Nuance
Microsoft and Nuance Communications have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $56.00 per share, implying a 23% premium to the closing price of Nuance on Friday, April 9, in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion, inclusive of Nuance’s net debt.
Salesforce
Salesforce is to spend $27.7 billion to acquire Slack in a cash-and-stock deal that will see Salesforce incorporate the company’s technology in a range of Salesforce cloud-based services.