Mergers and Acquisitions stories
Accenture acquires ANZ-based customer insights business
The move aims to strengthen Accenture Song's (formerly Accenture Interactive) ability to help clients tap data insights and performance marketing.
Blackpearl Group announces intention to list on the NZX
The company says that its proprietary private platform, the Pearl Engine, is the cornerstone of organic growth for both built and acquired technologies.
Nspire-d purchase brings Advantage to Wellington
Nspire is a networking consultancy firm predominantly addressing government and enterprise and has plied its trade since 2006.
PTC to acquire SaaS field service management provider ServiceMax
The $1.46 billion acquisition is expected to strengthen PTC's closed-loop product lifecycle management offerings.
PixelForce acquires Svelte Studios for branding offerings
PixelForce has acquired Svelte Studios, extending the company's reach by offering a range of creative, branding and design solutions across web and mobile applications.
Norton LifeLock now Gen Digital after Avast merger
Norton LifeLock has changed its name to Gen Digital Inc following the merger of NortonLifeLock and Avast.
Certn acquires InterCheck, expands background check technology
"In the competitive international hiring market, companies need a simplified screening process, so they don't miss out on top talent."
Aussie's Seisma Group acquires New Zealand's Fronde
Seisma and Fronde will continue servicing clients across New Zealand and Australia, with a forward focus on growing the Seisma Group's presence in New Zealand.
DDLS Group buys digital skills training provider for $19.1M
DDLS Group has completed the acquisition of Nexacu, Australia’s provider of instructor-led Microsoft Application training for end-users, in a deal worth A$19.1 million.
EY Oceania acquisition strengthens ServiceNow capabilities
Ernst & Young has acquired New Zealand-headquartered Red Moki, strengthening the transformation and ServiceNow capabilities of its Australian and New Zealand branches.
Qualys to acquire Blue Hexagon's AI/ML platform
AI/ML technology to transform Qualys' massive data lake into a powerful predictive analytics platform that performs real-time zero-day threat detection.
Accounting practice PKF sees a digital future with acquisition
Top 10 accounting firm PKF has acquired a software integration business to accelerate its digital practice.
Fujitsu ANZ acquires NZ cybersecurity company InPhySec
Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu ANZ are strengthening their security services capabilities with the acquisition of NZ cybersecurity company InPhySec.
MYOB acquires Flare, Australian SMEs to reap benefits
Flare will accelerate the delivery of the workplace financial services platform to help more SMEs reach their potential.
ConnectWise launches into fintech space with new Wise-Sync acquisition
The company has been a long-term partner in the ConnectWise channel ecosystem and will now play a crucial part in helping ConnectWise enter the automated payment service market.
Tesserent announces turnover is up 94%, while organic growth is up 26%
"We continue to drive the company's growth strategy, with a focus on organic growth through deeper and wider customer engagements and fostering innovation."
Lessons from selling my side hustle to MessageMedia
Selling a technology startup has been big learning experience and I thought I’d share some of the key takeaways for those who might go through a similar process.
Kofax acquires Ephesoft to build out IDP solutions
Kofax, backed by TA Associates and Clearlake Capital Group, has officially acquired Ephesoft, adding to Kofax’s IDP solutions.
Flashpoint acquires Echosec Systems, elevates OSINT capabilities
Flashpoint has acquired Echosec Systems, a provider of open-source intelligence and publicly available information.
Netskope acquires Infiot, delivers integrated SASE platform
Converged SASE platform provides AI-driven zero trust security and simplified, optimised connectivity to any network location or device, including IoT.
Macquarie Asset Management acquires stake in ST Telemedias VIRTUS Data Centres
"We will further strengthen VIRTUS' focus on sustainability by backing investment in its technology and enhancing the lifecycle management of its equipment."
Ernst & Young NZ acquires tech firm Q4 Associates
Effective from today, the Q4 Associates addition will impact significant areas of EY’s working operations, particularly in the financial sector.
TradeWindow closes deal to acquire Auckland company Rfider
TradeWindow has announced that its agreement to acquire the business and assets of Rfider Limited, an Auckland-based software company.
Fujitsu acquires ServiceNow specialist Enable Professional Services
Enable Professional Services will operate as a stand-alone Fujitsu company for the foreseeable future, under the continued leadership of Bruce Hara.