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My Zawya Story: Origins

This post is part of the My Zawya Story series.

In the second part of my Zawya story I build on the initial introduction and talk about how I got involved in the information and data business as well as how I identified Zawya as an asset. 449 more words

Saffar Capital

Can patient monitoring devices change the face of healthcare?

Lately medical device OEMs are hell bent on acquisition of monitoring device start-ups. St Jude Medical’s CardioMems acquisition or Medtronic’s Corventis , each one of them were targeted towards patient monitoring technologies. 171 more words

Medtech Innovation

Lenovo Buying BlackBerry (Again?) | Leaks & Launches

Lenovo is rumored to be making another bid to acquire BlackBerry, with a report claiming that the Chinese company could make its offer to purchase the company as soon as this week… 115 more words


Lenovo in talks to buy BlackBerry

Lenovo could be in the running to buy out BlackBerry, according to recent reports.

The company is rumoured to be interested in Canada’s foremost smartphone manufacturer. 203 more words


Corporate Inversions: Part II

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law published my second blog post on corporate inversions yesterday.  This second post describes the idea that the existing tax code can be used to curb inversions.  46 more words

Merger between banana companies – approved conditionally

The merger between the leading banana companies – Chiquita Brands International (US) and Fyffes (Ireland) was authorized by the European Commission subject to conditions on 3 October 2014. 82 more words

EU Competition Law

Report: IBM is paying GlobalFoundries $1.5B to rid itself of its chip-making business

IBM apparently really, really doesn’t want to be in the commercial silicon business, to the point it’s willing to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take its chip-making unit off its hands, according to… 168 more words