*Combined company to be headquartered in Hamburg. FRANKFURT, July 26- Daimler's mytaxi said it will will merge with British rival Hailo in an all-share deal, creating Europe's largest smartphone-based taxi-hailing business. In similar deals this year, Volkswagen took a $300 million stake in Gett and General Motors invested $500 million in Lyft. » Read More
May 23- Wall Street expressed growing doubts about a pending $54 billion merger of U.S. health insurers Anthem Inc and Cigna Corp on Monday as news of management squabbles added to concerns over its review by antitrust regulators. Cigna shares fell more than 4 percent to $125.77, well below Anthem's original $188 per share offer of cash and stock announced last...
New York-based boutique bank Ducera Partners will score a monster payday if $62B the Bayer-Monsanto deal goes through.
Werner Baumann, Bayer CEO, weighs in on the tax ramification of the combined companies.
Werner Baumann, Bayer CEO, explain why he went public with the $62 billion bid for Monsanto.
How tough will it be for Bayer, to convince investors that the Monsanto bid is worth it? Dealreporter assistant editor, Alex Tarrant weighs in.
Julien Jarmoszko, senior research manager at S&P Global Market Intelligence, talks about Bayer's decision to acquire Monsanto.
Werner Baumann, Bayer CEO, explains why he thinks the company's offer for Monsanto would likely pass regulatory scrutiny and doesn't see risk in the deal.
Ashok Shah, director of London & Capital, says to expect more large mergers and acquisitions in the months to come due to the low cost of capital.
The auction for Yahoo's core business may draw bids several billion dollars below previous estimates, the WSJ reported Thursday, citing sources.
*Merged entity to be domiciled in London. The new group, to be domiciled in London, would have combined revenue of $20 billion and the merger is expected to deliver annual pretax savings of at least $400 million by 2019, as well as boost earnings per share significantly, the companies said in a statement. Shares in Technip, which builds oil rigs and refineries and...
LONDON, May 19- A top investor in German chemicals company Bayer said he was "deeply concerned" about a potential acquisition of U.S. rival Monsanto, and would prefer the firms to agree a joint venture or a nil-premium merger. Maximillian Anderl, a fund manager at UBS Global Asset Management, said he was surprised by Bayer's unsolicited takeover approach given the...
PARIS, May 19- France's Technip announced an all-stock merger with U.S. rival FMC Technologies to create an oil services group with combined revenue of $20 billion. The transaction is expected to deliver annual pretax savings of at least $400 million as of 2019 and boost earnings per share significantly, the companies said in a statement on Thursday.
Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust, looks at the merger space with specific comment on the potential Bayer, Monsanto deal.
But sales fell 3 percent in the quarter, hurt by a strong U.S. dollar and the closure of several stores.
Berkshire Hathaway has offered to be a potential finance partner for fellow billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid to buy Yahoo, Warren Buffett confirmed to CNBC.
HELSINKI, May 16- Finnish crane maker Konecranes is buying Terex Corp's Material Handling& Port Solutions unit for 1.13 billion euros, in a move that cancels a proposed full merger and allows the U.S. firm to talk to a rival suitor. "The agreement provides Terex with the ability to continue to pursue discussions with Zoomlion Heavy Industries Science& Technology...
Sanofi will nominate eight people to replace the board of Medivation, sources say.
WASHINGTON, May 13- A merger of industrial gas suppliers Air Liquide and Airgas Inc has been approved with conditions, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday. To win approval for the deal, which was valued at $13.4 billion when it was announced in November, the companies agreed to sell assets used to produce bulk oxygen, bulk nitrogen, bulk argon and other...
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO weighs in on the deal between Starwood Hotels and Marriott, and Anbang's offer to bid higher.
PARIS, May 13- European stock exchange operator Euronext said on Friday it was on the lookout for tie-ups of its own as rivals Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange Group negotiate a $30 billion merger. The fusion of its rivals in Frankfurt and London will create a group big enough to eclipse Euronext, prompting the smaller stock exchange operator in Paris to...