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.
UK's Cineworld Group will acquire Polish movie theater chain Cinema City International for a little over £500 million, becoming the new cinema mogul in Europe. If the deal pushes through, Cineworld will have 201 cinemas with 1,852 screens.
Pay-TV network operator Dish Network Corp. is aborting its bid for bankrupt telecom firm LightSquared Inc. Dish Network initially offered to buy LightSquared and its wireless spectrum for $2.2 billion.
Elliott Management Corp., a hedge fund run by activist investor Paul Singer, has made an offer to acquire network equipment maker Riverbed Technology Inc. for $3.08 billion. Riverbed was reportedly working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in November on a potential sale.
Sandvik, a high-technology engineering firm based in Sweden, has agreed to buy Texas-based Varel International Energy Services for a price tag of about $740 million.
Forest Laboratories is close to an agreement to buy New Jersey-based specialty pharmaceutical company Aptalis Holdings from private equity firm TPG Capital. Forest will pay $3 billion for Aptalis.
Convergys Corp., a customer management services provider, will buy Stream Global Services from private equity firms Ares Management and Providence Equity Partners for $820 million. Stream provides customer relationship management services in 22 countries in 35 languages.
Harbinger Capital Partners, controlled by American investor Philip Falcone, has asked the US Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan to reject Dish Network Corp.'s $2.2 billion takeover bid for bankrupt satellite firm LightSquared Inc.
Liberty Media Corp, the majority stakeholder of Sirium XM Holdings Inc, has offered to buy out the minority shareholders of the satellite radio provider, Reuters reported.
Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore said Telefonica is planning a joint offer of TIM Brasil, the local wireless unit of Telecom Italia, Reuters reported.