Nasdaq will acquire International Securities Exchange (ISE) for $1.1 billion from Germany's Deutsche Börse. The acquisition transaction is expected to close by end of 2016 year.
Northern Trust subsidiary 50 South Capital Advisors is going to acquire Aurora Investment Management, a Natixis Global Asset Management subsidiary. Both the parties are maintaining silence on terms of the deals which is expected to close by the end of September. Most of the Aurora Investment professionals will continue their service.
The bigger companies are getting global through acquiring operations in the regional markets, which has become a trend in the multi-billion dollar market. Following the trend, Hong Kong based firm Mobvista has announced on Monday acquiring NativeX for $24.5 million. Through the deal, NativeX has been expected to contribute for achieving Mobvista’s international goals and successes.
Buyout firms KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R) have teamed up to take PetSmart Inc (PETM.O) private for more than $7.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the auction for the pet food retailer heats up.
General Electric Co (GE.N) said it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its appliance business to Electrolux AB (ELUXb.ST) for $3.3 billion.
Neustar Inc, a company which helps North American telecommunication carriers route calls and text messages, is considering a potential sale amid interest from private equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.
AdsNative has raised USD2 million in seed funding to be used for its technology expansion, reported TechCrunch.
Three banks have offered a bridge loan for the acquisition of Singapore's Overseas-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd. over Wing Hang Bank, reported Reuters citing sources familiar with the matter.
NVM Private Equity has invested £7 million for the management buyout of No. 1 Traveller, an airport hospitality specialist, a statement about the funding said.
Perth, Australia-based gold explorer Orinoco Gold entered an agreement to acquire the 70% stake of gold and silver producer Troy Resources in a gold mine in the Sertao gold mine located in Brazil.
Redwood City, California-based cloud contact center and customer solutions provider LiveOps Inc has purchased UserEvents and its product called CxEngage. The acquisition enables LiveOps to enhance its Cloud Platform.
New York-based television agency Peleton Entertainment bought Todd Berger's consulting firm Creative Media for an undisclosed amount to expand into animation, branded entertainment, and feature film.
Brussels, Belgium-based chemical firm Solvay SA offered to buy Pennsylvania, US-based conductive polymer maker Plextronics Inc in a $32.6-million deal amid a Chapter 11 filing by the latter.
The board of Texas, US-based games and restaurant chain Chuck E. Cheese's approved its acquisition by an affiliate of investor Apollo Global Management in a $950-million leveraged buyout deal.
UK oil engineering company Amec Plc has agreed to buy Foster Wheeler for $3.2 billion, paving the way for Amec to expand operations overseas, Bloomberg reported.