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Quarterly Deal Book – VC Funding Steady At USD18bn, But Cracks Appearing

There’s a lot of talk among investors and global tech communities about a slowdown in the levels of VC funding and massive valuation rises seen over the past couple of years. However, the first quarter of 2016 saw funding levels remain flat from the...

Read More12 Apr 16
HNA Group Acquires Ingram Micro For About USD6bn

Chinese aviation and shipping firm, HNA Group has acquired electronics distributor Ingram Micro for about USD6bn. The deal will enable HNA Group to strengthen its logistics arm with Ingram's supply chain network and also give a stronger foothold in the...

Read More18 Feb 16
Technology distributor Ingram Micro to acquire Shipwire

Technology distributor Ingram Micro will buy the Palo Alto company Shipwire, a startup that makes it simple for businesses to quickly ship inventory to customers. The acquisition will enable Ingram to accelerate growth and diversify revenue streams. The...

Read More31 Oct 13
Ingram Micro to buy rival BrightPoint for USD650m

Technology distributor Ingram Micro is set to buy rival BrightPoint for an estimated USD650m in its biggest deal to date, setting Ingram up on the wireless device market. BrightPoint distributes products sold by companies like Apple, Electronics Inc...

Read More02 Jul 12
Top CEOs do not engage with social media, says study

CEOs at the biggest US companies must work harder to boost their online profile and engage with social media, according to a new study by CEO-tracking and research site UberCEO. The report claims that top US CEOs are "mostly absent" from social media,...

Read More26 Jun 09
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