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Monday, July 15, 2019

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HCL Picks Up Where IBM Left Off, Signals India’s Ambitions in...

HCL and IBM just traded assets worth $1.8 billion leaving HCL with a number of powerful software products across the areas of security, marketing and commerce. IBM agreed to sell its software products, including AppScan, BigFix, Commerce, Connections, Digital Experience, Notes Domino and Unica to the Indian technology behemoth in December of 2018...

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Software Private Equity King Reigns Supreme

Robert Smith’s private equity firm Vista Equity has reportedly raised more than $14 billion of a $16 billion upper limit for its seventh flagship fund. To put this number into context, if Vista achieves its $16 billion target, it will be the seventh largest U.S. buyout fund raised in the last 10 years...

People

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Broadcom’s CEO Hock Tan Builds Empire Through Acquisitions

Many in the U.S. may not be familiar with the aggressive executive Hock Tan, but in 2017, he was the highest paid CEO in the country reeling in $103.2 million in that year alone. He became the CEO of Broadcom by acquiring it in 2016 via his company Avago Technologies, for $37 billion ($17 billion in cash and $20 billion in equity). Emboldened, Tan assumed the Broadcom name and began the acquisition spree of an obsessed empire builder...

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Leading Global Travel and Expense Management Software

Last week, leading global technology research and advisory company Technavio released their list of the top global travel and expense management software vendors. Thanks to their features, the quality of their build and their price, five vendors came out on top: Certify, Chrome River Technologies, Expensify, Infor and SAP (Concur)...

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