Tag archive for ‘acquired’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Are Israeli Tech Start-Ups Selling Themselves Too Soon?

It is no secret that Israel thrives on its tech start-ups, and many succeed in getting the attention of foreign investors. However, the success of Israeli start-ups can lead to subsequent sales of the firms More...

Noam Meir On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Blackstone Buys 114 West 41 for $165 Million

Blackstone Real Estate Advisors has acquired 114 West 41st Street in Manhattan from Leon Charney‘s L.H. Charney & Associates for $165.7 million, Commercial Observer has reported. The deal was closed More...

Stratasys unveils 3D digital dentistry printer

The 3D printer company Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), which acquired Israeli company Objet in 2012, introduced a new 3D printer that prints dental materials. Objet Eden 260VS Dental Advantage 3D printer is set More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Google Pulls Glass Explorer to Develop Newer Google Glass Product

Tony Fadell, who worked at Apple and co-founded the Nest thermostat company, has been tapped by Google to take charge of its Glass Glass. The company is also putting an end to its Glass Explorer program. Google More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Israeli Short Film Aya Nominated for Oscar

While it’s much praised film Gett was left out of the final cut for the Oscar nominations for best foreign language film, Israel will still be represented at this year’s Academy Awards. Its short film More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Shutterstock Adds Canada’s PremiumBeat, Britain’s Rex Features to Portfolio

Manhattan-based stock footage marketplace Shutterstock announced Thursday that it has acquired British photo service Rex Features for $33 million and snapped up PremiumBeat, a Montreal-based provider of music More...

Aviv Levy On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Strauss expands Chinese water venture with Haier

Strauss Water is entering the water purification market at an investment of $7.69 million. Food manufacturer and marketer Strauss Group Ltd. (TASE:STRS) is expanding its cooperation with China’s Haier Group More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Jeff Sutton Buys Retail Space at 85 Fifth for $86 Million

Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties has acquired a retail space located at 85 Fifth Avenue in lower Manhattan for $86 million. Located a block west of Union Square on the corner of West 16th Street, the retail More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Voice Service Expected to Spur WhatsApp Boom in Emerging Markets

Tech startup WhatsApp’s imminent addition of a voice calling feature to its instant messaging platform is expected to help the company continue its booming growth worldwide, especially in emerging markets, More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Cutrale, Safra Conclude Tender Offer for Iconic Fruit Brand Chiquita

Cutrale and Safra Groups have successfully completed their $14.50-a-share tender offer for Chiquita Brands International Inc., the Wall Street Journal said. The companies said in a joint statement that 39.79 More...

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