Mergers & Acquisitions

News Corp Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch

News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp (NWSA.O) said it would buy Move Inc (MOVE.O), the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business.

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Medtronic Inc

New U.S. tax rules may lead Medtronic to redo inversion deal

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic Inc is likely to try to renegotiate the structure and terms of its $42.9 billion deal to buy Ireland's Covidien Plc in response to new U.S. tax rules, according to people familiar with the situation.

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Club Med

Bonomi letter keeps French Club Med bid battle alive

Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi has written to directors of his bid target Club Mediterranee (CMIP.PA) asking for updated financial information, a letter seen by Reuters shows, in a sign he still hopes to win control of the French holiday company.

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EnLink buys Henry Hub and other Louisiana gas pipelines from Chevron

EnLink Midstream (ENLK.N) (ENLC.N) said on Monday it had signed a $235 million deal with Chevron Corp (CVX.N) to buy natural gas pipelines in Southern Louisiana, including those linked to the Henry Hub supply point that sets U.S. futures prices.

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DreamWorks SKG

SoftBank, DreamWorks Animation talks have cooled: sources

SoftBank Corp's (9984.T) talks to acquire Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc (DWA.O) have cooled, a SoftBank source and banking sources in Japan said.

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Barco NV

Barco on verge of selling aerospace and defense business - paper

Belgian visual technology company Barco NV (BAR.BR) is on the verge of selling its aerospace and defense business to a U.S. industrial firm, local business daily De Tijd said on Monday.

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winery

Australia's Treasury Wine rejects $3 billion takeover bids, shares dive

Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (TWE.AX), one of the world's biggest wine companies, rejected takeover offers from private equity firms saying bids that valued it at $3 billion were insufficient and required it take on too much debt.

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Lenovo

Lenovo says $2.1 billion IBM x86 server deal to close on Wednesday

Lenovo Group Ltd will close its acquisition of International Business Machines Corp's x86 server division on Oct 1 for $2.1 billion, giving China's biggest personal computer maker a major asset as it expands its offerings for business clients.

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JP Morgan Chase & Co

Mercuria's third founder: China head eyes long game

The little known Asia head of Mercuria will be key in tying the Swiss commodity trader's $3.5 billion acquisition of JP Morgan Chase and Co's physical commodity desk into the company's China business.

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Japan's Daiichi Sankyo to acquire US biopharma Ambit Biosciences

Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd (4568.T) has agreed to acquire U.S. biopharmaceutical company Ambit Biosciences Corp (AMBI.O) in a deal valued up to $410 million as it looks to build its presence in oncology, the companies said.

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Alibaba Group

Alibaba pays $459 million for stake in Chinese hotel tech company

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in its first big investment since raising $25 billion in a record-breaking New York initial public offering, has bought 15 percent of Chinese hospitality technology provider Beijing Shiji Information Technology Co Ltd for 2.81 billion yuan ($458.66 million).

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Yahoo Inc

Yahoo-AOL merger proposal: recipe for revival, or stagnation?

A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive.

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Fosun International

Fosun ups bid for Portugal's Espirito Santo healthcare unit

China's Fosun International Ltd has upped its bid for Portugal's Espirito Santo Saude (ESS) to 4.82 euros a share or 460.5 million euros ($584 million) in total, stepping up the battle over the hospital business of the indebted Espirito Santo family.

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Softbank Corp

Japan's SoftBank in talks to buy DreamWorks: media reports

Japan's SoftBank (9984.T) is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG (DWA.O) in a deal that valued DreamWorks at as much as $3.4 billion, media reported on Sunday.

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Family Dollar store in Arvada, Colorado

Family Dollar says state attorney generals to probe Dollar General bid

Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N) said certain state attorney generals have notified the company that they will investigate larger rival Dollar General Corp's (DG.N) takeover bid over competitive concerns.

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