M&A - Archive

September 2018 articles

Investors think the UK will remain as attractive as an investment destination post-Brexit as it was before the referendum on [...]

19 September

New York-headquartered Marsh & McLennan has agreed to buy UK insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) today in a £4.3bn [...]

18 September

Corporate advisory firm Moorgate Capital and private equity fund HIG European Capital Partners are locked in a court battle over [...]

16 September

US exchange operator CME's planned $5.5bn (£4.89bn) acquisition of London's Nex Group will be investigated by the UK's competition [...]

13 September

Waterstones has announced the acquisition of the Foyles bookshops, saying the combined business will be stronger in the face [...]

7 September

Melrose has hired bankers to sell off a unit of GKN, the British engineering stalwart it paid £8bn to takeover earlier this [...]

5 September

News of Costa’s sale to Coca-Cola dominated consumer headlines last week, as the fizzy drinks megabrand purchased the UK-based [...]

5 September

Drilling rig contractor Transocean has agreed to acquire deepwater rival Ocean Rig in a deal worth $2.7bn (£2.10bn). [...]

4 September

Insurer Munich Re announced today the acquisition of tech company Relayr which focuses on the “internet of things” in the [...]

4 September

Ibis and Mercure owner AccorHotels announced today that it has completed its £430m takeover of Movenpick Hotels and Resorts, [...]

4 September

The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) of UK companies by foreign businesses fell by £15.8bn between April and June [...]

4 September