Broadcom spends $18.9bn on CA Technologies

In what has been described as the weirdest acquisition to date, analysts say the deal will muddle the chipmaker's strategic focus.

Dell back on track

The company will buy the tracking stock of VMware in a cash and stock deal, ending a months-long review of its business.

Apple, Samsung find closure

The companies settle a seven-year patent dispute over allegations that Samsung violated Apple patents.

Verscend buys Cotiviti

The portfolio company of private equity firm Veritas Capital bought Cotiviti Holdings for $4.9 billion.

AT&T/Time Warner deal gets thumbs up

Jun 18, 2018

A federal judge rules AT&T can proceed with its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner without any conditions.

Still big spending on smartphones

Jun 11, 2018

South Africans bought 3.2 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2018, a 12.4% increase year-on-year.

KKR buys BMC

Jun 4, 2018

The acquisition, led by Bain Capital Private Equity and Golden Gate Capital, resulted in a deal worth $8.5 billion.

Sony pumps up the volume

May 28, 2018

The company bought EMI Music Publishing for $2.3 billion, becoming the world's largest music publisher.

Boost for African digital payments

May 21, 2018

A private investment firm spends $47.5 million on a stake in Kenyan digital payments firm Cellulant.

Vodafone Group takes Europe by storm

May 14, 2018

The company bought Liberty Global's assets in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania for $21.8 billion.

T-Mobile buys Sprint

May 7, 2018

The $26.5 billion acquisition will create a major competitor to AT&T.

Sky's the limit for Comcast

Apr 30, 2018

Comcast's proposed acquisition of Sky sees the company drop its support of a lower offer from Twenty-First Century Fox.