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  • BRIEF-Intelgenx announces definitive agreement with Chemo Group for a generic CNS tablet * Intelgenx announces definitive agreement with Chemo Group for a generic CNS tablet Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-PDC Energy buys about 4,500 net acres in core Delaware basin * PDC Energy announces bolt-on acquisition of approximately 4,500 net acres in the core Delaware basin Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Jan 4 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Wednesday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Global Medical REIT to buy Great Bend Regional Hospital for $24.5 mln * Dec 30 entered purchase contract to acquire Great Bend Regional Hospital for a purchase price of $24.500 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-DCP Midstream Partners to buy assets of Philips-Spectra JV * DCP Midstream LLC has contributed units owning its assets to co plus $424 million cash Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Bruker reports acquisition of CMO Invivo Biotech * Bruker announces acquisition of CMO Invivo Biotech to expand molecular biology, microbiology and pathology consumables and assay business Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 1-Maersk, Alibaba team up to offer online booking of ship places SHANGHAI, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping line, has teamed up with Alibaba to allow customers to reserve space on its vessels through the Chinese company,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-BGC Partners acquires Besso Insurance Group * Transaction is expected to be immediately accretive upon closing Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 1-Competition watchdog sees concerns with MasterCard’s VocaLink deal * Deal hailed as sign of post-Brexit confidence (Adds details, MasterCard comment) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Competition watchdog sees concerns with MasterCard’s VocaLink deal LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition watchdog said it has concerns with MasterCard Inc’s acquisition of payment processing company VocaLink Holdings. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-UK’s CMA raises concerns over Mastercard’s VocaLink deal Jan 4 (Reuters) – UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • PRESS DIGEST – Wall Street Journal – Jan 4 Jan 4 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Greenspace Brands enters share purchase agreement for Nothing But Nature acquisition * Greenspace Brands Inc. enters into share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Nothing But Nature Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Nivalis Therapeutics announces review of strategic alternatives * Nivalis Therapeutics announces review of strategic alternatives Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Ares Management says will earn transaction fee of about $3 bln * Ares management extends market-leading position in direct lending asset class through support of Ares Capital Corporation’s acquisition of American Capital, Ltd. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Allegion acquires Republic Doors & Frames * Terms of transaction were not disclosed Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Acasta Enterprises announces closing of qualifying acquisition * Acasta Enterprises Inc. announces closing of qualifying acquisition Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Tesla falls short of its projected vehicle deliveries for 2016  Tesla said it delivered approximately 76,230 vehicles in 2016, falling short of the 80,000 vehicle projection it set for the year in its fourth-quarter earnings report at the beginning of the year. It’s a slight miss, and it doesn’t seem like one that’s made Wall Street all that upset. The company in October reported that it had made ...
  • BRIEF-Biolife Solutions restructures biologistex joint venture * Biolife Solutions Inc – Biolife will convert its outstanding loan to JV into a capital contribution Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • BRIEF-Gladstone Land acquires farmland in Colorado * Gladstone Land – Deal for about $9.1 million in cash, 233,952 common units of limited partnership interest in its operating partnership Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Acura Pharmaceuticals says exploring strategic alternatives * Acura Pharmaceuticals – alternatives to a sale of company include a capital raising transaction, a licensing transaction and a sale of certain assets Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-CBRE Group acquires Floored * CBRE Group Inc acquires Floored Inc, a leading producer of advanced technology for commercial real estate Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Intel to acquire 15 percent ownership of HERE * Intel Corp – HERE will add Intel’s nominee to its supervisory board of directors when transaction closes Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 1-Intel to take stake in German mapping firm HERE in automated driving push * Deal is expected to close in Q1 (Adds confirmation and comment from statement) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-J&J’s DePuy Synthes acquires technology from Interventional Spine Inc * DePuy Synthes acquires Interventional Spine expandable cage technology to accelerate growth in spine Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Intel says to acquire 15 pct of mapping firm HERE * Intel says to acquire 15 percent ownership of mapping firm HERE Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Ryan Specialty Group buys Navigators’ Nordic agency operations * Ryan Specialty Group acquires Navigators’ Nordic agency operations Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • BRIEF-New Mountain Finance Corp extends share repurchase program to up to $50 mln * New Mountain Finance Corporation extends share repurchase program Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UPDATE 2-Refiner Delek to buy rest of Alon USA for $464 million * Delek offers 0.504 of shares for each outstanding share of Alon Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Syngenta says remains fully committed to ChemChina transaction, confident of its closure * In the context of the EU anti-trust review, ChemChina and Syngenta have requested a further 10 day extension of the review period until 12 April 2017 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Intel to take 15 percent stake in mapping firm HERE – source FRANKFURT, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Chip maker Intel is to take a 15 percent stake in digital mapping firm HERE, a person familiar with the process told Reuters on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 1-Icahn sweetens offer for Federal-Mogul for third time Jan 3 (Reuters) – Billionaire Carl Icahn’s investment firm, Icahn Enterprises LP, sweetened its offer for a third time to buy shares of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp it does not already own. