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Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Sources: SoftBank is considering renewing T-Mobile US merger talks in April, may cede control of Sprint   —  Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is prepared to give up control of Sprint Corp to Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile US Inc to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless carriers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Feb 17, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
IDG, owner of PCWorld and IDC, to be acquired by Chinese investor group Oceanwide, headed by IDG Greater China chairman Hugo Shong   —  International Data Group, the owner of PCWorld magazine and market researcher IDC, on Thursday said it was being acquired by China Oceanwide Holdings Group and IDG Capital …
Jan 19, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Snap Inc. has filed confidentially for its IPO, could go public as soon as March at valuation of $20-$25B   —  Snapchat has filed for an initial public offering, sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, which puts the messaging app a step closer to the biggest U.S. stock market debut since 2014.
Nov 15, 2016, 4:24 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Sources: IDG, owner of PCWorld and IDC, is in talks to sell for more than $1B to a Chinese investor group headed by IDG of Greater China chairman Hugo Shong   —  International Data Group, a pioneer in technology publishing and owner of such venerable names as PCWorld and the market research firm IDC …
Nov 15, 2016, 12:40 AMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Sources: Siemens is nearing a deal to buy Mentor Graphics, which makes software for designing semiconductors, for between $4.5B and $4.6B in cash   —  Siemens AG (SIEGn.DE), Europe's biggest industrial group, is nearing a deal to buy Mentor Graphics Corp (MENT.O), which makes software …
Nov 13, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Programmable-chip maker Lattice Semiconductor to be bought for $1.3B by Chinese backed private equity firm Canyon Bridge Capital Partners   —  Programmable-chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp said it is being bought by Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a newly formed private equity firm backed …
Nov 4, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: CenturyLink and Level 3 in advanced talks to merge in deal that could value post-merger company at $50B   —  CenturyLink Inc (CTL.N) and Level 3 Communications (LVLT.N) are in advanced talks to merge, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that would create …
Oct 27, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: accounting software maker BlackLine confidentially filed for an IPO that could value the company at over $1B   —  Accounting software maker BlackLine Inc is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at more than $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Sep 26, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Hewlett Packard Enterprise in talks to sell its software division to Thoma Bravo, hopes it can fetch $8B-10B   —  Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) is in talks with buyout firm Thoma Bravo LLC to sell its software division, hoping it can fetch between $8 billion and $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sep 1, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Sources: cloud startup Coupa confidentially registered for IPO, hired Morgan Stanley as lead underwriter   —  Coupa Software Inc, a U.S. provider of applications that help companies run their financial affairs, has hired investment banks for an initial public offering that could come later this year …
Jul 11, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context

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