Dec 22, 2015

Acqui-hiring in USA may take a hiatus in 2016?


Consider the tech giant Yahoo. After acquiring 30 companies in 2013, for example, Yahoo, one of the biggest acqui-hire companies out there, saw its acquisitions drop off by nearly 40 percent to about 17 in 2014, according to CB Insights. And 2015 looks to have been a quiet acquisition year for the struggling search company, which purchased only two companies this year.

What is Acqui-hire? 
Buy out (a company) primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff, rather than for its products or services.



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