Posts Tagged ‘acquisition’

Sony Buys 95 Percent Stake in Funimation Productions

Posted by Lance Murray

Entertainment giant Sony Pictures Television Networks will acquire a 95 percent stake in Flower Mound-based anime distributor Funimation Productions for about $143 million.

According to a report in Variety, the deal valued Funimation at roughly $150 million.

Anime …

Digital Ad Firm Buys Plano-based Choose Energy for ‘Less Than $100 Million’

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano-based Choose Energy, a website that offers cost-comparison service tools for energy usage, has been bought by a South Carolina-based digital advertising company.

Fortune reported that Red Ventures of Fort Mill, South Carolina, paid less than $100 million for the …

New Details Released in Novartis’ Purchase of Encore Vision

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Novartis’ purchase of Fort Worth-based Encore Vision carried a $465 million price tag. 

The deal happened late last year, but details of the transaction were kept secret until Swiss-based pharmaceutical company filed SEC documents this week, the Fort

Solera’s Success Leads to $6.5B Acquisition

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Westlake-based Solera changed the way the insurance industry operates in the digital world since its founding in 2005 by Tony Aquila.

The company’s history of digital transformation continues after Vista Holdings bought Solera in March for $6.5 billion. That’s a …

Brainspace to Join New Global Cybersecurity Company

Posted by Heather Noel

Addison-based Brainspace is set to join a new global cybersecurity company being formed by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners, according to D CEO

The Brainspace acquisition is part of a $2.8 billion deal, which is expected …

Fashion Startup Edition Collective Purchased by Custom Retailer

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas-based Edition Collective has been bought by men’s retailer Q Fifty One, according to D CEO.

The e-commerce fashion startup founder Matt Alexander will become president and CEO of Q Fifty One Digital, a newly formed division. Financial details …

Disney Buying Twitter? It’s Not Snapchat Anymore

Posted by Lance Murray

There’s a lot of news on the social media front about Twitter and Snapchat.

Disney already owns the ESPN and ABC television networks, and now, it reportedly is considering buying the social media company Twitter.

We’re going to need more …

3 Things We’re Reading: Japanese Rail Firm Plans Dallas Subsidiary

Posted by Lance Murray

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Every day the staff at Dallas Innovates scours the web, digs through emails, and takes reader suggestions to find articles that we think will be of interest to you. …