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May 1st,2017

Savara Gets $15M In Debt Funding From SVB

Austin-based pharmaceuticals developer Savara announced this morning that it has entered into a $15M, loan agreement with Silicon Valley Bank. According to the company, the agreement provides for $15M in a debt facility, with $7.5M immediat...

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April 4th,2017

Patient Accounts Services, The Sirrus Group In merger

Houston-based Patient Accounts Services, which provides revenue cycle management to hospitals, and The Sirrus Group, a provider of insurance reimbursement services, have merged, and created a new company called Acclara, the two said this mo...

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March 20th,2017

Tk20, Taskstream In Merger

Austin-based Tk20, a provider of software used for higher education assessment and accreditation, has merged with New Yor-based Taskstream, the two announced this morning. Financial details of the merger were not announced. Tk20 was founded...

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February 13th,2017

E2open Merges With Steelwedge

Austin-based supply chain network operator E2open said this morning that it has merged with Steelwedge, a developer of sales and operations planning software. Financial details of the merger were not announced. Steelwedge was based in Pleas...

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February 2nd,2017

RxWiki Merges With TeleManager

Austin-based RxWiki, which develops online communications and information software for pharmacists, has merged with New Jersey-based TeleManager Technologies. Financial details of the merger were not announced. The two announced they have r...

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December 12th,2016

4DSP Acquired By Abaco Systems

Austin-based 4DSP, a developer of high speed digital signal processing and data acquisition products, has been acquired by Abaco Systems, in a deal advised by Austin-based merger and acquisition advisory firm Navidar. The deal had been anno...

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December 2nd,2016

FMC Technologies, Technip Get Brazilian Antitrust Clearance

Houston-based undersea oil and gas technology developer FMC Technologies and French company Technip announced late Thursday that the two have received Brazilian antitrust clearance for their merger. The two had announced in May that they wo...

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September 9th,2016

Report: Dell Set To Cut 2,000 Jobs After EMC Merger

A report, from Bloomberg, says that Round Rock-based Dell Technologies plans to cut at least 2,000 jobs, and as many as 3,000 jobs, after acquiring EMC. Dell and EMC--which completed their long awaited merger on Wednesday--now have a total ...

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September 7th,2016

Dell, EMC Merger Completes, Now The World's Biggest Private Tech Company

Austin-based Dell Technologies announced this morning that it has completed its acquisition of EMC, creating what it says is now the world's largest, private tech company. Dell Technologies said it now has a combined $74 billion in revenues...

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September 2nd,2016

Dell, EMC Merger On Track To Close Next Wednesday

Round Rock-based Dell and Massachusetts-based EMC said that the two are on track for closing their $67 billion merger on Wednesday, September 7th. The two said the closing date comes after it received regulatory approval from China's Minist...

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June 23rd,2016

Denali Holdings Gets $3.25 Billion In Debt Offering

Round Rock-based Denali Holdings, the parent company of Dell, said on Wednesday that it has raised $3.25 billion in a private offering of Senior Notes, related to its upcoming acquisition of EMC. Deanli issued $1.625 billion in 5.875 percen...

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May 3rd,2016

Dell, EMC To Shift Branding After Acquisition

Round Rock-based Dell and enterprise storage developer EMC unveiled their new branding plans, as the two close their merger. According to the two, they will rename their combined company Dell Technologies, and use the name Dell EMC for thei...

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February 29th,2016

Dell, EMC Get Clearance From EU For Merger

Round Rock-based Dell and Massachusetts-based EMC said this morning that they have received unconditional clearance for the acquisition of EMC by Dell, from the European Commission (EC). The two said that it continues to expect its transact...

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February 24th,2016

Dell, EMC Get Nod On Merger From Feds

Round Rock-based Dell and data storage giant EMC said Tuesday that the companies have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, on its proposed merger, after the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino ...

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October 8th,2015

Dell In Talks To Acquire EMC, Say Reports

Round Rock-based Dell is in talks to acquire data storage and software developer EMC, according to reports Wednesday evening. Dell--which already sells a wide range of products from EMC, and is one EMC's biggest resellers--is reportedly set...

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July 23rd,2015

Imagine Communications Names Marketing Head

Dallas-based Imagine Communications, which develops technology used in the video and advertising industry, said it has named Ramnik Kamo as its Chief Marketing Officer. The company said Kamo has more than 20 years of experience in the techn...

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April 2nd,2015

Phoenix Health Systems Merges With Medsphere Systems

Dallas-based Phoenix Health Systems and Medsphere Systems Corporation, both of which provide healthcare IT consulting, said that the two companies have merged. Phoenix Health Systems, which is based in Richardson, provides outsourced healt...

