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June 16, 2017
Johnson & Johnson has completed its acquisition of Swiss pharmaceuticals company Actelion for around $30 billion, marketing the largest M&A deal in Europe so far in 2017.
Amazon has agreed to acquire Whole Foods for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion. But the deal's more complicated than a mere white knight scenario.
June 15, 2017
Slack is reportedly raising another $500 million at a $5 billion valuation while fielding takeover offers from Amazon and others.
June 13, 2017
Verizon has completed its acquisition of Yahoo for roughly $4.5 billion. So, how does Yahoo’s sticker price stack up against the sums paid for other media companies acquired this decade?
June 09, 2017
About five years ago, Adobe started to ask its customers to convert to a cloud-based subscription model to purchase and update products from its prized Creative Suite. M&A has been key to its success.
June 06, 2017
Credit Suisse has brought Cory Rapkin on as vice chairman of its healthcare group in New York as this year shapes up to hit a decade-low level of dealflow in corporate healthcare M&A in the US.
June 05, 2017
Last week's merger agreement between gas giants Praxair and Linde is indicative of a trend towards bigger deals by foreign companies for European targets.
May 31, 2017
Perella Weinberg Partners has signed on to help Davide Campari-Milano explore a sale of its Irish Mist whiskey and Carolans Irish cream brands. A corporate acquirer might be their best bet.
May 24, 2017
This month's deals for the E&P units of DONG Energy and Engie augur well for an M&A revival in the space.
May 22, 2017
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May 19, 2017
Wal-Mart has booked a massive 63% uptick in US ecommerce sales for its 1Q 2018 fiscal year along with a 69% increase in gross merchandise volume. And it can thank its recent acquisitions for those figures.
June 14, 2017
Measurement tech specialist Hexagon has initiated talks with potential suitors—a successful sale would cap an otherwise tumultuous year for one of Sweden's more prolific corporate acquirers.
June 12, 2017
Jeff Immelt’s 16 years as president & CEO of General Electric are coming to an end. John Flannery, currently president & CEO of GE Healthcare, will take over full responsibilities in January.
June 07, 2017
Santander's forced acquisition of ailing Banco Popular for just €1 could well be the first sign that new ECB rules on failing banks will lead to more consolidation amongst mid-tier lenders in Europe.
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June 02, 2017
The announcement that the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement prompted a collective outcry from tech industry titans. Which US companies have done the most cleantech deals?
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May 23, 2017
UBS has agreed to take a majority stake in Brazilian multifamily office Consenso Investimentos to accelerate the Swiss banking giant's recent expansion in the country.
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May 16, 2017
Chinese buyers have cooled off European investments after a record 2016. But why?
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