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Spyder Facilities Acquired by Digital Colony

Spyder Facilities Acquired by Digital Colony

June 18, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Digital Colony, a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure, today announced further growth of its UK platform through the acquisition of Spyder Facilities Limited, a leading UK wireless infrastructure company with over 5,000 locations available for wireless transmission technologies including the latest 5G rollout. Financial termsRead More

Dassault Systems Acquires Medidata For $5.8 Bn

Dassault Systems Acquires Medidata For $5.8 Bn

June 12, 2019 at 2:18 pm 0 comments

French technology major Dassault Systèmes is acquiring Medidata Solutions, an expert in digital transformation of the Life Sciences industry, for $5.8 billion in an all cash deal at $92.25 per share. The transaction was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to complete inRead More

American Tower To Acquire Eaton Towers For $1.85 Bn

American Tower To Acquire Eaton Towers For $1.85 Bn

May 31, 2019 at 6:59 am 0 comments

American Tower has announced its intent to buy Eaton Towers Holding which owns and operates approximately 5,500 sites across five African markets. The total consideration for the transaction, including Eaton Towers debt, is approximately $1.85 billion, the company said in a SEC filing. As a result of the transaction, theRead More

Bharti Infratel, Indus Merger At Final Stage, Bimal Dayal To Be CEO Of New Entity

Bharti Infratel, Indus Merger At Final Stage, Bimal Dayal To Be CEO Of New Entity

May 21, 2019 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Two of the largest telecom tower firms in the country, Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel, are getting merged and the process is at advanced stage of completion, both the firms today said in a joint statement. The firms also informed that the management of both the firms have decided toRead More

Airtel, Hughes India Merge VSAT Business, Command 63% Market Share

Airtel, Hughes India Merge VSAT Business, Command 63% Market Share

May 7, 2019 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel has merged its satellite services with that of Hughes India, the country’s largest VSAT service provider. With this merger the joint entity will be commanding a market share of 63% in India’s VSAT services business. As per the contract Hughes will have a majority stake, we understood itRead More

Hitachi To Acquire Robotic Firm JR Automation For $1.4 Bn

Hitachi To Acquire Robotic Firm JR Automation For $1.4 Bn

April 26, 2019 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Hitachi has said it is planning to acquire JR Automation, an America-based robotics system integrator, that builds production lines and logistics systems using industrial robots, for $1.4 billion or 158.2 billion Yen. With this acquisition Hitachi will enter the robotic SI business in North America, which is a region that isRead More

Intel Acquires Omnitek, Strengthens FPGA Video and Vision Offering

Intel Acquires Omnitek, Strengthens FPGA Video and Vision Offering

April 18, 2019 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Intel Corporation has announced to acquire Omnitek, a provider of optimized video and vision FPGA IP solutions. Omnitek’s technology enables customized high-performance vision and artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing capabilities on FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Array) for customers across a range of end markets. Omnitek’s IP addresses demanding application requirements inRead More

Quess Acquires Allsec Technologies

Quess Acquires Allsec Technologies

April 18, 2019 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Business solutions provider Quess Corp is acquiring a majority stake in Chennai based Allsec Technologies, also in the same space, for an estimated value of Rs 260 crore. The company, however, has not disclosed the deal value. Axis Capital acted as a financial advisor to Quess Corp Limited. The transaction involvesRead More

Reliance Jio Acquires Haptik For Rs 700 Cr To Develop AI Offerings

Reliance Jio Acquires Haptik For Rs 700 Cr To Develop AI Offerings

April 3, 2019 at 9:05 pm 0 comments

Reliance Industries Wednesday acquired enterprise AI startup Haptik for Rs 700 crore. RIL, though Jio, will now hold 87% stake in the Mumbai-based firm and the rest will be be with its founders and employees. In the first phase Jio will make a payment of Rs 230 crore for nextRead More

Thales Completes Gemalto Acquisition, India Workforce Increased To 1150

Thales Completes Gemalto Acquisition, India Workforce Increased To 1150

April 2, 2019 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

French aerospace and security major Thales has completed the acquisition of digital security expert Gemalto, the company announced today. Completed in 15 months, the acquisition of Gemalto by Thales for €4.8 billion creates a Group on a new scale and a global leader in digital identity and security. Post theRead More