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Aixtron, Fujian to explore what is left of deal after U.S. veto


FRANKFURT German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron will explore with its Chinese suitor what can be salvaged of the planned takeover after a U.S. presidential order ruled the deal posed a national security risk, the company said on Saturday.


Sirius reapproaches Pandora for a takeover: source 02 Dec 2016

Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc's Chairman Greg Maffei recently made a fresh approach to internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc and expressed interest about a potential takeover, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: U.S. networking company Ixia explores sale - sources 02 Dec 2016

Ixia, a U.S. provider of equipment and applications that help maintain computer networks, is exploring a potential sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Exclusive: Trump financier Ladder Capital explores sale - sources 02 Dec 2016

Ladder Capital Corp , a real estate investment trust which has bankrolled much of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's property development, is exploring the possibility of a sale, according to people familiar with the matter.


DP World, Quebec's Caisse to create C$5 billion investment vehicle 02 Dec 2016

Dubai-based ports operator DP World Ltd said it had partnered with Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, Canada's second-biggest public pension fund, to create a C$5 billion ($3.76 billion) investment vehicle.


Actelion's silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal 02 Dec 2016

ZURICH Actelion's silence speaks volumes to the dozens of event-driven hedge funds piling into the Swiss biotech firm, betting that Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) approach will result in an outright takeover and handsome returns.

Medical device maker Teleflex to buy Vascular Solutions for $1 billion 02 Dec 2016

Teleflex Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fellow medical device maker Vascular Solutions Inc for about $1 billion.


Russia's Lukoil co-owner won't rule out stake sale to Rosneft: RBC 03 Dec 2016

MOSCOW Leonid Fedun, a major shareholder and vice president at Russia's No.2 oil producer Lukoil , has not ruled out selling his stake to Kremlin-controlled Rosneft , RBC newspaper reported on Saturday.

Chinese suitors eye stake in Wacker Chemie's Siltronic: sources 02 Dec 2016

FRANKFURT Wacher Chemie is in early talks with Chinese suitors interested in taking a stake in the German chemical group's silicon wafers unit Siltronic , three people familiar with the matter said.


Vivendi denies considering Telecom Italia involvement in pay-TV deal 02 Dec 2016

MILAN Vivendi denied on Friday a press report that said the French media group was willing to resume talks with Italian broadcaster Mediaset over a collapsed pay-TV deal and was considering involving Telecom Italia .