Boingo Wireless Acquisition Is Completed

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Digital Colony Management has completed its acquisition of wireless internet provider Boingo Wireless Inc

Boingo Wireless Acquisition Is Completed

L.A. Business Journal

The acquisition of wireless internet provider Boingo Wireless has been completed by Digital Colony Management

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Viasat Completes Rignet Acquisition

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Carlsbad-based satellite communications and equipment provider Viasat said Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Rignet, a provider of high speed communications services to the oil and gas and other similar industries. viasat merger acquisition rignet broadband satellite connectivity

Stamps.com Stockholders Approve Private Equity Acquisition

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The company said the acquisition is expected to close this week. stamps private merger acquisition thoma bravo postage online businessEl Segundo-based Stamps.com, which provides e-commerce shipping and online postage services, said last week that its stockholders approved a merger with private equity investor Thoma Bravo. The deal calls for Stamps.com stockholders to receive $330.00 per shar in cash for each share of Stamps.com common stock they own.

Triller Makes Two Acquisitions, Appoints New CEO

L.A. Business Journal

Triller Network, the owner of the Triller social media app and several streaming businesses, announced April 14 that it had acquired live event and pay-per-view platform Fite and had reached an agreement to purchase software developer Truverse Inc., doing business as Amplify.ai.

Levine Leichtman Portfolio Firm Makes Acquisition

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One of the portfolio companies of Los Angeles-based private equity investor Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has made a big acquisition, the company said this morning. monte nido levine leichtman merger acquisitionAccording to Levine Leichtman, Monte Nido & Affiliates, its portfolio company, has acquired Walden Behavioral Care. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

CoreLogic Gets Shareholder Approval On Private Equity Acquisition

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Irvine-based property information provider CoreLogic said on Wednesday that its shareholders have approved the go-private, private equity acquisition of the company by Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners. corelogic merger acquisition private equity stone point insight partners property information data database

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AECOM Acquisition Talk Builds

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Speculation is mounting that Century City-based engineering and infrastructure giant AECOM may be acquired by rival WSP Global Inc

Heliogen Goes Public Via SPAC Acquisition

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Pasadena-based concentrated solar energy technology developer Heliogen, a spinout of the Idealab startup incubator, has gone public via a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) deal, the company said on Wednesday. According to Heliogen and Athena Technology Acquisition Corp., concentrated solar carbon cleantech hlgn idealab xcarb pipe space acquisition merger heliogen

J2 Global Closes 4 Acquisitions

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Internet services company J2 Global Inc. finished up 2020 on a buying spree

QAD In $2 Billion Private Equity Acquisition

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Santa Barbara-based supply chain software developer QAD has entered into a $2 billion acquisition deal with private equity investor Thoma Bravo, the company said on Monday. merger acquisition thoma pravo private equity software supply chainAccording to QAD, its shareholders will receive $87.50 per share in cash from Thoma Bravo, in an all-cash transaction. The take-private deal will result in QAD no longer trading on public markets.

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Yahoo Back After Verizon Media Acquisition

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Yahoo--one of the Internet's first companies--is back as a standalone company, after the private equity acquisition of Verizon Media by private equity firm Apollo Funds. yahoo verizon media merger acquisition apollo globalAccording to Verizon and Apollo Global Management, Apollo will pay $5 billion for Verizon Media, which will be renamed Yahoo as a result of the deal. Verizon said it will retain a 10 percent stake in the company.

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AeroVironment Completes $405M Arcturus UAV Acquisition

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Simi Valley-based Aerovironment said yesterday that it has completed the $405M acquisition of Arcturus UAV, a designer and manufacturer of high performance, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). aerovironment merger acquisition arcturus unmanned aerial vehicle militaryThe deal had originally been announced on January 13th.

OpenGate Capital's Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems Makes Acquisition

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Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. OpenGate Capital said the acquisition is the seventh add-on investment it has made for its platform companies in its Fund II portfolio. opengate capital kongsberg precision cutting systems merger acquisition multicam

QAD Completes Allocation Network GmbH Acquisition

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Santa Barbara-based QAD, which develops software for the manufacturing sector, said Tuesday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Allocation Network GmbH. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. The company said the acquisition will strengthen its suite of products and services, plus support its cloud growth initiatives. allocation network germany merger acquisition manufacturing software international

Visa Completes Verifi Acquisition

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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

HCAP Partners Backs TCS Healthcare Technologies In Acquisition Deal

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San Diego-based private equity investor HCAP Partners announced today that it has provided a follow-on investment in TCS Healthcare Technologies, a provider of managed care softare, as part of an acquisition effort by TCS. According to HCAP Partners, the investment went to support the acquisition of DataSmart Solutions, LLC, a predictive risk analytics software company. Financial details of the acquisition and investment were not announced by HCAP Partners.

