Happy Monday. In case you invest in Israeli traded stocks you may have noticed that today, Monday, April 7th, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchance (TASE) was closed for trading due to a labor dispute. C’mon people! That’s not the way to run the economy in 2008.
Fortunately, the March 2008 [...]
Amid an upcoming recession, Eyeblaster, an Israeli company competing with Google and Microsoft on online campaign management solutions, has registered with the SEC for public trading on Nasdaq today. The IPO is valued around $115 million according to CNN. Shares will be listed [...]
The Israeli exit list for 2008 continues to grow. Microsoft announced today the acquisition of YaData (literally means “you knew” in Hebrew), a provider of advanced tools for the discovery of unique customer segments. Exact deal terms were undisclosed, but the deal is estimated to be in the [...]
Last week’s top story was with no doubt Microsoft’s bid to acquire Yahoo. The plot was full of twists and drama, saved only to”Jurassic Park” style M&A deals like this one. Israel didn’t stand still last week, so I’ve gathered the most interesting startup and venture capital headlines of the week in my bitesize format.
And the saga continues: After a week of speculations, we thought we’ve heard everything. It started with Microsoft’s bid. Then rumors said that a PE firm will come to the rescue. Google couldn’t just be a bystander and added oil to the fire by offering Yahoo a sweet advertising deal and a larger piece of [...]
Amid turbulence of acquisition by Microsoft, News Corp, Private Equity funds and now a ‘help’ offer from Google, Yahoo! is not resting on its laurels. Following almost a month of rumors, PaidContent confirms that Yahoo! has bought Israel-based FoxyTunes, for an [...]
Microsoft offers an acquisition of Yahoo! for $31 a share, totaling in an equity value of $44.6 Billion . Microsoft’s proposal represents a 62% premium to Yahoo’s current trading price, but will Yahoo take it?
Yahoo has been struggling recently – the stock declined 38% and plans were made to lay off [...]
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