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Nasdaq To Acquire Boardvantage For USD200m

Nasdaq will acquire board portal systems provider Boardvantage for USD200m as it bolsters its corporate services offerings. The deal will help Nasdaq to strengthen the its position as a global corporate services provider. 

Read More04 Apr 16
Nasdaq Buys SecondMarket To Tap Private Company Market

Nasdaq is buying SecondMarket to help it tap into the market for shares in private companies. Many highly valued venture capital backed firms are choosing to stay private for longer. This makes it difficult for employees with equity to cash out and for...

Read More27 Oct 15 Raises USD30m For Blockchain Development has raised USD30m to develop blockchain networks. The Series B funding comes from Visa, Nasdaq, Citi, Capital One, Fiserv and Orange. Former American Express CEO Jim Robinson is also joining Chain's board of directors. 

Read More10 Sep 15
Nasdaq buys electronic trading tool eSpeed for USD750m

The company that owns the Nasdaq stock exchange is buying eSpeed, an electronic trading service, from BGC Partners for USD750m. The acquisition gives the Nasdaq a bigger footprint in the US and provides an opening to new markets as the firm looks to...

Read More02 Apr 13
Virgin Media considers UK stock listing

Virgin Media is considering switching from New York's NASDAQ stock exchange to the FTSE in London, according to CEO Neil Berkett. The firm's newly appointed CFO Jerry Elliott is reportedly examining the firm's listing. Virgin Media has been listed in the...

Read More21 Jan 09
News Corp switches to NASDAQ

News Corp is moving its stock exchange listing to the NASDAQ in an effort to cut costs. News Corp was previously listed on the New York Stock Exchange. People close to the deal claim NASDAQ offered the Murdoch-owned firm a compelling benefits package to...

Read More17 Dec 08
Nasdaq cancels transactions after Google shares plummet

The Nasdaq stock exchange says it will cancel some stock trades in Google after some shares in the search engine fell to as low as one cent. A Nasdaq spokesperson says the drop was caused by "erroneous orders" that were "triggered by orders routed by...

Read More02 Oct 08
Social networking firm, Telligent Systems, raises USD20m

Social networking firm, Telligent Systems, has raised USD20m in an initial tranche of funding from Intel Capital, the venture capital subsidiary of Intel and an existing client of Telligent. The company intends to use the investment to expand its sales...

Read More24 Sep 08
VIEWPOINT: Microsoft-Yahoo! deal defines online existentialism

Yahoo! shares tumbled on Monday after Microsoft ended its three-month-long courtship of the company. Shares of Yahoo! fell by as much as 20% in early NASDAQ trading before recovering to close at USD24.37, still down 15% and far below Microsoft's initial...

Read More06 May 08
NASDAQ completes acquisition of PrimeZone Media Network

The NASDAQ Stock Market has announced that it has completed its acquisition of newswire and multimedia services provider, PrimeZone Media Network. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal will enable NASDAQ to offer PrimeZone's range of...

Read More05 Sep 06