Skyworks Completes Avenera Acquisition

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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

PayPal Completes $4 Billion Acquisition Of Honey

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San Jose-based PayPal Holdings said this morning that it has completed its $4 billion cash acquisition of Los Angeles-based Honey , the developer of a browser plug-in that helps consumers find the best coupons for purchases when they are shopping online. honey paypal merger acquisition shopping ecommerce sales ryan hudson george ruan finance financial coupon browser extension

Teledyne Clears Two Antitrust Reviews For FLIR Acquisition

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Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies Incorporated says it has cleared antitrust reviews in both Canada and Canada for its ongoing acquisition of FLIR Systems. According to the company, it received a No-Action Letter regarding the proposed acquisition from the Competition Bureau of the Government of Canada on Wednesday, and a similar one from the Federal Cartel Office in Germany. teledyne antitrust review flir acquisition merger

Iteris Closes Albeck Gerken Acquisition

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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

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

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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.

How to plan to make a successful acquisition

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One of my company CEO’s recently described his rule for acquisition success, and it resonated with me as a great goal for planning during acquisition exercises. This CEO states that he has made it work twice when acquiring companies, and that is enough for him to make it his rule for all future acquisitions.

Ascent Funding Targets Coding Bootcamps With Skills Fund Acquisition

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Financial details of that acquisition were not given. ascent funding coding bootcamp skills fund merger acquisition financial fintech loan student studentloanSan Diego-based Ascent Funding, a provider of student loans, says it is targeting the coding bootcamp market, with a new set of loans for those programs. The company said it is aiming to provde those loans to underserved students to give them access to higher education.

Peregrine Semiconductor Acquisition Completes

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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

Illumina Completes GenoLogics Acquisition

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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

Boingo Wireless Target Of Acquisition Effort

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Boingo Wireless has been in the midst of a restructuring , having cut 16% of its staff in December; the company has been digesting an acquisition of a competing company, Elauwit Networks. boingo wireless wifi distributed antenna system merger acquisition

Amazon’s Selz Acquisition is Encouraging News for Small Businesses

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Many have seen the acquisition as an attempt to fight back against Shopify's rampant growth during the coronavirus pandemic. The Amazon/Selz Acquisition. Amazon's acquisition of Selz doesn't represent a dramatic change to its business model. It's been a big week for Jeff Bezos.

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MaintenanceNet Acquisition By Cisco Completes

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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

Amgen Completes $13.4 Billion Acquisition Of Otezla

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Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen said Thursday that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the worldwide rights to Otezla , from Celgene Corporation , in a deal that was worth $13.4 amgen otezla merger acquisition celgene squibb bristol myers lifescience drug pharmaceutical

Teledyne Completes Scientific Systems Acquisition

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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

NextGen Healthcare Completes EagleDream Acquisition

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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>>.

Clearlake Capital Completes NetDocuments Acquisition

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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

Centerfield Launches New Product For Customer Acquisition

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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

Missed Expectations and The Eighty Percent Acquisition Rule

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But it is within the range of experience by many of us professional investors, and with those who have acted as brokers, serial purchasers or consultants for acquisitions. The answer is that the most sophisticated buyers have experience in integrating an acquisition successfully into an enterprise and those successes are the most visible models for others to follow.

Missed Expectations and The Eighty Percent Acquisition Rule

Berkonomics

But it is within the range of experience by many of us professional investors, and with those who have acted as brokers, serial purchasers or consultants for acquisitions. The answer is that the most sophisticated buyers have experience in integrating an acquisition successfully into an enterprise and those successes are the most visible models for others to follow.

Smith Micro Completes ISM Connect Acquisition

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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

Aperio Acquisition Completes

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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.

Teledyne Completes $789M e2v Acquisition

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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.

MaxLinear Gets Early Approval On Acquisition Of Intel Division

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Carlsbad-bsed MaxLinear , which develops radio frequency, analog, and mixed signal integrated circuits, says it has received an early termination on the waiting period for its acquisition of Intel's Home Gateway Platform Division. MaxLinear announced the acquisition of Intel's division on April 6th. maxlinear merger acquisition intel home gateway semiconductor chip

Signal Sciences Acquisition By Fastly, Worth $775M, Completes

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The acquisition of Venice, California-based Signal Sciences --worth $775M--by Fastly , has officially completed, Fastly said on Thursday. Fastly announced the acquisition of Signal Sciences in August. signal sciences fastly security merger acquisition softwareAccording to Fastly, is will combine its edge cloud platform and existing security offerings with Signal Sciences' web application and API security solutions.

WebMetro Acquisition Completes

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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>>.

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