London to lose software pioneer in potential Private Equity takeover: Blue Prism to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners

Download PDF Introduction On September 28, 2021, Blue Prism, a British enterprise software company that specializes in software robots that automate monotonous jobs, announced that it has reached an agreement with private equity firm Vista Equity Partners to be acquired for £1.1bn ($1.5bn) in cash. Blue Prism, whose clients include Read more…

The e-commerce acquisition gold rush: How Amazon aggregators strive to become the digital P&G or Unilever

Download PDF Introduction Following the dramatic shift of retail shopping to online channels in the wake of the pandemic, online marketplaces such as Amazon presented enormous opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow an online business. E-commerce roll-up companies or aggregators seek to purchase such successful Amazon third-party sellers, and then use Read more…

Summer Deal Recap

Download PDF Welcome back from the summer break! Let BSIC present you some of the most interesting deals over the last summer, we hope you will enjoy! TMT AT&T’s $43bn deal to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery Deal Value: $43bn | Deal Type: Acquisition | Date: 17-May-2021 | Nationality: US AT&T (NYSE: T) agreed to merge its Read more…