IT Management > Mergers & acquisitions

Broadcom to acquire Symantec, McAfee to take on NanoSec

14 August, 2019

Broadcom and McAfee announced their intent to purchase, or purchase of Symantec and NanoSec respectively, last week, with Symantec going for $10.7 billion.

Infratil, Brookfield cleared to buy Vodafone NZ

15 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Commerce Commission and Overseas Investment Office has approved the acquisition of Vodafone NZ by Infratil and Brookfield Asset Management.

FIRB approves proposed $161m NetComm buyout

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board has issued a notice of no objection to the proposed $161m takeover of NetComm Wireless by US-based Casa Systems.

Atlassian buys US-based AgileCraft for $234m

19 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Atlassian will acquire US-based agile planning software company AgileCraft and incorporate it into the company's business transformation portfolio.

70% of AI projects in digital commerce paid off

12 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A survey of companies in 10 markets including Australia found that 70% of projects to implement AI in digital commerce have been very or extremely successful.

Melbourne IT rebranded as Arq Group

26 April, 2018

The company is aiming to unify its services under one banner.

Hitachi unifies operations for the IoT era

04 October, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Hitachi Vantara will pool the operations of Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group and Pentaho to take on the US$440 billion IoT market.

Integrating business: the key to successful mergers and acquisitions

29 September, 2017 by Michael Evans, Managing Director APJ, Dell Boomi

A staggering volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have taken place over the last two years.

ADMA to become AADL

25 August, 2017

An organisational restructure has been carried out at the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA).

Proposal for WME takeover by MLB

04 May, 2017

It has been proposed that WME Group be acquired by Melbourne IT (MLB) for approximately $39 million.

DXC Technology born from CSC, HPE merger

16 February, 2017

CSC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will merge, with the new company to be called DXC Technology.

Guess who? Yahoo? No, it's Altaba

10 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Yahoo plans to change its name to Altaba following the US$41 billion sale of its core internet business to US telecoms operator Verizon, reportedly to reflect its substantial investment in Alibaba.

Microsoft cleared to close $35bn LinkedIn acquisition

07 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has secured EC approval to complete the US$26.2bn purchase of professional social network LinkedIn, after agreeing not to pursue practices that would discriminate against rival services.

Vertiv to replace Emerson Network Power

02 December, 2016

Emerson Network Power has commenced the process of rebranding itself as Vertiv, while also appointing a new CEO.

Australia's banks don't fear FinTech threat

09 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian financial institutions such as the major banks are not fazed by the emerging FinTech industry and are likely to swallow up any FinTech challengers through acquisitions, research suggests.

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