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SANTIAGO, Jan 10- Shareholders of Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals on Friday approved a sweetened takeover bid for drugmaker Adcock Ingram in an attempt to woo the South African company's top shareholder.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 9- South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram expects to further delay until mid-February a shareholder vote on a $1.2 billion takeover offer from Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals because it is still waiting for regulatory approval.
Jan 8- Activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp offered to buy Riverbed Technology Inc for about $3.08 billion in cash, a move analysts said was likely to trigger higher bids for the network equipment maker.
Jan 8- Activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp offered to buy network equipment maker Riverbed Technology Inc for about $3.08 billion in cash, an offer analysts said was likely to be a precursor to a higher bid.
Jan 8- Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd offered to buy U.S. neurology drugs maker NuPathe Inc for $114 million plus milestone payments related to NuPathe's Zecuity migraine treatment.
Jan 8- NuPathe Inc said it received a buyout offer from Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd for $114 million plus milestone payments related to NuPathe's Zecuity migraine treatment.
*Saputo offer deadline on Friday; analysts expect extension. SYDNEY, Jan 7- A months-long fight for Australia's oldest dairy firm battles on into the new year as local bidder Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Ltd refuses to concede to rival suitor Canada's Saputo Inc, which has already secured regulatory approval.
BRUSSELS, Jan 6- U.S.-listed cable telecoms group Liberty Global is finalising talks with Dutch operator Ziggo about a takeover offer, according to a media report. The two companies could announce a deal as early as mid-January, although details such as who will head Ziggo are still to be discussed, Bloomberg said, citing sources.
Dec 23- Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc has rejected a $1.5 billion takeover offer from suit retailer Men's Wearhouse Inc, frustrating attempts by its larger rival to appease shareholder hunger for a merger. Shares in Men's Wearhouse, under pressure from activist investors to merge, fell 2 percent before the bell on Monday.
Dec 23- Men's suit retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc said its board has unanimously rejected the $1.5 billion bid by Men's Wearhouse Inc.. Men's Wearhouse offered to buy Jos. A. Bank in November, after rejecting a takeover offer from the smaller rival.
BEIJING, Dec 20- China has agreed to make a revised offer to join a global agreement aimed at creating a level playing field for foreign companies competing for government contracts, senior U.S. and Chinese officials said on Friday. Lack of access has been a sticking point with trade partners since China joined the World Trade Organisation 12 years ago.
Dec 19- By some measures, it seems hard to find fault with how Time Warner Cable has been run since it was spun off from its parent company, Time Warner Inc, in 2009.. Malone, whose Liberty Media owns 27 percent- owned Charter Communications, the country's fourth largest cable operator, is expected to make a bid to buy Time Warner Cable in the coming weeks.
NEW YORK, Dec 16- Comcast Corp is examining three scenarios for a potential deal with Time Warner Cable, including a full takeover bid for the second-largest cable operator, people close to the situation said on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 15- South Africa's state pension fund on Sunday rejected a sweetened offer for drugmaker Adcock Ingram, likely derailing a $1.2 billion bid by Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals to enter fast-growing Africa.
The offer is expected to be less than $135 per Time Warner Cable share and will be a combination of cash and stock, said the source, who asked not to be named because the matter is not public. Shares of Time Warner Cable barely budged Friday afternoon, up 0.3 percent to $131.40.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 13- Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals has raised its takeover offer for South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram by 1.6 percent to 12.8 billion rand in cash and stock, in an attempt to win over Adcock's top shareholder.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 13- Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals slightly sweetened its takeover offer for South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram to 12.8 billion rand in cash and stock on Friday, an attempt to win backing from the top shareholder.
*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.
Dec 5- Suit and tuxedo retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc, the target of a takeover offer from bigger rival Men's Wearhouse Inc, reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly profit as new promotions boosted total sales. Men's Wearhouse last month bid $1.5 billion for the company after Jos. A. Bank withdrew an offer to buy Men's Wearhouse.
*Bidvest, CIH offer to raise Adcock stake to up to 34.5 pct. JOHANNESBURG, Dec 2- A Chilean group's $1.2 billion bid for South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram was challenged on two fronts on Monday, as a group led by Bidvest sought nearly a third of Adcock's shares and launched a court action against the bid.