Mergers / Acquisitions / Takeovers

Britain’s Schroders gains on potential Lloyds wealth deal

Britain’s Schroders gains on potential Lloyds wealth deal

Published 08/10/2018

(Reuters) - A wealth management tie-up between Schroders and Lloyds would give the asset manager access to the distribution network of Britain’s biggest bank, which [more…]

Schroders Plc and Lloyds Banking Group in talks over wealth…

Schroders Plc and Lloyds Banking Group in talks over wealth…

Published 07/10/2018

(Reuters) - Asset manager Schroders Plc (SDR.L) and Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) said on Sunday they were in discussions over a wealth management alliance. The [more…]

ISS says renegotiating Dell tracking stock offer would be best option

ISS says renegotiating Dell tracking stock offer would be best option

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters) - Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) said on Friday that Dell Technologies Inc should renegotiate an offer to acquire a tracking [more…]

EU regulators receive second Google report on shopping case

EU regulators receive second Google report on shopping case

Published 01/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google (GOOGL.O) has provided a second report detailing the effects of its proposal to allow more price comparison rivals to bid for [more…]

Japan Inc’s global push drives Asia M&As, offsets China slowdown

Japan Inc’s global push drives Asia M&As, offsets China slowdown

Published 28/09/2018

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Japan M&A volumes are set to break a 19-year-old record and steal the spotlight in Asia this year from cooling Chinese [more…]

SiriusXM to buy Pandora in $3.5 billion streaming push

SiriusXM to buy Pandora in $3.5 billion streaming push

Published 24/09/2018

(Reuters) - Satellite radio firm Sirius XM Holdings Inc (SIRI.O) will buy music streamer Pandora Media Inc (P.N) in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal, as [more…]

Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace: sources

Michael Kors to take control of Italy’s Versace: sources

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. fashion group Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS.N) has agreed to take control of Italy’s Versace, three sources familiar with the matter [more…]

Sky’s shares jump after Comcast wins auction with knockout blow

Sky’s shares jump after Comcast wins auction with knockout blow

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Sky (SKYB.L) jumped 9 percent on Monday to within touching distance of the 17.28 pounds a share Comcast (CMCSA.O) bid [more…]

EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony’s $2.3 billion bid…

EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony’s $2.3 billion bid…

Published 24/09/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Sony Corp (6758.T) will know by Oct. 26 whether EU antitrust regulators will wave through its $2.3 billion offer for control of [more…]

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Published 24/09/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalized restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that [more…]