Mergers And Acquisitions

Leadership

Forrester to acquire SiriusDecisions

Forrester has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiriusDecisions, a business-to-business research and advisory firm, for US$245 million in cash, subject to adjustment.

Digital Marketing

Fairfax shareholders vote for Nine takeover deal

Fairfax Media has played down reports former Domain Group CEO, Anthony Catalano, has made an alternative offer for the business as shareholders throw their support behind the proposed historic merger with Nine Entertainment Company.

Measurement & Analytics

Analysts question long-term impact of SAP's acquisition of Qualtrics

SAP’s US$8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics will help the enterprise software bolster its experience management credentials short term, but analysts are questioning the wider data integration play necessary for the vendor for long-term competitive edge.

Digital Marketing

RedBalloon acquires Adrenaline, flags global experiences acquisition agenda

RedBalloon parent company, Big Red Group (BRG), says its acquisition of extreme and adventure experiences aggregator, Adrenaline.com.au, will make it the third-largest experiences provider globally. And according to its co-founder and spokesperson, Naomi Simson, the acquisition is just the start of its plans to ensure Australian businesses successfully get a piece of the experiences pie against global competitors.

Digital Marketing

ACCC gives go-ahead for Nine-Fairfax merger

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the merger between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, even as it admits the deal is likely to reduce media competition.

Digital Marketing

ACCC approves acquisitions of Adshel and APN Outdoor Group

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given the green light to both oOh!media’s acquisition of Adshel, and JCDecaux SA's acquisition of APN Outdoor Groupin the out-of-home advertising sector, arguing the two do not lessen market competition.

Digital Marketing

JCDecaux buys APN for $1.12bn

Just a day after oOh!Media confirmed its acquisition of out-of-home advertising player, Adshel, for $570 million, JCDecaux has announced it will acquire ASX-listed APN Outdoor Group in a deal worth $1.12 billion.

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