*Liberty makes another attempt to buy Ziggo. BRUSSELS, Dec 12- U.S. cable group Liberty Global is in takeover talks with Dutch operator Ziggo, its latest move to consolidate the sector in Europe with a deal analysts say could cost around 5 billion euros.» Read More
Men's Wearhouse has offered to buy Jos. A. Bank for $55 per share, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Nov 26- Private equity firm Hellman& Friedman has struck a deal to buy insurance software provider Applied Systems from Bain Capital for $1.8 billion, H&F said on Tuesday. Bain acquired the University Park, Illinois- based company from Vista Equity Partners LLC in 2006 for an undisclosed price.
OSLO, Nov 26- Fertiliser maker Yara has bought a string of assets in Latin America and continues to push ahead with other expansion plans, staying on course for its 2016 growth targets, it said on Tuesday.
Bega and rival bidder Murray Goulburn Co-operative Ltd are considering taking the battle for Warrnambool to the Takeover Panel in the wake of a revised bid by Saputo Inc.. Saputo declared its A $505 million bid for Warrnambool unconditional on Monday and said it would hike its offer if it won control of Australia's oldest dairy maker.
JERUSALEM, Nov 25- Apple Inc has bought Israel- based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, the companies said on Monday. An Apple spokesman confirmed the purchase but declined to say how much it spent.
Nov 25- Apple Inc agreed to buy Israel- based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, for about $350 million, Bloomberg reported on Sunday citing a source. Apple's interest in PrimeSense was first reported in July by the Israel- based Calacist news website.
CHICAGO, Nov 22- The Maschhoffs, LLC, the country's largest family-owned pork producer, agreed to buy U.S. chicken company GNP Company for an undisclosed amount, the two companies announced on Friday.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- Two traders have won the dismissal of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit accusing them of insider trading in Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc as the company considered a takeover bid from rival Amgen Inc.
CHICAGO, Nov 22- The Maschhoffs, LLC, the country's largest family-owned pork producer, agreed to buy Midwest chicken manufacturer GNP Company for an undisclosed amount, the two companies announced on Friday.
HELSINKI, Nov 21- Nokia has asked the Delhi High Court to help release its Indian factory after its seizure by the local tax authorities, the Finnish firm said on Thursday as it seeks to resolve the tax dispute ahead of the sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft.
HELSINKI, Nov 21- Nokia said on Thursday it has asked the Delhi High Court to help revoke a seizure of its Indian factory by the local tax authorities, seeking to resolve the dispute ahead of the sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft.
*CIMB advising Warrnambool, target in a three-way global takeover battle. *CIMB ranks second in Australian ECM this quarter- Thomson Reuters data. SYDNEY, Nov 21- An advisory role in one of Australia's most contested takeover deals this year has thrown a spotlight on an unexpected debutant in local investment banking circles- Malaysia's CIMB Group Holdings Bhd.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- Goldman Sachs Group Inc's private equity arm is nearing a deal to acquire events services company PSAV Presentation Services for close to $900 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- Goldman Sachs Inc's private equity arm is nearing a deal to acquire events services company PSAV Presentation Services for close to $900 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
*ICE expects $500 mln in synergies from NYSE deal, up from $450 mln. NEW YORK, Nov 19- IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc said on Tuesday, less than a week after closing its $11 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext, that it plans to spin off Euronext by next summer and to wind down the Big Board parent's technology business.
SYDNEY, Nov 19- Australian real estate trust Commonwealth Property Office Fund said on Tuesday it is considering a A $2.99 billion takeover bid from property investor The GPT Group.
HELSINKI, Nov 19- Nokia shareholders are expected to approve the sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft on Tuesday, with the deal's financial benefits likely to outweigh resistance from a minority of investors upset over the sale of a Finnish national icon.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- TriArtisan Capital Partners is in the lead to acquire CKE Inc, the restaurant group that owns the Carl's Jr and Hardees fast food chains, in a deal approaching $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Nov 18- Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd has agreed to acquire a majority interest in privately held Keg Restaurants Ltd, which owns over 100 steak house restaurants in Canada and parts of the United States. Toronto- based Fairfax, headed by Canadian value investment guru Prem Watsa, is the largest shareholder of BlackBerry Ltd.
Nov 15- Activist investor Bill Ackman's Pershing Square hedge fund has invested half a billion dollars to acquire stakes of nearly 10 percent each in Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, the latest big investor this week to buy into the mortgage finance companies.