Articles by tag: acquisition

Talent Acquisition in Supply Chain

The discovery of talent for any field requires a lot more than simple recruiting at times. Whereas the goal of recruiting is to quickly fill a role, the goal of talent acquisition is a continuous recruitment process that requires a lot of strategizing, and also aims to search and maintain talent for the long-haul. When…

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Engineering & Construction
Atlas-SSI Announces Acquisition of Cooling Tower Valves and Screens LLC

Acquisition broadens portfolio with stainless-steel screens and valves that enable cooling tower operators to reduce costs while improving reliability. MONTICELLO, Miss., Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Atlas-SSI, the largest traveling water screen and bulk material handling manufacturer in North America, today announced it has acquired Cooling Tower Valves and Screens LLC., based in Baton Rouge,…

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E2B: Energy to Business
Why Fairness Opinions Are Needed In SPAC Transactions

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are growing in popularity, and Bloomberg reported that between 2020 and 2021, the capital raised by SPACs more than doubled. SPACs, commonly referred to as “blank check companies,” are designed to take a company public without going through the traditional and lengthy initial public offering (IPO) process. The first step…

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Business Services
How to Successfully Transfer a Family-Owned Business

Transitioning a business successfully is an inherently challenging process – but it can be made even more difficult when you throw a dash of family in the mix. That’s the topic for this episode of Like It’s Your Job, a podcast by The Shields Group. Hosts Matt and David Shields invited Eric Beichler, Managing Principal,…

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Sports & Entertainment
What Does Amazon’s Acquisition of MGM Mean for the Media Production Ecosystem?

James Bond and Jeff Bezos are about to get to know each other a lot better. For nearly $8.5 billion, Amazon has acquired MGM and all of the company’s properties, including 007, himself. That means around 4,000 films and 17,000 hours of television programming will be added to Amazon’s already ballooning library of content. So,…

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Pro AV Today
GE CEO Larry Culp Discusses the Impact of AerCap Deal

GE (NYSE:GE) just announced an agreement to combine its GE Capital Aviation Services business (“GECAS”) with AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”). GE Chairman and CEO H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. said, “Today marks GE’s transformation to a more focused, simpler, and stronger industrial company. Coupled with our continuing efforts to strengthen GE’s performance, operations, and culture, this…

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Food & Beverage
Uber Dives into the World of Alcohol Delivery

Uber, which has already expanded its footprint from ride-hailing to food delivery with its massively popular Uber Eats, is adding more to that expanding food delivery network. Tech Crunch has reported that Uber announced it has plans to acquire Drizly, an alcohol delivery service, for $1.1 billion, highlighting the growing value of the alcohol…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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AIS targets
Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Other Articles
What SalesForce’s Purchase of Slack Means for End Users
December 7, 2020

CRM leader Salesforce is set to acquire collaboration and communication solution Slack, with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff stating that the two “will shape the future of enterprise software and transform the way everyone works in the all-digital, work-from-anywhere world.” Will they? What are the enterprise software world’s first impressions of this mega deal, and…

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The Strategy Behind Lululemon’s Pivot to Fitness Technology
July 13, 2020

Boasting more than 340,000 subscribers with classes that are streamed for over 4 million minutes each month, as well as the certification of over 1,300 viewers to become teaching and healing yogis, Brett Larkin is the creator of the award-winning YouTube channel, Uplifted™️ Yoga, as well as Uplifted™️ Online Yoga Teacher Trainings. And today,…

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Why AirBnb is Entering a New Frontier
August 15, 2019

Airbnb has spent the past several years trying to grow the corporate side of its business and just took a big step forward with the acquisition of Urbandoor. The demand for long-term accommodations for business travelers is growing at a rapid pace. Airbnb for Business has tripled in recent years and now accounts for…

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A Vendor-Neutral Consultant Updates Us On SCADA in Energy Utilities
July 2, 2019

Vendor-neutral consulting is an integral facet of any pipeline system utilizing SCADA systems. This form of consulting effectively employs customer-specific standards to fit the needs of any industry, whether oil and gas, electric utility, or traction power. Duane Clementson, vice president of operations at UTSI International, possesses extensive experience managing SCADA systems thanks to…

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