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  • MELBOURNE, April 2- London nickel climbed nearly 2 percent on Thursday on technical buying, sparked after traders brought more into China following a steep price drop earlier in the week. Traders have stepped up imports of nickel and related products into China this week, after domestic nickel pig iron plants shut due to a crackdown on pollution, and global...

  • Bradken says proposal does not represent fair value. SYDNEY, April 2- Koch Industries Inc and Pacific Equity Partners have made a takeover approach to Bradken Ltd valuing the Australian mining products firm at A $430 million. Bradken shares jumped 21 percent on Thursday as rumors of a fresh bid circulated before Bradken requested a trading halt in mid-session.

  • March 31- Private equity firm TowerBrook Capital Partners LP said it would acquire women's apparel and accessories retailer J. Jill, adding to its portfolio of retail firms, which includes denim company True Religion Apparel Inc.. TowerBrook will acquire J. Jill from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital and global investment firm Arcapita.

  • TowerBrook to acquire women's apparel retailer J. Jill Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 10:10 AM ET

    March 31- Private equity firm TowerBrook Capital Partners LP said it would acquire women's apparel and accessories retailer J. Jill, adding to its portfolio of retail firms, which includes denim company True Religion Apparel Inc.. TowerBrook will acquire J. Jill from private equity firm Golden Gate Capital and global investment firm Arcapita.

  • *Davis' sight now on South32, Anglo American- sources. LONDON, March 31- More than a year after he launched his private fund, former Xstrata boss Mick Davis is coming under pressure to build a new mining empire with the $6 billion in capital he has raised. The renowned dealmaker set up X2 Resources 18 months ago after Glencore's $46 billion takeover of Xstrata, when he...

  • *Yoox makes all-share offer to buy Net-a-Porter. *Yoox share up 9 pct after 10 pct rise on Monday. PARIS/ MILAN, March 31- Italian online fashion retailer Yoox has bought Net-a-Porter, its upmarket rival, in an all-share deal that creates an industry leader in the booming online luxury market, with combined sales of 1.3 billion euros.

  • STOCKHOLM/ TOKYO, March 31- Hedge fund Elliott Management has raised its stake in surveillance camera maker Axis AB, a disclosure notice showed, possibly putting pressure on Japan's Canon Inc to sweeten its 23.6 billion crown takeover bid. Canon, the world's leading camera maker, in February launched a friendly offer to buy Axis shares to expand in the...

  • March 30- Canadian financial technology firm D+ H said on Monday it agreed to acquire global payment services provider Fundtech for $1.25 billion in cash, in a bid to expand its service offerings aimed at global financial institutions and large U.S. banks. The deal comes nearly two years after it acquired U.S. rival Harland Financial Solutions for about $1.2...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- UnitedHealth Group Inc's planned takeover of No. 4 U.S. pharmacy benefits provider Catamaran Corp will give the companies added heft in price talks with drug companies, serving as a catalyst for deals allowing other insurers to bulk up. The $12.8 billion deal comes at a time when Wall Street has been parsing the possibilities that top insurers...

  • March 30- Fortune Brands Home& Security Inc said it would acquire Norcraft Cos Inc for $441.4 million to expand its bathroom and kitchen cabinet business. Fortune, which makes MasterBrand cabinets and Moen faucets, will pay $25.50 per share, a premium of 11.4 percent to Norcraft's Friday closing price. Norcraft, a seller of kitchen and bathroom cabinets in North...

  • March 30- Ireland's Horizon Pharma Plc said it would acquire U.S. drugmaker Hyperion Therapeutics Inc in an all-cash deal worth about $1.1 billion.

  • ZURICH, March 30- Switzerland's Dufry plans to raise around 3.6 billion euros through a mixture of debt and equity financing for its planned takeover of Italy's World Duty Free, Dufry said on Monday. The company expects to raise at least 2.1 billion euros through a rights issue, and up to 1.5 billion euros via long-term debt instruments. On Saturday, Dufry said it...

  • BEIJING, March 29- The chairman of China National Chemical Corp said on Sunday he hopes to re-list Italy's Pirelli on the Italian stock exchange after his firm agreed earlier this month to acquire the world's fifth-largest tyre maker. Ren Jianxin also warned that a counterbid for Pirelli would hurt the Italian firm's investors and long-term strategy.

  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...

  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, making it Intel's biggest purchase and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. An acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the military and...

  • UPDATE 1-Intel in talks to buy Altera -WSJ report Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal that would likely top $10 billion, marking the latest merger in the semiconductor business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. An acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the military and other industrial applications,...

  • Rival bidders reach deal over Kenya's Rea Vipingo Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 3:08 AM ET

    NAIROBI, March 27- Kenya's Centum Investment has reached a deal with the majority owners of sisal grower Rea Vipingo after a protracted takeover battle between the two sides for the agricultural company. James Mworia, the chief executive of Centum, told Reuters on Friday his company would buy Rea Vipingo's land at the coast for 2 billion shillings while REA...

  • March 26- Builders FirstSource Inc, a U.S. supplier of residential building products, is in discussions to acquire peer ProBuild Holdings Inc for approximately $1.5 billion, including debt, three people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The negotiations between Builders FirstSource and privately held ProBuild are ongoing and may not lead to an...

  • Outbound Chinese buyers confounding the doubters Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:25 PM ET

    Backed by cheap funding and a huge home market, mostly state-owned Chinese firms are snapping up overseas assets in a $391 billion shopping spree.

  • Heinz Co, owned by 3 G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, is acquiring a majority stake in Kraft Foods Group Inc to create the third-largest North American food company, executives said on Wednesday. Shares of Kraft were up more than 38 percent near $85 in morning trading. The deal would provide Heinz with access to Kraft brands, which it says are...