IT Management > Mergers & acquisitions

Microsoft to acquire cybersecurity firm RiskIQ

14 July, 2021

Microsoft has announced that it has signed a deal to acquire security software company RiskIQ in a bid to strenghten cybersecurity of digital transformation and hybrid work.


Capgemini acquires Aussie SAP specialist Acclimation

06 July, 2021

Capgemini has expanded its Australian SAP offering with the acquisition of Acclimation, bolstering its position as a leader in SAP delivery in the region.


Amazon acquires encrypted comms provider Wickr

28 June, 2021

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired end-to-end encryption messaging software provider Wickr.


Competition to heat up in tech M&A

27 May, 2021

By 2022, global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity involving technology providers will surpass 2018 highs, according to Gartner, Inc.


Accenture boosts cloud offering with Industrie&Co acquisition

27 May, 2021

Accenture has acquired Australian tech consultancy firm Industrie&Co to expand its cloud offering.


ACCC gives green light to Salesforce's acquisition of Slack

21 May, 2021

The ACCC has said it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Slack by Salesforce.


Aussie execs to lead A/NZ operation of global consulting firm

11 May, 2021

Global strategy consulting firm Altman Solon has acquired Australian consulting firm Venture Consulting; all Venture Consulting employees will join Altman Solon.


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.


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