M&A Editorial News

Carige bidders in talks with ECB: Reuters

Prospective suitors for Italian bank Carige have entered discussions with the European Central Bank (ECB) ahead of an agreement being reached, according to Reuters....

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:40:12 GMT | Read more...

Eldorado and Caesars to roll the dice with possible merger: Reuters

US-based Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment are in preliminary discussions regarding a potential merger of the two casino operators, people close to the situation told Reuters. ...

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:14:50 GMT | Read more...

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank in talks to merge

Deutsche Bank has confirmed that discussions are underway which could lead to a merger with domestic peer Commerzbank....

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:54:57 GMT | Read more...

One Rock acquires Newell

Newell Brands is selling its process solutions division to One Rock Capital Partners for USD 500.00 million as part of its accelerated transformation plan announced last year that includes the divestment of assets likes Rawlings....

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:48:00 GMT | Read more...

FIS to merge with Worldpay

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is launching a public takeover of US-based Worldpay for an enterprise value of USD 43.00 billion....

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:56:53 GMT | Read more...

Blackstone snags Ayumi

Blackstone is acquiring anti-rheumatism and orthopaedic-focused Ayumi Pharmaceutical from Unison Capital and M3 for an undisclosed sum that Reuters reports could be worth in the ballpark of USD 1.00 billion....

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:27:38 GMT | Read more...

OTP lodges best Abanka bid: Dnevnik

The race to acquire Slovenian banking player Abanka is hotting up as national daily newspaper Dnevnik reports that Hungarian peer OTP has submitted the best bid for the company....

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:11:57 GMT | Read more...

China Taiping takes USD 425mn stake in Shanghai Rural

China Taiping Insurance Holdings is buying a 4.8 per cent equity interest in mainland-incorporated Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank for CNY 2.86 billion (USD 425.94 million) from Shenzhen Legend Science Park....

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:55:03 GMT | Read more...

IES works on IPO

IES Technology Holdings has submitted paperwork to hold an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong after the Cayman Islands-incorporated heat exchange systems and equipment supplier let an earlier application lapse....

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:41:32 GMT | Read more...

EQM to take majority stake in Eureka and Hornet

Equitrans Midstream and EQM Midstream Partners have agreed to acquire a 60.0 per cent stake in Eureka Midstream Holdings and all of Hornet Midstream in a deal that is worth a combined USD 1.03 billion. ...

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:45:51 GMT | Read more...

ID Systems to acquire Pointer Telocation

ID Systems has reached an agreement to purchase all outstanding shares in Israeli telematics and mobile Internet-of-Things (IoT) provider Pointer Telocation for USD 140.00 million in cash and stock. ...

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:42:41 GMT | Read more...

Seeka to harvest a deal with Aongatete

Seeka is buying New Zealand-based coolstore and packhouse company Aongatete Coolstores for NZD 25.00 million (USD 17.13 million)....

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:15:42 GMT | Read more...

Vinamilk to gain traction on milk market via GTNFoods

Vinamilk wants to corner more of Vietnam’s milk segment amid fierce competition by acquiring a 46.7 per cent stake in GTNFoods for VND 1,517 billion (USD 65.25 million)....

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:23:12 GMT | Read more...

Network International plans London flotation

Dubai-headquartered payment processing company Network International has said it is considering conducting an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:57:00 GMT | Read more...

Pernod Ricard tasting possible sale of wine unit: Bloomberg

French beverage company Pernod Ricard is weighing a potential sale of its wine division, just three months after activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a stake, Bloomberg reported. ...

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:08:23 GMT | Read more...

‘Sony may or may not be in talks to take private Rockstar Games-owner Take-Two’

Headlines have exploded with the recent rumour that Sony is in “advanced board level talks” to acquire Take-Two Interactive, the business behind Rockstar Games, according to recent media reports. ...

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:27:57 GMT | Read more...

AVID Property bids for Villa World

Australian property developer Villa World has announced the receipt of an acquisition approach from domestic peer AVID Property Group Australia last week....

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:35:00 GMT | Read more...

HEXO to pick up Newstrike

HEXO has reached an agreement to acquire Toronto-listed parent company of Up Cannabis, Newstrike Brands, for CAD 263.00 million (USD 197.16 million). ...

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:31:45 GMT | Read more...

EFG to take a majority stake in Shaw and Partners

EFG International, in a move to increase its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, is buying a 51.0 per cent stake in Australian financial services provider Shaw and Partners for AUD 61.20 million (USD 43.30 million)....

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:17:56 GMT | Read more...

‘SoftBank and Toyota to invest USD 1bn in Uber’s self-driving business’

Uber Technologies, the US-based ride-hailing platform that is planning its stock market debut for later this year, is in talks with a group of investors to offload a stake in its self-driving unit for roughly USD 1.00 billion in proceeds, according to recent media reports. ...

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:15:13 GMT | Read more...

‘CVC throws over an offer for Six Nations’

CVC Capital Partners is close to catching another rugby group as media reports suggest it has kicked off nice pun a bid for a stake in the Six Nations, the Northern Hemisphere's premier rugby competition....

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:14:38 GMT | Read more...

Brookfield buying majority stake in Oaktree

Asset manager Brookfield has reached terms for an acquisition of a majority shareholding in New York-listed peer Oaktree....

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:55:44 GMT | Read more...

BioNTech ‘planning IPO’

German cancer immunotherapies developer BioNTech has appointed banks to advise on a potential initial public offering (IPO), according to Reuters....

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:51:23 GMT | Read more...

3i takes a reading on Joulz

3i Infrastructure is attempting to corner opportunities arising from the Dutch government’s decision to decarbonise the economy by fully acquiring Joulz Diensten from Stedin Holding for EUR 220.00 million....

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:44:19 GMT | Read more...

Sinochem Energy may seek Shanghai listing: Bloomberg

Sinochem is now considering listing its oil and petroleum products arm on the mainland, Bloomberg reported, after allowing an application for an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong to lapse....

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:42:02 GMT | Read more...