Twitter's acquisition strategy

Turning Eyeballs to Dollars: Twitter’s Acquisition Strategy

David Kinney

In November 2013, shortly before Twitter’s IPO, the Financial Times forecast that the microblogging and social media site would pursue an aggressive acquisition strategy in the near future.  Twitter’s three Internet Commerce acquisitions from 1H 2014 seem to verify this prediction, and Twitter’s particular choice of targets holds interesting lessons for the M&A market in social media analytics. Despite its …

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Tech M&A Executive Briefing — 25 September 2014, London

Jo Goodson

Hampleton is pleased to be hosting an Executive Briefing on M&A in the technology industry on September 25th in conjunction with Pinsent Masons, an international law firm.   The event will be held at Pinsent Masons’ London office and will take place from 9am to 11am. This is an event for owners and senior executives at technology companies that are interested in …

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Internet of Things M&A Market Report September 2014

Rachel Muzyczka

Hampleton’s Internet of Things report covers M&A activity from January 2012 until September 2014 in the much hyped and highly publicised IoT space.  Internet of Things M&A reached a disclosed transaction total of $7.5 billion in September 2014 with a median value per transaction of $109 million. More than half of the transactions took place in the first three quarters of …

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