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March 9th,2015

Digital Turbine Merges With Appia

Austin-based Digital Turbine, a developer of application management tools used by mobile operators, said today that it has merged with Appia, a provider of mobile user acquisition services. Digital Turbine said that the stock-for-stock merg...

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January 2nd,2015

TriQuint, RFMD Complete Merger, Become Qorvo

TriQuint Semiconductor and RF Micro Devices said today that they have completed the merger of the two companies, and have renamed the combined company as Qorvo. The new company has a major location in Richardson, which was previously part o...

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September 24th,2014

Magnitude Software Raises $100M

Austin-based Magnitude Software said this morning that it has raised $100M in a capital funding, from private equity investor Audax Group. The company--the result of the merger of Noetix and Kalido--is led by Chris Ney. The company said the...

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September 22nd,2014

TriQuint, RFMD To Become Qorvo

TriQuint Semiconductor, which has major operations in Richardson, Texas, and RF Micro Devices--who are in the midst of a big merger--said last week that they are renaming the combined company to Qorvo. The two--both of which develops RF sem...

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September 22nd,2014

Dell Mulls EMC Asset Buy, Says Report

Round Rock-based Dell has been named as one of the companies mulling an acquisition of some of the assets of data storage giant EMC, according to reports today. According to the WSJ and others, EMC has been looking for buyers for the last f...

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April 2nd,2014

Spredfast, Mass Relevance Merge

Austin-based social marketing companies Spredfast and Mass Relevance announced Wednesday that the two companies have merged, creating a single company focused on social marketing. Financial details of the merger were not disclosed. The two ...

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February 21st,2014

Lanyon Merges With ACTIVE Network Business Solutions

Irving, Texas-based Lanyon, which provides software to the hospitality market, has merged with San Diego, California-based ACTIVE Network Business Solutions, the two companies announced Thursday. Financial terms of the merger were not annou...

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February 14th,2014

Carbon Black Merges With Bit9, Raises $38.25M

San Antonio-based Carbon Black, which develops cybersecurity tools, has merged with Massachusetts-based enterprise security software developer Bit9, the companies said Thursday. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed. According t...

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January 8th,2014

PROS Holdings Takes Majority Stake In French Software Maker

January 7th,2014

Catapult Systems Expands In Seattle

Austin-based IT consulting firm Catapult Systems said today that it is expanding in Seattle, and will open up a new business unit in that city. The company said the office is its first to come out of its merger with ChinaSoft International,...

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December 13th,2013

Circle Media Merges With S3i Digital

Austin-based Circle Media, the Austin Technology Incubator company which provides big data, social commerce, and marketing software aimed at the sports, entertainment, and brand markets, has merged with New York-based sports marketing and t...

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September 10th,2013

SpaceCraft Merges With Element Creative

Austin-based SpaceCraft, the developer of website creation software headed by Adam Moore, said today that it has merged with digital design and marketing firm Element Creative. Element Creative is also here in Austin. Financial details of t...

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July 25th,2013

BMC Stockholders Give Nod To Merger

Houston-based BMC Software, the developer of enterprise software, said late last night that its stockholders have approved its merger agreement with the investment group made up of Bain Capital, Golden Gate Private Equity, Insight Venture M...

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April 3rd,2013

Aztec Systems Merger Closes, Creates Dallas Headquartered Firm

The merger of Carrollton-based Aztec Systems, and Brazilian IT outsourcing firm Toutatis Client Services do Brasil S.A. has closed, according to private equity firm glendonTodd Capital. Dallas-based glendonTodd Capital owns both companies. ...

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March 21st,2013

Report: BMC Software Looks To Go Private

It looks like yet another Texas company is looking to go private, in a deal with private equity companies. A report Thursday from Reuters said that Houston-based BMC Software is in talks with a number of private equity firms, to take the fi...

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March 21st,2013

Q1Media Merges With AdExcite

Austin-based digital advertising network Q1Media announced Wednesday that it has merged with video advertising network AdExcite. Financial terms of the merger were not disclosed. According to Q1Media, it will continue to be headquartered in...

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February 5th,2013

Dell Goes Private For $24B

The go-private deal for Dell has been finalized, according to the firm this morning, in a deal that is valued at approximately $24.4 billion. According to Dell, it is in a definitive merger agreement where Michael S. Dell, its founder and C...

