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Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Sports e-commerce firm Fanatics confirms it has raised $1B led by SoftBank's Vision Fund, valuing it at $4.5B, and will use the funds to expand internationally   —  New York (Reuters) - Sports e-commerce firm Fanatics has closed a $1 billion funding round led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision fund …
Sep 6, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Reuters:
Lattice Semiconductor to seek President Trump's approval for its proposed $1.3B sale to China-backed private equity fund Canyon Bridge   —  (Reuters) - Lattice Semiconductor Corp will seek U.S. President Donald Trump's approval for its proposed $1.3 billion sale to China-backed Canyon Bridge Capital Partners …
Sep 1, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Symantec in talks to sell web certificate unit, which it bought from Verisign for $1.28B in 2010, for $1B+, amid cert validation dispute with Google   —  3 MIN READ  —  (Reuters) - Cybersecurity firm Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) is considering selling its website certification business …
Jul 12, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: cybersecurity firm Zscaler to hire banks for potential IPO later this year at a valuation of about $2B   —  Zscaler Inc is interviewing investment banks to hire as underwriters for an initial public offering later this year that could value the U.S. cyber security software firm at about $2 billion …
Jun 29, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
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

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