Visa Completes Verifi Acquisition


Payment giant Visa announced this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Los Angeles-based Verifi , which develops software and technology to reduce chargebacks for vendors who take credit cards. verifi visa merger acquisition chargeback fintech financial credit card dispute resolution software

With its Greenlots acquisition, Shell is moving from gas stations to charging stations

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Shell, which is making the acquisition through its Shell New Energies US subsidiary, snatched the company from Energy Impact Partners, a cleantech-focused investment firm. “As

Iteris Closes Albeck Gerken Acquisition


Santa Ana-based Iteris , which provides and provides data and analysis of transportation and agricultural information, has completed its acquisition of Albeck Gerken , a provider of traffic operations engineering services. iterix albeck gerken acquisition merger traffic

Centerfield Launches New Product For Customer Acquisition


Los Angeles-based Centerfield , a company which provides marketing and customer acquisition to the residential services, business services, and telecommunications markets, says it has launched a new product, called Insights by Scout. According to the company, the new product provides customer intelligence, and is part of its Dugout platform to automate customer acquisition for its customers. centerfield customer acquisition marketing services analytics

Skyworks Completes Avenera Acquisition


Irvine-based Skyworks Solutions , which develops analog semiconductors, said late Friday that it has completed its acquisition Avnera Corporation. The acquisition had been announced on August 3rd, and is worth up to $425M in total. Skyworks said it paid cash for the acquisition. akyworks avnera merger acquisition analog semiconductor audio processing speech

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TeleSign Acquisition By BICS Closes, Deal Value Rises To $335M


Marina del Rey-based phone verification and user authentication service TeleSign is now officially part of BICS , after the official close of the acquisition, BICS said today. telesign merger acquisition bics phone verification cybersecurity second factor authentication marchcp telecomThe deal was originally announced in April.

Smith Micro Completes ISM Connect Acquisition


Aliso Viejo-based Smith Micro Software said Wednesday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of ISM Connect , a developer of software which provides on-screen, interactive demos for wireless carriers and retailers. Smith Micro said the acquisition would provide it with a "new growing and profitable" revenue stream. smith micro connect merger acquisition wireless device demo demonstration software

Illumina Completes GenoLogics Acquisition


San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina said today that it has completed its acquisition of GeneLogics Life Sciences Software , which makes laboratory information management systems for the life sciences industry. illumina genologics merger acquisition management software genomics gene sequencing lifescience equipment

Peregrine Semiconductor Acquisition Completes


The $471M acquisition of San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor is now complete, with Peregrine now officially owned by Japanese company Murata , Murata said Friday. Murata had announced the acquisition of Peregrine in August. peregrine semiconductor merger acquisition japan japanese international murata hardware radio frequency

NextGen Healthcare Completes EagleDream Acquisition


Irvine-based NextGen Healthcare Information Systems , which is owned by Quality Systems, says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of EagleDream Health , a software analytics developer. nextgen healthcare eagledream merger acquisition software analyticsFinancial details of the buy have not been announced. EagleDream Health, based in Rochester, New York, develops cloud-based analytics software used for healthcare practice administration and optimization. READ MORE>>.

Teledyne Completes Scientific Systems Acquisition


Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said on Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Pennsylvania-based Scientific Systems Inc. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. teledyne scientific systems merger acquisition hplc high performance liquid chromatography

MaintenanceNet Acquisition By Cisco Completes


Carlsbad-based cloud software developer MaintenanceNet is now officially part of Cisco, Cisco said this week, after it completed its acquisition deal for the company. Cisco had announced its acquisition of MaintenanceNet on July 8th, saying it would pay $139M for the startup. maintenancenet merger acquisition cisco recurring software revenue contract cloud

Virgin Galactic Plans To Go Public Via Acquisition Deal


Mojave-based Virgin Galactic , the space tourism venture led by Richard Branson, is looking to go public via a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), called Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. virgin galactic space spaceflight merger acquisition richard branson

Clearlake Capital Completes NetDocuments Acquisition


Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said it has completed its acquisition of secure cloud-based document management software developer NetDocuments. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. clearlake capital netdocuments merger acquisition document cloud management legal software

Kunlun Group Limited Completes Acquisition of Grindr

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Hong Kong-based mobile gaming company Kunlun Group Limited has closed on its purchase of the remaining stake of Grindr LLC, a gay men’s dating app located in West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center, the companies announced Monday

DDN Closing In On Acquisition Of Tintri


DataDirect Networks , the developer of high performance computing (HPC) and enterprise storage products, says it expects to finalize its acquisition of data storage array maker Tintri , in what it says is "the next few days". DDN says it expects the acquisition to close this month. DDN said the acquisition will significantly bost its product portfolio and addressable market. datadirect networks high performance computing enterprise storage merger acquisition tintri

Teledyne Completes $789M e2v Acquisition


Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and UK-based e2v technologies plc said today that the two have completed the $789M acquisition of e2v by Teledyne. teledyne merger acquisition image vision recognition sensor cameraThe deal had been announced in December. e2v develops machine vision products, including image sensors and custom cameras and applications.

