Bids, mergers and takeovers

CLS sells regional offices for £65m

Property investor CLS has announced the sale of a portfolio of 19 regional offices in the UK for an aggregate cash consideration £65m to Elite...

Tue, 31/12/2019 - 07:12

Prudential completes purchase of Thai fund management business

Prudential's Asian asset management business Eastspring has completed the acquisition of 50.1% of Thanachart Fund Management, the eighth largest mutual fund manager in Thailand.


Fri, 27/12/2019 - 09:40

Belvoir makes acquisition, confirms trading in line

Lettings and estate agent Belvoir has agreed to buy estate agent Lovelles for £2m.

The deal will be funded from existing cash reserves and is...

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 09:47

Cohort makes German acquisition

Technology group Cohort has agreed to acquire Wartsila ELAC Nautik GmbH, a Germany-based market leader in naval surface ship and submarine sonar systems for a...

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 08:58

Kin & Carta makes US acquisition

Kin and Carta, an international digital transformation business, has announced the acquisition of Spire Digital, a private US-based digital transformation consulting firm.

Commenting on the...

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 09:56

Chesnara to acquire Dutch portfolio of life insurance business for €29.2m

Life insurer Chesnara, through its existing Netherlands-based closed book operation, the Waard Group, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of life insurance business in run-off...

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 07:45

Brooks Macdonald raises £30m to fund Cornelian Asset Managers acquisition

Investment management firm Brooks Macdonald has proposed a share placing of £30m to fund its £39m cash and shares acquisition of Cornelian Asset Managers.


Fri, 22/11/2019 - 07:37

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