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SAP to acquire digital adoption platform WalkMe for $1.5B

TechCrunch: M&A

SAP sees WalkMe's focus on automating contextual, in-app support as bringing value to its own enterprise customers. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Navigating Culture in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Strategic Approach

JD Supra: Mergers

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are often perceived as primarily financial transactions. However, the real success of these endeavors usually hinges on a less tangible but equally crucial factor: organizational culture. In the landscape of M&A, the traditional focus on financial synergies and operational efficiencies can overshadow the importance of cultural alignment.

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Time is on my Side

H. Friedman Search

For all of us old rockers, this title may ring a bell. And for those too young to remember Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, this is one of their most well-known songs and I’ll bet you’ve heard it referenced somewhere. My wife and I recently had the pleasure of watching this 78-year-old rocker strut his stuff on stage in Seattle. He had all of us old geezers on our feet and moving like we were teenagers again.

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Nathan Lenahan Discusses Hiring Operators for Small Businesses

How2Exit

E218: Nathan Lenahan Discusses Hiring Operators for Small Businesses - Watch Here About the Guest(s): Nathan Lenahan is an experienced entrepreneur and former military professional. After serving in the army for six years, including multiple tours in Iraq, Nathan pursued a career in real estate investing and obtained an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Robinhood acquires global crypto exchange Bitstamp for $200M

TechCrunch: M&A

Stock-trading app Robinhood is diving deeper into the cryptocurrency realm with the acquisition of crypto exchange Bitstamp. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Don’t Miss Your Next Opportunity Because of First Impressions

H. Friedman Search

This week, as I sail the high seas on vacation, I was contemplating different scenarios that have occurred over the year where people, and now even my daughter, have or would potentially lost out on great opportunities because of first impressions. First impressions are ones that you should be aware of and even cognizant of, but they should only be that: a first impression.

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Unlocking True Business Value: Strategies and Insights for Mid-Market Sales w/ Trever Acers

How2Exit

E219: Unlocking True Business Value: Strategies and Insights for Mid-Market Sales w/ Trever Acers - Watch Here About the Guest(s): Trever Acers is an investment banking and valuation expert with over two decades of experience in the industry. He is part of Objective Investment Banking and Valuation, where he has been a key player for 15 years. Acers’ career began in strategy consulting, leading him through roles in technology, private equity, and ultimately landing him in investment bankin

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Disclosure Schedules: What Are They All About?

Deal Lawyers

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I was drawn to cases addressing M&A disclosure schedules, and that probably resulted in some perverse way from how much I hated working on them when I was a junior associate.

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Wiley Consumer Protection Download (June 4, 2024)

JD Supra: Mergers

Welcome to Wiley’s update on recent developments and what’s next in consumer protection at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In this newsletter, we analyze recent regulatory announcements, recap select enforcement actions, and preview upcoming deadlines and events. We also include links to our articles, blogs, and webinars with more analysis in these areas.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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U.S. Clears Way for Antitrust Inquiries of Nvidia, Microsoft and OpenAI

The New York Times: Mergers, Acquisitions and Dive

The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to divide responsibility for investigating three major players in the artificial intelligence industry.

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Detroit Nonprofit CFO Accused of Stealing $40 Million

The New York Times: Banking

Prosecutors said the financial chief of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy used the group’s funds for personal purchases from Louis Vuitton and a diamond dealer.

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Non-Competes: Implications of FTC’s New Rule for M&A

Deal Lawyers

The FTC’s final rule on non-competes contains a sale of business exception that’s not as restrictive as originally proposed, but as this Mintz memo discusses, there’s still plenty for buyers to think about as they attempt to navigate the rule in M&A transactions.

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The Importance of Having a National Security Strategy

JD Supra: Mergers

The United States and an increasing number of other countries are evaluating the impact of foreign investment on their countries’ national security posture. Generally, foreign investment regulatory regimes allow regulators to approve transactions, block transactions or place conditions on the approval, including divesture of foreign financial interests, data protection controls, and other restrictions that attempt to prevent the exfiltration of intellectual property, confidential or sensitive.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Ron Baron says he can't put a top on how much money Tesla will make him because of robotics future

CNBC: Investing

Ron Baron, longtime Tesla champion, believes the electric vehicle's robotics business will be hugely profitable and it's not yet priced in the stock.

