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.
Egyptian Billionaire Naguib Sawiris Will Finalize Acquisition of CI Capital Holding by the End of March
There is a saying "Strike while the iron is hot". That is what Silicon Valley is doing - investing big in India where the economy grows faster.
Russian energy company GazProm signed a loan agreement with Bank of China on Thursday. GazProm borrowed €2 billion ($2.17 billion) on a 5-year term
Roofstock gets Series A funding of $13.25 million led by Bain Capital Ventures. The funds will be used in an online marketplace and will be launched on Thursday in Florida.
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.
Northern Trust subsidiary 50 South Capital Advisors is going to acquire Aurora Investment Management, a Natixis Global Asset Management subsidiary. Both the parties are maintaining silence on terms of the deals which is expected to close by the end of September. Most of the Aurora Investment professionals will continue their service.
InstarAGF Asset Management announced the initial closure of its C$372 million fundraising for InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund. The fund aims to purchase power, social and civil infrastructure assets and amenities with ecological downside protection.
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.
The bigger companies are getting global through acquiring operations in the regional markets, which has become a trend in the multi-billion dollar market. Following the trend, Hong Kong based firm Mobvista has announced on Monday acquiring NativeX for $24.5 million. Through the deal, NativeX has been expected to contribute for achieving Mobvista’s international goals and successes.
Marathon Oil announced its intention to sell 135 million of common shares through a public offering. The ongoing slump in the global oil industry has led many oil firms to undertake the cost-cutting strategy to keep hold of their cash level.
India is about to fund $3.56 billion of capital to govrnment-run lenders because of bad and restricted loans. Banks felt relief as the government is ready to help them when they need the capital.