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Asure Software acquires Corporate Payroll Inc * Asure Software expands payroll offering to benefit broker community with acquisition of Corporate Payroll inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Charlesbank Capital Partners sells Peacock Foods to Greencore * Charlesbank Capital Partners sells Peacock Foods to Greencore Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Paytm, India’s top mobile payments firm, gets approval to launch its own digital bank  India leading mobile payments company Paytm has announced that it has formally received permission from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to launch a digital bank. Read More Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-PCM acquires Stratiform, a technology leader in microsoft cloud-based solutions * Pcm acquires stratiform, a technology leader in microsoft cloud-based solutions Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-ATSG subsidiary airborne maintenance and engineering services to acquire PEMCO World Air Services * Atsg subsidiary airborne maintenance and engineering services to acquire pemco world air services Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Camping World solidifies number one position in the state of Georgia with signing of significant acquisition * Camping World solidifies its number one position in the state of Georgia with signing of significant acquisition Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Ormat Technologies Inc says initial consideration for acquisition is $35 mln * Ormat Technologies inc – initial consideration for acquisition is $35 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UPDATE 2-LSE sells clearing business to Euronext in bid to win merger approval * Unclear if sale will ease EU antitrust concerns (Adds source comments, background, details, shares) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • EU mergers and takeovers (Jan 3) BRUSSELS, Jan 3 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Alven Capital raises $261 million fund to invest in French entrepreneurs  French VC firm Alven Capital has been around since 2000 and has become a major player in the VC scene in Paris. The firm recently closed a brand new $261 million fund called Alven V (€250 million), which is a big step up as Alven IV was only a $125 million fund (€120 million). Over ...
  • RPT-Britain avoids M&A collapse as foreign buyers go Brexit bargain hunting LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Britain avoided a collapse in mergers and acquisitions activity after the shock Brexit vote as foreign companies used sterling’s spectacular devaluation against the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • The 11 biggest tech acquisitions of 2016 Unlike IPOs, 2016 was pretty active for tech M&A. The year resulted in $612.9 billion in global tech deals, according to Dealogic, which made it the second best year for acquisitions. It nearly kept up the pace of record-setting 2015, where we saw $691.4 billion in tech transactions across the world. A confluence of factors led to consolidation ...
  • UPDATE 1-UK’s BBA Aviation to merge aircraft management business with Gama Aviation’s US unit Jan 3 (Reuters) – British aircraft services firm BBA Aviation Plc will merge its aircraft management and charter business with London-listed Gama Aviation Plc’s U.S. aircraft management unit, the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UK’s BBA Aviation to merge aircraft management business with Gama Aviation’s US unit Jan 3 (Reuters) – British aircraft services firm BBA Aviation Plc would merge its aircraft management and charter business with London-listed Gama Aviation Plc’s U.S. aircraft management unit, the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Sale of small Italian banks to UBI delayed at Commission’s request: sources MILAN, Jan 2 (Reuters) – The sale of three small Italian banks, rescued in 2015, to bigger rival UBI has been delayed by at least a week at the request of the European Commission, three sources close… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Axa finalises sale of Bluefin to Marsh * AXA completes sale of its UK P&C commercial broker Bluefin to Marsh Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Dataram files preliminary proxy, says to issue up to 45.9 mln shares related to merger with U.S. Gold * Dataram Corp files preliminary proxy statement for special meeting of co’s shareholders – SEC filing Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Capitalone Asset Management acquires securities of Cariboo Rose Resources * Capitalone Asset Management Ltd acquires securities of Cariboo Rose Resources Ltd Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Energy XXI completes financial restructuring, emerges from Chapter 11 * Energy XXI Ltd – has successfully completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Eaton Vance Corp announces completion of acquisition of assets of Calvert Investment Management Inc * Eaton Vance Corp announces completion of acquisition of assets of Calvert Investment Management Inc Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Versabank and PWC Capital announce that securityholders approved merger and related transactions * Versabank and PWC Capital Inc. Announce that securityholders approved the merger and related transactions Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Abbott Acquisition of St. Jude Medical set to close on Jan 4, 2017 * Abbott Acquisition of St. Jude Medical set to close on January 4, 2017 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Monmouth Real Estate buys new building in For Myers, Florida for $21 mln * Monmouth Real Estate announces new acquisition in Fort Myers, Florida Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Gulfmark Offshore terminates tender offer for 6.375% senior notes due 2022 * Gulfmark Offshore terminates tender offer for 6.375% senior notes due 2022 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions Dec 30 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Friday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Iconix Brand Group reports agreement to divest Sharper Image brand * Iconix Brand Group Inc – plans to use net proceeds from this transaction plus additional cash to pay down approximately $115 million of debt Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Hub International acquires the assets of Tevis Insurance Solutions * Hub International Ltd says terms of acquisition were not disclosed Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Cabela’s and Bass Pro Group got request for additional information and documentary material FTC * Cabela’s – co, Bass Pro Group, Llc got request for additional information and documentary material FTC, in connection with merger – sec filing Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Snc-Lavalin sells its ongoing activities in France to Ciclad and Impact Holding * Snc-Lavalin Group Inc – agreement does not include Snc-Lavalin’s TC dome S.A.S. Capital Investment Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-GfK sees significant decline in 2016 profitability * Says no indications of an amelioration of challenging competitive market in consumer experiences, ongoing start-up difficulties in the consumer choices sector in Q4 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Viad Corp acquired business of Flyover Canada * Viad Corp- on dec 29, acquired business of Flyover Canada for an aggregate purchase price of $68.8 million Canadian (approximately $50.6 million u.s.) in cash Source… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • BRIEF-Golden Meditech to sell its equity interest in China * Golden Meditech Holdings Ltd – as part of transaction, golden meditech agrees to give three years’ performance guarantee of ccbc in favour of purchaser Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-China conditionally approves Abbott Laboratories’ acquisition of St Jude * Conditionally approves Abbott Laboratories’ acquisition of St Jude Medical Inc Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Jake Spring) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Kuka says U.S. authorities give green light for Midea takeover * US government authorities CFIUS (committee on foreign investment in united states) and DDTC(directorate of defense trade controls) on December 29, 2016 have cleared take-over of Kuka… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • BRIEF-Vector Resources Inc and Razor Energy Corp execute arrangement agreement * Vector Resources – Pursuant to proposed transaction, each common share of Razor will be exchanged for 2,042.13 common shares of Vector Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • China’s outbound M&A push to draw more scrutiny after record year HONG KONG/BEIJING, Dec 30 (Reuters) – China’s appetite for foreign assets is likely to