Mergers / Acquisitions / Takeovers

Investigators examine over $20 million in loans by former Trump…

Investigators examine over $20 million in loans by former Trump…

Published 20/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are focused on over $20 million in loans obtained by U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen from [more…]

PepsiCo to buy Israel’s SodaStream in $3.2 billion deal

PepsiCo to buy Israel’s SodaStream in $3.2 billion deal

Published 20/08/2018

(Reuters) - PepsiCo (PEP.O) is buying household drink-machine maker SodaStream (SODA.TA) (SODA.O) in a $3.2 billion deal, it said on Monday, seeking an edge in [more…]

Exclusive: Saudi PIF in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival…

Exclusive: Saudi PIF in talks to invest in aspiring Tesla rival…

Published 19/08/2018

(Reuters) - PIF, the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund that Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk has said could help him fund a $72 billion [more…]

Fiat Chrysler loses another executive after Marchionne illness

Fiat Chrysler loses another executive after Marchionne illness

Published 23/07/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler’s (FCHA.MI) European boss has quit, adding to the problems facing new CEO Mike Manley who must deliver on promises to [more…]

Blackstone wins EU approval to buy Thomson Reuters unit

Blackstone wins EU approval to buy Thomson Reuters unit

Published 23/07/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group (BX.N) has secured EU antitrust approval to acquire a majority stake in Thomson Reuters’ (TRI.TO) Financial [more…]

France’s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

France’s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

Published 23/07/2018

(Reuters) - French IT services company Atos (ATOS.PA) is boosting its North American operations with a $3.4 billion cash deal to buy Michigan-based IT services [more…]

Verint merger talks with Israel’s NSO Group terminated: source

Verint merger talks with Israel’s NSO Group terminated: source

Published 23/07/2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Talks for U.S. software company Verint Systems to merge its security division with Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group for about [more…]

PayU buys Israeli payment technology firm Zooz

PayU buys Israeli payment technology firm Zooz

Published 23/07/2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Online payment company PayU, a subsidiary of Naspers (NPNJn.J), said on Monday it agreed to acquire Israeli payment technology provider Zooz [more…]

Detour Gold and Paulson trade barbs over hedge fund’s campaign

Detour Gold and Paulson trade barbs over hedge fund’s campaign

Published 18/07/2018

(Reuters) - Canadian miner Detour Gold and activist investor Paulson & Co entered into an increasingly heated public exchange on Wednesday over the hedge fund’s [more…]

SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba

SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba

Published 10/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group (9984.T) is increasing its stake in Yahoo Japan (4689.T) through a $2 billion, three-way deal with U.S. firm Altaba (AABA.O) [more…]