Sony Gaming Online

Envision Development + PureEdge
Solutions
, Sony Pictures + Verant Interactive, USABancShares.com + Bonds Online

















































 Sony Pictures acquires Verant
Interactive

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
$5.6 million stock/$6 million cash

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      A

 



    CULVER CITY, June 1–Sony Pictures Entertainment, a unit of
    Japanese electronics giant Sony , said it acquired
    online game company Verant Interactive, known for the multi-player,
    role-playing game “EverQuest,” to expand Sony’s online game businesses.
    Financial details of the Verant
    acquisition were undisclosed.


     

 
































 Envision Development (EDV) to acquire PureEdge
Solutions

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        E-commerce
enablers

 

  
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Scorecard:
      B-

 



    MARLBORO, Mass., June 2–Envision Development , the emerging leader in Web-centric transactive technologies and
    eBusiness solutions, announced it will acquire PureEdge Solutions, a
    leader in legally binding solutions for e-commerce. Victoria, B.C.-based PureEdge and its technologies will further
    strengthen Envision’s position as a
    leading eBusiness solutions provider. Terms of the agreement were not
    disclosed.


     

 
































 USABancShares.com (USAB) unit merges with Bonds
Online

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
Financial services

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
        Internet
services

 

  
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Scorecard:

      C-

 



    PHILADELPHIA, June 2–USABancShares.com
    announced that it has merged its brokerage subsidiary with Bonds
    Online
    , a privately held company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
    Bonds Online provides a full range of content, portfolio management,
    analysis tools and other sector specific assets targeted to attract and
    serve the fixed income industry. As a result of the merger, customers at
    Bonds Online will be able to complete trades instantly with online
    brokerage functionality designed for fixed income transactions. Terms of
    the deal were not disclosed.


     

 
































 NetLojix (NETX) terminates acquisition with
onShore

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
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Premium:
        n/a

 

  
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Industry:
       
Content/Communities

 

  
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Scorecard:
      n/a

 



    SANTA BARBARA, June 2–Internet service and support firm NetLojix
    Communications
    said that it has ended discussions
    to acquire privately held onShore. NetLojix and onShore signed a letter of intent to pursue the
    acquisition back in April. Further details were undisclosed.


     

 

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