Owner of New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange prepare its bidding on London Stock Exchange. The bid came in the midst of merger talk between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse.
Imperial Oil has entered into an agreement to sell its 497 Esso retail fuel stations for about C$2.8 billion. This transaction reflects the company's aim to widen its refining and oil sands businesses.
Drug makers Sanofi and Merck & Co. will part ways by the end of the year sealing their partnership for the European vaccines joint venture. Sales has been declining and both companies agreed it is better if they were better off running their own businesses.
The acquisition will create a second largest investment bank in Egypt. Sawiris acquired CI Capital Holding with its investment arm, Orascom Telecom Media and Technology.
It was agreed that Samsonite is to acquire luggage-manufacturer rival Tumi for about $1.8 billion. Samsonite has long been interested in Tumi and its acquisition is considered the biggest deal made by Samsonite.
Cisco has acquired Leaba Semiconductor, an Israeli company for less than $400 million. The acquired company provides new ideas and solutions for important infrastructure difficulties. It focuses on the product design, development and marketing and develop affinity with silicon wafer manufacturers.
It's been almost a year since Exelon and Pepco announced their possible merger. Both companies are now facing difficulties as they need to comply with new conditions the district imposed. They have to adapt with the new terms if they want the merger to move forward.
Spain-based Caixabank is planning to buy the stake of Isabel Dos Santos in Portugal's Banco BPI SA. The negotiations over the acquisition are still going on and may be completed soon.
Foresters and Proj Fox Acquisition have signed a deal on February 29, 2016, whereby, Foresters will indirectly buy both Aegon Fund Management (AFM) and Aegon Capital Management (ACM).
The Dell's acquisition of EMC Corp for $59 billion is going ahead as per the schedule. EMC shareholders are expected to vote on the deal in May. Dell's Michael Dell said in a memo that the deal would be completed according to the stipulated schedule.
Earlier this month, Chinese state-owned company ChemChina reached an acquisition deal of $43 billion with Swiss company Syngenta. After clearing regulation requirements in China, ChemChina is now seeking out loans of more than $35 billion from bankers to fund the purchase.
State regulator rejected a $4.85 billion dollar acquisition of utility power company Cleco to Macquarie Group on Wednesday. The regulator said that the acquisition did not serve the best interest of the customers.
Virgin Pulse acquires two competitors to extend its corporate well-being program. The company mainly focuses on the wellness of empoyees to make them live a better lifestyle and be more productive at work. The merger will expand the company's business through global reach and product synergy.
Deutsche Borse confirmed that it is in talks with London Stock Exchange regarding a potential merger. The parties remain hopeful that a possible merger transaction will take place.
It was agreed that Monster Beverages will take over on American Fruits and Flavors, its leading supplier of fruit concentrares, flavors and mixes. The beverage company paid $690 million for the acquisition. Since 1990's the two companies have been working together.