Acquisitions

Patrick Grove’s ‘beautiful thing’ fires up MDEC’s GAIN
A steller panel of MDEC GAIN companies discuss how to grow faster and go global with Karamjit Singh in the front row absorbing it in.
The making of a South-East Asian icon
When Malaysian online payment systems provider iPay88 was acquired by Japan’s NTT Data Corp, no-one was more surprised than cofounder Chong Lee Kean.
Buoyed by Lovestruck acquisition, DateTix puts its arms around the world
HK-based DateTix focuses on face-to-face interactions, and believes it is now ready to take on the world, including South-East Asia.
What does Yahoo! bring to Verizon?
Edwin Yapp takes a lot look at what the much-talked about buyout of Yahoo! by Verizon Communications means to both companies.
Digerati50: The ‘behind-the-scenes’ entrepreneur
DNA continues its weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. This week, we look at the power behind the iPay88 throne!
What’s Next 2016: From a small town, the entrepreneur-turned-investor
Leslie Loh, who made his tech fortune in Singapore with a US$89mil exit in 2006 and now runs Red Dot Ventures, is the latest entrepreneur to join What’s Next 2016.
Pos Logistics’ digital transformation: You will not believe some of its issues
Pos Logistics has begun an extensive digital transformation exercise in the runup to a 2020 IPO, and you wouldn’t believe some of the issues CEO Yan Hendry Jauwena has had to deal with.
So, honestly: Does buying LinkedIn make sense (or cents) for Microsoft?
So Microsoft is buying LinkedIn in for a whopping US$26bil! Most analysts are sceptical because of the pricetag and Microsoft’s poor M&A track record, but others are seeing a surprising synergy there.
Singapore’s Y3 Technologies acquires Ascentis, part of transformation
Singapore-headquartered supply chain management solutions provider Y3 Technologies has acquired Ascentis, also from Singapore, which specialises  in CRM, e-commerce and business intelligence.
OneSecure acquired by EvvoLabs, rebranded into Evvo Cybersecurity
Singapore-based cloud, mobile and media solutions provider Evvo Labs has acquired OneSecure Asia Pte Ltd, which specialises in DDoS mitigation solutions.
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