NEW YORK-- Food Technology Service is being acquired by private equity firm GTCR for about $20.5 million. If the deal is completed it will become part of GTCR's Sterigenics International business, which runs 39 sterilization facilities around the world. Shares of Food Technology Service Inc. traded as high as $6.75 in August.» Read More
COPENHAGEN/ SHANGHAI, Dec 5- Danish brewer Carlsberg upped its stake in China's Chongqing Brewery to 60 percent, strengthening its foothold in the world's largest beer market by volume, and hopes to further increase its holding, the latter said.
The FCC will auction the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity the regulator has offered companies to acquire ownership of new airwaves since 2008..
On Jan. 22, the FCC will auction off the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity that the FCC has had for companies to acquire new spectrum since 2008..
Dec 4- Bombardier Inc said on Wednesday that Iraqi Airways has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire five of its larger CSeries jetliners, ending a six-month order drought for the new plane.
Dec 4- Bombardier Inc said on Wednesday that Iraqi Airways has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire five CS300 jetliners valued at $387 million, bringing the number of firm orders for the all-new plane to 182..
Dec 4- SBA Communications Corp said it would acquire 2,007 telecom towers from Brazil's Grupo Oi SA for about 1.53 billion reais, giving the U.S. company ownership or control over more than 5,000 towers in Brazil.
Dec 4- Medicines Co on Wednesday said it acquired privately held Rempex Pharmaceuticals Inc, which develops medicines against drug-resistant bacteria, for $140 million and potential future milestone payments of up to $334 million.
LONDON, Dec 4- European private equity firm Bridgepoint has agreed to buy pre-university training provider Cambridge Education Group from Palamon Capital Partners in a deal worth 185 million pounds.
NEW YORK, Dec 3- Ben Venue Laboratories, a Bedford, Ohio- based subsidiary of German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim has tapped Bank of America Merrill Lynch to explore a possible sale of its generic sterile injectable drugs business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 2- Apple Inc has acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made few forays into social networking.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 2- Apple Inc has acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made few forays into social networking. The Wall Street Journal, which reported the news earlier, cited people familiar with the deal as saying Apple forked over more than $200 million.
Dec 2- The Chernin Group, former News Corp president Peter Chernin's holding company, said on Monday it had acquired majority control of Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll, expanding holdings that include stakes in online video company Fullscreen and mobile entertainment network Scopely.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help move content quickly over the Internet, said it will buy cloud-based security provider Prolexic Technologies Inc for about $370 million.
NEW YORK-- Old National Bancorp said Friday it will buy the insurance accounts serviced by the Evansville, Ind., branch of Wells Fargo Insurance. The Wells Fargo branch primarily serves commercial property and casualty accounts, and it will become part of the Old National Insurance unit. Shares of Old National Bancorp closed at $15.55 Friday.
SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, bowing to pressure from grain growers in a rare and surprising decision.
*GrainCorp shares set to fall. SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, bowing to pressure from grain growers in a rare and surprising decision.
SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, saying the deal was contrary to the national interests.
TORONTO, Nov 28- Teletubbies owner DHX Media said on Thursday it will acquire Family Channel and three other children's channels from BCE's Bell Media for C $170 million in cash, adding content distribution to its current capabilities.
SYDNEY, Nov 28- The Australian government has flagged allowing majority foreign ownership or increased government support for Qantas Airways Ltd, a move that could shake up the regional aviation sector and make the national carrier a takeover target.