Acquisition articles

QVC is buying e-commerce site Zulily for $2.4 billion

Liberty Interactive, parent company of television shopping specialist QVC, has agreed to acquire e-commerce company Zulily for $2.4 billion, or $18.75 per share. That price represents a 49 percent premium over the $12.57 shares were trading at last Friday.

Ouya has been officially acquired by Razer

Ouya was a Kickstarter darling back in 2012, raising over $8 million during their funding period, but when the Android based micro console became a reality it never made the splash that people were expecting. Now it looks like Ouya's…

Verizon diversifies as $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL is complete

Verizon has completed its $4.4 billion acquisition of Internet pioneer AOL. Deals of this magnitude typically take several months to finalize and are often hamstrung (and even derailed) by regulators but that certainly wasn’t the case here considering the acquisition…

Intel acquires FPGA-maker Altera for $16.7 billion

Intel has announced that they are acquiring FPGA-maker Altera in a $16.7 billion all-cash deal. The boards of both companies have signed off on the acquisition, and Intel expects the deal to close in six to nine months' time.