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Naver to Acquire Storytelling Platform for 653.3 bln Won

Naver to Acquire Storytelling Platform for 653.3 bln Won

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s internet conglomerate Naver Corp. said Wednesday that it will acquire Canadian entertainment platform operator Wattpad Corp. in a stock transaction valued at 653.3 billion won (US$593.6 million). The Toronto-based storytelling platform provides stories through its flagship app. It is a community of more than 90 million people [...]

Sannam S4 Acquires Alumno, a Singapore-Based Education Consultancy, and Accelerates Global Expansion Strategy

Sannam S4 Acquires Alumno, a Singapore-Based Education Consultancy, and Accelerates Global Expansion Strategy

SINGAPORE, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Sannam S4, a leading international education services provider, announced today its acquisition of Alumno, a Singapore-based education consultancy offering strategic advice and implementation support to universities, education organizations and governments on marketing and branding, TNE, partnership development and student recruitment throughout the Asia region. “Acquiring Alumno is an important [...]

Philips to Expand its Leadership in Patient Care Management Solutions for the Hospital with the Acquisition of Capsule Technologies, Inc.

Philips to Expand its Leadership in Patient Care Management Solutions for the Hospital with the Acquisition of Capsule Technologies, Inc.

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations. Capsule’s Medical Device Information Platform – comprised of device [...]

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch Receives Regulatory Approval for Acquisition of Wavy

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch Receives Regulatory Approval for Acquisition of Wavy

Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, today announces that it has been granted regulatory approval for the acquisition of Wavy from the Superintendence-General of CADE, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica, which is the competition authority in Brazil. Closing of the transaction can [...]

Philips to Become a Global Leader in Patient Care Management Solutions for the Hospital and the Home Through the Acquisition of BioTelemetry, Inc.

Philips to Become a Global Leader in Patient Care Management Solutions for the Hospital and the Home Through the Acquisition of BioTelemetry, Inc.

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT), a leading U.S.-based provider of remote cardiac diagnostics and monitoring, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Pursuant to the agreement, Philips will commence a tender offer to [...]