M&A Editorial News

KinderWorld in SGD 70mn debut: Bloomberg

Advisors are coaching KinderWorld Education on a domestic initial public offering that could value the Singaporean nursery-to-school operator at up to SGD 300.00 million (USD 228.96 million), Bloomberg reported....

Posted on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:20:25 GMT | Read more...

Emerson picking up Textron unit

New York-listed Emerson has agreed to acquire the tools and test equipment division of US industrial conglomerate Textron....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:14:18 GMT | Read more...

Young’s Seafood to hook new owners

It is official, the private equity owners of Young’s Seafood are fishing for potential buyers interested in catching the UK’s leading seafood supplier with annual revenue of more than GBP 500.00 million....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:49:51 GMT | Read more...

Tencent, TCL and Suning to aid ailing New Leshi Zhixin

A slew of companies is injecting CNY 2.74 billion (USD 436.17 million) into the smart television manufacturer arm of cash-strapped LeEco to help ease overall group financial pressure that has since constrained operations at the unit. ...

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:44:58 GMT | Read more...

Kohlberg picking up Cadence

Private equity firm Kohlberg is purchasing medical device manufacturer Cadence for an undisclosed sum....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:26:17 GMT | Read more...

Weir to buy ESCO

Scottish engineering giant Weir Group has signed on the dotted line to acquire US-headquartered metal wearparts and components maker ESCO....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:26:16 GMT | Read more...

SunPower to purchase SolarWorld

SunPower is acquiring SolarWorld Americas in a deal the California-headquartered group claims will make it the biggest solar panel manufacturer in the US....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:17:58 GMT | Read more...

Grail to plump up coffers ahead of listing: Bloomberg

Grail, the cancer detection test startup backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, may raise USD 1.00 billion ahead of an initial public offering in Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:13:21 GMT | Read more...

GNDI close to pricing IPO: Reuters

Grupo Notre Dame Intermédica (GNDI) is said to be in the last stages of an initial public offering (IPO) that Zephyr, the M&A database published by Bureau van Dijk, shows would be first completed listing in Brazil this year....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:33:29 GMT | Read more...

Generali selling its Belgian subsidiary to Athora

Bermuda-based insurance and reinsurance company Athora Holding is snapping up Generali Belgium for EUR 540.00 million in cash....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:16:19 GMT | Read more...

PayGroup to debut in May

PayGroup has launched its initial public offering (IPOs) to raise between AUD 5.50 million and AUD 8.50 million (USD 4.27 million and USD 6.61 million) by 10th May....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:35:00 GMT | Read more...

P&G wins race for Merck’s consumer health business

Procter and Gamble (P&G) is picking up German pharmaceutical giant Merck’s consumer health division, beating off competition from other potential suitors, including Nestlé, Perrigo, Stada owners Bain and Cinven, and Mylan....

Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:17:56 GMT | Read more...

Vista Equity picking up majority stake in LogicMonitor

Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has signed on the dotted line to acquire a majority shareholding in LogicMonitor, the California-headquartered maker of online network monitoring software....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:48:29 GMT | Read more...

Jinzi Ham to acquire Chenpai

Jinzi Ham is acquiring an 81.2 per cent stake in Jiangsu Chenpai Pharmaceutical for CNY 1.06 billion (USD 168.70 million) in cash to build up its presence in the medical and healthcare sector....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:46:30 GMT | Read more...

Imerys considers sale of tile business

France-based Imerys is weighing options for its roof tile business, which generates annual revenue of about EUR 300.00 million. ...

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:25:31 GMT | Read more...

Total to spend EUR 1.4bn on Direct Energie majority stake

Oil giant Total is picking up a 74.3 per cent holding in French electricity retailer Direct Energie for EUR 1.41 billion in cash....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:05:21 GMT | Read more...

Open Text ‘could go on the block’

Blue Harbour Group could decide to buy the remaining stake it does not already own in Open Text, the Canadian developer of enterprise information management software, according to the hedge fund’s chief executive. ...

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:59:12 GMT | Read more...

SJI to raise as much as USD 575mn

South Jersey Industries (SJI) is tapping the capital market by way of two share sales worth a combined USD 575.00 million to partially fund the pending acquisitions of Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas from Pivotal Utility....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:32:32 GMT | Read more...

PlayUp gambles on TopBetta

Australian sports games application provider PlayUp is acquiring online betting services platform operator TopBetta for AUD 6.00 million (USD 4.66 million) in cash....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:07:01 GMT | Read more...

‘edotco to choose IPO advisors’

The telecommunications infrastructure arm of Axiata is believed to have shortlisted banks for an upcoming initial public offering that GlobalCapitalAsia suggests could be worth a possible USD 1.00 billion....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:00:54 GMT | Read more...

Lagardère to sell magazines to Czech Media

French publisher Lagardère has entered discussions over a potential sale of its French magazine titles to Czech Media Invest....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:35:21 GMT | Read more...

Scotts Miracle-Gro agrees purchase of Sunlight Supply

The strong demand for mergers and acquisitions in the cannabis industry are continuing as lawn and garden products group Scotts Miracle-Gro has agreed to pick up Sunlight Supply, the largest hydroponic distributor in the US, for about USD 450.00 million. ...

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:02:01 GMT | Read more...

Salient selling wealth management business to HighTower

HighTower Advisors is picking up wealth management specialist Salient Private Client (SPC) in order to enter the Texas market....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:46:04 GMT | Read more...

CBA to list CFSGAM

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is setting up Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) for an initial public offering (IPO) following the completion of a strategic review initiated in September 2017....

Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:07:55 GMT | Read more...

Portman could be checked up by a new business: Sky News

Portman Dental Care, a UK-based dental chain, partly owned by amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen, is in talks with trade and private equity suitors regarding a potential takeover that could value the firm at over GBP 300.00 million. ...

Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:23:35 GMT | Read more...