Cloudera IPO Could Facilitate a Hortonworks Acquisition, Sources Say

Cloudera could be going public to help facilitate an acquisition of competitor Hortonworks, two big data executives speculated.featured

Datapipe Said to Have Launched Sale Process

Datapipe, a privately held hosted managed services company in Jersey City, New Jersey, launched its sale, said two sector bankers. The first banker said he heard Barclays was advising Datapipe in an early stage process that started in January. “Teasers are out,” he said.featured

Verizon Watching Time Warner/AT&T Before Deciding on Deals, Bankers Say

Verizon is watching AT&T as it goes through the regulatory process for its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner before reaching conclusions about its own big ticket M&A, saidfeatured

Hortonworks and Cloudera Expected to Undergo Transactions This Year

Sources anticipate a sale of Hortonworks and private financing for Cloudera, the two largest companies selling Hadoop software, within the year. In October, CTFN reported that individuals in the Hadoopfeatured

Cincinnati Bell Not for Sale

Cincinnati Bell is not for sale, despite reports in the last seven months that it is an attractive M&A target, two bankers said. The first banker told CTFN that the company is seeking tofeatured

MapR Positioned for IPO This Year

MapR, a data technologies provider and third largest Hadoop vendor, is positioned to IPO this year, a source familiar with the matter told CTFN. The company has not yet begun preparing its S-1 registrationfeatured

Media Acquisitions Top Comcast’s M&A Priorities, Sources Suggest

While telecom, cable, and media companies continue to collide in a whirlwind of M&A, it is natural to wonder what the U.S.’s largest cable company’s next moves will be. Comcast was early to the convergence game as a buyer of NBC Universal, and whilefeatured

Siris Capital Could Find Mitel Attractive

Private equity firm Siris Capital could find Mitel Networks to be an attractive M&A candidate following its acquisition of Polycom, said two sector bankers and a market analyst. The samefeatured

Maersk Oil Streamlines Business in Preparation for Possible Merger

Maersk Oil, the oil and gas unit of Danish transportation and energy conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, will cease all its exploration activities and is laying off a significant amount of the workforce, a source familiar with the situation told CTFN. The source said that the company, which has been hit by the drop in container … Read Morefeatured

Logicworks for Sale

Logicworks, a privately-held cloud managed services provider in New York, is for sale and is being advised by William Blair, saidfeatured

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