Home Tags Merger and Acquisitions

Tag: Merger and Acquisitions

BreadTalk to buy Food Junction for S$80 million in cash: Here’s what we know

BreadTalk said it was looking to buy all of Food Junction Management (FJM)'s 1.489 million shares, which it would pay for in cash.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Deutsche Bank and UBS reportedly talked in June about teaming up in Europe to create an investing-banking alliance

Combining forces could help European banks compete against US banks, which are looking to win over market share in Europe, the WSJ reported.
Peppa Pig (left, with her brother, George) has come under heavy criticism by the Chinese government.

Hasbro slides after announcing it will buy Entertainment One, the owner of Peppa Pig, for $4 billion

Entertainment One's stock price jumped above what Hasbro agreed to pay, fueling speculation that another company could make a competing offer.

Symantec gains on report that Broadcom has secured funding to acquire the cybersecurity firm

A deal between the two companies could be reached in mid-July, according to anonymous sources cited by Bloomberg.

Viacom climbs amid reports merger talks with CBS are heating up

Viacom shares rose on Wednesday after a report from the Wall Street Journal said CBS is expected to make an offer for the company.
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan retakes the crown as Wall Street’s top dealmaker

JPMorgan retakes the crown as the leading merger advisor. Its rival Goldman Sachs was in second place.
Auris makes a product called Monarch, a controller operated robotic camera that gives doctors a view inside the body to help with lung cancer diagnosis.

Johnson & Johnson is buying a Silicon Valley surgical-robotics startup for $3.4 billion

J&J is bulking up on its surgical-robotics presence with the $3.4 billion deal for Auris Health.
A woman walks by a BB&T bank branch in Washington.

BB&T and SunTrust are joining forces in a $66 billion deal that’ll create the US’s 6th largest bank

SunTrust Banks and BB&T have agreed to a $66 billion merger that will create the sixth-largest US bank.

NXP Semiconductors spikes as China reconsiders Qualcomm’s $44 billion bid

NXP Semiconductors NV is rising after a report that China will restart its review of Qualcomm's $44 billion bid for the semiconductor company. The proposed acquisition had been put on hold previously due to uncertain trade conditions between the US and China.

21st Century Fox is rallying as Comcast looks to swoop in on Disney’s bid for its assets

21st Century Fox rises nearly 2% after Reuters reported Comcast may try to outbid Disney to acquire some of 21st Century Fox's assets. Comcast is said to be speaking to investment banks for help financing a cash-deal that will overtake Disney's current $52 billion offer.