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

Twitter’s Acquisition, Chirp & Managing Developer Relationships

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I think Twitter made a minor gaffe by announcing their Blackberry app and their acquisition of Atebits (Tweetie) before the Chirp conference. And I saw a lot of this first hand in Salesforce’s acquisition of my company, Koral, which was a content management company.

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

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In a bid to show that it’s getting ready for the electrification of American roads, Royal Dutch Shell is buying Greenlots , a Los Angeles-based developer of electric vehicle charging and energy management technologies.

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

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.

Mapp Acquires Marketing Analytics Developer Webtrekk

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San Diego-based Mapp , a developer of cloud-based digital marketing software, has completed its acquisition of European marketing analytics software developer Webtrekk , the company said this morning. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. saas international germany development software marketing acquisition merger webtrekk mapp

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

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 is a developer of radio frequency (RF) semiconductors. peregrine semiconductor merger acquisition japan japanese international murata hardware radio frequency

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. EagleDream Health, based in Rochester, New York, develops cloud-based analytics software used for healthcare practice administration and optimization. nextgen healthcare eagledream merger acquisition software analytics

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 develops cloud-based software being used by companies to better manage the renewal of recurring customer contracts.

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

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The Alliance estimates that Southern California’s tech community could be one-third the size of Silicon Valley’s by supporting or further developing the six pillars it already has for innovation to occur.

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

Netflix Looks To Raise $2 Billion For Content Acquisition, Production

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Netflix , the online streaming movie service operator, is planning to boost its content acquisition and production, via a $2.0 billion offering of Senior Notes, specifically for content acquisitions, production and development, capital expenditures, investments, working capital and potential acquisitions and strategic transactions. netflix billion debt offering stock content hollywood video filming film development

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. e2v develops machine vision products, including image sensors and custom cameras and applications. teledyne merger acquisition image vision recognition sensor camera

DDN Closing In On Acquisition Of Tintri

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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

Axos Financial Buys Robo Advisor Developer WiseBanyan

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Axos Financial said the acquisition would be immaterial to its finances. axos financial robo advisor roboadvisor fintech merger acquisition wisebanyanSan Diego-based Axos Financial , a consumer and business bank, said Wednesday afternoon that its subsidiary, Axos Securities , has agreed to acquire certain assets of WiseBanyan Holdings , a provider of digital wealth management software and services. Financial details of the all-cash transaction were not announced.

Clearlake Capital Buys Operations Management Software Developer

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital has acquired a Cary, North Carolina-based developer of operations management software, Dude Solutions. Dude Solutions develops cloud-based, operations management software, which handles suh things as work order, inventory, energy, capital planning, facility scheduling, and community development workflows. clearlake capital operations management software merger acquisition dude solutions

Rubicon Project Completes Chango Acquisition

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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 Completes BroadLight Acquisition

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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

Broadcom Gets Nod On CA Technologies Acquisition

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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. per share in cash to acquire CA, a developer of enterprise software.

Snapchat Confirms Acquisition Of Bitmoji

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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

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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

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

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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.

Emulex Completes Endace Acquisition

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Costa Mesa-based Emulex announced Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Endace , the provider of network performance management and monitoring appliances. Emulex had announced the acquisition of Endace in December. Emulex is a developer and manufacture of high speed, networking adapters, including Fibre Channel HBAs, 10GbE NICs, iSCSI and FCOE adapters, and other hardware and software. emulex endace merger acquisition network performance management hardare

Moonshots Capital Gets Acquisition At Edbacker

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Edbacker, a developer of fundraising tools for school districts, has been acquired by Austin, Teas-based LivingTree , another developer of software for fundraising and parent engagement for schools. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. As part of the acquisition, LivingTree says that Gary Hensley, the founder and CEo of Edbacker, has become CEO of the combined company.

Teledyne Completes Bolt Technology Acquisition

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Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said Tuesday afternoon that it has complted its acquisition of Bolt Technology Corporation. Bolt is a supplier of marine seismic energy sources and replacement parts for offshore energy exploration, and also makes underwater cables and connectors, along with developing underwater remotely operated vehicles (Mini ROVs). teledyne technologies bolt technology merger acquisition marine underwater vehicle cable

Monoprice Acquisition By Blucora Completes

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The acquisition of Rancho Cucamonga-based Monoprice , a developer of its own line of branded consumer electronics and accessories, has completed, Blucora announced Thursday afternoon, in a deal that had been announced earlier this month. monoprice blucora merger acquisition retail retailer electronics infospace taxact

Althea Technologies Acquisition Completes

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the firms said late Thursday, as the acquisition of Althea completed. Althea was a provider of contract manufacturing services, and provided both clinical and commercial product development services. althea technologies biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing merger acquisition ajinomoto japanese international San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals contract manufacturer Althea Technologies is now officially part of Japanese conglomerate Ajinomoto Co., Inc. ,

Broadcom Completes Percello Acquisition

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Irvine-based Broadcom reported MOnday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Percello Ltd. , a developer of systems-on-a-chip for femtocells. Broadcom had announced the acquisition of Percello on October 26th.

Ixia Completes Net Optics Acquisition

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Calabasas-based Ixia said Thursday evening that it has completed its acquisition of Net Optics , which develops application and network visibility products. Ixia had announced the acquisition back in October. The acquisition was worth $190M in cash. ixia ixiacom optics application network visbility optical testing merger acquisition

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Kofax, Lexmark Get Nod On Acquisition Deal

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Irvine-based Kofax Limited and Lexmark International said late Friday that the two companies have received Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust clearance on the proposed acquisition of Kofax by Lexmark. Kofax is a developer of document processing software and hardware. kofax lexmark merger acquisition software printing document processing management antitrust

Mast Therapeutics Completes Acquisition of Aires Pharmaceuticals

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San Diego-based Mast Therapeutics said yesterday that it has completed its acquisition of Aires Pharmaceuticals , the company developing treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension. mast therapeutics aires pharmaceuticals merger acquisition biopharma lifescience biotech

Prevoty Now Part Of Imperva After $140M Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based security software developer Prevoty is now officially part of Redwood Shores, California-based Imperva , Imperva said Monday afternoon. Prevoty was a developer of DevOps security software and was backed by Trident Capital. The acquisition had originally been announced in July. prevoty imperva security software merger acquisition devops trident capital

Justin Timberlake Backs Myspace Acquisition

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Irvine-based Specific Media , the Internet advertising network run by Tim Vanderhook, has released further details on the company's acquisition of Myspace , saying that Justin Timberlake is taking an ownership stake and major role in the acquisition. myspace justin timberlake merger acquisition specificmedia specific content hollywood

Sofie Biosciences Completes Acquisition Of ZevacorPharma

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Culver City-based Sofie Biosciences says it has completed its acquisition of Zevacor Pharma , and has rebranded itself as SOFIE , according to the company. Sofie is a developer of molecular imaging tools, used in PET imaging and radiosynthesis of PET compounds. Zevacor operates 16 radiopharmacies and provides contract manufacturing services. READ MORE>>. sofie biosciences zevacor pharma pharmaceuticals biotech lifescience contract manufacturing