Offer arrives a working day after CMA approves acquisition
Google Cloud has closed its $two.6 billion acquisition of business intelligence (BI) expert Looker, the enterprise verified right now, a working day after the UK’s Opposition and Markets Authority (CMA) gave the deal the go-forward.
CEO Thomas Kurian mentioned the acquisition “will improve Google Cloud’s analytics and details warehouse abilities, such as BigQuery”.
Bay Space-based mostly Looker is a unified details system supplier. GCP experienced introduced a dedication to invest in the enterprise in June 2019.
It has a 1,seven-hundred-solid consumer foundation that includes Amazon, IBM, Kickstarter, Sony, Spotify and The Economist and has offices in San Francisco, New York, Boulder, London, Tokyo and Dublin. It was started in 2011.
The two companies now shared additional than 350 joint prospects, such as Buzzfeed, Hearst, King, Sunrun, WPP Essence, and Yahoo!
Looker CEO Frank Bien reiterated to prospects that