Gimlet Media and Anchor: What Spotify’s Acquisitions Mean for Podcasts


It’s the biggest podcast industry acquisition ever, and Spotify isn’t done. Here’s what the podcast acquisitions mean for Spotify, for the entire podcast industry, and for all the tiny underdog podcasters out there.

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Teledyne Completes Acquisition Of Unit Of Roper Technologies


Thousand Oaka-based Teledyne Technologies says it has completed its acquisition of the Scientific Imaging businesses of Roper Technologies , which included the acquisition of Princeton Instruments, Photometrics and Lumenera. teledyne technologies roper merger acquisition princeton photometrics lumera hardware scientific equipment

Broadcom Gets Nod On CA Technologies Acquisition


Broadcom , which has significant operations in Orange County, said this morning that it has received approval of the company's proposed acquisition of CA Technologies , after the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. Broadcom had announced its intent to acquisition CA Technologies on July 11th. semiconductor electronics hardware software brcm antitrust acquisition merger technologies broadcom

Broadcom Completes BroadLight Acquisition


Irvine-based Broadcom said late Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of BroadLight , the developer of networking and fiber access passive optical network (PON) processors. broadcom broadlight merger acquisition semiconductor israeli optical networking hardware

Aperio Acquisition Completes


The acquisition of Vista, California-based Aperio by German firm Leica Biosystems has completed, the firms said Thursday. aperio leica biosystems lifescience merger acquisition exit digital pathology hardware equipmentAperio, a maker of digital pathology and slide digitization systems, and Leica had announced the deal on August 21st. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed.

WebMetro Acquisition Completes


The companies had announced the acquisition in July. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been announced by the company. webmetro teletech merger acquisition digital agency search marketing San Dimas-based search and digital marketing firm WebMetro is now officially part of TeleTech Holdings , TeleTech said this morning. WebMetro becomes part of TeleTech''s Customer Growth Services division, Revana. READ MORE>>.

Rubicon Project Completes Chango Acquisition


Los Angeles-based online advertising technology developer Rubicon Project said Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Chango , which develops intent marketing technology. Rubicon had announced the acquisition on April 1st. rubicon project chango merger acquisition intente marketing advertising

Broadcom Shareholders Give Nod To Avago Acquisition


Irvine-based Broadcom said late Tuesday afternoon that its shareholders have approved the acquisition of the company by Avago Technologies Limited. broadcom avago merger acquisition semiconductor approval

Snapchat Confirms Acquisition Of Bitmoji


Venice-based Snapchat has confirmed its acquisition of Bitmoji, the developer of software which lets people create their own, personalized "emoji", which they can insert into Snapchat. merger bitmoji snapchat acquisition comic strip emoji softwareThe company--which announced the deal via a comic strip on Tuesday--said Bitmoji's team has joined Snapchat as part of the deal. Snapchat reported paid around $100M for Bitmoji's parent company, Bitstrips. READ MORE>>.

Veritone Gets Acquisition Bid From Apis Capital Management


Costa Mesa-based Veritone , a developer of artificial intelligence software, said it has received an unsolicited acquisition bid from private equity firm Apis Capital Management. veritone artificial intelligence tools software merger acquisition private equity apis exitAccording to Veritone, Apis has offered to acquire all of its outstanding shares for $10.26 per share in cash. Veritone said the proposal is an increase from an earlier offer to pay $8.00

Clearlake Capital Completes Acquisition


Santa Monica-based private equity firm Clearlake Capital has completed the acquisition of the North American Rental and Tubular Services divisions of Archer Limited, the firm said today. irongate archer tubular acquisition merger capital clearlake The new company will be renamed IronGate Energy Services. Financial terms of the buy were not announced.

Clearlake's Perforce Completes Acquisition Of Rogue Wave Software


Software development tools maker Perforce , which is owned by Los Angeles-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital , has completed its acquisition of Rogue Wave Software , another developer of software development tools. Financial terms of the acquisition, which were first announced in January , have not been disclosed. programming code source sccs equity private development software embedded acquisition merger capital clearlake wave rogue perforce

Internet Brands Acquisition Completes


El Segundo-based Internet Brands said Friday that the acquisition of the firm by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has closed. The acquisition, which had originally been announced in September, was worth $640M. internet brand hellman friedman merger acquisition ecommerce advertisingInternet Brands said that the firm will cease trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market at close of the market today. JMI Equity also invested in Internet Brands as part of the sale.

Microsemi Completes Acquisition of Vitesse


Aliso Viejo-based a href="[link] said this morning that it has completed its tender offer for Camarillo-based Vitesse , and now expects its acquisition to complete later today. microsemi vitesse merger acquisition semiconductor high speedMicrosemi had been offering $5.28 per share in cash for all of the outstanding stock of the semiconductor manufacturer, in a deal worth approximately $389M.

Who's Next For IPO, Acquisition In Southern California?


It's been a banner year for acquisitions and IPOs in Southern California--with such acquisitions as the $2 billion acquisition of Vizio in June; the acquisition of Dollar Shave Club in February; and the IPO of The Trade Desk last week.