Investment Bank Cascadia Capital, led by CEO Michael Butler, forms new group to focus on M&A in robotics, automation and artificial intelligence. Datasite's Rusty Wiley talks about dealmaking. PE news from Leonard Green, Avist and Clearlake. Mergers & Acquisitions has opened up the nominations for the 20201 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A.
Nvidia announced it will keep Arm’s headquarters in the U.K. and will invest in a new facility there to push forward AI research, educate customers and provide a place for experimentation in robotics and automation.
Manufacturers have turned to robots for help to meet labor demand, sparking deal activity. Batter Ventures raises two funds to target software businesses. More PE news from Brentwood, Sun Capital, Center Rock, IOP.
A tight labor market, trade issues and the upcoming presidential election are all presenting challenges for the manufacturing industry, but that may be good news for M&A in the sector. One important area of investment is robotics.
February 07, 2020
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Walmart, Shopify, TH Lee, Hitachi and others are relying on robots to increase the speed and accuracy of online orders in the fourth installment of Mergers & Acquisitions' weekly 7-part series on retail technology M&A.
The robots, designed by San Francisco-based Bossa Nova Robotics, join the ranks of Walmart’s increasingly automated workforce which also includes devices to scrub floors, unload trucks and gather online-grocery orders.
With holiday shopping in full swing, Shopify and TH Lee invest in robots to help retailers fill orders faster. Warner Music and Providence back music catalog company. PE news from AEI, Gryphon and CVC.