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December 14th,2012

Aztec Systems Merges With Toutatis

Aztec Systems, the provider of information technology outsourcing based in Carollton, has merged with Brazilian IT integrator Toutatis Client Services do Brasil, S.A., according to private equity firm glendonTodd Capital. glendonTodd Capita...

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October 23rd,2012

DNAtrix Merges With VectorLogics

Houston-based biotechnology firm DNAtrix said today that it has merged with VectorLogics, a firm developing products for the treatment of ovarian cancer. Financial details of the merger were not announced by the companies. DNAtrix is develo...

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October 3rd,2012

MetroPCS Merges With T-Mobile

Richardson-based wireless carrier MetroPCS and fellow carrier T-Mobile said today that they are in a merger, which will create a new, combined firm with $24.8B in revenues and 45.2 million subscribers.The firm said that MetroPCS shareholder...

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September 6th,2012

ActaCell Merges With California Battery Startup

Austin-based ActaCell, the rechargeable battery developer based on Li-Ion battery technology developed at the University of Texas at Austin, has merged with a fellow advanced battery developer in California, Contour Energy Systems. The two ...

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August 23rd,2012

Solar Power Technologies Merges With Draker, Raises $8M

Austin-based Solar Power Technologies, a developer of systems used for utility-scale, photovoltaic monitoring, has merged with competitor Draker Energy. Financial terms of the merger were not announced. As part of the deal, the two said tha...

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May 16th,2012

Archipelago Learning Shareholders Give Nod To Merger

Dallas-based Archipelago Learning, the provider of subscription software-as-a-service for the education market, reported Wednesday evening that its shareholders have approved its merger with PLATO Learning, the private equity backed educati...

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May 3rd,2012

Austin Ventures Funds Merger Of Benefits Firms

Austin Ventures has helped to fund the merger of two benefits management companies via a funding round announced Wednesday, according to BenefitMall and CompuPay. Dallas-based BenefitMall and Miramar, Florida-based CompuPay both provide pay...

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April 27th,2012

Convio, Blackbaud Get Early Antitrust Clearance

Austin-based Convio, the developer of software-as-a-service for the nonprofit market, and Blackbaud, the educational software developer which is in the process of acquiring Convio, reported this morning that they have received early termina...

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December 13th,2011

Eltek Valere Becomes Eltek

Richardson-based Eltek Valere has shortened its name to just Eltek, the company announced this morning, three years after acquiring Valere Power in June of 2007. According to Eltek, it has merged the Eltek Valere name into the corporate Elt...

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July 21st,2011

TAOS Completes Merger With austriamicrosystems

Plano-based Texas Advanced optoelectronic Solutions (TAOS), the supplier of light sensors and other analog and mixed-signal chips, said this week that it has completed its merger with austriamicrosystems. The two had announced the deal in J...

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May 17th,2011

SoftLayer Reports Q1 Growth Numbers

Dallas-based hosting provider SoftLayer Technologies reported today that it had growth in its first quarter, with revenues of $78M for January 1st to March 31, 2011. The privately held firm did not report its profit and loss totals, but did...

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December 9th,2010

Dell, Compellant In Merger Talks

Round Rock-based Dell and storage products maker Compellant Technologies said this morning that the two are in "advanced discussions" regarding a "possible business combination" of the two companies. According to the two, they are in an exc...

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November 17th,2010

SoftLayer, The Planet Merge Operations

Dallas-based SoftLayer Technologies and The Planet said this week that they have begun merged operations under the SoftLayer name. SoftLayer--which completed its merger on November 9th--said it now has over 76,000+ servers deployed across 1...

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November 10th,2010

SoftLayer, The Planet Complete Merger

The merger between Dallas-based SoftLayer and Houston-based The Planet has completed, according to private equity firm GI Partners. According to GI Partners, the merger creates the largest private hosting and cloud services provider in the ...

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August 19th,2010

Airband and Sparkplug Communications Merge, Get Funding

Dallas-based Airband and Scottsdale, Arizona-based Sparkplug Communications, both providers of fixed wireless broadband services, said today that they have merged. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the merger, the f...

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July 9th,2010

C$ cMoney Gets $100M

Houston-based C$ cMoney, which says it is developing mobile payment technology, said Thursday that it has raised $100M. The funding came from AGS Capital Group, LLC. The firm said it will use the funding to expand the firm and launch its se...

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June 21st,2010

EF Johnson Increases Acquisition Price

Irving-based EF Johnson Technologies, a provider of emergency communications and messaging products, said today that it has amended a merger agreement with private equity firm Francisco Partners, where Francisco will acquire all of its outs...

