mergers and acquisitions

mergers and acquisitions

Kingstown Partners Master files securities fraud complaint against DXC Technologies

DXC Technologies accused of misleading registration statement during merger
3 Apr 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox officially drops hostile bid for HP amid coronavirus crisis

Firm withdraws its $35 billion offer due to market turmoil caused by COVID-19
1 Apr 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft sets sights on 5G with Affirmed Networks acquisition

The Redmond company hopes 5G will help bolster its cloud and telecoms sector reach
27 Mar 2020
mergers and acquisitions

HP claims Xerox takeover would be "disastrous" during coronavirus crisis

HP uses the cover of COVID-19 to encourage shareholders to shut the door on Xerox's hostile takeover
26 Mar 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

BT to sell off French business to Computacenter

The deal is still subject to regulation and coronavirus guidance, but BT hopes it will go through by the end of the year
25 Mar 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Panda Security to be acquired by WatchGuard

The deal will see technology from both companies merge into a single brand platform
9 Mar 2020
Business strategy

HP rejects Xerox's increased takeover bid

HP might deploy a poison pill plan to neuter any hostile takeover attempts
5 Mar 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox moves to buy HP’s remaining shares

Shareholders have until 21 April to take up the company’s offer
3 Mar 2020
mergers and acquisitions

HP plots $16bn stock buyback as Xerox takeover threat looms

The printing giant says it remains open to consolidation but insists Xerox continues to undervalue the firm
25 Feb 2020
Business strategy

RSA sale spells a new chapter for Dell

The divestment marks the end of a five-year journey that began with EMC
21 Feb 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Dell sells RSA security business to private equity firm

Cash deal worth £1.6bn expected to close within the next 9 months
19 Feb 2020
cyber security

Ensuring cyber security during mergers and acquisitions

A lack of due diligence when bringing two companies together can lead to major IT and security issues down the line
13 Feb 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox turns to public stocks in merger war with HP

Print firm turns up the heat on HP, despite consistent rejections
12 Feb 2020
mergers and acquisitions

HPE snaps up edge-to-cloud security startup Scytale

San Francisco-based startup boasts a heavyweight workforce of ex-AWS, Google and Okta employees
4 Feb 2020
mergers and acquisitions

FireEye expands cloud security with Cloudvisory acquisition

FireEye picks up cloud visibility firm Cloudvisory and unveils two new Mandiant security products
22 Jan 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox to nominate directors to HP's board – reports

Latest efforts to force an acquisition dubbed "guerilla tactics" by industry watchers
22 Jan 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Accenture to snap up Symantec unit from Broadcom

Broadcom is letting the Cyber Security Services business go just months after acquiring Symantec
7 Jan 2020
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox secures $24 billion funding for HP takeover bid

Company claims the backing provides proof that required finances are available for the deal
7 Jan 2020
semiconductor chip
mergers and acquisitions

Arm looks to sell off loss-making security venture

The security software firm has haemorrhaged cash since its launch seven years ago
23 Dec 2019
mergers and acquisitions

Xerox to pursue hostile HP takeover after $30bn gambit fails

The legacy firm charges full-steam ahead in its bid to merge and refuses to apologise for “aggressive” tactics
28 Nov 2019
mergers and acquisitions

HP rebuffs Xerox takeover bid

Laptop maker says offer “significantly undervalues” the organisation, though it remains open to a deal
18 Nov 2019
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Business operations

HP confirms massive $30bn Xerox acquisition bid

Report suggests cash-plus-stocks offer could see the two legacy printing giants merge
7 Nov 2019
mergers and acquisitions

Commvault’s Hedvig takeover feeds into 'data brain' plans

Technology from the software-defined storage firm will be merged with Commvault’s data management portfolio
17 Oct 2019