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National Energy Services Reunited Corp. to Acquire Gulf Energy SAOC and National Petroleum Services

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. to Acquire Gulf Energy SAOC and National Petroleum Services

HOUSTON, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (“NESR”) (NASDAQ:NESR) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to combine with Gulf Energy SAOC (“GES”) and National Petroleum Services (“NPS”) for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $1.1 billion, or 5.4x the Company’s estimated 2018 EBITDA. GES and NPS (collectively the [...]

Elastic Acquires SaaS Site Search Leader Swiftype

Elastic Acquires SaaS Site Search Leader Swiftype

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch, and the Elastic Stack, the most widely-used collection of open source products for solving mission-critical use cases like search, logging, and analytics, today announced that it has acquired Swiftype, a San Francisco-based startup founded in 2012 and backed [...]

Fluidra and Zodiac Announce Merger to Create a Global Leader in the Pool Industry

Fluidra and Zodiac Announce Merger to Create a Global Leader in the Pool Industry

BARCELONA, Spain and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Fluidra S.A. (BME:FDR), a Spanish listed multinational group serving the residential and commercial pool and wellness sector, and Zodiac Pool Solutions (“Zodiac”), a global manufacturer of residential pool equipment and connected pool solutions, have agreed to merge. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/06e7912f-aba7-4fa9-9241-b4d0e8ca968f [...]

Constellation Brands to Acquire Minority Stake in Canopy Growth Corporation

Constellation Brands to Acquire Minority Stake in Canopy Growth Corporation

VICTOR, N.Y., Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) (NYSE:STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Ontario, Canada-based Canopy Growth Corporation, a well-respected public company and leading provider of medicinal cannabis products. This investment and relationship is consistent with Constellation Brands’ [...]

First Quantitative M&A Brand Study of S&P Global 100 Shows 74 percent Rebrand Post-acquisition; Sector, Deal Size, and Appetite Key Factors

First Quantitative M&A Brand Study of S&P Global 100 Shows 74 percent Rebrand Post-acquisition; Sector, Deal Size, and Appetite Key Factors

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — In 2015 and 2016, mergers and acquisitions accounted for more than $8 trillion of business value. But while extensive due diligence and planning is given to financials and other factors during the deal-making process, brand strategy considerations are often overlooked or only evaluated post-M&A. This is due, in [...]

Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion

Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion

FALLS CHURCH Va. and DULLES, Va., Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), a leading global security company, and Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $7.8 billion in [...]

SDC Technologies Integration of LTI Coating Technologies

SDC Technologies Integration of LTI Coating Technologies

IRVINE, Calif., Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SDC Technologies, Inc. (SDC), the recognized global leader in premium, high performance abrasion resistant coating solutions today announced the completed acquisition and merger with LTI Coating Technologies, LLC (LTI) a leader of UV-cure coating technologies.  Together these companies offer innovative, premium abrasion, scratch, and chemical resistant coatings for thermal [...]