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April 8th,2010

C$ cMoney Merges With Public Shell Bonfire Productions

Houston-based C$ cMoney, a startup focused on mobile payments, announced today that it is in a definitive merger agreements with Bonfire Productions. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bonfire productions is a publicly listed, ...

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March 22nd,2010

PEG Bandwidth Raises $15M

Dallas-based PEG Bandwidth, a provider of fiber-based backhaul networks for the telecom industry, said today that it has raised $15M in an equity fundraising. The funding came from Associated Partners LP. According to the firm, the transact...

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July 29th,2009

Entrust Completes Merger, Goes Private

Dallas-based Entrust reported Tuesday afternoon that the firm has received approval from its stockholders on its deal with private equity firm Thoma Bravo, and completed its merger. The deal was worth $2.00 in cash per share of Entrust comm...

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July 22nd,2009

Borland Gets Approval On Micro Focus Merger

July 10th,2009

Entrust Reports Increased Acquisition Offer From Thoma Bravo

Dallas-based Entrust disclosed today that the firm has amended its merger agreement with private equity firm Thoma Bravo, increasing the price being paid for the firm from $1.85 per share, to $2.00 per share in cash, or approximately $124M....

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June 12th,2009

Entrust Details Acquisition Process, Reaffirms Thoma Bravo Deal

Dallas-based Entrust has released a detailed breakdown of the firm's efforts to find alternative buyers for the firm, which has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo. According to Entrust, a supplier of secure web certifi...

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May 28th,2009

Entrust Passes Merger Milestone

Dallas-based Entrust reported Wednesday that the waiting period for the acquisition of the firm by private equity firm Thoma, Bravo LLC, has expired under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The waiting period, is mand...

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April 13th,2009

Entrust Goes Private In $114M Deal

Dallas-based network security company Entrust announced this morning that it has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Thoma Bravo LLC, a private equity investment firm. According to Entrust, its shareholders will receive $1.85 in cash f...

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February 25th,2009

Campusware Merges with SchoolNet

San Antonio-based grading software publisher Campusware has merged with education technology firm SchoolNet Inc., SchoolNet announced Tuesday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. According to SchoolNet, the strategic merger will al...

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January 6th,2009

Eltek Valere Promotes Schoyen to Marketing Chief

Eltek Valere reported Tuesday that it has promoted Morten Schoyen as chief marketing officer. The Richardson, Texas-based firm said Schoyen has been with the company since 2000 and previously served as vice president for industrial power. I...

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December 18th,2008

Zilker Labs Acquired by Intersil

Austin-based Zilker Labs, a manufacturer of power conversion semiconductors, has been acquired by Intersil, Intersil said Thursday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. According to Intersil, the merger has been approved by the bo...

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December 4th,2008

i2 Abandons JDA Merger

Dallas-based i2 Technologies said today that the firm has abandoned its efforts to merge with JDA Software Group, and a related merger with Iceberg Acquisition Corp. Reason for the termination of the merger was not disclosed. i2 said that i...

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September 5th,2008

DG FastChannel, Enliven Reduce Acquisition Price

Dallas-based DG FastChannel has reduced the acquisition price of Enliven Marketing Technologies to approximately $80M, the firms said, in an amended merger agreement. Reason for the reduced price was not announced; the firms had originally ...

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August 26th,2008

EDS Officially Becomes Business Group of HP

Computer consulting and manufacturing giant Hewlett-Packard announced Tuesday that its record-setting acquisition of Texas-based Electronic Data Systems Corp. is official. HP said the $13.9 billion deal—first reported on May 13—represents t...

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August 11th,2008

i2 Technologies Acquired In $346M Deal

Dallas-based supply chain applications publisher i2 Technologies Inc. has agreed to be acquired by competitor JDA Software Group Inc. of Scottsdale, Ariz., for some $346 million in cash, JDA announced Monday. Dr. Pallab Chatterjee, i2's chi...

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August 1st,2008

EDS, HP Seal Deal

Plano-based EDS said Thursday afternoon that its stockholders have approved its merger with the Hewlett-Packard Company. According to the firm, 98.8 percent of the EDS common stock voting on the proposal were in favor of the merger, which w...

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July 31st,2008

Houston Electronic Discovery Firms Merge

Medrano & Lehane Holdings announced Wednesday that its legal document services provider, The MedLeh Group, will merge with its electronic discovery software and services company, Equivalent DATA. Medrano & Lehane said the integrated busines...

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July 16th,2008

Intervoice Acquired By Convergys

Convergys Corp., a provider of phone-based customer service solutions, announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Intervoice Inc. for $335 million in cash. Headquartered in Dallas, Intervoice publishes interactive software for the vo...

