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  • Value Of Tech M&A Deals Up 22 Percent In Q3 2011 To $56.4 Billion

    Value Of Tech M&A Deals Up 22 Percent In Q3 2011 To $56.4 Billion

    M&A activity in the technology sector continues to grow in terms of value. According to an Ernst & Young report released today, big acquisitions drove the aggregate value of global technology M&A to $56.5 billion in the third quarter of 2011, up 22 percent from a year ago, and up 8 percent from last quarter. The report says that aggregate deal value (of deals with disclosed value)… Read More

  • Value Of Tech M&A Deals Nearly Doubled In Q2 2011 To $52.1 Billion

    Value Of Tech M&A Deals Nearly Doubled In Q2 2011 To $52.1 Billion

    While tech company IPOs have captured buzz of late, it looks like M&A activity in the sector has been booming. According to an Ernst & Young report, big deals drove the aggregate value of global technology M&A to $52.1 billion in the second quarter of 2011, nearly doubling the deal value from the first quarter (up 92 percent to be exact). Ernst & Young said that the surge… Read More

  • Innovalight Chief Awarded For Making Solar Cells (And Industry) More Efficient

    Innovalight Chief Awarded For Making Solar Cells (And Industry) More Efficient


    The chief executive and president of Innovalight, Conrad Burke, won the 2010 Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year award, the companies announced today, following the ceremony in Dublin, Ireland earlier this week. The award recognizes “entrepreneurs who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses” according to an E&Y press… Read More

  • Cleantech Investment On The Rise Again In The US – $1.5 Billion In Q2 2010

    Cleantech Investment On The Rise Again In The US – $1.5 Billion In Q2 2010

    According to an Ernst & Young analysis based on data from Dow Jones VentureSource, venture capital investment in US-based cleantech companies hit $1.5 billion for the second quarter, in 68 financing rounds. That translates to an increase of 63.8 percent in capital and a 4.6 percent increase in deals compared to the same period last year. The $1.5 billion mark also means the highest level… Read More

  • Bartz Adds A Finance Whiz To Yahoo's Board

    Bartz Adds A Finance Whiz To Yahoo's Board

    Yahoo has announced that Ernst & Young vet Sue James (real name Susan M. James), was elected to the company’s Board of Directors. James is a financial expert who can look back on a very long career at E&Y: she spent the past 35 years working for the auditor. James was also named Chair of the Yahoo Board’s Audit Committee. Read More