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Verizon acquires Yahoo!`s operating business for USD 4.83 billion
25-July-2016 | Digital Media | M&A
Verizon Communications Inc. has acquired Yahoo!`s operating business for USD 4.83 billion in cash. Yahoo will be integrated with AOL.
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Tencent acquires 84% stake in gaming firm, Supercell for approx. USD 10.4 billion
21-June-2016 | Gaming | M&A
A consortium led by Tencent Holdings has acquired an 84% in the gaming firm, Supercell Oy for approx. USD 10.2 billion. SoftBank will no longer own any shares in Supercell following closing. As of the signing of the definitive agreement, Tencent holds all outstanding interests in the Consortium. Following the closing, Tencent currently expects to maintain a voting interest of 50% in the Consortium. Supercell is a mobile game developer based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing.
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Twitter acquires UK artificial intelligence firm, Magic Pony Technology
20-June-2016 | Artificial Intelligence | M&A
Twitter has acquired the UK-based Artificial Intelligence firm, Magic Pony Technology for a reported USD 150 million. Founded in 2014, Magic Pony uses machine learning to build improved systems for visual processing. By teaching a neural network what certain types of images are like, Magic Pony`s systems can restore lost information to blurry pictures, or create new visuals from scratch.
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Hachette acquires mobile gaming firm, Neon Play
17-June-2016 | Mobile Gaming | M&A
Lagardere`s publishing arm, Hachette has acquired the UK mobile games development firm, Neon Play. Founded in 2010, Neon Play has created over 30 games which have attracted over 60 million downloads.
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Microsoft acquires LinkedIn for USD 26.2 billion in all cash deal
13-June-2016 | Social Media | M&A
Microsoft has acquired the professional social media network, LinkedIn for USD 196 per share (approx. USD 26.2 billion) in an all cash transaction. The transaction price is a 50% premium to the closing share price prior to the announcement. LinkedIn is the world`s largest and most valuable professional network; its full year 2015 revenues were USD 2.991 billion (34% annual growth).
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Symantec acquires cyber security firm, Blue Coat for USD 4.65 billion
12-June-2016 | Cyber Security | M&A
US security software firm, Symantec has acquired the cyber security firm, Blue Coat for approx. USD 4.65 billion. Blue Coat is a leader Cyber Security with a portfolio of integrated technologies to deliver Cloud Generation Security to over 15,000 customers worldwide. In fiscal year ending April 2016, GAAP revenue was USD 598 million. In connection with the transaction, Silver Lake has agreed to make an additional investment of USD 500 million, doubling its investment in Symantec to USD 1 billion.
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Vivendi acquires ticketing business, Flavourus
10-June-2016 | Ticketing | M&A
Vivendi has acquired the ticketing business, Flavourus from SFX Entertainment for approx. USD 4 million. Flavorus sells tickets to SFX events, including Electric Zoo and a range of food and music festivals. SFX acquired Flavourus in March 2014; the parent company filed for bankruptcy in 2016.
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