M&A/IPO

Customer Data Software

Twilio Acquires Customer Data Startup Segment for $3.2 Billion

Twilio Inc., a customer communications platform provider, has announced it will acquire Customer Data Platform (CDP) startup Segment Inc. Twilio acquired the...

E-rated Gaming Platform Roblox Begins IPO Filing

Online gaming platform, Roblox is in the process of filing an IPO. Although the company declined to comment, it disclosed in a...

The Future of IPOs Seems Bright for Life Sciences

In the current IPOs market environment, recently started biotech companies have found it challenging to get funding for research within Europe. However,...
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Equity Crowdfunding Platforms Crowdcube and Seedrs Agree to Merge

Crowdcube Capital Ltd (Crowdcube) and Seedrs Limited (Seedrs), two of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK, announced that they have...

ChargePoint to Close $2.4M Merger

Electric-vehicle-recharging company, ChargePoint recently announced a $2.4 million merger with SwitchBack Energy. SwitchBack, a special-purpose-acquisition company based in Dallas, has shares up...
Fintech

NEC Acquires Leading Swiss FinTech Company Avaloq for $2.2 Billion

This week, Japanese IT and electronics company NEC Corporation announced it will acquire Avaloq Group AG (Avaloq), a Swiss financial software company....
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Asda has been Acquired by Issa Brothers and TDR Capital

Walmart Inc. (Walmart) has sold a majority stake of UK-based retailer Asda Group Limited (Asda) to billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa...

The Tech-Based IPO ‘Boom.’

Earlier this week, data warehousing company, Snowflake created major buzz. The company priced its IPO at $120, well above the expected range...
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Stephan Feldgoise and Mark Sorrell to head Goldman Sachs M&A Unit

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has appointed Stephan Feldgoise and Mark Sorrell as the new co-heads of the company's global Mergers and Acquisitions...
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Lafayette Mittelstand Capital Acquires Jurchen Technology

This week, Germany-based private equity firm Lafayette Mittelstand Capital (Lafayette) has acquired 100% of company Jurchen Technology GmbH. The company is a...

Recent Articles

New High Yield Bond Ratings October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least 15 companies received downgrades or revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of October 12 – October 16,...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least three major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of October...
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Wells Fargo Fires Over 100 Employees for Coronavirus Relief Fraud

Wells Fargo (WFC) fired over 100 employees for allegedly defrauding a coronavirus relief program from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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BlackRock Invests in UK Electric Vehicle Startup, Arrival

US funds manager BlackRock Inc. has invested $118 million in electric vehicle startup Arrival Ltd. The investment is the most Arrival has...

COVID-19 and Wildfires Test Mettle of California Wineries

COVID-19 has caused a surge in alcohol-related purchases, but it has also challenged many California wineries, which have had to change the...

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Permira Buys Majority Stake in Education First’s China Units

It was announced today that a company backed by the global investment firm, Permira Funds has acquired a majority stake in the...

COVID-19 Causes Stress on U.S. Agriculture

Daily Chapter 11 filings have shown how the pandemic has wreaked economic havoc on retail, tourism, and energy businesses. Despite receiving less...

Federal Reserve Researches Development of U.S. Digital Currency

Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard has announced research and plans for the potential development of a U.S. digital dollar. She reiterated potential...
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Five V to Acquire Totara, Talent Experience Platform

Totara recently announced that its owners have entered into a purchase agreement with Five V Capital, a Sydney private equity firm. The...
TPG to Acquire Denali Water Solutions

TPG to Acquire Denali Water Solutions

Today, TPG announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Denali Water Solutions from the Company’s management and The Firmament...