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Liberty und Thyssenkrupp - Notverkauf, Sargnagel oder Chance?

22 Oct 2020

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt Mit dem Übernahmeangebot des britischen Konzerns Liberty Steel für die kriselnde Stahlparte von Thyssenkrupp ist Bewegung gekommen in das Fusionskarussell der europäischen Stahlindustrie.

Dutch healthcare firm Mediq put up for sale in potential $1.4 billion deal: sources

21 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT Dutch medical supplier Mediq has been put up for sale by its private equity owner Advent in a potential 1.2 billion euro ($1.4 billion) deal, sources close to the matter said.

Steel becomes next battleground in Thyssenkrupp dismantling

21 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Sanjeev Gupta's non-binding offer for Thyssenkrupp's loss-making steel unit is the latest in a wave of consolidation moves across Europe's metals sector, which is blighted by overcapacity and in need of investment to make it more eco-friendy.

UPDATE 1-Germany's Canyon for sale as pandemic pushes cycling, sources say

21 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT, Oct 21 German bicycle maker Canyon is for sale as founder Roman Arnold and minority stakeholder TSG Consumer Partners seek to tap into demand spurred by the pandemic, three people close to the matter said.

VW gauges interest in Ducati brand as a prelude to potential sale -sources

20 Oct 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT Volkswagen Group is hosting preliminary talks with potential bidders for its Ducati brand to gauge potential interest in the motorcycle maker ahead of a November planning round, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

German construction software firm Thinkproject put up for sale -sources

19 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT, Oct 19 German construction software developer Thinkproject has been put up for sale by its private equity owner in a potential 700-million euro ($823 million) deal, people close to the matter said.

Clariant re-launches pigments unit sale, with multiple bidders: sources

15 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT/ZURICH Clariant is relaunching the sale of its pigments unit, after putting the auction on hold as the coronavirus pandemic engulfed the world and disrupted talks with prospective buyers, the Swiss speciality chemicals company said on Thursday.

Siemens in talks with buyout groups over Flender business: sources

14 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT Siemens is in talks with Triton and other buyout groups to sell its 1.5-2 billion euro ($1.8-$2.4 bln) transmissions maker Flender, people close to the matter said, part of the industrial conglomerate's plans to streamline its operations.

German laboratories group Synlab hires banks for 2021 IPO: sources

13 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT German laboratory services group Synlab is pushing ahead with preparations for a planned stock market listing next year and has drafted banks to organise the deal, people close to the matter said.

Exclusive: Telefonica explores 5 billion euro fibre expansion in Germany - sources

08 Oct 2020

FRANKFURT/BERLIN Spain's Telefonica is in the final stages of negotiating a roughly 5 billion euros ($5.9 billion) deal to build a fibre-optic network in Germany, people close to the matter said.

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