Valley Nordic

Valley Nordic S2 E18: Tech M&A

May 21, 2020 Chander Chawla / Arne Tonning Season 2 Episode 18
Valley Nordic
Valley Nordic S2 E18: Tech M&A
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Valley Nordic
Valley Nordic S2 E18: Tech M&A
May 21, 2020 Season 2 Episode 18
Chander Chawla / Arne Tonning

We discuss the reasons why companies do M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) and review the recent acquisitions in the tech space. Also, we talk about the M&A scene in 2020 vs 2019 and themes of 2020 acquisitions. Following are the acquisitions we analyze: 

1. Facebook buying Giphy 

2. Microsoft buying Affirmed Networks, Softmotive, and Metaswitch Networks

3. Apple buying NextVR 

4. Zoom buying Keybase 

5. Intel buying Moovit 

6. Verizon buying BlueJeans 


Show Notes

We discuss the reasons why companies do M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) and review the recent acquisitions in the tech space. Also, we talk about the M&A scene in 2020 vs 2019 and themes of 2020 acquisitions. Following are the acquisitions we analyze: 

1. Facebook buying Giphy 

2. Microsoft buying Affirmed Networks, Softmotive, and Metaswitch Networks

3. Apple buying NextVR 

4. Zoom buying Keybase 

5. Intel buying Moovit 

6. Verizon buying BlueJeans