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AT&T's DirecTV purchase: Get ready for the fallout

The logic behind AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV needs time to sink in, but in the meantime the merger dance between Sprint and T-Mobile, Echostar and others is about to become more interesting.

May 19, 2014

Chinese firms ink bigger M&A deals

Chinese companies signed 98 merger-and-acquisition deals overseas in the first half of 2013, clocking up US$35.3 billion. Mega deals worth over US$1 billion accounted for 13 percent of overall activities.

October 17, 2013 by

Cloud vendors chasing cheap capital

Expect a flood of cheap capital (and investment bankers) coming to all kinds of tech companies. Some of this capital will go to funding acquisitions, but will cheap, abundant capital cause valuations of acquired firms to soar beyond fundamentals?

June 13, 2013

NEC sells Nextep to AAPT

Telecom NZ's Australian infrastructure subsidiary AAPT will pick up DSL provider Nextep, the company has announced.

November 13, 2012

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