mergers and acquisitions

SPACs Turn to Alternative Funding as Investor Cash Dries Up
SPACs Turn to Alternative Funding as Investor Cash Dries Up
March 07, 2022  |  SPAC

Dealmakers looking at taking companies public through special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) mergers are having trouble finding investors, and have been making short-term agreements with...

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FTC, DOJ to Overhaul Merger Guidelines
FTC, DOJ to Overhaul Merger Guidelines
March 07, 2022  |  ANTITRUST

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) are working together to transform their merger guidelines, with the new rules likely to most...

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Data Shows Big Tech’s ‘Build vs. Buy’ Debate Favors ‘Buy’
Data Shows Big Tech’s ‘Build vs. Buy’ Debate Favors ‘Buy’
September 20, 2021  |  Acquiring

One decade.  And 616 acquisitions and hundreds of billions of dollars spent. Big Tech has been busy, to say the least, buying up smaller rivals....

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‘Founders In Residence’ Program Helps Brands Transition To D2C
‘Founders In Residence’ Program Helps Brands Transition To D2C
July 16, 2021  |  Startups

Large marketplaces like Amazon create an amazing first step opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to test out if their business idea works — if they can...

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The Big Business Of Small Business M&A
The Big Business Of Small Business M&A
May 12, 2021  |  B2B Payments

The unexpected impacts of the coronavirus crisis continue to pour into the market, one of them being a flurry of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity....

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WEX To Acquire benefitexpress For $275 Million
WEX To Acquire benefitexpress For $275 Million
April 14, 2021  |  News

FinTech platform WEX has signed an agreement to acquire benefitexpress, a cloud-based benefits administrator, for $275 million, the FinTech announced today (April 14). With benefitexpress,...

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B2B FinTech Sees M&A Boom
B2B FinTech Sees M&A Boom
August 04, 2020  |  B2B Payments

Market consolidation is in full swing as organizations explore how to secure their futures in a volatile market. One of the biggest takeover discussions occurring...

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Roundtable: Should Tech M&A Be Locked Down During The Pandemic?
Roundtable: Should Tech M&A Be Locked Down During The Pandemic?
May 19, 2020  |  Commentary

The pandemic has forced many aspects of everyday life — for consumers, yes, but businesses too — to pause. Last month, the chairman of the...

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Accuity Takeover Bolsters Payment Processing Tech
Accuity Takeover Bolsters Payment Processing Tech
March 13, 2020  |  B2B Payments

With the acquisition of Apply Financial, Accuity wants to speed up payments for customers, it said in a statement Thursday (March 12). Terms of the...

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