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Illustration of the Orthofix FIREBIRD SI Fusion System with NANOVATE technology [PHOTO: Business Wire]

Orthofix Medical Completes Merger with SeaSpine Holdings Corp.

by | Jan 10, 2023
Lewisville-based Orthofix will merge with and into California-based SeaSpine, completing a previously announced merger of equals. “The completion of this merger catalyzes our ambition to be an industry leader in spine and orthopedics,” said Keith Valentine, president and CEO of Orthofix. "Together we are stronger and better positioned to deliver innovative, quality-driven solutions for surgeons in their work to improve patients’ lives.”
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Six Pillars Partners Leads Recapitalization, Merger to Form ‘Largest Gaming-Focused Creative Agency’
by | Dec 14, 2022

Addison-based Six Pillars Partners led the recapitalization and merger of two independent marketing agencies, Red Square Agency and Foundry, to form Good Giant.

As a newly combined platform, Good Giant is the largest gaming-focused creative agency in the country, according to a news release....

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Follow the Money: Black in Tech Challenge Winners, Mark Cuban Invests in Tattoo Care Startup, the WNBA Gets New Backers, and More
by | Feb 18, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
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Bird is Set to Go Public With Dallas SPAC Merger
by | Nov 1, 2021
The business combination is expected to close on Nov. 4 following a final vote. When that happens, Bird has prepared a planned board of directors—featuring a big-name group of industry leaders—to support its next chapter as a public company.
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Follow the Money: Gramercy Raises Nearly $10M; German Pharma Acquires Abexxa Biologics; and Surge Private Equity Invests in Contractor Connect

by | Sep 27, 2021
Plus: Richardson's VOSS Solutions Lands $15M, Acquires Irving's LayerX
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E-Scooter Pioneer Bird to Go Public via Merger With Dallas SPAC
by | May 12, 2021
Bird Rides, which operates a fleet of shared electric scooters, has entered a business combination agreement with Switchback II Corporation, a local special purpose acquisition company that focuses on the energy transition sector. The news comes on the heels of scooters potentially returning to the streets of Dallas after being banned last fall.
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Irving’s AgileThought to Go Public Following Deal With Mexico-Based SPAC
by | May 10, 2021
The combined company will have an anticipated market value of $491 million. "For the past few years our focus has been exponential growth, mainly in the North American market," the team told us. "The move to public market facilitates this even more."
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New York Fintech Katapult Makes Executive Hires Following an HQ Move to Plano
by | Apr 26, 2021
Katapult, a growing player in the "buy now pay later" market, is also getting ready to go public following a merger with SPAC FinServ Acquisition Corp.
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Gearbox founder Randy Pitchford launched the company in 1999, It's getting bought by global games giant Embracer.

Frisco-Based Gearbox Acquired by Embracer Group in $1.3B Deal

by | Feb 3, 2021
The merger adds "rocket fuel" to Gearbox’s creative engine to accelerate growth. Its 550 employees will join Embracer Group's global family of game developers and publishers.
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Curtis Hite Improving
Plano Tech Consulting Firm Advances Strategic Growth With Acquisition of Midwest Software Company
by | Aug 13, 2020
It's the 10th overall acquisition—and the second this year—for Plano-based Improving. The company's fast-track growth has been steady: It just landed on the Inc. 5000 list for the 11th time since its launch in 2007.
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Growth Track: Plano Tech Firm Improving Acquires Austin Software Development Company iTexico
by | Jun 18, 2020
The deal, which could deliver annualized revenue of more than $115 million, continues Improving's innovative business model that focuses on merging technology service companies that share values. Improving acquired Frisco's Code Authority last fall.
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Follow the Money: Gas-to-Liquids Developer Greenway Nets $118K, FlyLine Pre-Seeds $500K

by | Feb 13, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Cysiv, Integrity Marketing, iDonate, DocSynk, Varsity Brands, Cushman & Wakefield, and more.
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Follow the Money: Shiftsmart Raises $16.3M, Alto Scores $6M, BG Staffing Makes $21.6M Acquisition
by | Feb 6, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger and acquisition activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Worlds, Tricolor, Puration, Atos, Kriya Capital, Kofile, and more.
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Follow the Money: Mercado Labs Gets $3.2M, PLH Group Raises $25.7M, Three Agencies Merge to Form $500M Firm
by | Jan 30, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving businesses and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Hilltop Opportunity Partners, On the Road Lending, Mindstream Media, Southwest Media Group, Digital Addix, TPG Growth, Novaria Group, and Trilogy Circuits.
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Follow the Money: Renibus Therapeutics Nets $16.3M, Shiftsmart Raises $12.75M, Traxo Receives Equity Funding
by | Nov 21, 2019
In this roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity by North Texas companies, you’ll also find news from EX-IQ, BaiCells, Mark Cuban, MODE Transportation, Artifex Partners, AT&T, and Blue Star Heating and Air.
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