From Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp to Google’s purchase of Nest Labs, large US technology companies are increasingly using the ample cash on their balance sheets for M&A. Jessica Archibald, managing director at Top Tier Capital Partners, this trend is likely to continue
The motivation is largely defensive, eliminating perceived competition while diversifying into new business areas that can help these buyers deliver sustained performance in a fast-changing environment....
IMM Investment is providing KRW 150bn (USD 121m) in Series A funding for Korean cloud computing business NHN Cloud at a valuation of KRW 1trn.
QuantaSing Group, a Chinese adult tuition platform that spun out from wealth management and investment education business Erwan Technology, has traded relatively flat following a USD 41m IPO on NASDAQ.
MBK Partners and Unison Capital Korea have launched a tender offer for Osstem Implant, a Korea-based manufacturer of dental implants, that values the company at approximately KRW 2.85trn (USD 2.3bn).
A Bain Capital-backed take-private of Japanese one-stop field marketing services provider Impact HD, which values the company at approximately JPY 30.7bn (USD 236.3m), has won board support.