IT Management > Mergers & acquisitions

Salesforce to buy Slack for $37.6bn

03 December, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Salesforce has arranged a multibillion-dollar deal to acquire collaboration service Slack in a bid to better take on Microsoft.

IPD Group acquires Control Logic

02 October, 2020

IPD Group has announced that is has acquired Control Logic, a company that specialises in the sales and support of industrial, electrical and automation products, services and solutions.

ASG buys Group 10 Consulting

19 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The IT service management company has enhanced its ICT consultancy capabilities with the purchase of Canberra-based Group 10 Consulting.

Hitachi merges Vantara and Consulting subsidiaries

20 January, 2020

Hitachi's Vantara and Consulting subsidiaries have joined forces to create a "digital infrastructure and solutions powerhouse", according to Hitachi.

Greenbox to expand to NZ after acquring Recytech

23 September, 2019

Australian IT asset management company Greenbox is set to expand into the NZ market after acquiring Auckland-based IT asset disposal company Recytech.

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.

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