Venture Capital / M&A

Dentsu Announces Acquisition of Videobeat, a Media and Content Agency in Germany

Dentsu Announces Acquisition of Videobeat, a Media and Content Agency in Germany

December 17, 2018 - Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Toshihiro Yamamoto; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 74,609.81 million yen) announced today that its global business headquarters Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd.*, has reached an agreement to acquire a 70% share in Videobeat Networks GmbH (Head Office: Hamburg; CEO: Christoph Gaschler [pictured]; hereinafter: Videobeat), a media and content agency in Germany, with an option of making it a wholly owned subsidiary in the future.

Samba TV Acquires Screen6, Forming First Global OTT Measurement Solution

Samba TV Acquires Screen6, Forming First Global OTT Measurement Solution

December 20, 2018 - San Francisco, CA – Dec 20, 2018 – As the audience for video splits across devices and consumer viewing behavior shifts from linear TV to streaming video, the ability to understand, measure and deduplicate audiences has become critical for both advertisers and programmers. Samba TV, the leader in next-generation TV analytics, announced today it has acquired Screen6, the industry’s only real-time cross-device identity resolution platform.

Super Connect initiative launched to enable high growth startups to access larger organisations and funders

Super Connect initiative launched to enable high growth startups to access larger organisations and funders

November 12, 2018 - A new national initiative today launches in the UK delivered by tech super connectors Empact Ventures and Hays UK&I, the leading recruitment experts that aims to support high growth potential tech startups and scale-ups to access decision-makers at larger organisations.

IBM To Acquire Red Hat, Completely Changing The Cloud Landscape And Becoming World's #1 Hybrid Cloud Provider

IBM To Acquire Red Hat, Completely Changing The Cloud Landscape And Becoming World's #1 Hybrid Cloud Provider

ARMONK, N.Y. and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, announced today that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion.