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Former Everything Everywhere CEO teams with Apax, KKR in bid for firm — report

Tom Alexander, the ex-CEO of Everything Everywhere Ltd, has enlisted the financial backing of private equity majors KKR & Co LP (NYSE:KKR) and Apax Partners Holdings Ltd for a daring GBP8bn (USD12.6bn/EUR9.9bn) move … Continue reading “Former Everything Everywhere CEO teams with Apax, KKR in bid for firm — report”


Finnish Nokia agrees sale of Vertu unit to sponsor EQT Partners

Finnish mobile phone group Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) said on Thursday it was selling its luxury handsets making subsidiary Vertu Corp to EQT VI fund, part of Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners AB, … Continue reading “Finnish Nokia agrees sale of Vertu unit to sponsor EQT Partners”


Mexico’s America Movil continues building a stake in Dutch KPN

Mexican telecommunications group America Movil SAB de CV (NYSE:AMX) said it had bought further 3.7m shares of Royal KPN NV (AMS:KPN) in a transaction outside regular market trading and raised its stake in … Continue reading “Mexico’s America Movil continues building a stake in Dutch KPN”


UK information firm Yell Group completes Moonfruit acquisition

UK digital services provider Yell Group plc (LON:YELL) said on Wednesday its unit Yell Ltd had closed its recommended cash bid to take over online shop builder Moonfruit Ltd. In mid-May, the company … Continue reading “UK information firm Yell Group completes Moonfruit acquisition”


Thomson Reuters acquires UK mobile platform firm Apsmart

Business information provider Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI;TSE:TRI) said today it had taken over British mobile platform and product development company Apsmart for an undisclosed sum. The buyer said that through the acquisition, it … Continue reading “Thomson Reuters acquires UK mobile platform firm Apsmart”


London-listed WPP in talks to acquire Russian digital agency Grape

Irish communications services provider WPP plc (LON:WPP) said today it had, through its Possible Worldwide operating network, entered into an agreement to purchase a majority stake in Russian digital marketing services agency Grape … Continue reading “London-listed WPP in talks to acquire Russian digital agency Grape”


Consumers get more comfortable shopping online — study

Consumers around the world are becoming increasingly comfortable with online shopping but they are also doing significantly more research on brands and reading up on product and services information. The latest evidence of … Continue reading “Consumers get more comfortable shopping online — study”


US-based online trading firms TradeKing and Zecco to merge operations

US online brokerages TradeKing and Zecco said that they had agreed to amalgamate their operations. The firms did not reveal the financial conditions of the transaction. The combed company will serve some 500,000 client accounts … Continue reading “US-based online trading firms TradeKing and Zecco to merge operations”


Dutch publisher Wolters Kluwer sells pharma assets to Symphony

Dutch information group Wolters Kluwer (AMS:WKL) has agreed to dispose of its pharma-related Healthcare Analytics unit to US private equity firm Symphony Technology Group LLC (STG), as part of a plan announced last … Continue reading “Dutch publisher Wolters Kluwer sells pharma assets to Symphony”


Twitter acquires social marketing company RestEngine

US RestEngine, a social marketing automation platform company, has agreed to be acquired by social networking and microblogging service Twitter, the company said without providing financial details. The target company helps social app … Continue reading “Twitter acquires social marketing company RestEngine”


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