remain healthy after completed acquisitions surged 46 percent to a record $105 billion this year as mainland… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • DEALS-Corporate makeovers drive corporate takeovers in 2016 M&A bonanza * Global M&A volume fell 17 pct to $3.6 trln vs 2015’s record Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Britain avoids M&A collapse as foreign buyers go Brexit bargain hunting LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Britain avoided a collapse in mergers and acquisitions activity after the shock Brexit vote as foreign companies used sterling’s spectacular devaluation against the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Hope Bancorp announces phase II branch consolidation plan * Hope Bancorp -expects one-time pre-tax charges related to second phase of branch consolidations to total about $1.2 million and be incurred by first half of 2017 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • LPC: US syndicated lending flat in 2016 after late-year spurt NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) – A fourth-quarter rush of corporate buyouts and refinancing, as markets rallied on prospects of looser financial regulations under a Trump administration, pulled 2016 US… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Broadtree Residential acquires an apartment community in Atlanta area * Broadtree residential acquires 264-unit multifamily apartment community in atlanta area Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • France’s Technip, Venezuelan firms tapped to refurbish Aruba refinery ORANJESTAD/HOUSTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – A consortium formed by France’s Technip and Venezuela’s Tecnoconsult and Y&V Group was picked to refurbish Aruba’s 225,000-barrel-per day refinery, the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Viad Corp says acquires FlyOver Canada * FlyOver Canada is expected to generate revenue of over $11 million during 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 2-Peabody extends debt deadline amid creditor support WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 29 (Reuters) – Peabody Energy Corp said on Thursday it extended a deadline for creditors to join financing deals aimed at bringing the largest U.S. coal miner out of bankruptcy… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Peabody extends financing deadlines after creditor lawsuit WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 29 (Reuters) – Peabody Energy Corp said on Thursday the deadline for creditors to join financing deals aimed at bringing the largest U.S. coal miner out of bankruptcy had been… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-TFI International’s unit announces the acquisition of National Fast Freight * As per deal, NFF will operate under current management as standalone business unit of TFI International Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • BRIEF-Pareteum Corp says restructuring of senior secured debt obligation * Pareteum announces restructuring of senior secured debt obligation Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UPDATE 2-Infraero plans to set up subsidiaries to run Brazil airports SAO PAULO, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Brazilian state-run infrastructure company Empresa Brasileira de Infraestrutura Aeroportuária (Infraero) said on Thursday it plans to establish partnerships to run… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Main Street Capital’s portfolio company to merge with Hennessy Capital Acquisition * Main Street announces definitive agreement which will result in portfolio company exit Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-IGM Financial acquires 10 pct interest in China Asset Management Co * Acquires 10% interest in market-leading China Asset Management Co Ltd Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions Dec 29 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Gramercy Property Trust announces two dispositions in the United Kingdom totaling £21.0 mln * Gramercy Property Trust announces two dispositions in the united kingdom totaling £21.0 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Infraero, Fraport AG may join forces to run Brazilian airports – paper SAO PAULO, Dec 29 (Reuters) – The Brazilian state-run infrastructure company Empresa Brasileria de Infraestrutura Aeroportuária (Infraero) is planning to set up a joint venture with Germany’s Fraport… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Brazil’s Petrobras finalizes sale of Nansei Sekiyu for $165 mln SAO PAULO, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA closed the sale of a 100 percent stake in Nansei Sekiyu to Taiyo Oil Company, according to a securities filing on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Pacific Securities’ unit signs agreement to buy Borqs International * Says unit Pacific Special Acquisition signs agreement to buy Borqs International Holding Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • PRESS DIGEST – Wall Street Journal – Dec 29 Dec 29 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Porton Fine Chemicals to bid for U.S. company J-Star Research * Says it plans to spend up to $30 million to bid for U.S. company J-Star Research Inc Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times – Dec 29 Dec 29 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Dec 29 Dec 29 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-FCPT acquires four Burger King restaurant properties for $7.7 mln * FCPT announces acquisition of four Burger King restaurant properties for $7.7 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 1-Brazil’s Petrobras sells $587 mln in assets, misses two-year target SAO PAULO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, on Wednesday announced the sale of ethanol and petrochemicals assets for $587 million, but said it would still… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-PHH Corp to sell its non-GNMA mortgage servicing rights portfolio * Press release – PHH Corporation announces sale and subservicing agreements for its entire non-GNMA mortgage servicing rights portfolio Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 2-U.S. FTC requires divestitures in $13.53 bln Boehringer-Sanofi deal WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim agreed to divest five types of animal health products to settle charges that a proposed asset swap with Sanofi would… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Dime Community Bancshares announces prepayment of ESOP share acquisition loan * Dime Community Bancshares announces the prepayment of the ESOP share acquisition loan Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Pershing Square says NAV per share as of Dec 27 close was $18.50 * Pershing Square Holdings Ltd says PSH NAV per share as of close of business on 27 December 2016 was USD 18.50 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Fairmont Resources receives extension for Grabasa acquisition * Fairmont Resources Inc receives extension for Grabasa acquisition Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco buys 40 pct of Banco Itaú BMG for 1.46 bln reais SAO PAULO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Brazil’s largest private bank, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA has completed the acquisition of 40 percent of Banco Itaú BMG Consignado SA, specialized in payroll loans, for… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Gas Natural Inc shareholders approve merger with First Reserve * Gas Natural Inc. Shareholders approve merger with first reserve Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. FTC requires divestitures in $13.53 bln Boehringer-Sanofi deal WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim agreed to divest five types of animal health products to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • CD&R clinches $6 billion for latest private equity fund -sources Dec 28 (Reuters) – Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R) is close to securing $6 billion from investors for its latest private equity fund, just a little more than two months after it began fundraising… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Shell Midstream Partners acquires interests in three Gulf of Mexico pipelines * Shell Midstream Partners LP says acquisition was funded with borrowings under shell midstream partners’ revolving credit facilities Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Russia’s Usmanov says could revive plans for national metals and mining giant MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Alisher Usmanov, the co-owner of iron ore producer Metalloinvest, said on Wednesday he did not rule out a return to the idea of creating a national metals and mining giant… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Croatia’s Atlantic sees limits to growth in Yugo-nostalgia BELGRADE/ZAGREB, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Croatian consumer group Atlantic Grupa is seeking an acquisition in western Europe as it outgrows a former Yugoslav market it has pieced back together with iconic… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Largo Resources Ltd. announces execution of new Brazilian bank facility * Largo Resources – 2017 facility will be used for payment of principal and interest falling due during 2017 on existing loan from brazilian development bank Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • BRIEF-Brown Gibbons Lang & Co announces sale of Snappy Co * Announces sale of Snappy Co to M&M Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Mitek Industries, owned by Berkshire Hathaway Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • South Korea fines Qualcomm $850 million for its patent licensing practices  American chipmaker Qualcomm is in trouble in South Korea. The country’s antitrust regulator has fined the company roughly $850 million (1.03 trillion won) for its patent royalty activities in South Korea. Many of you are familiar with Qualcomm for its chips. The next time you read the tech specs of your favorite smartphone, chances are ...
  • Colombian group buys stake in Brazil power company Taesa for 1 bln reais SAO PAULO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Two of three shareholders sharing control of Transmissora Aliança de Energia Elétrica SA have agreed to sell their stake in the Brazilian power transmission company to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions Dec 28 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1500 GMT on Wednesday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Intesa draws bidder shortlist for 2.5 bln euro bad loan sale – sources MILAN, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Intesa Sanpaolo has included Apollo Global Management, Cerberus and Christofferson Robb & Company in a short list of bidders for a 2.5 billion euro ($2.61 billion) bad loan… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Atlantic pursues fresh acquisition in western Europe BELGRADE, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Croatia’s Atlantic Grupa is working on an acquisition in western Europe as its room for growth in the former Yugoslavia becomes limited, founder and Chief Executive Emil… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 28 Dec 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 0.07 percent higher on Wednesday after a four-day Christmas break, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.1 percent ahead of… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Volkswagen Financial Services AG acquires PayByPhone * Volkswagen Financial Services AG – terms of deal were not disclosed Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • PRESS DIGEST – Wall Street Journal – Dec 28 Dec 28 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 4-South Korea pension fund chief detained by special prosecutor * Head of South Korea’s pension fund placed under emergency arrest Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Nikkei flat in thin trade; Toshiba dives as Hitachi soars TOKYO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average was flat on Wednesday morning in thin end-of-year trade, while Toshiba Corp tumbled 20 percent on continued concerns about posting a big special… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Dec 28 Dec 28 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 2-KKR in talks to buy Hitachi’s power tools unit – source * Hitachi owns 51.2 pct of voting rights in Hitachi Koki (Recasts lead paragraph, with attribution to a source) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Hitachi says considering selling power tools unit Hitachi Koki TOKYO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Hitachi Ltd said on Wednesday it was considering selling Hitachi Koki Co, after a media report that it was in talks to offload the power tools unit to KKR & Co for more than… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Hitachi Koki share trade halted after report it will be sold to KKR TOKYO, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Trade in Hitachi Koki Co shares was suspended by the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning after a report that private equity firm KKR & Co will buy the Japanese power… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Neogen says acquired Brazil-based Rogama Industria e Comercio Ltda * Neogen – on December 27, 2016, Neogen Corporation annouced that it has acquired Brazil-based Rogama Industria e Comercio Ltda Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-The ensign group purchases fifteen wisconsin assisted living assets * The ensign group purchases fifteen wisconsin assisted living assets Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Capnia to pay Essentialis $750,000 if merger is terminated – SEC filing * Capnia – under merger agreement co to pay Essentialis termination fee of $750,000 under specified circumstances – SEC filing Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 3-Abbott gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy St. Jude Medical WASHINGTON, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed $25 billion acquisition of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc, the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Abbott gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy St. Jude Medical WASHINGTON, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has won U.S. antitrust approval for its proposed purchase of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc , the Federal Trade… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Telefónica Brasil, executive settle dismissal dispute SAO PAULO, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Telefonica Brasil SA and former senior executive Cristina Duclos have agreed to settle a dispute over her dismissal, saying there were no irregular contracting… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Capnia and Essentialis announce merger to create rare disease Therapeutics company * Capnia and essentialis announce merger to create rare disease therapeutics company Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Neogen acquires Brazil-based Rogama * Neogen Corp – terms of current agreement were not disclosed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Rennova Health to acquire assets of Scott Community Hospital * Rennova Health Inc to acquire assets of Scott Community Hospital Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Pacific special acquisition corp. announces signing of merger agreement * Pacific Special Acquisition – valuation of Borqs is at $303 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Mentor Graphics received notice from FTC of early termination * Mentor graphics-on Dec 22 received notice from ftc of early termination, effective immediately for pending acquisition of co by Siemens industry Source text http://bit.ly/2imMBAk Further company… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Fred’s adopts poison pill after Alden Global announces stake Dec 27 (Reuters) – Discount store operator Fred’s Inc adopted a poison pill, less than a week after hedge fund Alden Global Capital LLC reported a 24.8 percent stake in the company. