An archive of past spotlight issues.

The martinwolf team tracks noteworthy mergers and acquisitions, and offers
commentary on issues that impact our industry.

29 Oct 2018

IBM Acquires Red Hat

In a surprise development yesterday, IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) announced that the two companies had reached a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash...

09 Oct 2018

SoftwareONE Acquires COMPAREX

Software management company SoftwareONE announced today it has reached an agreement to acquire IT service provider COMPAREX, purchasing 100 percent of shares in the company...

01 Oct 2018

Computacenter Acquires FusionStorm

European solution provider giant Computacenter plc (LON:CCC) announced today it has acquired San Francisco-based IT solution provider FusionStorm for a total of up to $135M. An initial cash consideration of $70M was paid upon completion of the acquisition...

17 Sep 2018

Tailwind Capital Acquires Core BTS

Middle market private equity firm Tailwind Capital announced today its acquisition of Core BTS, a technology consulting firm focused on networking, collaboration, security and data center solutions. According to the press release, Paul...

02 Aug 2018

HP to Acquire Apogee for $500M

HP (NYSE: HPQ) announced yesterday its definitive agreement to acquire UK-based managed print services provider Apogee Corporation for £380M, or ~$500M. As part of the agreement, Apogee will operate as an independent subsidiary of HP...