Bids, mergers and takeovers

Just Eat rejects rival buyout deal

Shares in food delivery company Just Eat flew 23% higher to 724p after receiving a counter bid from Prosus Naspers worth significantly more than its...

Tue, 22/10/2019 - 10:41

WH Smith buys US retailer in global push

WH Smith has agreed to acquire US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group for $400m (£312m) on a cash and debt-free basis to expand its international...

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 08:54

Recommended cash offer for Charles Taylor

The boards of LMP Bidco and Charles Taylor are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer...

Thu, 19/09/2019 - 08:04

ConvaTec acquires Southlake Medical Supplies for approximately $5m

ConvaTec today announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Southlake Medical Supplies, Inc., a Texas-based independent provider of catheter-related supplies. For...

Wed, 18/09/2019 - 09:10

Braveheart offer to purchase remaining share capital of Paraytec Limited

Braveheart Investment Group plc has made a private offer to the shareholders of Paraytec Limited (Paraytec) to acquire the remaining issued share capital of Paraytec...

Wed, 18/09/2019 - 07:42

Porvair buys Royal Dahlman for €7.75m

Filtration and environmental technologies group Porvair said it had acquired 100% of Dutch industrial filtration business Royal Dahlman for a cash consideration of €7.75m.


Thu, 05/09/2019 - 08:08

Syncona completes sale of Blue Earth Diagnostics for $476.3m

Life science investment trust Syncona said it had completed the sale of its portfolio company Blue Earth Diagnostics to Bracco Imaging for $476.3m (£390.2m).


Thu, 01/08/2019 - 09:38

Vodafone completes acquisition of Liberty Globals' EU operations for €18.4bn

Vodafone said it had completed the acquisition of Liberty Global's operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania for €18.4bn, making it Europe's leading...

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 08:35

Resolute Mining signs agreement to acquire Toro Gold for $274m

Resolute Mining has signed a binding agreement to acquire Toro Gold for US$274m, which included US$130m in cash and 142.5m Resolute shares.

Accordingly, the company...

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 10:02

Proactis targeted for takeover after talks confirmed

Online corporate marketplace Proactis saw its share price rally 16% to 48p after it confirmed that it has fielded several preliminary approaches to buy the...

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 09:35