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IDreamSky Floats on NASDAQ to Raise $115 Million
/ August 8, 2014 12:18 pm
IDreamSky Floats on NASDAQ to Raise $115 Million

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Chinese mobile publisher iDreamSky has floated on the NASDAQ, raising $115 million and closing at $15.94 after opening at $15. 7.7 million American depositary shares were traded over the course of the day.” . Read More

Chinese Twitter Clone Weibo to Raise $285.6 Million In U.S. IPO
/ April 21, 2014 4:46 pm
Chinese Twitter Clone Weibo to Raise $285.6 Million In U.S. IPO

VentureBeat reports that Sina Weibo, a service similar to Twitter which is owned by Chinese online media company Sina, went public on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol of WB. The company will offer 16.8 million American depository shares for $17 each to raise $285.6 million of capital. . Read More

Rovi to Acquire Veveo
/ February 24, 2014 1:57 pm
Rovi to Acquire Veveo

Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), a global leader in entertainment discovery, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Veveo, Inc., a provider of intuitive and personalized entertainment discovery solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Rovi will pay approximately $62 million in net cash at the closing and up to $7 million in additional cash payments based on achievement of certain agreed-upon milestones. . Read More

Qualcomm Appoints Steve Mollenkopf as CEO
/ December 16, 2013 4:21 pm
Qualcomm Appoints Steve Mollenkopf as CEO

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a succession plan for executive management of the Company. Effective December 12, 2013, Steve Mollenkopf was promoted to Chief Executive Officer-elect of Qualcomm, and appointed to its Board of Directors. Read More

Website Builder Wix Raises $127 Million in IPO
/ November 7, 2013 5:06 pm
Website Builder Wix Raises $127 Million in IPO

VentureBeat reports that the online website builder Wix has raised $127 million through an IPO. The stock of this Tel Aviv-based firm, which debuted on the NASDAQ today, reached $17.50 before closing at $16.46. “It feels amazing. It’s a great day for Wix and I’m so grateful for our amazing team and the hard work that’s led to this day,” said Avishai Abraham, CEO and co-founder of the company. . Read More

Logitech Announces Conclusion of $250 Million Share Buyback Program
/ August 12, 2013 1:40 pm
Logitech Announces Conclusion of $250 Million Share Buyback Program

Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that on August 9, 2013, the Company’s $250 million share buyback program, initiated in August 2010, ended. Under the program, Logitech repurchased a total of 26,109,412 shares (13.63 percent of the initial share capital). Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to digital experiences. . Read More

Activision Blizzard Purchases Shares from Vivendi
/ July 26, 2013 11:38 am
Activision Blizzard Purchases Shares from Vivendi

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) (the “Company”), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that it reached an agreement under which it will acquire from Vivendi (Euronext Paris: VIV) approximately 429 million Company shares and certain tax attributes, in exchange for approximately $5.83 billion in cash, or $13.60 per share acquired before taking into account the future benefit from these tax attributes. Read More

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