M&A Editorial News

Sarepta to raise USD 250mn

US commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company Sarepta Therapeutics is rolling out a USD 250.00 million offering to finance further trials and manufacturing operations....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:37:02 GMT | Read more...

Omers exits Civica, Partners buys in

Swiss asset manager Partners Group is acquiring UK business-critical software, digital and outsourcing company Civica from the private equity arm of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (Omers) for an enterprise value of GBP 1.06 billion....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:19:36 GMT | Read more...

Rayonier papers over old deal with new offer for Tembec

The two largest shareholders of Tembec have finally signed off on the acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials after the US chemicals maker sweetened its offer by 17.0 per cent to CAD 4.75 (USD 3.79) a share....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:20:21 GMT | Read more...

Tungsten to buy Pilbara operations

Australian firm Tungsten Mining has signed on the dotted line to purchase the Tabba processing plant of West Perth-based tantalum miner Pilbara Minerals for around AUD 600,000 (USD 474,690) in order to fast-track its Mt Mulgine project....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:31:20 GMT | Read more...

Warehouse to offload assets

Warehouse Group is selling its financial services business, excluding its unit Diners Club New Zealand, to SBS Bank’s subsidiary Finance Now....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:08:56 GMT | Read more...

KKR to acquire WebMD: Reuters

A strategic review by WebMD Health could culminate in a sale of the US online health news and information publisher to KKR, people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:45:48 GMT | Read more...

Bronson to purchase PCD

Australian Securities Exchange-listed Bronson Group is acquiring Pharmaceutical Development Company (PDC) in an all-scrip deal worth around AUD 4.10 million (USD 3.25 million)....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:37:44 GMT | Read more...

MTPC buys NeuroDerm for more than USD 1bn

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma (MTPC) is acquiring Nasdaq-listed NeuroDerm for USD 1.12 billion to gain control of a drug for advanced stage Parkinson’s disease currently in clinical trials in the US and Europe and expected to launch in fiscal 2019....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:31:47 GMT | Read more...

Select Bancorp to buy Carolina Premier

Select Bancorp is acquiring OTC Bulletin Board-listed Premara Financial, the holding company of Carolina Premier Bank, via a stock and cash deal worth around USD 40.00 million....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:33:36 GMT | Read more...

Bank of Delmarva rings in changes with Liberty Bell

Bank of Delmarva, a unit of community bank Delmar Bancorp, is acquiring OTC Bulletin Board-listed Liberty Bell Bank in a transaction worth about USD 16.00 million....

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:25:24 GMT | Read more...

Exponent may bite the Bullitt: Sky News

UK-based branded mobile phone manufacturer Bullitt could be sold to private equity firm Exponent after the parties entered discussions over a potential deal which could be worth in excess of GBP 100.00 million, according to Sky News....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:41:51 GMT | Read more...

PPG taking over the Crown Group

New York-listed paints and coatings supplier PPG has signed on the dotted line to acquire the Crown Group, its Michigan-headquartered peer....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:39:44 GMT | Read more...

Lotus to issue stocks to Cannabis Wheaton

Canadian cannabis cultivation investor Cannabis Wheaton Income has agreed to subscribe for CAD 5.00 million (USD 3.97 million) of common shares in Canadian medical marijuana manufacturer Lotus Ventures in order to enhance the overall strength of its platform....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:01:46 GMT | Read more...

Saba and Macquarie both vying for space at Empark: Reuters

Spanish car park operator Empark is being circled by potential acquirors, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:53:47 GMT | Read more...

Genprex targets IPO

Genprex, a US biopharmaceutical developer of molecular therapies for cancer, has officially unveiled plans to hold an initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq after submitting paperwork confidentially at the beginning of June....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:50:56 GMT | Read more...

JB Hunt to buy SLD

JB Hunt Transport Services has signed on the dotted line to acquire US freight pool distribution services provider Special Logistics Dedicated (SLD) for around USD 136.00 million....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:26:43 GMT | Read more...

Spirit could spin off assets

A strategic review by Spirit Realty Capital has highlighted the benefit of spinning off real estate, including Shopko store properties, into a new real estate investment trust (REIT), sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:57:38 GMT | Read more...

AB InBev taking over Hiball

Belgium-headquartered brewing giant AB InBev has signed on the dotted line to take over San Francisco-based organic energy drink maker Hiball....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:46:16 GMT | Read more...

Schlumberger buys into EDC

The world’s largest oilfield services provider is finally taking a majority stake in Eurasia Drilling (EDC) after an agreement in 2015 to acquire 45.6 per cent of the rival for USD 1.70 billion fell apart....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:30:42 GMT | Read more...

Sutriv to purchase Nordic Paper

Sutriv Holding, a subsidiary of Anhui Shanying Paper Industry, has inked an agreement to acquire Swedish oil-resistant paper and kraft paper manufacturer Nordic Paper Holding from Holding Blanc Bleu 5 and Petek Gesellschaft zur Herstellung Chemischer Produkte for roughly SEK 2.40 billion (EUR 250.81 million). ...

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:23:57 GMT | Read more...

Permira to acquire stake in Klarna

An investment partnership advised by Permira Advisers has agreed to purchase a 10.0 per cent interest in Swedish online payments services provider Klarna Bank from General Atlantic, Mail.ru Group and Niklas Adalberth for roughly USD 250.00 million. ...

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:07:16 GMT | Read more...

Baxter and Claris selling two pharma assets to get acquisition approval

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled that Baxter International and Claris Lifesciences must divest two types of pharmaceutical products in order to get clearance for their planned deal....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:00:04 GMT | Read more...

Apollo secures IPO for ADT?

The media is reporting Apollo Global is laying the groundwork for an initial public offering (IPO) of ADT, the US home security firm bought last year for USD 12.34 billion, including debt....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:43:52 GMT | Read more...

ASB acquires Bank Mutual

Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) is taking Bank Mutual private in a USD 482.00 million all-scrip deal which improves efficiency ratio by more than 100 basis points with fully phased-in cost savings....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:43:26 GMT | Read more...

ConvaTec to buy Woodbury

ConvaTec Group has signed on the dotted line to snap up US incontinence and related healthcare products wholesaler WPI Holdings, also known as Woodbury Holdings, for around USD 120.50 million....

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:27:04 GMT | Read more...