag Agrawal tell Twitter employees future direction of the platform is uncertain

2 months ago

Meta Begins Appeal Against UK Order To Sell Giphy

Closely watched appeal. UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it will defend its Giphy sale order 'vigorously'

2 months ago

Twitter To Be Sold To Elon Musk For $44 Billion

Now what? Board of directors agrees to sell Twitter to the world's richest man, who has frequently criticised the platform…

2 months ago

Musk In Talks With Thoma Bravo Over Joint Twitter Bid – Report

Media report suggests Elon Musk is in talks with private equity group Thoma Bravo about partnering up for possible Twitter…

3 months ago

Toshiba Says It Will Seek Buyout Offers

Strategic options. Japanese conglomerate shares rise after Toshiba says it will solicit deal offers, including buyout offers

3 months ago

Musk Secures $46.5 Billion Funding For Twitter Takeover

World's wealthiest man Elon Musk puts up $33.5 billion of his own money, as he readies for boardroom battle over…

3 months ago

Twitter Adopts Poison Pill To Fend Off Elon Musk

Unwanted advances. Unsolicited takeover offer from Elon Musk sees Twitter board last week adopt a poison pill to thwart his…

3 months ago

Elon Musk Hints At Plan B, If Twitter Board Refuses Offer

Tesla boss admits he is not sure he will actually buy Twitter, but teases he may have a “plan B”…

3 months ago

Elon Musk Offers To Buy Twitter For $41bn To ‘Unlock’ Potential

Hostile takeover? World's richest man Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41 billion, and promises to “unlock” its “extraordinary…

3 months ago

Cloud Security firm Barrracuda Networks Acquired For $4 Billion

Cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks has been acquired by investment firm KKR, from its private equity group owner Thoma Bravo

3 months ago

Investor Sues Elon Musk Over Late Share Disclosure

Twitter shareholder sues Elon Musk for failing to disclose his substantial stake in a timely manner, which impacted platform's share…

3 months ago

Elon Musk Will Not Join Twitter Board, CEO Confirms

Last minute u-turn from Elon Musk, as Parag Agrawal confirms Musk will not, after all, join the board of directors…

3 months ago

HP Shares Soar After Warren Buffett Reveals $4.2 billion Stake

Strategic move? Respected Wall Street investment group Berkshire Hathaway takes sizeable 11.4 percent stake in PC maker HP

3 months ago

Elon Musk Acquires 9 Percent Of Twitter

Just days after Elon Musk touts building a new social media platform, the world's richest man becomes Twitter's largest shareholder

3 months ago

Apple Acquires UK Fintech Credit Kudos – Report

Tech giant Apple reportedly acquires British fintech start-up Credit Kudos for $150m, to perhaps bolster its financial services operation

4 months ago

NortonLifeLock, Avast Merger Faces UK Competition Probe

NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec) merger with London-listed Avast under threat after UK's CMA signals deeper investigation

4 months ago

Toshiba’s Top Shareholder Opposes Breakup Plan

Years of turmoil at Japan's Toshiba continues, as leading shareholder opposes plan to break itself into three different units

4 months ago

Google To Acquire Mandiant For $5.4 Billion

Mandiant is to be acquired by Google, after the Alphabet division agrees to pay $5.4 billion for the cybersecurity veteran

4 months ago

Intel Acquires Israeli Chipmaker Tower Semiconductor For $5.4bn

Chip giant Intel expands its manufacturing capabilities, and spends billions to acquire specialised chip manufacturing expert Tower Semiconductor

5 months ago

Just Eat Takeaway Chief Says No Plans To Sell Grubhub

Just Eat Takeaway chief executive Jitse Groen says plan to delist from Nasdaq does not indicate intention to sell Grubhub,…

5 months ago

Microsoft Mulls Mandiant Purchase To Bolster Security – Report

Shares in Mandiant rise amid report that software giant Microsoft is considering a purchase of the veteran cybersecurity specialist

5 months ago

Nvidia’s $40bn Purchase Of ARM Holdings Collapses

Softbank and Nvidia confirm termination of controversial $40bn purchase of UK's ARM, which now has new CEO ahead of initial…

5 months ago

CMA Fines Meta A Second Time Over Giphy Order

UK watchdog fines Meta a second time, as Facebook again fails to inform the CMA about 'material changes' to its…

5 months ago

FTC To Review Microsoft Activision Buy, As Sony Acquires Bungie

Sony spends $3.6 billion to acquire Halo and Destiny developer Bungie, as US regulator reviews Microsoft's deal for Activision

5 months ago

Citrix Merges With Tibco In $16.5bn Deal

After years of activist shareholder pressure, Citrix is being acquired by a private equity group and will then be merged…

5 months ago

Priti Patel Approves Extradition Of Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch

Bad news keeps coming for co-founder and former CEO of Autonomy Mike Lynch, as Home Secretary approves his extradition to…

5 months ago

Facebook To Close Down Diem Crypto Venture – Report

End of the road for Diem (formerly Libra) digital currency, with sale reported of Diem Association to financial institution

5 months ago