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Rise of OTT Players Spurs Media M&As in S. Korea

Rise of OTT Players Spurs Media M&As in S. Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — If the rise of global content streaming services like YouTube and Netflix have taught any lessons to those in the Korean media industry, one thing is for sure: You have to become big to survive. An explosive growth in demand for over-the-top (OTT) content in the world’s most-connected country [...]

Province Brands of Canada Announces Proposed Reverse Takeover of Colson Capital Corporation

Province Brands of Canada Announces Proposed Reverse Takeover of Colson Capital Corporation

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Colson Capital Corp. (“Colson” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: COLS.P) and Honest Inc., dba Province Brands of Canada (“Province Brands”), are pleased to announce that they have entered into an amended and restated arrangement agreement dated September 17, 2018 (the “Arrangement Agreement”) in respect of their proposed business combination [...]

Williams Scotsman to Acquire ModSpace

Williams Scotsman to Acquire ModSpace

BALTIMORE, Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — WillScot Corporation (NASDAQ:WSC) (“Williams Scotsman”) the leading specialty rental services provider of innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Modular Space Holdings, Inc. (“MS Holdings”), the parent holding company of Modular Space Corporation (d/b/a [...]

Big Wave of M&A Activity in South Korean IT Industry

Big Wave of M&A Activity in South Korean IT Industry

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Mergers and acquisitions are heating up in South Korea’s information technology industry this year. With the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the horizon, IT industry leaders like Kakao and SKT are poised to expand their presence by merging with companies in the content industry. According to industry sources, Kakao recently issued [...]

OmniComm Systems Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Certain Assets of Algorithm and its Subsidiary Algorics

OmniComm Systems Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Certain Assets of Algorithm and its Subsidiary Algorics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCQX:OMCM), a leading global provider of clinical data management technology, and Algorithm, Inc. and its subsidiaries Algorics Ltd. and Algorithm Informatics Pvt. Ltd. (collectively, “Algorics”), have signed a letter of intent (“LOI”), under which OmniComm will acquire certain assets and assume certain liabilities of [...]