• Valeo acquires gestigon, a startup specialized in developing 3D image processing software
    Posted in: Alliances & Acquisitions, Sticky News 14 March, 2017

    Valeo has acquired all of the outstanding shares of gestigon, a German start?up specialized in developing 3D image processing software for the vehicle cabin. Designed to reinforce Valeo’s technological leadership in automated driving, this acquisition provides a solution to the need to develop simple, intuitive and effective human-machine interfaces (HMI) in a hyper-connected world. With the […]

  • Intel to acquire Mobileye for $15 billion
    Posted in: ADAS, Alliances & Acquisitions, Sticky News 14 March, 2017

    Intel and Mobileye have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Intel will acquire Mobileye. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of Intel will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Mobileye for $63.54 per share in cash, representing a fully-diluted equity value of […]

  • u-blox acquires SIMCom cellular module product line
    Posted in: Alliances & Acquisitions 21 January, 2017

    u-blox has announced an asset deal with Shanghai-based SimTech Group Company Ltd. that will give u-blox control over the company’s cellular modem products (known as SIMCom Wireless), patents and know-how, R&D and sales staff, and customer base. The deal significantly expands u-blox’s existing cellular product range and makes it a major supplier of cellular modules […]

  • MSD Telematics acquires Heuristisc Info Systems
    Posted in: Vehicle Telematics 20 January, 2017

    MSD Telematics Private Limited, a Gurugram based telematics solutions firm, has announced the acquisition of Heuristics Info Systems in an all cash deal. Sparrow Business Solutions LLP, a boutique corporate finance firm acted as the exclusive advisors to MSD and Heuristics on the transaction and TRA Law acted as the legal advisor on the deal. […]

  • TDK to acquire InvenSense, Realize new sensor solutions in IoT, Automotive and ICT
    Posted in: Alliances & Acquisitions 22 December, 2016

    TDK Corporation and InvenSense, Inc. entered into a definitive agreement wherein TDK agreed to acquire all of the outstanding InvenSense shares for cash at an acquisition price of USD 13.00 per InvenSense share, for a total acquisition price of USD 1.3 billion. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both […]

  • Octo Telematics acquires TRS for € 7 million
    Posted in: Insurance Telematics 14 December, 2016

    Octo Telematics (Octo) has announced its acquisition of the Mobility Solutions business of Tecnologienelle Retienei Sistemi T.R.S. S.p.A (TRS), for €7m in cash. Octo provides a full suite of solutions for motor insurers and fleet managers,connecting over 4.6 million users globally. By integrating Mobility Solutions into its current portfolio, Octo will be the only telematics […]

  • Analog Devices acquires Vescent Photonics
    Posted in: ADAS 19 November, 2016

    Published: 19 November 2016 Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) of Norwood, Massachusetts USA, announced the acquisition of a solid-state laser beam steering technology from Vescent Photonics, Inc. Vescent Photonics is a privately held, Golden Colorado-based company with non-mechanical laser beam steering technology that can enable more robust integrated LIDAR systems. Vescent Photonics says that its Liquid […]

  • Valeo to buy 50% stake in CloudMade
    Posted in: Alliances & Acquisitions 15 November, 2016

    Valeo has acquired 50% stake in CloudMade- a developer of smart and innovative big data-driven automotive solutions such as a machine learning platform as per a recent announcement. The reason behind this acquisition has been stated as the need to improvise and personalize vehicle comfort and safety for both motorists and the passengers. CloudMade is […]

  • Samsung set to buy HARMAN
    Posted in: Alliances & Acquisitions 15 November, 2016

    It has been confirmed by the recent reports that Samsung Electronics and HARMAN have entered into an agreement where the former will acquire HARMAN for $8 Billion in a bid to further its connected car push. Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market for […]

  • Gartner acquires Machina Research
    Posted in: Alliances & Acquisitions 11 November, 2016

    Published: 11 November 2016 Machina Research has announced its acquisition by Gartner, an information technology research and advisory company. Over the last six years Machina Research has assembled a market-leading set of analysts and research focused on the Internet of Things. It has set the agenda in IoT market analysis and supported clients worldwide as […]

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