Acquisitions

BlackBerry expects an AtHoc boost to its turnaround
Loss-making BlackBerry Ltd is expecting its recently-announced acquisition of crisis communications solution provider AtHoc Ltd to play a significant role in its return to profitability, Goh Thean Eu reports from the BlackBerry Security Summit in New York.
GlobalRoam subsidiary GNum invests US$1.5mil in big data startup aSpecial Media
Telecommunication services provider GlobalRoam Group Ltd said it has invested S$2 million (US$1.5 million), through its subsidiary GNum Pte Ltd, for a “significant minority stake” in Singapore-based big data analytics startup aSpecial Media.
Singapore fintech startup ApexPeak acquires Netherlands-based Asyx
Singapore-headquartered fintech (financial services technology) startup ApexPeak said it has acquired Netherlands-based supply chain finance and collaboration solutions provider Asyx. Acquisition terms were not disclosed.
Malaysia’s Exabytes acquires Singapore hosting company Signetique
KL-based webhosting and e-commerce solutions provider Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd has announced its 100% acquisition of Signetique IT Pte Ltd, its second in the city-state. Financial terms were not disclosed.
PropertyGuru acquires ePropertyTrack for undisclosed sum
PropertyGuru Group announced it has acquired ePropertyTrack, a new project sales and marketing company, for an undisclosed amount.
Sizmek appoints Ryan Murray to lead APAC media solutions team
Sizmek said it has appointed Ryan Murray to lead its Vantage Media Solutions team across Asia Pacific. Murray was formerly from StrikeAd, a mobile advertising demand-side platform (SDP) company which Sizmek recently acquired.
Ricoh Malaysia acquires managed services provider Nassion Systems
Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd said it has completed its acquisition of Nassion Systems (M) Sdn Bhd, an ICT managed services and telecommunications solutions provider. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Moving the goalposts: How exits are changing across SEA
Most exit activity in the region will continue to be acquisitions and not public listings, but we have reached an inflection point, writes Justin Hall.
Zebra Technologies names Ryan Goh Asia Pacific VP and GM
Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced the appointment of Ryan Goh as the new vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific.
Ensogo raises additional US$7.6mil from HK-based Ward Ferry
ASX-listed Ensogo Ltd said it has entered into an agreement with WF Asian Reconnaissance Fund Limited (Ward Ferry, a fund managed by Ward Ferry Management) for the placement of 58,823,530 new Ensogo shares to Ward Ferry at a price of 17 Australian cents (US 13 cents) per share.
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