Ultra-deepwater excavation specialist Marin confirmed is to acquire Aberdeen, Scotland-based trenching solutions provider AGR Seabed Intervention for an undisclosed amount after a successful alliance between the two firms this year.
Hedge fund Clinton Group in a regulatory filing on Wednesday said that it is exploring an acquisition of California-based teen apparel retailer Wet Seal. The activist investor seeks to buy out Wet Seal's equity in a privatization deal.
Qatar's Al Jazeera is mulling over a bid for a controlling stake Turkish pay-TV company Digiturk. Digiturk is an Istanbul-based satellite TV provider with an enterprise value of $1.5 billion.
Dish Network Corp., which lost out to Japan's SoftBank in its attempt to buy Sprint Corp., is looking to offer a bid to acquire telecoms company T-Mobile US Inc. Sprint last week said that it is considering to bid for T-Mobile.
Sweden-based online payments company Klarna has bought Germany-based firm SOFORT in an acquisition deal valued at $150 million to become one of Europe's biggest independent payments alternative.
Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners has abandoned the deal to buy bankrupt LightSquared. Centerbridge, which had offered $3.3 billion for LightSquared, is uncertain over when federal regulators would approve the company's proposed building of a wireless network.
CFS Retail Property Trust Group has entered an agreement to pay $460 million to acquire the integrated retail asset management business of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).
Virginia-based business development company Gladstone Capital Corporation invested $5.5 million in debt and equity to acquire Minnesota-based steel container supplier Behrens Manufacturing LL, with the participation of co-investor Gladstone Investment Corporation.
French retailer Carrefour agreed to acquire a total of 27 shopping malls in Europe worth €2 billion or $2.75 billion from Klepierre, a Bloomberg report said.
Insurance Australia Group Ltd (IAG) bought the Australian and New Zealand underwriting business of Western Australia's farmers' cooperative Wesfarmers Ltd for $1.845 billion.
US-based oil and gas company BreitBurn Energy Partners LP has announced a definitive agreement to acquire oil and gas properties in Texas' Permian Basin for an estimated $282 million.
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has put up for sale its Indian formulations business to reduce its debt. Rival Torrent Pharmaceuticals will acquire the asset for $324.1 billion through internal accruals and debt.
United States' Hagelin & Co. has been sold to Israeli flavorings and specialty ingredients firm Frutarom Industries for $52.4 million. Frutarom finance the deal through a short-term bank loan.
Switzerland's Dufry is reportedly purchasing the remaining 49% stake in Greek travel retailer Hellenic Duty Free for €328 million. Dufry bought a controlling stake in HDF for €200.5 million last year.
The earnings of Men's Wearhouse Inc for the fiscal third had beaten analysts' estimates, driven by an increase in sales. The retailer turned the tables on Jos. A. Bank Clothiers with its own buyout offer after rejecting the smaller rival's earlier bid.
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