M&A - Archive

July 2018 articles

UK private equity company Cabot Square has completed its £150m sale of small business funder LDF to US alternative investment [...]

18 July
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Shares in John Laing Infrastructure Fund (JLIF) leapt by more than 17 per cent this morning after a consortium of funds announced [...]

16 July
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China is shifting its investment focus away from North America and onto Europe, as trade policies and political change force [...]

16 July
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Troubled technology company Telit Communications has flogged its automotive business for $105m (£80m). [...]

13 July
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Sky has agreed to an improved offer from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox which outbids rival Comcast. [...]

11 July
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Japanese drugmaker Takeda said today that it had received US regulatory approval for its planned $62bn (£47bn) takeover of London-listed [...]

10 July
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Rolls-Royce has agreed to sell its marine unit for £500m to Kongsberg, a maritime, technology and defence firm based in Norway. [...]

6 July
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Retail billionaire Philip Day has walked away from a potential takeover of Wyevale Garden Centres, citing lack of appetite for [...]

5 July
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Financial services M&A is off to a flyer in the first half of 2018 with 83 deals valued at £12bn executed this year to date. [...]

4 July
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Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group is among several bidders with offers on the table for Wyevale, the UK's biggest gardening chain, [...]

4 July
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Shares in FTSE 100-listed miner Anglo American have spiked today after reports linking it to a $7bn (£5.3bn) deal with Vedanta [...]

4 July
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Paper and packaging company Smurfit Kappa confirmed today that it had completed a €460m (£407m) takeover of Dutch paper and [...]

3 July
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Cinema group Vue has revved up expansion efforts despite the delay of its IPO, adding two new businesses to its portfolio. [...]

3 July
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A spate of mega-deals spurred an M&A shopping spree as firms targeted more European acquisitions than at any point since [...]

2 July
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