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  • MILAN, May 21- Italian investment holding company Exor said on Thursday it would not raise its $6.8 billion takeover offer for PartnerRe but was willing to negotiate with the reinsurer if its board declared its offer superior to that of rival suitor Axis Capital Holdings. Bermuda- based PartnerRe said on Wednesday it was ready to talk to Exor, to see if there was...

  • FRANKFURT, May 21- Germany's premium carmakers Mercedes, Audi and BMW have teamed up with private equity firm General Atlantic to increase their firepower to acquire Nokia's mapping unit HERE, according to two people familiar with the matter. Finland's Nokia started a strategic review of its maps business last month, setting in motion an auction process that...

  • *Deal values Omnicare at $12.7 bln, including $2.3 bln debt. May 21- CVS Health Corp, the second-largest U.S. drugstore operator, said on Thursday it will buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare Inc for $10.1 billion to expand in the growing market serving the senior patient population. CVS offered $98 per Omnicare share, representing a premium of 4 percent to...

  • *Elbit to pay $117.9 mln upfront, rest based on performance. TEL AVIV, May 21- Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems agreed to buy Nice Systems' cyber and intelligence division for up to $157.9 million as it seeks to boost its presence in this fast-growing market. Elbit, Israel's largest listed defence company, will pay $117.9 million in cash at closure of...

  • May 21- CVS Health Corp, the second-largest U.S. drugstore operator, said on Thursday it will buy pharmacy services provider Omnicare Inc for $10.1 billion to expand in the market serving the elderly. CVS's $98 per share offer represents a premium of 4 percent to Omnicare's closing price on Wednesday. Omnicare's stock had risen 9.5 percent since April 30 when...

  • CVS Health to buy Omnicare in $12.7 billion deal Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 7:10 AM ET

    May 21- Drugstore operator CVS Health Corp said it will acquire pharmacy service provider Omnicare Inc for an enterprise value of about $12.7 billion. The $98 per share offer represents a premium of 4 percent over Omnicare's closing price on Wednesday. The deal includes debt of about $2.3 billion.

  • Elbit Systems buys Nice's cyber unit for up to $158 mln Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 3:19 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, May 21- Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems has agreed to buy Nice Systems' cyber and intelligence division for $157.9 million as it seeks to boost its presence in this fast-growing market. Elbit, Israel's largest listed defence company, will pay $117.9 million in cash at closure of the deal, expected in the third quarter.

  • May 20- Salesforce.com Inc, the subject of takeover speculation for the past few weeks, raised its revenue forecast for the full year, after the cloud software company reported a profit for the first time in seven quarters. "I think what investors will be very enthusiastic about tomorrow is how much margin upside there was," FBR Capital Markets analyst Samad Samana...

  • MILAN, May 20- Bermuda- based reinsurer PartnerRe said on Wednesday it was ready to talk to Italian holding company Exor to see if there was room to improve its $6.8 billion takeover bid. "While we believe that PartnerRe is worth materially more than Exor has offered and the terms they have proposed are deficient, we stand ready to negotiate," PartnerRe Chairman...

  • UPDATE 1-Salesforce raises full-year revenue forecast Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    May 20- Salesforce.com Inc, the subject of takeover speculation for the past few weeks, raised its revenue forecast for the full year, after the cloud software company reported a profit for the first time in seven quarters. Bloomberg reported last month that Salesforce had been approached by a potential buyer. SAP, along with Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp and IBM,...

  • Telecoms takeover talk helps lift European shares Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 12:29 PM ET

    *Altice surges 11.6 pct on Suddenlink bid, Vodafone also gains. *Burberry shares slide on profit guidance cut. LONDON, May 20- European shares edged higher on Wednesday, extending the previous session's gains, with the telecoms sector getting a big lift from deal-making and takeover talk.

  • MANNHEIM, Germany, May 20- German software company SAP's chief executive once again ruled out any move to acquire Salesforce.com, then went further by saying that its richly valued rival is unlikely to be acquired by any other player in the industry. Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and SAP have all been touted as potentional buyers of Salesforce, which last month said it had...

  • PARIS, May 20- French telecommunications group Altice SA said it agreed to buy Suddenlink Communications in a deal valuing the company at $9.1 billion to enter the fast-growing U.S. cable sector. Altice is buying 70 percent of Suddenlink from existing shareholders BC Partners, CPP Investment Board and Suddenlink management, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Altice enters US cable market with Suddenlink buy Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 2:58 AM ET

    French telecommunications group Altice said it agreed to buy Suddenlink Communications in a deal valuing the company at $9.1 billion.

  • May 19- French telecommunications group Altice SA has held talks to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, and is close to buying smaller peer Suddenlink, moving into the U.S cable market, according to people familiar with the matter. Time Warner Cable has a market capitalization of $44.5 billion. Since Time Warner Cable's merger with Comcast fell apart last month, Time...

  • NEW YORK— Whirlpool will buy the coin-operated laundry equipment maker American Dryer Corp. for an undisclosed sum, the company said Monday. American Dryer is based in Fall River, Massachusetts, and it has about 230 employees. Whirlpool Corp. expects to complete the acquisition in early July.

  • *CEO hopes India contract finalised this year. GENEVA, May 18- Dassault Aviation will double production of its Rafale combat jet within two to three years of the completion of a planned sale to India, its chief executive said on Monday. The maker of combat and business jets is also in talks on potential fighter sales with several other countries including Malaysia,...

  • Endo International buying Par Pharmaceuticals   Monday, 18 May 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Endo International buying Par Pharmaceuticals

    The $8 billion deal comes after a banner year for pharmaceutical deals.

  • *Altera up on report of possible deal with Intel. *Ann rises after Ascena Retail takeover offer. If the index does not rise, as expected, stocks could rally, said Adam Sarhan, chief executive of Sarhan Capital in New York.

  • Brookfield plans to buy GrafTech in a tender offer Monday, 18 May 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Brookfield Asset Management Inc. plans to buy graphite manufacturer GrafTech International Ltd. for about $691.8 million in a tender offer. The Toronto- based asset manager is paying $5.05 per share for GrafTech, which is based in Parma, Ohio. Earlier this month, Brookfield entered a deal with GrafTech to buy $150 million worth of 7 percent convertible...