Acquisitions & Partnerships Viewpoints

Sep
04
2019
Shin Kai — Acquisition or Partnership

FDC and Hitachi Signed JV Agreement for a New Water Solution Company

Gotianun family-led Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC)and Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. signed a joint venture agreement for a new water solution company to provide overall water solutions across the Republic of the Philippines.
Aug
30
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

Johnson Controls and Foxconn Partner to Advance Smart Building and Smart City Technologies

Foxconn and Johnson Controls announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding forming a global technology strategic partnership.  Johnson Controls and Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii) will collaborate to transform building data analytics through artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance smart building and smart-city technologies and achieve comfort, security and sustainability goals
Aug
24
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

VMware Enters Agreements to Acquire Pivotal Software and Carbon Black

VMware and Pivotal Software announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which VMware will acquire Pivotal for a blended price per share of $11.71, comprised of $15 per share in cash to Class A stockholders, and the exchange of shares of VMware’s Class B common stock for shares of Pivotal Class B common stock held by Dell Technologies.
Aug
05
2019
Chantal Polsonetti — Acquisition or Partnership

ASSA ABLOY Group Establishes FiRa Consortium Using Ultra-Wideband Technology

The ASSA ABLOY Group, which includes HID Global, and NXP Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics, and Bosch announced the launch of the FiRa Consortium.  The new coalition is designed to grow the Ultra-Wideband (UWB) ecosystem so new use cases for fine ranging capabilities can thrive.
Jul
29
2019
Shin Kai — Acquisition or Partnership

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Investment in Fluence Analytics

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC) announced that Diamond Edge Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MCHC, has invested in Fluence Analytics Inc., a startup that provides real-time analytics solutions called Automatic Continuous Online Monitoring of Polymerization.