Tech M&A

Features and expert comment on the latest technology sector fundraising, finance and merger moves, covering IPOs, M&A transactions, Private Equity and Venture Capital activity, and investor profiles.

Cisco to acquire Splunk for $28bn in equity

In the aim to bolster observability capabilities, the agreed acquisition of Splunk by Cisco comes in response to increasing AI presence across business


Data Analytics & Data Science

Qlik completes acquisition of Talend

Global data integration and analytics provider Qlik has acquired data management vendor Talend, to bolster automated delivery of business insights


Early-stage startup support key to cementing global cyber leadership, following Darktrace’s IPO



Trainline’s IPO is “a breath of fresh air”


How can businesses successfully monetise software?

Software businesses can learn how to successfully monetise their software from looking at Spotify’s upcoming IPO.


Keys to successful M&A technology integration

Any merger or acquisition completion will call for the combination of tech from the different networks involved. In this article, we explore the keys to a successful M&A technology integration.

IT management


Schneider Electric completes acquisition of AVEVA

UK-based industrial software company AVEVA has been acquired by global automation and energy management specialists Schneider Electric, to bolster industrial digital transformation efforts

AI & Machine Learning

BioNTech acquires InstaDeep for £562m to boost drug discovery efforts

Following a multi-year partnership, German biotech company BioNTech has completed the acquisition of UK AI startup InstaDeep, to aid expansion beyond vaccine delivery.


Women in IT and Venturers Club roundtable: Actions needed for change – from growth to investment

A roundtable discussion, organised by the Women in IT Summit & Award Series and Venturers Club, explored the actions needed to change the lack of investment for female tech entrepreneurs.