Posts tagged: Bloomberg

Broadcom in talks to buy VMWare for over $50 billion, reveal Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal

Monday, 23 May 2022, 8:52 am

A big deal story broke yesterday evening in the US - Broadcom, the US-listed chipmaker, is said to be in talks to buy VMWare, a cloud computing company.

Well, that's according to reports at Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal, which seem to suggest talks about a cash and stock deal are "advanced".

Below are the links to their pieces:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Ontex said to ... - Part 5

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 5:16 pm

The Bloomberg follow ups appear to be arriving on a daily, if not hourly, basis at the moment.

Now, Betaville's arch rivals have published a fresh follow up to little old Betaville's intelligence alert about Ontex ( earlier this year...


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Silicon Motion Technology Corporation said to ... - Part 3

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 7:58 am

I see arch rivals at Bloomberg have published another follow up to little old Betaville's UNCOOKED ALERT about Silicon Motion Technology Corporation.

Now hacks at Bloomie are suggesting MaxLinear Inc, a US-listed hardware business, is in talks to buy Silicon Motion Technology Corporation.

Below are the links to the Bloomie "scoop" in case you missed it and Betaville's UNCOOKED ALERT:..


Temenos said to have received fresh takeover approach from Thoma Bravo, reveals Bloomberg

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 10:01 pm

Deal hacks at Bloomberg are back on it, pumping out M&A scoops galore over the last few weeks.

The latest tale from the arch rivals at the financial behemoth is about longstanding takeover target Temenos, the Switzerland-listed banking software company.

According to Bloomie, Thoma Bravo has rekindled its interest in Temenos and "expressed an interest" in buying the company via talks...


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Silicon Motion Technology Corporation said to ... - Part 2

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 8:03 am

It would appear arch rivals at Bloomberg have followed up another Betaville Intelligence alert.

Yesterday, Bloomie reported Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, the US-listed semi conductor group, has appointed advisers to carry out a sale after receiving approaches from potential acquirers. Below is the link:..


Bain Capital said to be circling Solutions 30 with takeover bid, reveals Bloomberg

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 10:29 pm

Bain Capital, the private equity firm founded by former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is "weighing a deal" for Solutions 30.

Well, that's according to Bloomberg hacks, who this evening revealed that the buy-out firm has been speaking with advisers about the potential investment in the embatted European technology services company, which been targeted by some the short seller types amid some very fruity allegations...


easyJet boss says airline doesn't "need acquisition or partner", according to Bloomberg

Monday, 4 April 2022, 9:33 am

There was an odd headline story floating about on Bloomberg last week about easyJet, the London-listed budget airline that last September received a merger approach from Wizz Air.

Johan Lundgren, the boss of easyJet, was quoted on the record as saying easyJet "doesn't need an acquisition or partner".

But who said easyJet does need an acquisition or partner?..


Cisco said to have approached Splunk with $20 billion takeover bid, reveals the Wall Street Journal

Saturday, 12 February 2022, 10:07 am

The venerable Wall Street Journal's deals team dug out a corking scoop late on Friday night about technology giant Cisco making a $20 billion approach for the wonderfully named Splunk, the US-listed software business. Below is the link: