Illinois-based giant pork producer The Mashhoffs inked a definitive agreement to acquire Midwest poultry producer GNP Company in a deal that will provide the capital that GNP needs for its growth.
Sources told Bloomberg that Beijing-based insurance firm Anbang Insurance Group was thinking of offering a bid for Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank Ltd even though an Anbang press official said the company has no plans to purchase the lender.
Graham Holdings Co. announced the sale of the headquarters of The Washington Post to developer Carr Properties for USD159 million in a deal expected to be closed by the end of March 2014.
Specialty Fashion Group, the biggest women's fashion seller in Australia, bought the Rivers clothing brand for USD5 million and plans to increase the number the Rivers outlets from 160 to 220.
Australia-based gas and oil explorer Octanex said the main reason for its merger with Peak Oil & Gas was the latter's access to exploration projects in the Philippines and in Indonesia.
Hong Kong-based Shuanghui International Holdings intends to offer a counter bid for Spanish meat processor Campofrio. Mexican food company Sigma Alimentos earlier offered Campofrio a takeover deal worth EUR695 million.
Bankruptcy judge Sean Lane dismissed a private effort to block the merger between US Airways and AMR Corp and gave the clearance to allow the transaction to proceed.
Charter Communications Inc is raising USD25 billion in debt to fund the acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Golub Capital announced that it provided a USD 193 million one-loan debt facility to Los Angeles-based private equity firm Aurora Capital Group to support its National Technical Systems Inc acquisition.
CVS Caremark announced on Wednesday that it will be consolidating the Coram infusion business once the acquisition deal with Apria Healthcare Group will be finalized.
Cable and telecommunications investor Altice's acquisition of Orange Dominicana SA was made in order to expand its already growing empire in the media business in the Dominican Republic.
Bahrain-based Islamic investment firm Tadhamon Capital announced that it has completed the acquisition of Paul Street development in London, in a joint venture with McLaren Property and Apache Capital.
China's mobile-based taxi booking service Kuaidadi confirmed it recently received a USD100 million investment from Alibaba, and has acquired a Shanghai-based taxi booking app called Dahuangfeng.
New Zealand-based dairy firm Fonterra has completed its acquisition of Australia's Tamar Valley Dairy in Tasmania, which is now fully-owned and managed by Fonterra Australia.
Rival Canadian mining companies Goldsource Mines Inc and Eagle Mountain Gold Corp agreed to merge in a deal that would see each firm hold half of the newly combined company.