Mergers and acquisitions

Twilio to acquire email automation developer SendGrid for USD 2B

Software vendor Twilio is to buy email automation services provider SendGrid in an all-stock deal worth US$2 billion.

What the Cloudera Hortonworks mega merger means for the big data industry

Former rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks announced that they are merging this week, bringing together two once red-hot, heavily VC-backed unicorns that have both struggled to effectively monetise their open source-backed solutions.

Palo Alto Networks to acquire RedLock in US$173M deal

Cyber security vendor Palo Alto Networks has entered into an agreement to acquire cloud threat defence vendor RedLock in a US$173 million deal.

Cloudera and Hortonworks merge in US$5.2B deal

Machine learning and analytics platform vendor Cloudera and Hortonworks have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in a deal worth US$5.2 billion.

Deloitte sets eyes on acquiring Google Cloud partners across APJ

Deloitte is on the acquisition hunt in search of Google Cloud partners across Australia, New Zealand and the wider Asia Pacific region.

DXC Technology builds up Salesforce strength with System Partners buy

​DXC Technology is building up its digital transformation and cloud-first approach through acquiring Salesforce platinum partner, System Partners in A/NZ

Deloitte builds up AWS capabilities with CloudTrek buy

​Deloitte has further strengthened its Amazon Web Services (AWS) play through the acquisition of Brisbane-based cloud specialists CloudTrek.

Adobe to acquire Marketo

Combination of Adobe Experience Cloud and Marketo Engagement Platform widens Adobe’s lead in customer experience across B2C and B2B.

Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff buys Time magazine

Another tech billionaire places ownership on an influential media brand after Jeff Bezos's acquisition of Washington Post in 2013.

TPG confirms merger discussions with Vodafone

TPG Telecom has confirmed that it is currently in discussions with Vodafone Hutchison Australia regarding a potential "merger of equals".

Software vendor SugarCRM has a new, single investor

Software vendor SugarCRM has revealed it has now a single investor, technology-focused private equity firm Accel-KKR (AKKR).

Dreamscape Networks acquires Singaporean business

Dreamscape Networks has announced plans to acquire Singapore’s for S$460,000.