Tech news site TechCrunch believes that Yahoo Inc's acquisition of natural language processing technology builder SkyPhrase is to improve its content delivery to its mobile audience.
Wipro Ltd announced today in a statement that it is set to acquire Opus Capital Markets Consultants LLC, a US-based mortgage services provider in order to expand its offerings to its financial services clients.
Switzerland bank UBS AG launched its EUR1.75 billion or USD2.4 billion bond buyback program, which will be applicable to subordinate and senior unsecured bonds in several European currencies.
US-based Akamai Technologies on Monday announced that it will acquire the world's largest and most trusted cyber security provider Prolexic Technologies for USD370 million. The deal is expected to close in spring of next year.
London-based private equity firm Montagu will be exiting from its Polish broadcast infrastructure firm Emitel. American investment firm Alinda Capital Partners reportedly agreed to buy Emitel in a deal that could be worth EUR840 million.
Malaysia-based Etiqa, the insurance unit of Maybank, is said to be thinking of bidding for Indonesian insurer Mega Life Asuransi Jiwa, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.
Japanese electronics company TDK Corporation on Monday said that its Thailand-based subsidiary Magnecomp Precision Technology will buy two HDD-related companies from American manufacturer Entrotech Inc.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today the government may purchase a stake in Qantas Airways to help the troubled carrier compete with better-financed rivals.
Indonesia's Information and Communication Technology Ministry has finally approved the acquisition of PT Axis Telekom Indonesia (Axis) by PT XL Axiata (EXCL) on November 28.
Wealthy businessman Johann Rupert of South Aftica has offered ZAR2.34 billion to purchase ElementOne, a company which owns a large stake in Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers, according to the Sunday Times.
Japan's Sumitomo Life Insurance Co said it would be acquiring a 40% stake in the life insurance unit of Bank Negara Indonesia in a deal worth JPY 36.2 billion or USD 354 million.
South Africa's industrial conglomerate has joined forces with unlisted drug firm Community Investment Holdings (CIH) to buy a stake in Adcock Ingram in a move that could derail Chilean company CFR Pharmaceutical's takeover bid, said a Business Day Live report.
China-based developer Guangzhou R&F Properties Co will be making its first acquisition abroad, paying USD 1.4 billion to the Sultan of Johor for six sites in Johor Bahru in Malaysia.
Sydney-based gold and copper mining exploration firm Elysium Resources Ltd has successfully completed its takeover offer for unlisted Burraga Copper Ltd in New South Wales.
ONGC Videsh Ltd, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's overseas arm, has bid for 3 out of 13 Sri Lankan oil and gas blocks in the Mannar basin.