Category: M&A

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February 10, 2021

Dating juggernaut Match buys Seoul-based Hyperconnect for $1.73B, its biggest acquisition ever

In a large win for the Korean startup ecosystem, dating powerhouse Match Group announced this afternoon that it would buy social networking company Hyperconnect for a combined cash and stock deal valued at $1.73 billion. Hyperconnect, which is projected to have $200 million in revenue...


by Danny Crichton in Asia
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January 27, 2021

IAC’s Teltech acquired encrypted mobile messaging app Confide

IAC has acquired Confide, the encrypted mobile messaging that once made headlines for its use by White House staffers during the Trump administration. The deal, which closed on Dec. 1, 2020 but was not publicly announced, sees Confide joining Teltech, the makers of spam call-busting...


by Sarah Perez in Apps