Posts Tagged: M&A



Cheatsheet of startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia

Here's a quick guide to the past exits that have happened in the region.

  • April 11, 2014
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Patrick Grove’s iBuy to acquire 3 daily deals sites, IPO in Australia

Malaysia and Singapore-based entrepreneur Patrick Grove is on a shopping spree where he will acquire a number of flash sales businesses in H...

  • December 7, 2013
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Singapore social, mobile agency Techsailor acquired by India’s To The New

Techsailor, a Singapore-based company offering social, location and mobile media services, has been been acquired by To The New, a digital s...

  • July 23, 2013
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Cheatsheet of SingTel acquisitions

Motivated by a need to transform itself into a multimedia and IT company, the SingTel acquisitions are a means to acquire innovative mobile ...

  • September 20, 2012
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SingTel’s Optus acquires Australian food review site Eatability for US$6.2M

Optus, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SingTel, announced in a statement today that it has acquired Australian food review site Eatability for ...

  • July 26, 2012
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Overview of venture capitalist industry in South Korea

While the number of venture capital deals has been skyrocketing in South Korea since 2008, acquisitions of startups are still few and far be...

  • July 2, 2012
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SingTel continues shopping spree, acquires HungryGoWhere for US$9.4M

The site, which was started in 2007, has become the most popular food website in Singapore.

  • May 22, 2012
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S’pore-based rental website Roomorama merges with Lofty, gets US$2.1M seed capital

Roomorama, a Singapore-based vacations rental site, has merged with Lofty, a similar service, to scale up their business, reported TechCrun...

  • April 3, 2012
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eBay’s StubHub buys Singapore startup Peekspy for undisclosed amount

Singapore startup Peekspy has been acquired by US-based StubHub for undisclosed financial terms, reported TechCrunch. The Peekspy team will ...

  • March 9, 2012
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Singapore’s Fisheye Analytics to be acquired by subsidiary of WPP, a $16 billion marketing giant

Fisheye Analytics, a Singapore startup that conducts social media intelligence for businesses and government agencies in Europe, the Middle ...

  • December 17, 2013
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Singapore’s YFind acquired by Silicon Valley wifi company Ruckus Wireless

YFind, a Singapore company developing an indoor positioning system, has been acquired by Ruckus Wireless, a Silicon Valley based supplier of...

  • July 23, 2013
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SingTel acquires 35.5% stake in TheMobileGamer for USD 1.5M

SingTel announced today that it has acquired a 35.5% stake in Singapore-based TheMobileGamer (TMG), a startup that aggregates, distributes, ...

  • September 25, 2012
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SingTel acquires New York’s smart photo aggregator app Pixable for USD26.5M

The acquisition of Pixable marks SingTel's continued push into the digital space.

  • September 20, 2012
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Chinese media provider Linktone acquires Indonesian online news portal Okezone

Linktone, a Chinese media and entertainment provider, has recently acquired Okezone.com, a Bahasa Indonesian online portal targeted at deliv...

  • July 10, 2012
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Singapore’s Wego invests in Indonesian travel site Valadoo

Wego, a travel metasearch company focused on the Asia-Pacific, announced yesterday that it has invested in Valadoo, an Indonesia-based soci...

  • May 29, 2012
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SingTel purchases Silicon Valley’s AdJitsu, the 3D mobile ad business unit of Cooliris

[a•mo•bee] Acquires Adjitsu – 3D Mobile Ads from Amobee on Vimeo. Amobee, a US-based digital advertising company owned by SingTel,...

  • May 8, 2012
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GigaOm: Pivotal Singapore purchased by Joi Ito’s Digital Garage

Pivotal Singapore, the Singapore office of Pivotal Labs San Francisco, has been purchased by Joi Ito’s Digital Garage, a Japanese incu...

  • March 14, 2012
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Detik.com, Indonesia online portal news, is acquired with US$60 million value?

News of the acquisition of Detik.com, an Indonesia online news portal, was tweeted by Donis Ismanto Darwin, a journalist at Jakarta Daily. ...

  • August 4, 2011
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