Bids, mergers and takeovers


IN BRIEF: Seplat appoints new chair; Mobil Producing buy blocked

Seplat Energy PLC - Lagos-based energy company focused on Nigeria - Appoints Basil Omiyi as non-executive chair with immediate effect, following internal and external search...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 18:18


IN BRIEF: Astorg pulls out of potential bid for Ideagen

Ideagen PLC - Nottingham-based information management, safety, risk and compliance software provider - Potential bidder Astorg Asset Management Sarl confirms it will no longer make...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 18:07


IN BRIEF: AssetCo's takeover of River & Mercantile gains FCA approval

River & Mercantile Group PLC - London-based advisory and asset management company - Receives change in control approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority for...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 18:06


IN BRIEF: Grafenia pivots to software licencing following disposals

Grafenia PLC - Manchester-based printing and software company - Sells its wholly-owned subsidiary Works Manchester Ltd and some of the business and assets of its...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 17:04


IN BRIEF: HICL Infrastructure buys stake in fibre network ADTIM

HICL Infrastructure PLC - London-based infrastructure investment firm - Makes its first fibre broadband investment with the acquisition of a 55% shareholding in ADTIM SAS...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 14:07


IN BRIEF: LondonMetric Property sells warehouse for £60.6 million

LondonMetric Property PLC - London-based property investor - Sells distribution warehouse in Reading, England to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based real estate investor EQT Exeter for £60.6 million....

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 12:50


Hermes Pacific Investments buys first property in Southend-on-Sea

Hermes Pacific Investments PLC on Thursday said it has purchased its first property in Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England.

The London-headquartered investment company said the two-bedroom...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 11:38


IN BRIEF: Woodside shareholders okay merger with BHP petroleum unit

Woodside Petroleum Ltd - Perth, Australia-based oil and gas explorer - Shareholders approve merger with BHP Ltd's oil and gas business, which is still on...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 11:37


TOP NEWS: National Grid backs outlook after strong full-year results

National Grid PLC on Thursday backed its five-year outlook on a strong financial 2022 performance due to smaller hit from Covid-19, and lifted its payout...

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 11:00


TOP NEWS: Homeserve shares jump on £4 billion Brookfield takeover

Homeserve PLC said on Thursday it reached an agreement for a £4.08 billion takeover by Hestia Bidco Ltd, a subsidiary of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP....

Thu, 19/05/2022 - 10:55


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