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Will The Cisco Buying Spree Continue? Analysts Predict 10 Possible Acquisitions

<b>Check Point Software Technologies</b><p><b>CEO:</b> Gil Shwed<p><b>Market Cap:</b> $14.3 billion<p><b>Founded:</b> 1993<p><b>Headquarters:</b> Israel<p>"The big advantage in Check Point is that …

Mergers & Acquisitions

TFC believes off-season acquisitions have made for deeper roster

TORONTO -- Fitter, deeper and more experienced. Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney likes what sees when he scans his roster at the start of training …

Fairline yachts group sold to Russian investors

Two Russian investors have bought the motor yacht builder Fairline out of administration for about £4.5m in a deal that will keep production in the …

Coach tops 2Q profit forecasts as sales rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Inc. on Tuesday reported a drop in fiscal second-quarter profit as higher costs cut into an uptick in sales.<p>But, the earnings …

Why 2016 Could Be A Red-Hot Year For Mergers & Acquisitions

Is 2016 the year for mega dealmaking?<p>A choppy stock market, record-low oil prices, rising debt and free cash flow in the hands of key industry …

Shoes.com Looks to Raise at Least $25 Million for Acquisitions

Shoes.com, the Canadian Web retailer that almost tripled its revenue to C$235 million ($165 million) last year, has plans to raise from $25 million …

College mergers could squeeze out students, warns NUS

<b>Thousands of students could be squeezed out of further education if plans for college closures and mergers go ahead, warns the National Union of Students.</b><p>A series of area reviews across England this year will decide how the sector will be restructured.<p>The government says it wants "fewer, often …

Everyone thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy to buy a 13-person app for $1 billion — now Instagram looks like one of the most brilliant tech acquisitions ever made

What's more, Zuckerberg paid out the nose for it, shelling out $1 billion for an app that had 13 employees, zero revenue, and which most of the buttoned-up investors that would attend Facebook's IPO roadshow had probably never heard of.<p>The deal caused immediate concern. Some considered the deal a …

Acquisitions of the Month: January 2016

What have the museums been buying this month?<p><i>The Virgin of the Pomegranate</i> (<i>c</i>.1426), Fra Angelico<p>Fra Angelico paintings are exceptionally hard to …

Mergers (or not) in Higher Education:

A recent court decision was handed down denying the merger of the University of Baltimore and (into) Morgan State. http://bit.ly/1TEwpZx. For the …

Higher Education

Sandy Alderson has room in his budget for mid-season acquisitions

Mets ownership has told its front office that there is room in their budget to make acquisitions during the season, Sandy Alderson told SNY on …

Arlington's Snagajob Raises $100M to Fund Future Acquisitions

Today, Arlington, VA-based <b>Snagajob</b> is announcing a successful funding round of $100 million. The round is led by New York-based Rho Acceleration, a …

Here's Why the Utilities Are a Buy Right Now

The Utility sector is at a crossroads after the release of the new emission standards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last August. …

Just Eat Surges as Acquisitions Underscore Expansion Potential

Just Eat Plc shares jumped after a bundle of international acquisitions underlined the ambitions of Britain’s largest online takeaway marketplace to …

Jack Ma eyes acquisitions to weave his magic again[1]

There are few greater success stories in China than Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba.<p>The 51-year-old former English lecturer rose to be …

Aurecon supports winning bid for $10.26 billion TransGrid Lease

<b>05 February 2016 - Aurecon’s advisory nous was key to securing the winning bid for the AUD 10.26 billion TransGrid NSW electricity transmission</b> …

Mobile Nations Weekly: Rumors, acquisitions, and accusations

For being in the weird pre-MWC quiet time, it was a busy week. The biggest news was a surprise acquisition: Microsoft snapped up keyboard app company …

Windows 10

When Mergers Take Too Long

What do nuclear reactors and hospital food have in common? For all our sakes, hopefully not much -- other than they've been the subject of two of the …

Worst tech mergers and acquisitions: Novell and Unix, Borland and Ashton-Tate

A corporate merger, like a marriage, can yield a whole stronger than its parts -- or it can end in utter disaster. We countdown the worst corporate …

Canadian dairy Agropur eyes further U.S. acquisitions | News Home | Reuters

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada’s second-biggest dairy, Agropur Cooperative, said it is looking to grow in the United States, possibly through acquisitions, in the face of an expected erosion of its market share at home due to recent international trade deals.<p>Agropur, whose brands include …

Worst tech mergers and acquisitions: Caldera and SCO, Microsoft and Danger

A corporate merger, like a marriage, can yield a whole stronger than its parts -- or it can end in utter disaster. In ZDNet's ramp up to Valentine's …

The challenge of merging new acquisitions with company culture

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>There are two different kinds of acquisitions: 'scale …

Expedia claims a strong 2015 thanks partly to its $6 billion in acquisitions

Expedia released its fourth-quarter earnings report today and said gross bookings jumped 40%, compared to a year earlier — 28 percentage points of …

Health-insurance mega mergers worry some Ohioans

Consumer-advocacy groups are urging the Ohio Department of Insurance to hold public hearings on the proposed mergers of Cigna with Anthem Blue Cross …

Canada's M&A Market Off to Record $44.7 Billion Start in 2016

Mergers and acquisitions involving Canadian firms are off to a record start in 2016 as companies search for ways to boost earnings amid weak …

Expedia CFO: We Have Our Eyes Open For More Acquisitions in 2016

Having acquired Travelocity, Orbitz Worldwide, and HomeAway, made a minority investment in Latin America’s Decolar and bought out its joint venture …

Startups

Qualcomm Signals More Appetite for Mergers and Acquisitions

Qualcomm Inc., the largest maker of chips for mobile phones, said it’s ready to spend more money to buy other companies and technologies that will …

Mobile

2015, A Year of Key Partnerships & Acquisitions for Amadeus

2015 was successful on many fronts for Amadeus, marked by a number of key partnerships and acquisitions. To reflect upon these key achievements, …

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions | Reuters

Feb 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday:<p>** The Kroger Co, the largest supermarket chain in the United States, is seeking to acquire Fresh Market Inc , a U.S. specialty grocery retailer that has been exploring a sale, according …

Worst tech mergers and acquisitions: Oracle and Sun, and the sad tale of Palm

A corporate merger, like a marriage, can yield a whole stronger than its parts -- or it can end in utter disaster. We countdown the worst corporate …