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Mergers & acquisitions

Breaking News! Coupa Extending CLM Capability with Exari Acquisition

Business spend management giant Coupa Software has just announced its intention to acquire contract lifecycle management (CLM) leader Exari. Exari, founded in 1999, is a […]

In Case You Missed It … P2P Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

In Case You Missed It … P2P Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

News Roundup – In Case You Missed It …

This week has seen a lot of activity in the procurement and supply chain market - here's a summary of what caught our eye with […]

Corcentric Signs Definitive Purchase Agreement with Determine

Breaking News! Procurement and financial process automation solutions provider, Corcentric Inc. today announced it has signed a definitive purchase agreement with Determine, Inc., specialists in […]

The Merger – Spend Matters Top Papers

In the run up to Christmas and my passing over the Spend Matters UK/Europe reins, we’re going to feature some of the briefing papers I’ve […]

Kraft Heinz and Unilever Merger OFF – Might Have Been Good News For Procurement?

(Breaking News - Sunday 6pm - Kraft Heinz pull out of after reading that Spend Matters has some misgivings about the proposed deal  ... seriously, […]

Coupa Adds AI and Machine-Learning Spend-Data Classification to its Suite

Yesterday, leading cloud-based spend management firm, Coupa, announced* its acquisition of UK-based analytics solution provider Spend360 International Ltd. “Spend360 is an analytics solution that uses […]

Proactis Buys Millstream – Another Smart Acquisition from Yorkshire eProcurement Firm

Last week, Yorkshire-based eProcurement firm Proactis announced another acquisition, picking up Millstream Associates for some £15.5 million. It is the latest in a series of […]

The Merger – Tension and Technology Insight In Our Short Story

We have produced several research papers during the course of the past few months, and we think some you may have missed our work owing […]

Japan’s Softbank Bids For ARM – Good Or Bad News For UK Industry?

The first test of the brave new world of the UK existing successfully outside the EU has come sooner perhaps than we expected. Japanese tech […]

The Merger — A Tale of Two CPOs

"The Merger" is a procurement short story written by our own Peter Smith and Steve Cobley of Ivalua, the procurement software provider. It is written […]