Tag Archives: acquisition

Dollar Shave Club Is Acquired For $1 Billion

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Great news today as Unilever, the large FMCG conglomerate acquired Dollar Shave Club for $1bn. The move by Unilever is to better compete with its largest rival, Procter & Gamble which owns the historic leader in the shaving category, Gillette. The growth and rise of Dollar Shave Club has been absolutely stellar with great offerings […]

Tablelist Acquires NightPro

Tablelist has just announced the acquisition of NightPro, a global venue, ticketing and CRM platform targeted at the $75bn nightlife market. NightPro has already helped manage more than 4 million guests in 22 cities. Tablelist is the leading company provider for real time and online reservations for nightclubs, bars & lounges in the United States, the […]

Mattel Acquires Sproutling

Sproutling, a startup that creates innovative and smart IoT products for children has been acquired by Mattel. The acquisition builds on Mattel’s mission to be a leader in the play, learning and development segments and helps the company further its digital presence. The acquisition by Mattel is another sign that large and well positioned groups […]

Splitting The Cake – Options Or Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)?

For the longest time, the way to incentivize employees and sharing a piece of the action was exclusively through option grants rather than with restricted stick units (RSUs). Stock options offers a form of ownership to employees by giving them the right to purchase stocks in a company after certain conditions have been met (traditionally based on […]