Mergers & Acquisitions
LONDON, Feb 5 CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd has received the EU's list of objections to its takeover of Telefonica's O2, which will create Britain's biggest mobile operator and cut the number of networks to three, a person familiar with the situation said.
MUMBAI, Feb 5 Global polished diamond sales are likely to rise 1 to 2 percent in 2016 as retailers replenish inventories that were run down in the second half of last year, head of the world's biggest diamond producer by output said on Friday.
LONDON, Feb 5 CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd has received the EU's view on its plan to buy Telefonica's O2 to create Britain's biggest mobile operator and reduce the number of networks from four to three, according to a person familiar with the situation.
LONDON, Feb 5 Online takeaway food company Just Eat has agreed to buy rivals in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Mexico from Rocket Internet and foodpanda in a 125 million euro ($140 million) deal that extends its leadership in the fast-growing sector in the four countries.
LONDON, Feb 5 Worldwide cross-border mergers and acquisitions activity has hit $132.7 billion so far in 2016, up 31 percent compared with a year ago and the strongest year-to-date period since 2006, driven by Chinese acquisitions, Thomson Reuters data shows.
* BG beats 2015 production target thanks to Brazil, Australia
LONDON, Feb 5 Shares in British financial spreadbetting company CMC Markets slipped below the firm's 240 pence flotation price on Friday after the firm listed on the London stock market with a valuation of 691 million pounds ($1.01 billion).
MOSCOW, Feb 5 Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Friday that a list of companies slated for privatisation in 2016 would be approved within days.
LONDON, Feb 5 Gas and power utility Centrica and its joint venture partner EIG Global Energy Partners have sold three UK wind farms for 423 million pounds ($616 million) to a consortium that includes Britain's state-owned Green Investment Bank and U.S. investment group BlackRock , the company said.
LONDON, Feb 5 Britain's BG Group, in its final results update ahead of its takeover by Shell, said on Friday core earnings fell 22 percent in the fourth quarter as low energy prices ate into profits.
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- Technology: Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
- Healthcare: Junk bond market faces Triple C test
- Consumer: CORRECTED-Hong Kong's VTech agrees to buy LeapFrog for $72 mln
- Energy: EU mergers and takeovers (Feb 5)
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