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Digital Health Sector: Teladoc Health completes $18.5bn merger with Livongo

Virtual healthcare provider Teladoc Health has acquired Livongo, a technology company which collects patient data to advise upon personal management of chronic illnesses, for $18.5bn, in one of the most prominent deals over the height of the global pandemic. Announced on August 5th, the deal was completed by the end […]

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The race for Reebok

Despite acquiring Reebok over a decade ago, Adidas are still struggling to make the gains from the brand it desired, leading to the consideration of a potential sale of the subsidiary. Shares of Adidas rose 1.9% on Thursday, due to multiple reports of the German footwear brand exploring the possibility […]

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Rolling in the deep

With the COVID-19 pandemic severely disrupting the travel industry, aero-engine giant Rolls-Royce is experiencing a period unlike any other in its long history. In order to combat the cash flow issues that are being faced by many across the industry, and the economy for that matter, Rolls-Royce have taken steps […]

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Hitching a ride to success?

Despite being the most well-known ride-hailing app, it is questionable if Uber will continue a smooth drive into the future. The court cases they have been embroiled in have attracted the attention of the media and many potential customers around the world, and may ultimately lead to a rise in […]

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Will this Snowflake melt?

On September 16th, Snowflake, a cloud computing company, floated on the New York Stock Exchange in what became the largest-ever initial public offering for a US software company. The stock jumped 160% above the initial share price of $120-a-share to touch $315; sending the company’s market value to almost $90bn. […]

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The travel Saga

Saga, the UK over 50s travel and insurance specialist, is set to raise £150m in equity capital in order to combat the negative impacts of COVID-19. A turbulent year for the travel industry has seen Saga’s share price drop 75% since the start of 2020. Through the equity raise, Saga […]

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The upcoming IPO of Nongfu Spring

Nongfu Spring, a Chinese bottled water manufacturer, is preparing for their upcoming initial public offering where the company will be taken public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.  This comes as the city’s capital markets are beginning to see more activity following the pandemic, which caused a long dry spell. […]

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Amazon – surging through the pandemic

In early July, Amazon’s market value topped the $1.5 trillion mark for the first time, becoming just the third company to reach this landmark achievement after Apple and Microsoft. Amazon’s shares are currently trading at $3124.18, up 44.0% since the pre-virus peak in mid-February and up 64.6% year to date, […]