Keyword: Mergers and acquisitions

  • Apollo close to $10B deal for Arconic - reports
    Apollo close to $10B deal for Arconic - reports
    13h ago

    Apollo Global Management is reportedly closing in on a deal to purchase aluminum company Arconic for more than $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday citing sources familiar with the matter.

    According to the rep...

  • Liberty Latin American proposes Millicom takeover
    Liberty Latin American proposes Millicom takeover
    1/15

    Millicom International Cellular SA announced Liberty Latin America Ltd, previously a part of telecommunications giant Liberty Global, made a "preliminary highly conditional n...

  • MNG proposes to buy Gannett for around $1.4B
    MNG proposes to buy Gannett for around $1.4B
    1/14

    MNG Enterprises Inc. announced on Monday that its board of directors sent a letter proposing to acquire Gannett Co. Inc. for $12 per share in cash. The proposed transaction would represent a cash premium of 23% to Gannett’s closing...

  • Newmont Mining to pay $12.5B for Goldcorp
    Newmont Mining to pay $12.5B for Goldcorp
    1/14

    Newmont Mining Corp. said on Monday that it agreed to a 17% premium in a deal to take over Goldcorp Inc., based in Vancouver, in an all-stock transaction. It added the figure was calculated against 20-day volume-weighted averages and tha...

  • Euronext issues one-month offer for Oslo Bors
    Euronext issues one-month offer for Oslo Bors
    1/14

    European exchange operator Euronext NV launched its formal bid for Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA on Monday and said it is prepared to pay 6.24 billion Norwegian kroner (€625 million) in cash or 145 per share. The offer comes with an add...

  • German watchdog questions Siemens-Alstom tieup
    German watchdog questions Siemens-Alstom tieup
    1/13

    Germany’s competition watchdog informed the European Commission (EC) in a recent letter that it shares the latter's concerns over the proposed Siemens-Alstom merger, various media reported on Sunday.

    The country's B...

  • Germany mulls merger of two biggest banks – report
    Germany mulls merger of two biggest banks – report
    1/11

    The Ministry of Finance in Berlin has unveiled a review of "economically viable options" for Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Friday. It cited a reply sent yesterday to lawmaker Da...

  • Several companies show interest in Oslo Bors VPS
    Several companies show interest in Oslo Bors VPS
    1/11

    The management of Oslo Bors VPS Holding ASA said it held meetings with "some" of the entities that expressed interest in offering to buy the stock exchange operator and that more discussions are due. The announcement, published...

  • Growth main focus of New Fox company - report
    Growth main focus of New Fox company - report
    1/11

    Growth will be the main focus of the so-called New Fox company once the Walt Disney Co. finishes the acquisition of 21 Century Fox, CNBC reported on Friday, citing sources familia...

  • Virgin Atlantic and Stobart buy Flybe for £2.2M
    Virgin Atlantic and Stobart buy Flybe for £2.2M
    1/11

    A consortium led by Virgin Atlantic Airways and Stobart Group bought United Kingdom-based regional airline Flybe for £2.2m, according to various media reports on Friday.

    Under the terms of the deal the consortium, which is ...

  • Amazon to take stake in warehouse robotics firm
    Amazon to take stake in warehouse robotics firm
    1/10

    Amazon.com Inc. reached an agreement with Balyo under which it could acquire a stake of up to 29% in the French warehouse robotics firm over the next seven years, Balyo announced on Thursday.​ ​Balyo, which specializes the automatization...

  • Amazon buys CloudEndure - reports
    Amazon buys CloudEndure - reports
    1/9

    Amazon.com Inc. reportedly bought Israeli disaster recovery startup CloudEndure for $200 million to $250 million, Israeli publication Globes reported citing anonymous sources.

    According to the article, the deal is valued at aroun...

  • Viacom, CBS to restart merger talks soon - report
    Viacom, CBS to restart merger talks soon - report
    1/8

    American broadcaster CBS' board is expected to consider restarting merger talks with Viacom Inc., the Information reported on Tuesday, citing three people with knowledge on the situation.

    According to the report, the board wi...

  • Sika to buy Parex for 2.5B Swiss francs
    Sika to buy Parex for 2.5B Swiss francs
    1/8

    Swiss chemicals company Sika AG announced on Tuesday it made a binding offer to purchase French mortar manufacturer ParexGroup SA from CVC Fund V in a deal worth 2.5 billion Swiss francs ($2.55 billion).

    The transaction is still ...

  • S&P cuts Takeda's rating, upgrades Shire
    S&P cuts Takeda's rating, upgrades Shire
    1/8

    S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday that the takeover of Shire Plc would materially worsen key financial ratios of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and lowered the Japan-based company's long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured d...

  • Takeda completes $62B Shire acquisition
    Takeda completes $62B Shire acquisition
    1/8

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. announced it has completed its $62 billion acquisition of Shire plc.

    "We are pleased to have completed the acquisition several mon...

  • SoftBank to reduce investment in WeWork
    SoftBank to reduce investment in WeWork
    1/7

    Japanese holding conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. will invest $2 billion in the office-sharing tech startup WeWork, which is eight times less than previously planned, and thus will not become the majority stakeholder, the Financial Time...

  • Elliot bids $2.07B for oil firm QEP
    Elliot bids $2.07B for oil firm QEP
    1/7

    QEP Resources Inc. said it would "carefully consider" Elliott Management Corp.'s buyout offer, at a 44% premium from the previous closing price. The private equity firm said on Monday that it is ready to pay $8.75 per outst...

  • Eli Lilly to buy Loxo Oncology for $8B
    Eli Lilly to buy Loxo Oncology for $8B
    1/7

    American pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company announced on Monday it entered a definitive agreement to buy biopharmaceutical firm Loxo Oncology, Inc. in a cash deal worth $8 billion. Eli Lilly noted it will pay Loxo Oncology $235.0...

  • Rothesay Life in £3.5B ReAssure bid - reports
    Rothesay Life in £3.5B ReAssure bid - reports
    1/4

    Specialist insurer Rothesay Life is planning a £3.5 billion acquisition of reinsurance company Swiss Re's UK branch, British media reported on Friday.

    According to Sky News, Rothesay approached the Swiss company with a ...