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European Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2019

The New York Times: Banking

The reduction comes as inflation in the eurozone cools, prompting the E.C.B. to move before the Federal Reserve in the United States, where rates remain high.

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M&A Disclosure: Del. Chancery Says Materiality Standard Doesn’t Vary

Deal Lawyers

Last week, in Firefighters’ Pension System v. Foundation Building Materials, (Del. Ch.; 5/31), the Chancery Court addressed a variety of claims arising out of the 2020 sale of Foundation Building Materials to a private equity firm.

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Recent Ruling Shows Healthcare Private Equity Firms a Path Through the New Antitrust Era

JD Supra: Mergers

Private equity sponsors can exhale: A federal court recently stopped the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) antitrust action that targeted private equity sponsor Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe for the healthcare "roll-up" strategy of its anesthesia practice management portfolio company. The case, Federal Trade Commission v. U.S. Anesthesia Partners, Inc. et al., might prove to be….

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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A small bitcoin allocation makes sense regardless of your thesis on the cryptocurrency, says Fidelity

CNBC: Investing

"A non-zero position in something like bitcoin could make sense for a lot of clients," said an executive from Fidelity Digital Assets.

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Collectors Line Up in London as King Charles Bank Notes Are Released

The New York Times: Banking

A steady stream of people lined up at the Bank of England on Wednesday to get what they hoped would be collector’s items: the first bank notes featuring the portrait of King Charles III.

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RWI: Pro-Insured Emerging Trends

Deal Lawyers

Recent data suggests that the use of Rep & Warranty Insurance may have plateaued, but this Cooley M&A blog says that market development has led to some news for purchasers of RWI.

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The FTC and DOJ Enlist the Public in Latest Attack on Serial Acquisition Strategies

JD Supra: Mergers

On May 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) Antitrust Division announced a Request for Information (“RFI”) seeking information from the public to “identify serial acquisitions and roll-up strategies throughout the economy that have led to consolidation that has harmed competition.”.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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Types of Synergies achieved through M&A

Benchmark International

Synergies are achieved by combining two companies to improve overall performance, create scale, lower costs, and eliminate redundancies. We recently shared an article covering the many possible cost synergy benefits of mergers and acquisitions, but it’s important to remember that cost synergies differ from revenue and financial synergies. Let’s delve into the differences between the latter two.

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Office Buildings’ Losses Are Growing, With More Pain to Come

The New York Times: Banking

The distress in commercial real estate is growing as some office buildings sell for much lower prices than just a few years ago.

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Nuclear energy back in favor with coming AI data center demand surge. Citi sees two stocks to play it

CNBC: Investing

Data center demand will drive efforts to increase utilization of the U.S. nuclear fleet with Duke Energy and Southern Company poised to benefit, Citi said.

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French Supreme Court Extends Transfer of Criminal Liability During Merger by Absorption to All Company Types

JD Supra: Mergers

The criminal liability of the absorbed company is transferred to the absorbing company, regardless of the corporate form of the company involved in the merger by absorption. In a ruling handed down on May 22, 2024, 1 the Criminal Division of the French Supreme continued the jurisprudential work it had begun in 2020 and extended the transfer of criminal liability from the absorbed company to the absorbing company to all corporate forms, beyond the French sociétés anonymes initially concerned.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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BlackRock and Citadel Securities back new Texas-based challenger exchange

The TRADE

BlackRock and Citadel Securities have moved to support a new Texas-based contender exchange headquartered in Dallas. Designed to rival the likes of incumbent exchanges Nasdaq and NYSE in the US, Texas Stock Exchange (TXSE) has raised $120 million from around a dozen investors including BlackRock and Citadel Securities in a funding round closed in May.

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Japan Runs on Vending Machines. It’s About to Break Millions of Them.

The New York Times: Banking

New yen notes set to be introduced this summer won’t be compatible with many machines that businesses like ramen shops rely on.

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Securely Connect Everything Everywhere with a Unified SASE Platform

Cisco: M&A

We rely on connections with everyone and everything. But secure networking can be challenging in a distributed world of people, places, and things across premises to the cloud, which can ultimately impact the user experience. Learn what Cisco is doing to help customers securely connect everything everywhere through the latest enhancements to our SASE solution.