San Francisco, US-based application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions provider Polarion Software Inc nabbed $10 million in a Series A funding round from Munich, Germany-based investment firm Siemens Venture Capital.
Austin, Texas-based solar microinverter provider SolarBridge Technologies closed $42 million in a funding round led by Constellation Technology Ventures to drive its expansion efforts across North America and Australia.
Massachusetts, US-based office supply retail chain Staples will shut down 225 stores across North America by 2015 to push its online business and cut costs amid huge revenue losses.
New York City, US-based music publisher Reservoir Media Management picked up the music catalogue of Ireland-based First State Media Group for an undisclosed amount to increase its list to 75,000 songs.
Bangalore, India-based outsourced engineering solutions provider Quest Global Engineering added Houston, US-based engineering firm Beeken TechQuest for an undisclosed sum to meet the engineering workforce demand in the oil & gas industry.
Tokyo, Japan-based electronics giant Sony surpassed its sales target for the PlayStation 4 by selling 5.3 million units worldwide just three months after the latest game console went on sale.
Petah Tikva, Israel-based ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd entered a deal to add Mountain View, US-based mobile workforce management firm Xora Inc for a cash consideration of around $14.7 million.
Sydney, Australia-based online travel booking service Rezdy pocketed $1 million in a recent funding round from both new and existing investors to establish a new office in San Francisco, US.
Sussex, Wisconsin-based commercial printing firm Quad/Graphics Inc bought Boston-based family-owned printing business UniGraphic Inc for an undisclosed amount as part of its expansion strategy via acquisitions.
Fresno, California-based agricultural startup OnFarm's growers integrated data platform gained global recognition when it competed in the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2013 and was included in the top six finalists.
Based on data gathered by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into Seoul, South Korea, reached $6 billion in 2013, an all-time high since the global financial crisis hit in 2008.
Charlottesville, Virginia-based wind power developer Apex Clean Energy Inc raised around $4.4 million in the latest stage of its $25-million equity funding round which started last year.
Texas, US-based oil and gas exploration and production services provider IronGate Energy Services acquired North Dakota-based firm Green Light Energy Services for an undisclosed amount.
Canada-based firm Enbridge Inc has announced an agreement to pour in $200 million in the Keechi Wind Project in Colorado, Texas, which is expected to be completed in early 2015.
Australia-based protective clothing manufacturer Ansell Ltd has completed the purchase of US-based firm BarrierSafe Solutions International in a deal valued at $615 million (A$692.29 million).
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