Mergers / Acquisitions / Takeovers

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he was in talks with banks about their future and called reports of a [more…]

Brookfield in talks with India’s Reliance Industries to buy tower,…

Brookfield in talks with India’s Reliance Industries to buy tower,…

Published 08/02/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Canadian private equity firm Brookfield Asset Management is in preliminary talks with India’s Reliance Industries to buy a stake in its optical [more…]

Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cybersecurity company SecureWorks…

Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cybersecurity company SecureWorks…

Published 07/02/2019

(Reuters) - Computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of SecureWorks Corp, a U.S. provider of cybersecurity services with a market value of [more…]

Aramco amps up in South Korea with $1.6 billion bet on refiner…

Aramco amps up in South Korea with $1.6 billion bet on refiner…

Published 28/01/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - State-owned Saudi Aramco plans to invest up to $1.6 billion for a nearly 20 percent stake in South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank, [more…]

New dam disaster puts Vale CEO, deals and dividends under scrutiny

New dam disaster puts Vale CEO, deals and dividends under scrutiny

Published 28/01/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - When Fabio Schvartsman took the reins of Vale SA in 2017, he suggested a motto for the world’s largest iron miner, [more…]

Newmont to become largest gold producer with $10 billion Goldcorp buy

Newmont to become largest gold producer with $10 billion Goldcorp buy

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc in a deal worth $10 billion, creating the world’s biggest [more…]

France will not put off planned asset sales: finance minister

France will not put off planned asset sales: finance minister

Published 14/01/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government will not put off planned asset sales aimed at financing an innovation fund, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire [more…]

Lilly eyes more cancer deals, but wary of CAR-T, gene therapy

Lilly eyes more cancer deals, but wary of CAR-T, gene therapy

Published 11/01/2019

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co remains in the hunt for cancer drugs even after announcing an $8 billion purchase of Loxo Oncology this week, [more…]

Nexon founder to sell controlling stake in gaming company’s holding…

Nexon founder to sell controlling stake in gaming company’s holding…

Published 03/01/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The founder of South Korean gaming company Nexon (3659.T) is set to sell a controlling stake worth around $9 billion in Nexon’s [more…]

Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

Published 28/12/2018

(Reuters) - The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional [more…]