Keyword: Merger

  • Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp sign merger deal
    Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp sign merger deal
    6/30/2018

    Indian steel-making company Tata Steel signed a merger deal with German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp on Saturday, AP reported. The two firms agreed to join their European operation and create a new entity for that purpose.

    The m...

  • Fox, Disney reach agreement on amended merger
    Fox, Disney reach agreement on amended merger
    6/20/2018

    Mass media giant The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox reached an agreement on "amended and restated" merger deal of $71.3 billion, Fox's board announced on Wednesday after also considering Comcast's offer. The s...

  • CBS, Viacom CEOs to meet Friday - report
    CBS, Viacom CEOs to meet Friday - report
    2/14/2018

    CBS, Viacom CEOs Les Moonves and Bob Bakish are expected to meet Friday to discuss the potential merger of the two media companies, CNBC reported citing sources.

    Earlier this month, Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. formed...

  • Report: AT&T deal with Time Warner uncertain
    Report: AT&T deal with Time Warner uncertain
    11/8/2017

    AT&T CFO John Stephens stated on Wednesday that the timing of the merger deal between American telecommunications giant and cable network firm Time Warner Inc. is "uncertain," local media reported. Previously, it was expect...

  • SoftBank to break off Sprint, T-Mobile merger
    SoftBank to break off Sprint, T-Mobile merger
    10/30/2017

    Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank Group Corp. said on Monday that it intends to call off merger deal negotiations between its subsidiary Sprint Corporation and the American T-Mobile, Nikkei reported. T-Mobile, which is owned by ...

  • Discovery announces $14.6bn Scripps acquisition
    Discovery announces $14.6bn Scripps acquisition
    7/31/2017

    Discovery Communications said on Monday it will acquire Scripps Network Interactive for $14.6 billion in cash and stock. The firm added it expects to close the transaction by early 2018.

    "This is an exciting new chapter for ...

  • BAT to buy Reynolds, creating tobacco giant
    BAT to buy Reynolds, creating tobacco giant
    7/19/2017

    Shareholders of British American Tobacco and Reynolds American Inc. agreed on Wednesday to merge the two firms, a move that will create the world's largest publicly owned tobacco company.

    London-based BAT will buy out the rem...

  • AT&T to acquire Straight Path for $1.6 billion
    AT&T to acquire Straight Path for $1.6 billion
    4/10/2017

    AT&T Inc. announced on Monday it will acquire Straight Path Communications Inc. for $95.63 per share in an all-stock merger, according to a statement jointly released by the two companies.

    The deal between the Ameri...

  • EU approves ChemChina-Syngenta deal worth $43bn
    EU approves ChemChina-Syngenta deal worth $43bn
    4/5/2017

    The European Commission  granted approval on Wednesday for a merger between Swiss company Syngenta AG and Chinese governmentally-owned China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina). The deal was cleared on condition it sells some ...

  • EU approves Siemens, Gamesa $10.5bn merger
    EU approves Siemens, Gamesa $10.5bn merger
    3/13/2017

    The European Commission has approved the $10.5 billion merger between Siemens AG and Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologica SA, a Spanish wind turbines manufacturer, TheStreet reported on Monday.

    Siemens is set to pay €1 billion in...

  • MasterCard-VocaLink merger worries U.K. watchdog
    MasterCard-VocaLink merger worries U.K. watchdog
    1/4/2017

    The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) voiced its concerns over MasterCard’s plans to acquire bank payment infrastructure supplier VocaLink.

    In a statement published on Wednesday, the watchdog sa...

  • TD Ameritrade to acquire Scottrade for $4 bn
    TD Ameritrade to acquire Scottrade for $4 bn
    10/24/2016

    TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., in a joint effort with its largest shareholder, Toronto-Dominion Bank, will take over Scottrade Financial Services Inc. for $4 billion.

    The deal will be executed in two parts. First, TD Bank Group wil...

  • BAT offers $47 bn to buy rest of Reynolds
    BAT offers $47 bn to buy rest of Reynolds
    10/21/2016

    British American Tobacco plc.(BAT) said it has made an unsolicited $47 billion takeover offer for the remaining stake in Reynolds American Inc. (RAI). If the deal goes through it will create the world's largest publicly traded tobacc...

  • Shareholder of William Hill opposes merger
    Shareholder of William Hill opposes merger
    10/13/2016

    The recently announced merger of William Hill Plc. and Amaya Inc. may not go through, as the largest shareholder of the British bookmaker is concerned with the reasoning behind such actions.

    Parvus Asset Management, which owns 14...