M&A Editorial News

Megaport raises cash to boost its international presence

Australian elastic interconnection marketplace Megaport has unveiled a share placing valued at around AUD 27.79 million (USD 21.10 million) in order to achieve international expansion and new product initiatives....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:59:13 GMT | Read more...

MSA gears up for Globe purchase

MSA Safety is acquiring Globe Holding for USD 215.00 million in cash to bolster its position as a leading North American provider of firefighting personal protective equipment (PPE)....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:50:39 GMT | Read more...

Veris to pick up Land Data

Veris has inked an agreement to purchase Australian land surveyor Land Data Surveys for roughly AUD 4.80 million (USD 3.65 million) in a transaction which is expected to complement the buyer’s national surveying business....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:49:49 GMT | Read more...

Hydropothecary increases offering

Canadian cannabis cultivation and distribution group Hydropothecary has increased its previously announced brokered private placement of convertible debentures from CAD 20.00 million (USD 15.12 million) to CAD 25.00 million....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:44:40 GMT | Read more...

Halliburton hopes to tip Summit into a deal

Halliburton is in advanced discussions to acquire Summit ESP in a deal which would mark the US oilfield services giant’s third attempt at an acquisition of a pump and well equipment company in as many years, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:44:06 GMT | Read more...

SBA to pick up Electric Word

Sport Business Acquisitions (SBA) has signed on the dotted line to purchase UK mixed-media publisher Electric Word for around GBP 16.89 million. ...

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:36:52 GMT | Read more...

Sunshine 100 sells Chongqing projects

Sunshine 100 China Holdings is selling a majority stake in a real estate subsidiary focused on two projects in Chongqing to Shenzhen Qianhai Hangmu for CNY 1.54 billion (USD 226.46 million)....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:24:12 GMT | Read more...

1300 Smiles to snap up FCO

1300 Smiles has agreed to purchase Australian dental group Family Care Orthodontists (FCO) from the current owner John Collican for an undisclosed amount in order to boost its earnings....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:18:46 GMT | Read more...

Philips to acquire Spectranetics for EUR 1.9bn

Dutch medical equipment giant Royal Philips has its heart set on accelerated expansion in image-guided devices to treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease by launching an EUR 1.90 billion-public takeover for Spectranetics of the US....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:15:24 GMT | Read more...

Alibaba mulls ZTEsoft purchase: Bloomberg

Alibaba is in advanced negotiations to acquire ZTEsoft Technology from Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer ZTE for between CNY 2.00 billion and CNY 3.00 billion (USD 293.19 million and USD 439.78 million), sources told Bloomberg....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:14:49 GMT | Read more...

Blackstone goes shopping for CRT

Shares in Croesus Retail Trust (CRT) jumped 11.4 per cent after the trading halt was lifted today on news US private equity juggernaut Blackstone is taking the Japan-focused property operator private for an equity value of SGD 900.60 million (USD 649.20 million)....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:09:26 GMT | Read more...

realestate.com.au to purchase stake in Smartline Home Loans

realestate.com.au, a subsidiary of REA Group, is acquiring 80.3 per cent of Smartline Home Loans in an all-cash deal worth AUD 67.00 million (USD 50.88 million) to expand business scale....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:37:51 GMT | Read more...

UCB to purchase Four Oaks

Nasdaq-listed United Community Banks (UCB) is acquiring Four Oaks Fincorp in a deal worth around USD 124.00 million in order to expand its presence in Raleigh, North Carolina....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:25:16 GMT | Read more...

DIG to purchase Zibolan

Dalian Insulator Group (DIG) is acquiring Zibolan Network Technology Beijing in an all-cash deal worth CNY 1.86 billion (USD 273.44 million) as it banks on the growing digital marketing sector in China to boost profitability....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:33:53 GMT | Read more...

Dongguang Chemical to go public

Dongguang Chemical is raising up to HKD 192.00 million (USD 24.61 million) via an initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX)....

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:08:49 GMT | Read more...

NetLink NBN to float in Singapore

NetLink NBN Trust has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) worth as much as SGD 2.70 billion (USD 1.94 billion), which would be the largest local listing in Singapore in more than six years, according to Zephyr, the M&A database published by Bureau van Dijk....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:02:21 GMT | Read more...

Green Chef sources investors for cash call: Reuters

The booming interest in meal kit companies has promoted up-and-coming Green Chef into sounding out the possibility of kicking off yet another funding round, this time for an extra USD 50.00 million-plus, the chief executive (ceo) told Reuters in an interview....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:12:41 GMT | Read more...

Collins Foods to purchase restaurants from Yum! Brands

Collins Restaurants South, a subsidiary of Collins Foods, is acquiring the 28 Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurants currently owned by Yum! Brands for AUD 110.20 million (USD 83.86 million) as it seeks to grow its footprint in Australia....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:29:13 GMT | Read more...

Martin Marietta to purchase Bluegrass

Martin Marietta Materials has agreed to take over Bluegrass Materials through the acquisition of Panadero Aggregates Holdings and Panadero in a transaction worth USD 1.63 billion....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:18:22 GMT | Read more...

LetterOne to buy Holland & Barrett

LetterOne Holdings is carrying out a GBP 1.77 billion deal via its retail investment arm L1 Retail UK to acquire Holland & Barrett International....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:44:26 GMT | Read more...

Tianmushan to purchase Dechang

Hangzhou Tian-Mu-Shan Pharmaceutical Enterprise (Tianmushan) is acquiring Anhui Dechang Pharmaceutical (Dechang) for CNY 360.00 million (USD 52.63 million) to expand its Chinese medicine business....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:57:33 GMT | Read more...

RKE to go public

Expressway investor RKE International Holdings is listing its equity on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) via an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to HKD 2.30 billion (USD 295.11 million)....

Posted on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:56:32 GMT | Read more...

Mega Pharma has a listing in the pipeline: Reuters

The billionaire brothers behind Mega Pharma are considering ways of raising funds for the Latin American pharmaceutical powerhouse in order to tap into a region experiencing an increase in demand for medication, Reuters reported....

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:17:15 GMT | Read more...

Stantec to pick up RNL

Canadian firm Stantec has signed on the dotted line to purchase US architectural, interior and urban design company RNL Design for an undisclosed amount. ...

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:08:50 GMT | Read more...

European Wealth to conduct capital increase

UK wealth manager European Wealth Group is raising GBP 9.22 million in a cash call in order to repay debt and fund flexible working capital. ...

Posted on Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:00:38 GMT | Read more...