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Fred’s Pharmacy unanimously adopts shareholder rights plan * Fred’s inc – after fred’s observed “unusual and substantial activity in company’s shares”, board unanimously adopted rights plan Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Toshiba considering capital strategy after flagging potential big losses TOKYO, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday the conglomerate was considering to steps to raise capital as it could not rule out that a huge charge to its U.S. nuclear business might wipe… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 2-Chinese investors buy stake in mapping firm HERE * Tencent to use HERE’s services in its products (Recasts to explain strategy behind deal) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Cnova says Groupe Casino offers to purchase all outstanding ordinary shares of co * Cnova NV-co said Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA commenced an offer to acquire for cash all outstanding shares of Cnova, nominal value EUR 0.05 per share in U.S. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • NavInfo, Tencent, GIC buy 10 pct stake in mapping firm HERE FRANKFURT, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Chinese mapping company NavInfo, internet services group Tencent and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC are jointly buying a 10 percent stake in digital maps company… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Spain’s property market goes through the roof MADRID, Dec 27 (Reuters) – According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. But that is just what a Spanish firm is doing — and business is booming. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Saudi’s Sadara to start maintenance on mixed-feed cracker DUBAI, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Sadara Basic Services, fully owned by Sadara Chemical Co , said it would start on Wednesday planned maintenance of a mixed-feed cracker at its parent… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Toshiba sees loss of about 100 bln yen on U.S. nuclear power acquisition – Nikkei Dec 27 (Reuters) – Electronics giant Toshiba Corp expects to report a one-off loss of about 100 billion yen ($850 million) on a U.S. nuclear power acquisition made by its Westinghouse operation last… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Enterprise Holdings Inc buys 20 pct of Brazil’s Unidas SAO PAULO, Dec 26 (Reuters) – Enterprise Holdings Inc has bought a 20 percent stake in Brazilian car rental service Unidas SA, the Brazilian company said in a securities filing on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • WTF is a liquidation preference?  If you work in the tech industry, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term “liquidation preference” at some point. You may have experienced a chill as the words fell upon your ears, too. There’s a non-medical reason for this: liquidation preferences are created to ensure that investors get paid before anyone at a startup when the company either sells ...
  • Israel’s Delek Drilling, Avner Oil approve merger JERUSALEM, Dec 25 (Reuters) – Israeli conglomerate Delek Group’s gas and oil exploration units, Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration, approved a merger aimed at reducing costs and attracting new… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Maxim Power Corp enters agreement to sell maxim power (USA) to hull street energy * Enters agreement to sell Maxim Power (USA), Inc. to hull street energy Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Halliburton announces regulatory filing in connection with potential acquisition * Held discussions with various shareholders of Novomet regarding potential acquisition, including possibility of acquiring up to 100% of company Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Steel Partners amends definitive agreement to acquire Steel Excel * Steel Partners amends definitive agreement to acquire remaining shares of Steel Excel Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Venezuela’s PDVSA uses 49.9 pct Citgo stake as loan collateral CARACAS, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA said on Friday it has used 49.9 percent of its shares in U.S. subsidiary Citgo as collateral for loan financing, two months after having… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Aina Le’a Inc- no termination fees regarding termination of merger agreement with Origo Acquisition Corporation * Aina Le’a Inc- there are no termination fees in connection with termination of merger agreement with Origo Acquisition Corporation Source text: (http://bit.ly/2hRj3x2) Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Dealnet executes agreement to acquire $29 mln finance receivable portfolio * Total consideration for portfolio to consist of cash payment on closing of $22.5 million, issuance of 12.5 million shares valued at $6.7 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Basic energy services successfully completes prepackaged restructuring, emerges from chapter 11 * Basic Energy Services successfully completes prepackaged restructuring and emerges from Chapter 11 with $125 million of new capital and debt level reduced by $775 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • UPDATE 2-Orascom aims for two of nine seats on board of Brazil’s Oi SAO PAULO, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Orascom TMT Investments SARL will have two of nine seats on Oi SA’s board if its binding offer to buy the Brazilian telephone carrier succeeds, Karim Nasr, the executive… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Caesars unit’s creditors agree new recovery terms – court filing CHICAGO, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Creditors of Caesars Entertainment Corp’s bankrupt operating unit have reached an agreement to revise the terms of their recoveries, according to a filing with the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Align Technology enters agreement to buy four parcels of real estate * On Dec. 19 co,LBA RIV-COMPANY entered into a purchase and sale agreement for purchase by company of four parcels of real estate Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • Orascom aims at two out of nine seats of Brazil’s Oi SAO PAULO, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Orascom TMT Investments SARL will have two out of nine seats on the board of Brazilian telephone carrier Oi SA if its binding offer to buy the company is successful,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Deutsche rises on U.S. mortgage fraud deal, European shares steady * NN Group, JCDecaux gain on merger deals (Recasts, adds detail and updates prices at close) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • UPDATE 1-Bonanza Creek, other U.S. energy firms announce Chapter 11 plans Dec 23 (Reuters) – Bonanza Creek Energy Inc and two other energy firms announced on Friday plans to file for bankruptcy in coming weeks, joining a long list of U.S. energy companies that have… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Bain Capital Private Equity in exclusive discussions to acquire Consolis * Bain Capital Private Equity in exclusive discussions to acquire Consolis Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ukraine expects IMF decision on next loan tranche by end of January KIEV, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine expects to conclude talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about the next tranche of a $17.5 billion loan by the end of January 2017, Finance Minister… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 