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  • Postmates to go public this year, according to TechCrunch sources, who say the company's S-1 will be public next month; Postmates confidentially filed for IPO in February, then reportedly went on to hold sale talks with DoorDash and others; the company has raised $681M to date and was last valued at ~ $1.8B - Link

  • Amazon ($902B market cap) is in advanced talks to acquire up to 10 percent of India's Future Retail, according to Bloomberg sources; the brick-and-mortar retailer is India's second-most successful in terms of turnover; Future reportedly seeks a valuation of ~$280M for the stake - Link

  • Rocket Internet-founded enterprise catering service Caterwings acquires Germany-based counterpart Lemoncat; terms undisclosed; Rocket Internet is among Lemoncat’s investors; Lemoncat has raised ~$10M to date - Link

  • CBS ($18.3B market cap) and Viacom ($12B market cap) agree to all-stock merger; the companies split in 2006; Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will lead the combined company, ViacomCBS; CBS CEO Joe Ianiello will serve as CBS chairman; the companies plan to accelerate streaming strategies with the deal - Link

  • China-based Q&A platform Zhihu raises $434M Series F led by Beijing Kuaishou with participation from Baidu, Tencent, and others; the company lets users ask and answer questions on a range of topics; has raised $880M to date - Link