CFOs On the Move: Week Ending December 4
Salesforce, Capital One, WarnerMedia, Bombardier, Humanetics Group, Southern Company Gas, Strive Health, LeaseLock, Eaton, Vornado Realty Trust
Salesforce Goes Social With $27.7B Slack Deal
"Slack looks like the natural fit for Salesforce to beef up its collaboration and messaging footprint and keep pace with [Microsoft]."
Snowflake Sets Terms for $2.7B Public Offering
Investments by Salesforce and Berkshire Hathaway could provide the data warehouse startup with more than $800 million in additional capital.
Salesforce Tops Estimates as Q1 Sales Rise 30%
"Our results, amidst this global crisis, demonstrated our ability to execute at speed, innovate at scale and the strength of our business model."
Salesforce to Buy Vlocity in Vertical CRM Move
The $1.33 billion deal "signals the importance of making industry capabilities even more a part of the [Salesforce] platform offerings."
Salesforce to Buy Field Service Software Firm
The $1.35 billion acquisition of Israel's ClickSoftware adds to Salesforce's offerings for mobile workforces.
Salesforce to Buy Tableau in $15B Analytics Move
The acquisition combines Tableau's tools for understanding data with Salesforce's solutions for understanding customers.
Salesforce Accused of Aiding Sex Trafficking
Trafficking survivors allege Salesforce's CRM tools helped the Backpage website to facilitate prostitution and sexual exploitation.
What Are the Top ERP Systems for 2019?
The ERP market is in great flux as 2018 winds down, positioning some ERPs in unaccustomed positions as market leaders.
Adobe Buys Marketo to Boost B2B Solutions
With the acquisition, "Adobe is sending out a $5 billion signal that it is not just an also-ran" in the marketing technology space.
Salesforce CEO to Buy Time Magazine
With the purchase, the Benioffs join fellow tech billionaires Jeff Bezos and Laurene Powell Jobs in acquiring iconic media properties.