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Digital media company Technicolor explores options including sale: sources

Nov 16 2018

LONDON/NEW YORK Technicolor SA has been exploring options that include a full or partial sale of the French digital media company, as its set-top box business struggles because of higher prices for memory chips, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia's PIF eyes stake in U.S. movie studio Legendary - sources

Nov 14 2018

NEW YORK/DUBAI Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund PIF is exploring the acquisition of up to a $700 million stake in Legendary Entertainment, the U.S. movie studio behind films such as "Jurassic World" and "Interstellar", according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Dell taps banks to raise more cash for tracking stock offer - sources

Nov 13 2018

Dell Technologies Inc is working with investment banks to add more cash to a $21.7 billion offer to buy back a "tracking stock" tied to its software company VMware Inc as it nears a deal with investors, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

EXCLUSIVE-Dell taps banks to raise more cash for tracking stock offer -sources

Nov 13 2018

Nov 13 Dell Technologies Inc is working with investment banks to add more cash to a $21.7 billion offer to buy back a "tracking stock" tied to its software company VMware Inc following investor opposition, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Nuance Communications nears sale of imaging division: sources

Nov 11 2018

NEW YORK Speech-recognition software provider Nuance Communications Inc is nearing a deal to sell its imaging division to Kofax, a company owned by private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC, for about $500 million, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Exclusive: Headset-maker Plantronics explores potential sale - sources

Nov 08 2018

Plantronics Inc , a U.S. manufacturer of Bluetooth earpieces and gaming headsets, is exploring options that include a potential sale of the company after attracting takeover interest, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Telecom gear maker CommScope to buy Arris in $7.4 billion deal

Nov 08 2018

U.S. telecom equipment maker CommScope Holding said on Thursday it would buy set-top box maker Arris International Plc in a $7.4 billion deal to bulk up its business ahead of the global roll-out of 5G.

Exclusive: Buyout firm Thoma Bravo approaches Symantec about acquisition - sources

Nov 06 2018

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC has approached Symantec Corp to express interest in acquiring the Norton antivirus software maker, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-EXCLUSIVE-Buyout firm Thoma Bravo approaches Symantec about acquisition -sources

Nov 06 2018

Nov 6 Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has approached Symantec Corp to express interest in acquiring the Norton antivirus software maker, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

EXCLUSIVE-Buyout firm Thoma Bravo approaches Symantec about acquisition -sources

Nov 06 2018

Nov 6 Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has approached Symantec Corp to express interest in acquiring the Norton antivirus software maker, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

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