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Roper Technologies to buy software firm Deltek in $2.8 bln deal

Dec 6 IT service provider Roper Technologies Inc said it would buy business software provider Deltek from private equity firm Thoma Bravo in a cash deal valued at $2.8 billion.

Mobile-phone based bank Number26 expands to 17 European markets

LONDON, Dec 6 Smartphone-only bank Number26 is now offering its services in 17 countries in the euro zone, expanding from a smaller core of European markets it entered a year ago, it said on Tuesday.

Regulatory News, 11:57am GMT

UPDATE 1-GoDaddy to buy Host Europe for $1.82 bln to boost web hosting business

Dec 6 U.S.-based website domain name provider GoDaddy Inc said on Tuesday it would buy peer Host Europe Group (HEG) for 1.69 billion euros ($1.82 billion), including debt, as it looks to expand beyond the initial set-up of websites.

Bonds, Regulatory News, 11:37am GMT

EU mergers and takeovers (Dec 6)

BRUSSELS, Dec 6 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

Regulatory News, 11:29am GMT

GoDaddy to buy Host Europe Group for $1.82 billion

Dec 6 U.S.-based website domain name provider GoDaddy Inc said it would buy peer Host Europe Group (HEG) for 1.69 billion euros ($1.82 billion), including debt, as it looks to expand beyond the initial set-up of websites.

Bonds, Regulatory News, 11:18am GMT

BRIEF-Morgan Stanley reports 6.1 pct passive stake in Dryships

* Morgan Stanley reports 6.1 pct passive stake in Dryships Inc as of Nov. 23 Source text for Eikon: [ID:http://bit.ly/2gdujm2] Further company coverage:

Regulatory News, 05 Dec 2016

BRIEF-Castle Creek Capital Partners reports 5.1 pct stake in Guaranty Bancorp

* Castle Creek Capital Partners IV LP reports 5.1 percent stake in Guaranty Bancorp as of Dec 2 - SEC filing

Regulatory News, 05 Dec 2016

BRIEF-Maglan Capital LP reports 7.6 pct passive stake in Fairpoint Communications

* Reports 7.6 Pct passive stake in Fairpoint Communications Inc as of December 5, 2016 - sec filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2h7YatK Further company coverage:

Regulatory News, 05 Dec 2016

Tech investors say UK must clarify Brexit immigration stance

LONDON, Dec 5 London could lose its position as the leading destination for start-ups in Europe if it does not remain open to the best talent after the British vote to leave the European Union, investors warned on Monday.

05 Dec 2016

Canada's OMERS private equity arm makes first European sale

LONDON, Dec 5 Ontario's municipal workers pension fund has sold a majority stake in marine services company V.Group to buyout firm Advent International in the first sale by the Canadian fund's private equity arm in Europe.

05 Dec 2016