M&As

Go-Jek’s US$550mil funding a game-changer for Indonesia
Go-Jek’s US$500mil funding shows that the Indonesian market is strong enough to birth unicorns, writes Masyitha Baziad.
Telcos in cross-sector deals and M&As to address digitalisation
Customer behaviour and digital disruption are driving deal-making in the global telecommunications sector, according to EY’s 14th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer.
Digerati50: Making and losing a billion, at 37
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 Green Packet founder and webe chief exec CC Puan.
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.
Driven by data, Telkom aims to become ‘digital company’
Telkom, which posted a 45.1% surge in data, Internet, and IT services revenue to US$780mil in Q1 2016 versus Q1 2015, is committed to becoming a ‘digital company.’
SEA startup exits: M&As to overshadow IPOs
There will be a 500% increase in the number of M&As in SEA from 2015 to 2020, according to a report that Golden Gate Ventures has just released.  
Moxy dan Bilna merger
Ardent Capital dorong proses merger Siap ekspansi di kuartal III 2016   PERSAINGAN di industri e-commerce Indonesia akan semakin menarik tahun ini dengan bergabungnya dua e-commerce khusus produk wanita, Moxy dan Bilna menjadi MoxyBilna.  
Singapore’s 2C2P in partnership with London’s SafeCharge
Singaporean-based regional payments company 2C2P said it has teamed up with SafeCharge International Group Ltd, a London-based company specialising in payment technologies.
Digital media venture DealStreetAsia lands first round of funding
DealStreetAsia announced it has landed its first round of funding, an undisclosed amount from angel investor Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the Singapore Angel Network (SGAN), and others.
Analysis: Making sense of the Dell-EMC mega-merger
On Oct 12, Dell Inc made a whopping US$67 takeover bid for EMC Corp. Since then there has been a myriad of stories out. Edwin Yapp tries to make sense of it all.
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