M&A Editorial News

HGGC buying Nutraceutical

Private equity investor HGGC has agreed to pick up nutritional supplements manufacturer and wholesaler Nutraceutical via an affiliate....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:31:47 GMT | Read more...

Union to take over Xenith

Union Bankshares is spending USD 701.20 million in an all-scrip acquisition of Xenith Bankshares, the holding company formed in July last year through the merger of its legacy namesake and Hampton Roads Bankshares. ...

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 13:58:59 GMT | Read more...

HNA weighs up Value Partners: Bloomberg

Shares in Value Partners Group have been suspended from trading today effective 13:26 ahead of an announcement containing information related to the Hong Kong exchange’s takeover and mergers rules....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 13:08:09 GMT | Read more...

Clariant, Huntsman join forces

Clariant of Switzerland and Huntsman of the US have announced a multi-billion dollar, all-scrip, cross-border merger which will result in a global speciality chemical company with an enterprise value of about USD 20.00 billion....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 12:30:38 GMT | Read more...

Aegon sells US ops to Wilton Re

European pensions, cover and asset management services provider Aegon is selling two of its US-based units to Wilton Re to free up EUR 630.00 million in cash and improve capital buffers under new regulatory solvency ratios....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 12:08:58 GMT | Read more...

Clariant, Huntsman join forces

Clariant of Switzerland and Huntsman of the US have announced a multi-billion dollar, all-scrip, cross-border merger which will result in a global speciality chemical company with an enterprise value of about USD 20.00 billion....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 12:08:30 GMT | Read more...

Academies Australasia raises cash

Sydney-based college operator Academies Australasia Group has announced a AUD 6.09 million rights issue in order to repay debt, fund acquisitions and finance general working capital purposes. ...

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 11:11:23 GMT | Read more...

Follow-on offering for Trade Desk

Investors in Trade Desk are selling shares worth roughly USD 200.00 million to take advantage of a 30.1 per cent spike in the online demand-side platform developer’s stock price following better-than-expected quarterly results....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 10:33:00 GMT | Read more...

Pallinghurst bids to acquire Gemfields

Pallinghurst Resources has agreed to purchase the remaining 52.9 per cent stake it does not hold in UK gemstone miner Gemfields for GBP 112.00 million....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 09:43:07 GMT | Read more...

Huaxing Chuangye to purchase stake in Internet Harbor

Hangzhou Huaxing Chuangye Communication Technology (Huaxing Chuangye) is acquiring the remaining 49.0 per cent of Beijing Internet Harbor Technology (Internet Harbor) for CNY 539.00 million (USD 78.21 million) as it sets sights on the internet data sector for growth....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 09:20:26 GMT | Read more...

Hainan Airlines to raise CNY 15bn, buy planes

HNA Group’s Hainan Airlines is lining up a CNY 15.00 billion (USD 2.18 billion) convertible bond issue to partially bankroll the purchase of 19 planes in a move expected to boost annual revenue by about CNY 5.14 billion....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 09:18:05 GMT | Read more...

Zoomlion to sell stake in environmental equipment unit

Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology (Zoomlion) is offloading 80.0 per cent of Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Environmental Industry for CNY 11.60 billion (USD 1.68 billion) in cash to focus on its engineering and agricultural machinery manufacturing business....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 08:56:05 GMT | Read more...

Bicon to buy stake in Runxiang

Jiangsu Bicon Pharmaceutical is snapping up 70.0 per cent of Hebei Runxiang Pharmaceutical (Runxiang) in an all-cash deal worth CNY 152.00 million (USD 22.06 million) from Shenze County Jingxi Medical Technology....

Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 08:53:40 GMT | Read more...

Orange in talks to buy Business & Decision stake

French telecommunications firm Orange has revealed it has entered exclusive discussions over the potential acquisition of a 67.0 per cent stake in Euronext-listed consulting and systems integration player Business & Decision....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 14:58:49 GMT | Read more...

Vistra in talks to buy Dynegy: WSJ

Texan energy company Vistra has made an approach to acquire local peer Dynegy, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people with knowledge of the situation....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 14:30:05 GMT | Read more...

RWE and Engie looking into possible combination

European electricity utilities RWE and Engie are mulling over an amalgamation which could take the form of a share swap, according to Reuters....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 13:43:09 GMT | Read more...

Unieuro to acquire Andreoli

Unieuro has signed on the dotted line to purchase Italian household appliance retailer Andreoli for EUR 12.20 million. ...

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 13:38:24 GMT | Read more...

Seacoast lines up NSBC

Acquisitive Seacoast Banking is continuing to make its mark in the sunshine state, this time buying NorthStar Banking (NSBC) for USD 32.10 million to become a top five Florida-based bank in the Tampa metropolitan statistical area (MSA)....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 13:34:41 GMT | Read more...

Starwood puts Baccarat on the block: L’Agefi

US private investor Starwood Capital is offloading French crystal glassware manufacturer Baccarat, according to L’Agefi....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 13:14:47 GMT | Read more...

Evolve to acquire education facilities

New Zealand-based Evolve Education Group has inked an agreement to purchase six early childhood education (ECE) centres in South Island for an undisclosed amount. ...

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 12:59:14 GMT | Read more...

Constellation in Nasdaq IPO

Constellation Alpha Capital is looking to raise as much as USD 143.76 million by way of an initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq as part of the special purpose acquisition company’s (SPAC’s) aim to complete its first business combination. ...

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 12:31:14 GMT | Read more...

ShotSpotter could raise up to USD 34mn

ShotSpotter, the company behind the audio-sensing technology that alerts law enforcement officials and security personnel when and where a gun has been fired, is raising between USD 28.00 million and USD 33.60 million in a first-time share sale....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 12:30:50 GMT | Read more...

B Riley to purchase Wunderlich

B Riley Financial has agreed to acquire US broker Wunderlich Securities for roughly USD 67.00 million in order to enhance its wealth management business. ...

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 12:14:38 GMT | Read more...

East West Banking in stake sale: Bloomberg

Philippine lender East West Banking is hoping to pique the interest of a strategic investor in a sale of a minority stake as the country’s financial institutions look for overseas partners in order to meet higher capital requirements, Bloomberg reported....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 10:29:11 GMT | Read more...

Ares acquires DevaCurl, Tengram exits

Ares Management is buyng Deva Holdings in a deal which provides an exit for Tengram Capital Partners some three and a half years after the private equity firm first invested in the owner of professional and prestige hair care brand DevaCurl....

Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 10:28:12 GMT | Read more...