23) BRUSSELS, Dec 23 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Ericsson, Cisco to target corporate, public sector clients in 2017 STOCKHOLM, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Global telecoms equipment gear maker Ericsson plans to expand its partnership with Cisco Systems Inc by serving new corporate clients and the public sector in 2017, its… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Ebix acquires Rio De Janeiro based WDEV * Under terms of agreement, Ebix’s Latin American subsidiary has acquired all of outstanding capital stock of WDEV Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 2-China fines GM venture $29 mln for monopolistic pricing – state TV * No indication if fine is retaliation against Trump (Adds no SAIC response, context) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Memorial Production Partners announces plan support agreement * Memorial Production Partners – Entered into plan support deal with holders of 50.2% of partnership’s 7.625% senior notes due 2021 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Dutch insurer NN to buy smaller rival Delta Lloyd for 2.5 bln euros AMSTERDAM, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Dutch insurer Delta Lloyd has reached agreement to be taken over by bigger rival NN Group, the two companies announced on Friday, after NN nudged up its earlier… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Pluristem, Innovative Medical Management agree to extend time to execute definitive investment agreements * Pluristem Therapeutics – parties plan to continue discussions until they receive further clarification about policies, expected during first half of 2017 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Indonesia, Philippine groups acquire Chevron’s $3 bln geothermal assets MANILA, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Philippine property to banking conglomerate Ayala Corp said on Friday two groups of companies in which its energy unit has stakes will acquire Chevron’s geothermal assets… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Hemostemix announces reorganization * Says execution of a management contractor agreement with Drive Capital Inc dated December 16 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Compagnie Plastic Omnium receives binding offer for certain Faurecia Auto Exterior’s assets * Receives a binding offer for the sale of certain Faurecia Auto Exterior’s assets concerned by the decision of the European Commission Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • REFILE- Belgium’s Ontex to acquire Hypermarcas personal hygiene business Dec 22 (Reuters) – Belgium’s Ontex Group NV said it has entered into an agreement to acquire the personal hygiene business of Brazil’s Hypermarcas SA for an enterprise value of 1 billion reais… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Ontex agrees to buy personal hygiene business of Hypermarcas * Ontex announces agreement to acquire the personal hygiene business of Hypermarcas Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Kiska Metals to be acquired by AuRico * Kiska Metals Corp – under terms, holders of Kiska shares to receive about 0.0667 of Aurico common share plus c$0.016 in cash for each Kiska share held Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • CORRECTED-Oi bondholders may get warrants in Sawiris-backed plan SAO PAULO, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Creditors and Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris have proposed issuing warrants as part of an alternative restructuring plan for Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA, a move… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Peabody Energy files plan of reorganization, disclosure statement * Filed its plan of reorganization and disclosure statement with U.S. Bankruptcy court for Eastern district of Missouri Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 2-Australia’s Tatts rejects KKR-backed bid in favour of Tabcorp’s * Wagering business value not realistic – Tatts (Adds shareholder and Pacific Consortium reaction) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Clairvest Group acquires shares of Discovery Air * Acquired 4.2 million common shares of Discovery Air, about 5.1% of Discovery’s current issued, outstanding common shares at $0.20 per share Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • CBOE’s longtime chairman Brodsky to step down after Bats deal CHICAGO, Dec 22 (Reuters) – CBOE Holdings Inc Chairman Bill Brodsky will step down after two decades leading the board when the exchange operator closes a planned $3.2 billion deal for Bats Global… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-Prestige Brands to buy Summer’s Eve maker C.B. Fleet for $825 mln Dec 22 (Reuters) – Prestige Brands Holdings Inc, which distributes household and cleaning products in U.S. and Canada, said it would buy women’s healthcare products maker C.B. Fleet Co for $825… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp II to buy Daseke Inc * HENNESSY CAPITAL ACQUISITION CORP II – co and Daseke Inc announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Centric Health acquires specialty pharmacy operations in Grande Prairie and Medicine Hat * Strategic acquisitions immediately accretive to adjusted EBITDA and EPS and provide Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Prestige Brands to buy healthcare company C.B. Fleet for $825 mln Dec 22 (Reuters) – Prestige Brands Holdings Inc said on Thursday it would buy women’s healthcare products maker C.B. Fleet Co for $825 million in cash. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • CORRECTED-BRIEF-Prestige Brands to buy C.B. Fleet Co for $825 mln * Transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings per share and cash flow from operations, excluding items Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Horton Capital Partners delivers letter to CPS Technologies board * Horton capital partners delivers letter to cps technologies board of directors Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Easterly Acquisition Corp. reports intent to adjourn special meeting of stockholders * Easterly Acquisition Corp- Easterly intends to reconvene special meeting at 10:00 a.m., eastern time, on December 30, 2016 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions Dec 22 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Blackstone in talks to buy stake in Energy Transfer assets-WSJ Dec 22 (Reuters) – Private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP is in talks to buy a stake in assets owned by Energy Transfer Partners LP, the company building the controversial Dakota Access pipeline,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-Alitalia agrees short-term funding deal to keep airline going ROME, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s Alitalia has approved a short-term financing deal and a new industrial plan that will include job cuts, it said on Thursday, as the loss-making flagship carrier steps… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-Basic Energy Services to continue listing new shares of common stock * Basic Energy Services Inc. to continue listing new shares of common stock and resume trading under ticker “BAS” following emergence from chapter 11 reorganization Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 2-Chinese-led consortium top bidder for 40 pct stake in Pakistan Stock Exchange KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec 22 (Reuters) – A consortium led by three Chinese exchanges has offered 28 rupees ($0.27) per share to buy a 40 percent stake in the Pakistan Stock Exchange, according to a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Tokai pharmaceuticals inc says under terms of deal co may be required to pay Otic termination fee of $1 million * Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc says co may be required to pay Otic a termination fee of $1 