Checkmarx, the global leader in software security solutions for DevOps, today announced that Hellman & Friedman (“H&F”) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Company from Insight Partners, which will continue to own a substantial minority interest. The deal represents the largest acquisition of an application security company to date. The acquisition will … [Read more...] about Hellman & Friedman to Acquire Cybersecurity Leader Checkmarx at a $1.15B Valuation
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Genaker, a provider of Mission Critical Push-to-talk (MC-PTT) solutions, based in Barcelona, Spain. The acquisition strengthens Ericsson's MC-PTT offering as the mission critical communications and private network market is going through a significant technology shift. Traditionally, … [Read more...] about Ericsson to Acquire Genaker to Strengthen Mission Critical Push-to-talk Offering
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, and QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA), a leading global provider of molecular diagnostics and sample preparation technologies, today announced that their boards of directors, as well as the managing board of QIAGEN N.V., have unanimously approved Thermo Fisher's proposal to … [Read more...] about Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire QIAGEN N.V.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Morgan Stanley will acquire E*TRADE, a leading financial services company and pioneer in the online brokerage industry, in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $13 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, E*TRADE stockholders will receive … [Read more...] about Morgan Stanley to acquire E*TRADE in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $13 billion
Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the French operations of EI-Technologies, a Paris-based, privately-held digital technology consulting firm and leading independent Salesforce specialist in France. The proposed acquisition would complement Cognizant's global Salesforce practice, expanding client resources in Europe. The planned … [Read more...] about Cognizant Intends to Acquire EI-Technologies, a Leading European Salesforce Platform Specialist