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May 29th,2008

DG FastChannel: $129M Vyvx Deal to Close in June

Online media distribution network provider DG FastChannel Inc. reported Wednesday that its Vyvx acquisition should close in early June. DG FastChannel said the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission recently cleared the deal...

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May 27th,2008

SolarWinds Taps VC For VP

Austin-based network management software firm SolarWinds has expanded its executive team, saying that it has hired Karen White as the company's Vice President of Corporate and Business Development. White was formerly a managing director at ...

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May 1st,2008

Freescale Completes $110M Purchase of SigmaTel

Embedded computer chip manufacturer Freescale Semiconductor announced Wednesday that its $110 million acquisition of mixed-signal integrated circuit producer SigmaTel has closed. The news comes some 10 days after SigmaTel's stockholders app...

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April 22nd,2008

SigmaTel Stockholders OK Freescale Merger

Fabless semiconductor manufacturer SigmaTel Inc. announced Monday that its stockholders have voted for adopting embedded chip producer Freescale Semiconductor Inc.'s $110 million buyout. SigmaTel said some 97 percent of those who voted appr...

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April 7th,2008

Sirific Wireless Acquired By Icera

Richardson, Texas-based Sirific Wireless has been acquired by wireless chipset firm Icera, Icera said today. United Kingdom-based Icera did not disclose financial terms of the acquisition. Sirific Wireless was a develoepr of advanced CMOS R...

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February 11th,2008

IdentiPHI Merger Gets Approval

Austin-based IdentiPhi's merger with Washington-based Saflink Corporation has been approved, the firms said Monday. Saflink and Identiphi said that the companies will combine their management teams, and operate as IdentiPHI, Inc. in Austin,...

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February 4th,2008

Interview with Greg Fasullo, Eltek Valere

Richardson-based Eltek Valere (www.eltekvalere.com) is a provider of equipment to the telecom market, and has been seeing outstanding growth in recently due to demand for its DC power systems. To try to better understand the firm's business...

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November 29th,2007

BSG Alliance Acquires New Paradigm

Software publisher BSG Alliance Corp., announced Thursday that it has acquired New Paradigm, a think tank group headed by industry strategist, speaker and author Don Tapscott. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. BSG, which is headquartere...

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November 28th,2007

BBS Technologies Acquires R1Soft

Houston-based BBS Technologies Inc., a publisher of corporate systems management software, announced Tuesday that it has acquired R1Soft, a developer of backup and recovery applications for MySQL databases and Linux and Windows servers. Ter...

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October 3rd,2007

WaveTwo Acquires C. Pitman Baker & Associates

WaveTwo LLC, a privately held professional services company, reported Tuesday that it has acquired C. Pitman Baker & Associates Inc., a publisher of custom business software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. WaveTwo explained that the ...

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September 27th,2007

BMC Software Adds Bloom to Board of Directors

BMC Software, a publisher of enterprise management applications, reported Wednesday that Gary Bloom will join its board of directors as of Oct. 1. The Houston-based company described Bloom as a software technology veteran with more than 20-...

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September 27th,2007

CPSG Merges with Partners Consulting Services

Houston, Texas-based information technology consulting firm CPSG announced Wednesday that it has completed its merger with fellow consulting outfit Partners Consulting Services Inc. Terms of the merger were not disclosed. Because of its uni...

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September 4th,2007

MetroPCS Looks To Acquire Leap Wireless

Dallas, Texas-based MetroPCS said this morning that it is looking to merge with Leap Wireless, a California-based provider of wireless communications services. MetroPCS said it is looking to pay approximately $5.5B in stock in a stock-for-s...

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May 18th,2007

ReAble Therapeutics Buys IOMED For $22M

Austin, Texas based ReAble Therapeutics (formerly known as Encore Medical) and IOMED, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based manufacturer of drug delivery devices, said today that ReAble will acquire IOMED in an all-cash merger. The deal is worth $22...

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March 19th,2007

Quanta Services to Acquire InfraSource Services in $1.3B Deal

Two contractor firms specializing in servicing utility networks, Quanta Services Inc. and InfraSource Services Inc., announced Monday that they have agreed to a merger in which Quanta will acquire InfraSource in an all-stock transaction val...

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March 15th,2007

Tangoe, TRAQ Merge

Tangoe Inc. and TRAQ Wireless Inc. have completed their merger, Tangoe officials reported Thursday. The newly formed organization, which will operate under the Tangoe Inc. brand, will provide software and services to companies worldwide wit...

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