million, or Otic may be required to pay co termination fee of $1.5 million Source text for Eikon: Further… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • BRIEF-Terreno Realty Corp acquires building in Lanham, MD for $6.7 mln * Terreno Realty Corporation acquires building in Lanham, MD for $6.7 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • BRIEF-Varian Medical Systems to buy PerkinElmer’s medical imaging business for $276 mln * Varex plans to finance acquisition through an expansion of its bank credit facilities to approximately $600 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Point Loma Resources to acquire a private oil and gas co * Deal for consideration of 1.250 million common shares of point loma Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Ericsson media head sees sales lift from telecoms-media consolidation STOCKHOLM, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Ericsson sees more tie-ups between telecom operators and media companies after AT&T Inc’s planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc, offering some hope for the no-growth… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Brazil’s Hypermarcas confirms talks to sell diaper unit to Ontex SAO PAULO, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Hypermarcas SA, Brazil’s largest producer of generic drugs, confirmed on Thursday it is in talks to sell its diaper business to Belgium’s Ontex Group NV. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Japan’s Mitsui to sell part of Marcellus assets stake for $207 mln TOKYO, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co said on Thursday it has agreed to sell a part of its stake in the Marcellus shale gas project in the United States to Alta Resources… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Ontex confirms talks over possible acquisition of Hypermarcas in Brazil * Ontex confirms discussions regarding possible acquisition of the personal hygiene business of Hypermarcas, in Brazil Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Alk Abello acquires activities of Oklahoma-based companies * Acquires activities of Oklahoma-based Allergy Laboratories, Inc. and Crystal Laboratory Llc Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 22 Dec 22 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 futures were down 0.18 percent on Thursday ahead of the cash market open. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Harvest Natural Resources announces agreement to sell interests in Gabon * Says BW Energy Gabon will pay HNR Energia $32 million in cash for interest, subject to certain adjustments. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Bw Offshore JV in $32 mln agreement to buy Dussafu production sharing contract offshore Gabon * BW Offshore has in partnership with the BW Group entered into agreement to acquire 66.67 pct of the Dussafu production sharing contract offshore Gabon Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 22 Dec 22 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index could edge down 0.1-0.2 percent on Thursday, based on last prices for futures on the index. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 3-Brazil’s Hypermarcas in talks to sell diaper unit to Belgium’s Ontex * Ontex moving into growth markets (Updates with share performance, analyst comments, Hypermarcas confirmation) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Brazil’s Hypermarcas to sell diaper unit to Ontex -source SAO PAULO, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Hypermarcas SA, Brazil’s most diversified pharmaceutical firm, has agreed to sell a diaper business to Belgium’s Ontex Group NV for about 1 billion reais ($300 million)… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • UPDATE 2-Icahn tapped as Trump’s special adviser on regulatory issues Dec 21 (Reuters) – Billionaire Carl Icahn will advise Donald Trump on rescinding what the activist investor called “excessive regulation” on U.S. businesses, the president-elect’s transition team… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • BRIEF-ESW Capital says enters into agreement to acquire preferred shares, warrant of Redknee Solutions * ESW Capital, LLC enters into agreement to acquire preferred shares and warrant of Redknee Solutions Inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • UPDATE 2-Hershey names COO Michele Buck as chief executive Dec 21 (Reuters) – U.S. chocolate maker Hershey Co named Chief Operating Officer Michele Buck as its chief executive and president, pinning its hopes on a company veteran to build on a recovery in… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Berkshire Partners to buy stake in Kendra Scott NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Berkshire Partners LLC said on Wednesday it would acquire a significant minority stake in Kendra Scott Design Inc, in a deal that sources said values… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 3-Honda, Alphabet’s Waymo in talks over self-driving tech * Latest partnership as automakers seek to cut development costs Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 1-Anadarko to sell certain Marcellus assets for $1.24 bln Dec 21 (Reuters) – Oil and gas producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp said it would sell certain natural gas assets in the Marcellus shale for about $1.24 billion to a unit of Alta Resources Development… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Honda enters talks with Alphabet’s Waymo on self-driving technology Dec 21 (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co Ltd’s R&D unit said on Wednesday it has entered into formal talks with Alphabet Inc’s Waymo to add self-driving technology to its vehicles. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Cervus sells minority interest in Maple Farms * In short term, proceeds on sale will be utilized to reduce Cervus’ borrowings Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Mcclatchy acquires the Herald-Sun from Paxton Media Group * Mcclatchy acquires the (durham, nc) herald-sun from paxton media group Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Glu Mobile acquired all of intangible assets and certain other assets of Plain Vanilla Corp * Says the acquisition includes all rights to quizup and certain other assets, including about $1.2 million in cash Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Everyone got into the tech M&A game in 2016  Neither public markets nor tech giants offered any solace in 2016 for the ever-growing list of private unicorns. There are 180 tech companies circling the runway with valuations over $1 billion, the most in history. While interest in an all-expen… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • UPDATE 3-Odebrecht to sell Peru pipeline to Brookfield -finance minister LIMA, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA is in advanced talks on selling its majority stake in a $5 billion natural gas pipeline project in Peru to Canada’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 1-Actelion re-enters talks with J&J in takeover twist ZURICH, Dec 21 (Reuters) – The takeover battle surrounding Actelion heated up on Wednesday when the Swiss biotech company said it had begun exclusive talks with former suitor Johnson & Johnson about… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BRIEF-Spectra Energy says CFIUS concludes review of combination of co and Enbridge * Spectra Energy – Notice from CFIUS, has concluded review of combination of company and Enbridge – SEC filing Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Actelion says enters into exclusive discussions with J&J ZURICH, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Actelion said on Wednesday it has entered exclusive negotiations with U.S. healthcare company Johnson & Johnson regarding what the Swiss biotech company called a “possible… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Orex Exploration establishes special committee of board * Special committee to review and analyse all strategic and financial alternatives available to company Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 1-Alfa Laval, Honeywell bid for air treatment firm Munters – sources FRANKFURT/LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Alfa Laval and Honeywell are bidding for private equity-owned Swedish air treatment group Munters in a potential 10 billion Swedish crown ($1.1 billion) deal,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Alfa Laval, Honeywell bid for air treatment firm Munters – sources FRANKFURT/LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Alfa Laval and Honeywell are bidding for private equity-owned Swedish air treatment group Munters in a potential 10 billion Swedish crowns ($1.08 billion) deal,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Onenergy Announces proposed acquisition of OZZ Electric Inc. * Onenergy Inc. announces proposed acquisition of Ozz Electric Inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Carrols Restaurant Group signs agreement to buy 43 Burger King restaurants in Cincinnati market * Carrols Restaurant Group Inc – transaction is expected to close in January 2017 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Invensense to pay TDK Corp $46.7 mln upon termination of deal * Invensense – agreement also provides, upon termination of merger agreement under specified circumstances, TDK to pay co a termination fee of $46.7 million Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-McKesson and Change Healthcare announce termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino act waiting period for the creation of a new healthcare information technology company * McKesson and Change Healthcare announce termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino act waiting period for the creation of a new healthcare information technology company Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Pure Technologies to acquire oil and gas pipeline inspection and corrosion control business * Pure Technologies to acquire oil and gas pipeline inspection and corrosion control business Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Guyana Goldfields Inc successfully completes debt restructuring * Guyana Goldfields Inc successfully completes debt restructuring Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • State-owned Kosovo Telecom may face bankruptcy after court ruling, says CEO * Court orders Kosovo Telecom to pay 30 mln eur to smaller carrier Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-Bohai Capital to acquire aircraft leasing assets C2 Aviation Capital * Says it plans to buy commercial jets leasing assets C2 Aviation Capital for $10 billion Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • RPT-Investors see Biogen CEO choice as friendly to potential takeover NEW YORK, Dec 21 (Reuters) – The surprise selection of Michel Vounatsos to run Biogen Inc signals a shift toward a more commercial management focus after years of targeting ambitious scientific… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 1-Coke moves away from AB InBev with Africa bottling deal * Bankers speculate AB InBev could move into soft drinks (Adds context; changes headline) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Actelion shares gain on report of progress in Sanofi talks ZURICH, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Swiss biotech group Actelion’s shares rose by more than 3 percent on Wednesday following a report that talks with Sanofi are making progress, increasing optimism that the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • CORRECTED-Coca Cola buys African bottling from AB InBev for $3.15 bln BRUSSELS, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell its majority stake in Africa’s largest Coke bottler to the Coca Cola Company for $3.15 billion, the final planned divestment… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • BRIEF-TDK to fully acquire InvenSense via unit for $1.33 bln * Says it plans to use $1.33 billion to buy a 100 percent stake of shares in InvenSense Inc, via co’s unit TDK U.S.A. Corporation, in Q2 of fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Japan’s TDK to buy U.S. chip maker InvenSense for $1.3 bln TOKYO, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Japanese electronic parts maker TDK Corp said it had agreed to buy InvenSense Inc , a U.S. chip maker that produces motion sensors for Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 21) BRUSSELS, Dec 21 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • UK public’s long-term inflation expectations edge up-Citi/YouGov LONDON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – The British public’s long-term expectation for inflation rose to 3 percent in December, a more than two year high, according to a closely watched survey by polling company… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • India’s Reliance Comm signs binding pact with Brookfield for $1.6 bln tower stake sale MUMBAI, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Indian telecommunications carrier Reliance Communications Ltd said on Wednesday it had signed a binding pact with Canada’s Brookfield Infrastructure for selling a stake in… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Reliance Communications signs agreements with Brookfield Infrastructure for sale of towers business * Tower business to be demerged into a separate company to be 100% owned and independently managed by Brookfield Infrastructure Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • BRIEF-Eurocastle announces new Italian investment and closes sale of Belfry and Truss * Eurocastle announces new Italian investment and closes sale of Belfry and Truss Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Dormakaba Holding to acquire Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker * To acquire Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news – Dec 21 Dec 21 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 1-Ukrainian MPs pass 2017 budget to boost IMF aid hopes KIEV, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved a budget for 2017 on Wednesday, raising its chance of securing more aid from the International Monetary Fund under a $17.5 billion loan package. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Ukraine parliament approves 2017 budget KIEV, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved a budget for 2017 on Wednesday, raising its chance of securing more aid from the International Monetary Fund under a $17.5 billion loan package. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-Transglobe Energy Q4 production to meet, exceed guidance in Egypt * Q4 production expected to meet or exceed guidance of 12,800 BOPD in Arab Republic of Egypt Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Kinder Morgan wins dismissal of $171 mln investor lawsuit WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 20 (Reuters) – The Delaware Supreme Court dismissed on Tuesday a $171 million investor lawsuit against Kinder Morgan Inc stemming from the pipeline operator’s acquisition of El… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Cup Capital to execute definitive agreement for proposed qualifying transaction with GBT GmbH * Deemed value ascribed to Cup shall be $0.64 per share, deemed value ascribed to GBLT shall be C$60 million plus 120 pct of gross proceeds of GBLT financing Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-HC2 Holdings Inc- American Natural Gas acquires Questar fueling company * HC2 Holdings Inc – financial terms of two transactions were not disclosed Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • TPG Capital to acquire healthcare software provider Mediware Dec 20 (Reuters) – Buyout firm TPG Capital LP has agreed to acquire Mediware Information Systems Inc, a healthcare technology company, from another private equity firm, Thoma Bravo LLC. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...