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forbes.com - George Bradt - A Merger & Acquisition Leader's Playbook For Success Where 83% Fail
A Merger & Acquisition Leader's Playbook For Success Where 83% Fail
Forbes

Those leading through a merger, acquisition or the like do so to create more value faster. They look for revenues to double or more on the way to returning many times their initial investments. But they fail to deliver desired results 83% of the…

businessinsider.com - Leena Rao - There's blood in the water.' M&A dealmakers are circling troubled tech startups looking for acquisition bargains.
There's blood in the water.' M&A dealmakers are circling troubled tech startups looking for acquisition bargains.
Business Insider

Tech is in a historic downturn, with companies of all sizes conducting hiring freezes or layoffs. M&A dealmakers are shopping, looking for startups to buy. But conditions this time around are unusual, eight investors and bankers told Insider. Like…

ft.com - Olaf Storbeck - UniCredit and Commerzbank merger talks derailed by Ukraine war
UniCredit and Commerzbank merger talks derailed by Ukraine war
Financial Times

Italian and German chief executives scheduled talks earlier this year but shelved tie-up Receive free European banks updates We'll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest European banks news every morning. UniCredit and…

cnn.com - Analysis by Brian Stelter, CNN Business  - Twitter board says it will 'enforce the merger agreement' despite Elon Musk's latest move
Twitter board says it will 'enforce the merger agreement' despite Elon Musk's latest move
CNN

New York(CNN Business) A version of this article first appeared in the 'Reliable Sources' newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Who wants to own Twitter? Maybe Elon Musk doesn't. Sure, maybe he is causing chaos to extract a lower price…

techcrunch.com - Annie Njanja - CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa
CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Sangu Delle, CarePoint founder and CEO / CarePoint CarePoint, a technology-driven healthcare startup, has raised $10 million bridge round to accelerate its growth across Africa, as it seeks to make healthcare accessible to the…

forbes.com - David Bloom - Game Industry Dealmaking Continues Record Pace In First Quarter, Boosted Again By Blockchain
Game Industry Dealmaking Continues Record Pace In First Quarter, Boosted Again By Blockchain
Forbes

getty Even amid a softening economy, dealmaking in the videogame sector has continued at a breathless pace, setting another record for number of transactions in 2022's first quarter thanks in part to interest in blockchain-based technology and…

adweek.com - Mollie Cahillane - Univision Leans Into Streaming and Linear in First Upfront Since Televisa Merger
Univision Leans Into Streaming and Linear in First Upfront Since Televisa Merger
Adweek

The world's leading Spanish-language media and content company completed its merger with Televisa earlier this year, and lifted the curtains on its new two-tier global streaming service Vix in February. “We really are going to share…

crunchbase.com - Joanna Glasner - Mobile Retailer Enjoy Technology Eyes 'Strategic Alternatives' As Cash Dwindles
Mobile Retailer Enjoy Technology Eyes 'Strategic Alternatives' As Cash Dwindles
Crunchbase

Enjoy Technology, a venture-backed mobile retail upstart that went public via SPAC last fall, announced it has “initiated a review of strategic alternatives” as it anticipates existing cash resources will not be enough to fund the…

phys.org - Bob Yirka - Identification of kick velocity large enough for individual gravitational wave event following binary black hole merger
Identification of kick velocity large enough for individual gravitational wave event following binary black hole merger
Phys.org

A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Germany and multiple institutions in the U.S. has identified a kick velocity large enough for an individual gravitational wave event after observing a binary black…

theblockcrypto.com - Callan Quinn - Nansen acquires DeFi investment tracker Ape Board for undisclosed eight-figure sum
Nansen acquires DeFi investment tracker Ape Board for undisclosed eight-figure sum
The Block

Ape Board will become the starting point for a new free-to-use portfolio tracker. Nansen will onboard Ape Board's employees and CEO in the coming months. Blockchain analytics platform Nansen has acquired Ape Board, a tool that allows users to track…

gamesindustry.biz - Jeffrey Rousseau - DDM: Gaming investments reached $3.5bn during Q1
DDM: Gaming investments reached $3.5bn during Q1
GamesIndustry.biz

Today in a new report, Digital Development Management(DDM) said that video game investments during Q1 2022 reached $3.5 billion. The figure represents a decrease of 10.3% year-over-year at a volume of 243 deals made. Blockchain gaming investments…

bloomberg.com - Chris Kay - Tata in Acquisition Talks With as Many as Five Consumer Brands
Tata in Acquisition Talks With as Many as Five Consumer Brands
Bloomberg

Tata Consumer Products Ltd., the food and beverage arm of the $103 billion Indian conglomerate, wants to go on an acquisition spree to bolster its position in the country's competitive consumer goods sector, and is in discussions to buy up to five…

indianexpress.com - Bloomberg - Twitter board says it plans to enforce Musk merger agreement
Twitter board says it plans to enforce Musk merger agreement
The Indian Express

Twitter Inc's board said it plans to enforce its $44 billion agreement to be bought by Elon Musk, saying the transaction is in the best interest of all shareholders. “We intend to close the transaction and enforce the merger…

accountingtoday.com - Michael Cohn - M&A roundup: Baker Tilly, Aprio and P&N expand
M&A roundup: Baker Tilly, Aprio and P&N expand
Accounting Today

Details: Baker Tilly US LLP, a Top 10 Firm based in Chicago, has added Bader Martin PS, an accounting firm in Seattle, effective June 1, expanding Baker Tilly's presence to the Pacific Northwest and adding nearly $20 million in revenue. Financial…

standard.co.uk - Nicholas Cecil - Food prices could soar by 10% this year, warns M&S boss
Food prices could soar by 10% this year, warns M&S boss
Evening Standard

Food prices could soar by ten per cent over the year, the boss of Marks & Spencer said on Tuesday as he warned the crunch time for many families would come after summer holidays when they find “there is nothing left in the kitty”.

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