Broadcom set to slug it out with Qualcomm shareholders

Qualcomm's advisors and bankers are likely to be kept very busy over the coming weeks after Broadcom submitted a USD 103bn offer for the company.

Four-legged family members to be pampered in Asia

In the UK we have long been seen as a nation of animal lovers and now it would appear that three Asian companies are confident this trend will spread throughout the Asia Pacific region, with a USD 1bn acquisition announced today.

Kellogg looking to capitalise on the growing market for healthier snacks

In the week when the World Health Organization has released a study stating that child obesity has increased ten-fold over the past four decades, it’s fitting that Kellogg, the global snack and cereal company founded over 100 years ago in 1906, should announce that it is acquiring the Chicago Bar company, the manufacturer of nutritional protein bars founded just four years ago for $600m.

Amazon continues its 2017 shopping spree

With just under three months of the year left, this week has seen Amazon rack up its sixth deal of 2017, having spent just over $14.2b so far.

Body Shop to get a makeover

The recently completed acquisition of the Body Shop by Natura, a company which is perhaps more aligned with the original values of its founder, could lead to a new take on the '60s catchphrase "Ding Dong Avon Calling!"