Business Fundamentals

American tech giants dominated the list of top five acquirers (by number of acquisitions) in the artificial intelligence (AI) tech space during 2015–2019, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Of the top five acquirers, four positions were occupied by companies headquartered in the US. These companies also occupied the top four...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s (Goodyear) sentiments declined in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 (Quarter ending December 31, 2019) compared to Q3 2019, due to the automotive industry’s challenging environment and distributor concerns, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Company Filing Analytics...

With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to several countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring it as a pandemic, the ripple effects can also...

The US occupied the top position in terms of outbound and inbound mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal volume and value in 2019. However, it lagged behind some of the top ten countries, in terms of volume and value growth, in 2019 compared to 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. M&A Outbound The US witnessed more than 1,500 outbound M&A deals worth US$209bn in 2019....

Venture capital (VC) funding and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) activity in the artificial intelligence (AI) space showcased a fluctuating trend across all the quarters in 2019, according to GlobalData, a leading and data analytics company. VC funding and M&A deal activity in the AI space remained inconsistent in both value...

Seed and Series A funding rounds accounted for a 38.3% and 24.4% share of global venture capital (VC) funding volume and value in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019, which is the highest among all funding rounds, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Early stage funding rounds (Seed and Series A funding rounds) continued to dominate VC investments with a 74.7% share of total investment volume during Q4 2019. On the other hand, late stage funding rounds such as Series E, Series F, Series G and Series H were fewer in number compared to early stage...

Following the emergence of the cloud-native 5G technology in telecom, cloud has been amongst the top themes/topics of discussion in the telecom sector in 2019,...