M&A Editorial News

Hanza taking over Wermland Mechanics

Swedish manufacturing advisory services provider Hanza has reached an agreement to pick up Wermland Mechanics, a maker of sheet metal parts....

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:26:39 GMT | Read more...

Compass to Acquire Foam Fabricators

US firm Compass Diversified Holdings is buying plastic products manufacturer Foam Fabricators for USD 247.50 million....

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:52:28 GMT | Read more...

Stone Pagamentos planning IPO: Reuters

Reuters has reported that Brazilian credit card payment processor Stone Pagamentos is planning to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by the second half of 2018, citing three sources close to the situation....

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:20:37 GMT | Read more...

CNB acquires Jacksonville Bancorp

Illinois-based CNB Bank Shares, which operates as CNB Bank & Trust, is buying domestic rival Jacksonville Bancorp for USD 61.60 million in cash....

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:00:10 GMT | Read more...

Wyndham to spend USD 1.95bn for a night at La Quinta

Wyndham Worldwide is acquiring hotel franchise La Quinta Holdings for about USD 1.95 billion, expanding its strong midscale presence, further reaching into the upper-midscale market and becoming the preferred accommodations provider for developers and guests....

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:49:39 GMT | Read more...

JBS USA unloads cattle feeding assets and farms to Pinnacle

Associates of New York-headquartered Pinnacle Asset Management are buying JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding from JBS USA for approximately USD 200.00 million....

Posted on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:11:07 GMT | Read more...

Home24 considering summer IPO: Manager Magazin

German furniture company Home24 is weighing up an initial public offering (IPO) for later this year, several sources told Manager Magazin. ...

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:22:14 GMT | Read more...

RESO mulling 2018 IPO: Reuters

Russian insurance player RESO is looking at the possibility of going public at some point this year, according to Reuters....

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:28:37 GMT | Read more...

Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes units attract Chinese bidders: Reuters

Chinese suitors are sniffing around Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes care operations, Reuters reported, almost a year to the day since the healthcare titan said it would evaluate options, normally a code word for a sale, for its three subsidiaries....

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:12:44 GMT | Read more...

Country Garden in bond issue and equity dilution

Country Garden is kicking off several deals to bankroll expansion and growth plans, and repay debt, while opening up its shareholder and capital base to new investors keen to gain exposure to China’s property market....

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:09:34 GMT | Read more...

IWG rebuffs second takeover attempt: FT

UK-based IWG has rejected a second proposal by Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management, which reportedly valued the company at GBP 2.50 billion, according to the Financial Times (FT). ...

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:06:18 GMT | Read more...

Activist investor pushes Whitbread towards a breakup: Reuters

Whitbread, the London-listed owner of Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, is under pressure from an activist investor to break up its hotel and restaurant operations, people familiar with the situation told Reuters. ...

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:05:55 GMT | Read more...

CSRC defers vote on Dynagreen’s A-share offering

China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has deferred a vote for the proposed secondary listing on the mainland by Dynagreen Environmental Protection....

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:38:35 GMT | Read more...

Ingenico opens wallet for Paymark

Software developer Ingenico is snapping up New Zealand payment network Paymark for NZD 190.00 million (USD 138.08 million). ...

Posted on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:12:58 GMT | Read more...

Clearlake Capital picking up Janus International

Private equity investor Clearlake Capital has signed on the dotted line to pick up Janus International, a supplier of steel roll-up doors....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:42:33 GMT | Read more...

Nomad Foods orders Goodfella’s Pizza

Birds Eye group Nomad Foods has reached an agreement to acquire Green Isle Foods, the owner of Goodfella’s Pizza, for EUR 225.00 million on a debt- and cash-free basis. ...

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:34:31 GMT | Read more...

Unata to be delivered to Instacart: Bloomberg

Same day grocery delivery service Instacart is acquiring Unata in a deal that values the Toronto-based start-up at around USD 65.00 million, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:23:48 GMT | Read more...

Carlyle mulls Penti IPO

Turkish lingerie and swimwear maker Penti could be about to go public as the firm’s owners consider divesting their current holdings, according to Reuters....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:06:42 GMT | Read more...

MGP wants to create sector powerhouse with VICI

MGM Growth Properties (MGP) has gone public with a multi-billion-dollar proposal to acquire VICI Properties after being stonewalled by the board of the fellow real estate investment trust (REIT) for the past month....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:32:09 GMT | Read more...

Mid Penn acquires First Priority

Mid Penn Bancorp is acquiring First Priority Financial in a USD 82.00 million all-scrip deal that provides entry into the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington and Reading metropolitan statistical areas of Pennsylvania, and access to the state’s three top counties....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:43:33 GMT | Read more...

Informa in talks for UBM

Business-to-business (B2B) events organiser Informa is in discussions to buy domestic rival UBS for an estimated GBP 3.83 billion. ...

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:33:44 GMT | Read more...

JD.com shops for stake in Tiki

JD.com is pushing further into Southeast Asia’s relatively nascent e-commerce market after signing off on being co-lead investor in the latest round of funding by Vietnam’s leading business to consumer (B2C) retail platform....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:17:50 GMT | Read more...

Miramax throws in a counter offer for Weinstein Co: LATimes

Film company Miramax, which was founded by Weinstein brothers Harvey and Bob before coming under Qatar ownership, is launching a takeover bid for Weinstein Co’s assets, counteracting Maria Contreras-Sweet’s first proposal, the Los Angeles Times (LATimes) reported....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:02:11 GMT | Read more...

Ferrero sweet on Nestlé’s US confectionary ops

Ferrero, the Italian chocolate and candy manufacturer best known for its Nutella and Ferrero Rocher brands, has beaten off competition to acquire Nestlé’s US confectionary business for USD 2.80 billion....

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:07:45 GMT | Read more...

Saudi Arabian fund eyes stake in talent agency owner: Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is considering picking up a stake in Endeavor, the holding company of leading talent agency WME, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter. ...

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:10:55 GMT | Read more...