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Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Thomas Siebel's big data analysis startup C3 IoT raises $100M from TPG Growth, following a $70M Series D in September 2016; C3 was valued at $1.4B in March 2017   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - C3 IoT, a software company founded and run by longtime Silicon Valley executive Thomas Siebel …
Jan 17, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Google exploring sale of US restaurant review guide Zagat which it bought for $151M in 2011   —  (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is exploring a potential sale of Zagat, the U.S. restaurant review guide which the search giant bought for $151 million in 2011, people familiar with the matter said.
Jan 3, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Orient Hontai Capital scraps plans to acquire mobile ad startup AppLovin for $1.4B after US government pushback, will provide $841M in debt financing instead   —  (Reuters) - AppLovin has tweaked a $1.4 billion agreement to sell itself to Chinese buyout firm Orient Hontai Capital into a debt investment …
Nov 21, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Liana B. Baker / Reuters:
Marvell Technology has agreed to acquire Cavium for about $6B, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector   —  (Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL.O) has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium Inc (CAVM.O) for around $6 billion, as it seeks to expand …
Nov 19, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
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

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