Merger & Acquisition ( M&A)

Nov 24

Merck to Acquire COVID-19 Drug Developer OncoImmune for $425 Million

Merck will buy Rockville, Maryland-based drugmaker OncoImmune for an upfront cash payment of $425 million. Oncolmmune is a privately-held biotech firm that has developed a drug candidate for treating patients hospitalized with severe and critical COVID-19. OncoImmune has reported positive results from a late-stage study of a coronavirus therapeutic candidate.The... read more →
Nov 24

BlackRock to Buy Aperio for $1.05 Billion, Gaining Expertise in Customized Indexing

Nasdaq, a global technology company, is to acquire Verafin, an industry pioneer in anti-financial crime management solutions, for US$2.75 billion in cash. As per the agreement, Verafin will combine its comprehensive suite of anti-financial crime management products with Nasdaq’s reach and established regulatory technology leadership to create a global SaaS... read more →
Nov 20

Accenture acquires Arca to Boost its 5G Network Capabilities

Nasdaq, a global technology company, is to acquire Verafin, an industry pioneer in anti-financial crime management solutions, for US$2.75 billion in cash. As per the agreement, Verafin will combine its comprehensive suite of anti-financial crime management products with Nasdaq’s reach and established regulatory technology leadership to create a global SaaS... read more →
Nov 19

Nasdaq to Acquire Verafin, Creating a Global Leader in the Fight Against Financial Crime

Nasdaq, a global technology company, is to acquire Verafin, an industry pioneer in anti-financial crime management solutions, for US$2.75 billion in cash. As per the agreement, Verafin will combine its comprehensive suite of anti-financial crime management products with Nasdaq’s reach and established regulatory technology leadership to create a global SaaS... read more →
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Nov 11

Spotify Buying Podcast Hosting and Ad Company Megaphone for $235 Million

Spotify, the streaming service has acquired another podcast company Megaphone for $235 million. Megaphone offers the technology for podcast publishers and advertisers seeking targeted slots on podcasts.  Megaphone already has a partnership with Spotify that uses its podcast hosting services. Megaphone also offers hosting, distribution, and ad-insertion tools for podcast... read more →
Nov 10

Adobe Acquires Marketing Workflow Startup Workfront for $1.5 Billion

Adobe has announced that it is acquiring Workfront, the leading work management platform for marketers, for $1.5 billion. Workfront is extensively used by marketers to efficiently manage content, plan and track marketing campaigns, and execute complex workflows across teams.  Workfront is equipped with APIs that enable a seamless connection to... read more →
Nov 06

ZoomInfo Acquires EverString to Expand Its Breadth of Company and Contact Data

The subscription-based Software as a Service company, ZoomInfo, has acquired EverString, a leading artificial intelligence-powered, business-to-business (B2B) data solutions provider.  The acquisition of EverString gives ZoomInfo a comprehensive business data graph, providing the foundation needed for enterprises to identify their total customers and prospects, define their ideal profiles, leverage granular... read more →