Mergers And Acquisition

CoStar holds on to Homesnap in $250m deal
The real estate data provider has agreed to buy property engine developer Homesnap for $250m in cash following $32m from investors including AH Belo.
Metromile makes tracks to reverse merger
The Mitsui, China Pacific, AmTrust, Tokio Marine and Intact Financial-backed automotive insurer is teaming with Insu Acquisition Corp. II to form a business with a $1.3bn valuation.
Butterfly Network lands on reverse merger
The Fosun-backed ultrasound scanner provider will take Longview Acquisition Corp's NYSE spot, with the combined company to be valued at $1.5bn.
Iugo to go to Embracer Group
Gree is set to exit Iugo Mobile Entertainment after buying a minority stake in the Walking Dead game developer eight years ago.
IBM initiates Instana acquisition
The app management platform developer has raised $57m from investors including its former parent company, Codecentric.
Arrival plugs into reverse merger deal
Hyundai, Kia and UPS will retain stakes in the electric vehicle developer, which is merging with publicly-listed CIIG Merger Corp at a $5.4bn combined valuation.
Thinking Capital absorbs Ario
Purpose Financial has bought portfolio company Ario through subsidiary Thinking Capital Financial having backed the enterprise financing software producer in 2018.
Barracuda barricades Fyde in acquisition deal
Wells Fargo Ventures has exited zero-access security tool developer Fyde, which had raised at least $5.3m in funding.

Other News

Nuuve charges on to Nasdaq in reverse merger
Toyota and EDF-backed Nuvve, a developer of electric vehicle charging technology, is merging with Newborn Acquisition Corp to form a $202m business.
Pkware picks up Dataguise
Samsung Next's data security portfolio company Dataguise has been acquired after raising moe than $20m in funding since 2007.
Snap grabs in $70m acquisition
The voice analytics software provider has reportedly been bought by Snap after raising about $6m from investors including American Express Ventures.
Brown & Brown gives CoverHound a home
The acquisition of insurance marketplace CoverHound comes after $112m in funding from investors including Hiscox, Chubb, MS&AD, Aflac Ventures, Ace Group and American Family Ventures.
Adobe to administer $1.5bn Workfront acquisition
Susquehanna International Group is set to exit the marketing collaboration software developer having invested just over a year ago.
ShopKeep reaches Lightspeed in $440m deal
First Data and Salesforce Ventures are set to exit the digital commerce technology provider after it agreed to be purchased for $440m in cash and stock.

Editor's Picks

Merck & Co marks $2.75bn VelosBio purchase
Takeda Ventures and Chiesi Ventures are set to exit the cancer drug developer through the deal, which came after just over $200m in funding.
Desktop Metal irons out $2.5bn reverse merger
Desktop Metal, backed by a large consortium of corporates, will merge with special purpose acquisition company Trine to list on the NYSE at a $2.5bn valuation.
Letgo links to OfferUp in merger deal
Naspers subsidiary OLX Group led a $120m round for the e-commerce app developers, which have agreed to merge, and will own 40% of the combined entity.
Visa to pay $5.3bn for Plaid
Visa is buying Plaid four months after investing in it, at a price that doubles the financial data technology provider's 2018 valuation.
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