Accenture scales up sustainability by acquiring Carbon Intelligence
The acquisition marks the fifth sustainability-centered acquisition of Accenture since 2021. Carbon Intelligence is a carbon and climate change strategy consultant. The acquisition price is unknown.
Carbon Intelligence is based in London and specializes in innovative technologies and strategies... Read more
Zendesk investor Light Street aims to block acquisition and oust CEO
A significant Zendesk stakeholder intends to fight a prospective acquisition and proposed a billion-dollar alternative to keep the business apart.
Zendesk recently announced it would be acquired by a consortium of investors. Light Street, one of its major stakeholders, has announced it will vote... Read more
Consultancy firm WorkNest acquires Care 4 Quality
Consultancy firm WorkNest continues to expand by acquiring Care 4 Quality, a company that provides health and safety services to some of the largest care homes in the British Isles.
WorkNest offers several services to businesses, including HR, health & safety and employment law. The company... Read more
DigitalOcean acquires Cloudways for $350 million
DigitalOcean announced the $350 million acquisition of Cloudways, a cloud hosting platform.
DigitalOcean offers a platform that aims to simplify cloud computing and allow developers to dedicate more time to developing software rather than being concerned with infrastructural issues. It’s commi... Read more
Unity and ironSource to merge in $4.4 billion deal
Publicly listed software companies Unity and ironSource announced their intention to merge in a $4.4 billion deal.
Unity develops one of the most popular development platforms for the gaming industry. The company provides an engine that programmers use to develop business machinery simulations, ... Read more
Xerox acquires Go Inspire to improve digital services business
Xerox has acquired Go Inspire to stretch its printing and document services business.
Xerox sells printing and (digital) document services across 160 countries worldwide. Go Inspire provides database marketing services in the United Kingdom, acting as a marketing production house.
The compan... Read more
Switch sued by investors over misinforming on $11 billion merger
Investors are suing data center operator Switch for failing to disclose important financial information when pursuing an $11 billion merger with DigitalBridge Group and IFM Investors.
Shareholders Marc Waterman and Denise Redfield filed two separate lawsuits in the Federal Court in New York la... Read more
Intact acquires Blue Rock Systems to accelerate UK growth
Intact has acquired its longtime partner, Blue Rock Systems. The deal is expected to accelerate Intact's growth in the UK.
Intact's ERP systems have been resold, deployed, and serviced by Blue Rock for over 15 years. The acquisition will increase Intact's ERP footprint.
Intact's profits were... Read more
Thoma Bravo’s acquisition offer for Anaplan cut to $9.6 billion.
On Monday, Anaplan announced that private equity company Thoma Bravo reduced its buyout offer to $9.60 billion after the software developer agreed to settle a disagreement over compliance with merger conditions.
In premarket trade, the company's shares, which have climbed over 44% this year, wer... Read more
Synopsys to acquire NTT’s WhiteHat Security for $330 million
NTT’s WhiteHat Security will be acquired by Synopsys for $330 million.
Synopsys, a major software provider in the chip industry, recently signed an agreement to acquire WhiteHat Security from NTT for approximately $330M in cash. The acquisition is expected to be completed by the third quarter ... Read more