Home > Archive by tag 'acquisition'

Posts Tagged ‘ acquisition ’

Top MakeMyTrip shareholder to buy global travel search aggregator Skyscanner

Thursday, November 24, 2016 | More »

Ctrip
Nasdaq-listed Ctrip.com International Ltd, which provides travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management, has agreed to acquire global travel search site Skyscanner Holdings Ltd, for nearly £1.4 billion ($1.74 billion) i...

greeting-1296493_1280

IBM buys cloud services firm Sanovi

Tech Giant IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Bangalore-based Sanovi Technologies Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount on Thursday. The deal will enable IBM to bolster its cloud offerings. Bangalore-based Sanovi provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity s...

27 October, 2016 | More »

Sanjay Sethi, CEO, ShopClues.com

The mad rush for GMV is over, says ShopClues CEO Sanjay Sethi

While the Diwali season turned into a battle between Amazon, Snapdeal and Flipkart; ShopClues, run by Clues Network Pvt. Ltd., has been quietly chasing profitability. The Gurgaon-based firm is confident of registering EBIDTA (Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) profitabil...

24 October, 2016 | More »

MakeMyTrip-ibibo merger

MakeMyTrip-ibibo merger: What it means for hotel aggregators

The merger between MakeMyTrip and Naspers-owned ibibo Group could benefit hotel aggregators in India in more ways than one. To begin with, it will reduce cash burn and discounting, founders of several hotel aggregation platforms told TechCircle. On Tuesday, NASDAQ-listed and India’s oldest onl...

20 October, 2016 | More »

For-Naspers-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-5861837382

Naspers: Master of consolidation in Indian Internet business

Consolidation is not an unfamiliar word for new-age Internet businesses. It signals a maturing of the industry after a burst of innovation backed by venture capital money. If the roughly decade-old history of Indian Internet industry is scanned, the real take-off with consumer adoption started only ...

20 October, 2016 | More »

Bob Iger

Disney working with bankers ​for a​ possible Twitter acquisition

Walt Disney has had talks about a potential acquisition of micro-blogging site Twitter and is working with bankers to evaluate a possible bid for the social media company, according to a report by the financial news agency Bloomberg. Some media reports have suggested that Twitter could fetch $30 bil...

27 September, 2016 | More »

Twitter2

Twitter starts talks to explore sale; Google, Salesforce potential suitors

Struggling microblogging platform Twitter Inc. seems to have inched closer to getting acquired. The San Francisco-based company has held preliminary talks with several technology companies, including Google and Salesforce, and could soon receive a formal buyout bid, international media reports said....

24 September, 2016 | More »

Honest Company

Unilever eyes Jessica Alba’s e-commerce firm The Honest Company

Consumer goods behemoth Unilever Plc is in talks to acquire consumer products startup The Honest Company, co- founded by Hollywood actress Jessica Alba, media reports said. The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter it didn’t name, that Unilever is discussing a deal a...

16 September, 2016 | More »

Samar Verma Rohit Bagad

Fork Media acquires majority stake in ad-tech firm Inuxu

Advertising technology firm Fork Media Pvt. Ltd has acquired a controlling stake in Inuxu Digital Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount. Queries sent to both companies regarding the deal value did not elicit a response by the time of writing this report. The Economic Times, however, ...

12 September, 2016 | More »

Stepni_fe

Quikr acquires Stepni, launches vehicle maintenance services

Online classifieds firm Quikr has acquired Stepni, a platform that connects vehicle owners with service providers nearest to them. The acquisition is aimed at strengthening QuikrCars, the vertical that focuses on automobiles including cars, bikes and commercial vehicles. It also opens cross-selling ...

7 September, 2016 | More »

Page 1 of 3123