M&A Deals

Vitol Investment Partnership to Acquire MISC's Shareholding in VTTI BV

VTTI Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VTTI) has been informed by VTTI BV that Vitol Investment Partnership, an investment vehicle sponsored and managed by Vitol, has agreed to acquire MISC Berhad's ("MISC") 50% shareholding in VTTI BV, which owns the general partner of VTTI Energy Partners, for cash consideration of $830 million, subject to certain conditions precedent[1]. Read more »

Nanopool GmbH Acquires Nano-tech Division of the Swiss Company Bühler AG

Nanopool GmbH acquired the nano-tech division of the Swiss company Bühler AG, one of the five worldwide leading players in the surface coating sector, and thus processed the biggest acquisition in the company's history. "The Bühler technology is successfully established in the USA and Asia for years," Sascha Schwindt stated. Read more »

Vonage to Acquire iCore Networks, Inc. to Accelerate Its Unified Communications Strategy

 Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG) ("the Company"), a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held iCore Networks, Inc.("iCore"), a premier provider of Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) for businesses, for $92 million. Read more »

Edgewater To Acquire Branchbird

Edgewater Technology, Inc., a leading consulting firm that brings a blend of classic and product‐based consulting services to its clients, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Chicago‐based Branchbird, LLC ("Branchbird"), an Oracle Gold Partner and Cloudera Partner specializing in Big Data and Data Discovery technologies and solutions. Branchbird will join Edgewater Ranzal ("Ranzal"), a wholly‐owned subsidiary of Edgewater and a... more Read more »

Boku To Acquire Mobileview Italia

Boku, Inc., the global leader in carrier billing and cross-platform mobile payments, today announced the acquisition of mobileview Italia, a leading provider of mobile payment solutions in Italy. Mobileview Italia was sold by its German parent company dtms converting communication GmbH. The acquisition brings with it direct connections to every major Italian carrier, further strengthening Boku’s position as the world leader in carrier based... more Read more »

Pioneer Bank and First Community Bank Announce Merger

Pioneer Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Pioneer Bank, SSB, and FC Holdings, Inc., the holding company for First Community Bank, N.A., jointly announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement that will result in a combined community banking franchise with total assets of $1.1 billionand 22 branches across Texas.  The combined company will operate under the Pioneer Bank brand. Jeffrey A. Read more »

Objectway acquires European back office system from Thomson Reuters

 Objectway (www.objectway.com), a leading provider of software and services to the EMEA investment management industry, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BETA Global, a European wealth and investment transaction processing system, from Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. The acquisition is expected to close immediately. Terms of the... more Read more »

Denmark's Coinify To Acquire Rival Dutch Processor Coinzone

Denmark's Coinify has acquired rival Dutch processor Coinzone in a bid to create a pan-European provider of bitcoin-to-fiat payment processing for online merchants and PSPs. The deal adds 2000 merchants to Coinify's 8000-strong network of online clients and presages plans for further capital raising in a Series A round of funding. Read more »

FIS To Agree $9.1 billion SunGard Deal

FIS has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sungard for $9.1 billion in a cash and stock deal, creating a fintech powerhouse covering the full spectrum of banking and capital markets services. Private equity-owned SunGard filed for an IPO in June, having appointed financial advisors to explore its options in April following an approach from an unidentified third party. At the time, SunGard's owners had hung a $10 billion price tag on the... more Read more »

Optimal Payments to Complete the Acquisition of the Skrill Group

The acquisition, for approximately €1.1 billion (US$ 1.2 billion), will create a leading payment and e-wallet provider with significant international scale and reach, and a product portfolio that includes Skrill, paysafecard, Payolution, NETELLER®, Net+® NETBANX® and FANS Entertainment. Read more »

Informatica Corporation Announces Completion of Acquisition by the Permira Funds and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Informatica Corporation, the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition by a company controlled by the Permira funds and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Additionally Informatica announced that Microsoft Corporation and Salesforce Ventures have agreed to become strategic investors in the company alongside the Permira funds and CPPIB. The... more Read more »

Rockwell Collins Acquires International Communications Group

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) today announced it has acquired Newport News, Virginia-based International Communications Group, Inc. (ICG), a leading provider of satellite-based global voice and data communication products and services for the aviation industry. The initial purchase price was $50 million and additional post-closing consideration of up to $14 million may be paid. Read more »

Recall Continues UK Expansion Through Acquisition of C21 Data Services

-Recall Holdings Limited (ASX: REC), a global leader in document storage, digital information solutions, data protection and secure destruction services, today announced the acquisition of C21 Data Services Limited, an independent secure records management and document scanning service provider, based in Aberdeen Read more »

Firestone Financial Joins Berkshire Hills

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) has completed the acquisition of Firestone Financial Corp. effective today. Firestone is now known as "Firestone Financial, LLC" and operating as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Bank. Read more »

Sonata Software To Acquire California Based Unified Enterprise Mobile Enablement Platform

Sonata Software, a global strategic IT services firm announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire through its US subsidiary, a 100% stake in the enterprise mobility enablement technology provider Halosys. Based in Santa Clara, California, Halosys is an innovator in providing technology platform and solutions that help enterprises realize the transformational impact of mobile on business. Halosys provides a single Unified... more Read more »


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