Mergers / Acquisitions / Takeovers

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

Published 12/08/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines [more…]

Sensor specialist AMS triggers bidding war for Germany’s Osram

Sensor specialist AMS triggers bidding war for Germany’s Osram

Published 11/08/2019

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian sensor specialist AMS (AMS.S) triggered a bidding war for Osram (OSRn.DE) on Sunday, saying it was ready to pay $3.8 billion [more…]

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands’ largest shareholder with $875…

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands’ largest shareholder with $875…

Published 11/08/2019

(Reuters) - BlackRock Inc’s (BLK.N) new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake [more…]

Beijing says China stepping up U.S. soy imports, yet to show up in…

Beijing says China stepping up U.S. soy imports, yet to show up in…

Published 29/07/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media said on Sunday the United States has shipped several million tonnes of soybeans to China since the two countries’ [more…]

Deal-hungry Takeaway.com delivers $10 billion Just Eat takeover

Deal-hungry Takeaway.com delivers $10 billion Just Eat takeover

Published 29/07/2019

LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Amsterdam-based online food delivery firm Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) has agreed to buy Just Eat (JE.L) in an all-share deal valuing the combined group, [more…]

U.S. Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up

U.S. Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up

Published 27/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc’s request to acquire rival Sprint Corp after the companies agreed to [more…]

ISS backs Icahn’s call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal

ISS backs Icahn’s call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal

Published 25/07/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in on [more…]

China’s Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in…

China’s Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in…

Published 15/07/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone [more…]

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey’s Russian air defense deal?

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey’s Russian air defense deal?

Published 12/07/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on [more…]

Synthomer to buy Omnova in $824 million deal

Synthomer to buy Omnova in $824 million deal

Published 03/07/2019

(Reuters) - Polymer maker Synthomer Plc said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy Omnova Solutions Inc for an enterprise value of $824 million in [more…]