Below is the CCCA economic dashboard as of February 28th, 2014. Click here to view a larger image.
After hitting it big with WhatsApp, Sequoia announced $11 million in Series A funding for Kahuna, a startup that helps marketers test and automate their push notifications. Kahuna is only a few months old, launching in the Fall of 2013. Its customers now include Yahoo!, QuizUp (another Sequoia portf... [More]
Another significant development in securing our energy future. If successful, it can also help solve the challenge of using water in the fracking process.
The entire article can he read HERE.
Ryan Lance, CEO of Conoco-Phillips was recently quoted saying, the "shale boom is only in the first inning". This level of optimism is expected from the CEO of a large energy company. However, for those of us active in the energy space, the recent developments in the shale gas arena are ... [More]
Below is the CCCA economic dashboard as of February 21st, 2014. Click here to view a larger image.
Pretty regularly here at the CC Capital Advisors blog, we ask the question: "Why have the markets failed to rebound as fundamentals improve, equity markets rally and an abundance of capital sits idle in a low income environment?"
As we wrote previously, healthcare had a tough time in 2013 due to th... [More]
In the biggest internet deal since Time Warner / AOL deal in 2001, Facebook has agreed to acquire WhatsApp for $19 billion. The first thing to notice about this deal is the price. When Facebook paid $1 billion for Instagram, many thought it was too large of a price tag for the mobile photo app... [More]
Today, Actavis announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Forest Laboratories. Forest is based in New York, NY, but has Midwest operations in Earth City, MO. The purchase price of $25 billion represents a 25% premium over Forest's stock price. The merger is expected to g... [More]
Below is the CCCA economic dashboard as of February 14th, 2014. Click here to view a larger image.
McGladrey recently released reports on PE activity in four sectors: business products & services, healthcare, information technology and consumer products.
Business Products & Services: The first half of 2013 represented one of the worst periods of the last several years for B2B deal making... [More]