Chip Mania! (Tech chips that is….)

Singapore's Avago is acquiring US rival Broadcom, as consolidation in the global chipmaking industry gathers pace.

Vodafone and Verizon finally confirm plans for the largest deal since 2000

UK telecoms major Vodafone has confirmed the sale of its stake in US-based Verizon Wireless in one of the largest deals in corporate history.

Potentially another financing route closed for young businesses?

Since the economic downturn in 2007, one of the oft-repeated statements is that is has been difficult - and remains difficult - for young companies to locate funding. The announcement on Monday that Plus Markets Group would have to cease trading unless a buyer could be found is another blow in the increasingly difficult trading environment for fledgling companies.

A safe pair of hands for Four Seasons Health?

After a couple of months of speculation as to who was pursuing it, it has finally been announced that Terra Firma, the private equity firm run by Guy Hands, is to acquire Four Seasons Health Care, the UK-based care home operator.