Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • Ross Levinsohn

    As Yahoo prepares to report quarterly earnings, the former interim CEO said he's expecting a bruising for the internet pioneer.

  • Ross Levinsohn

    "I don't see a chance that this is an independent company in 24 months," Ross Levinsohn said.

  • Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., gestures whilst speaking during a news conference in London, on Monday, July 18, 2016.

    Boutique banks have increased their market share of M&A over big Wall Street firms year over year.

  • FRANKFURT, July 18- German container line Hapag-Lloyd warned investors that profit would fall in 2016 and signed a binding agreement with Arab peer UASC to form the world's fifth largest shipping company in response to a global industry crisis. "We are able to combine UASC's emerging global presence and young and highly efficient fleet with Hapag-Lloyd's...

  • Steve Krouskos, global vice chair transaction advisory services at EY, says the search for growth; digital disruption; and globalization are the three primary factors that should continue to drive a very strong M&A market.

  • Softbank has agreed to buy semiductor firm, ARM Holdings for over $32 billion. Neil Shah, research director of devices & ecosystems at Counterpoint Research, says the deal is a great strategic fit for Softbank.

  • JERUSALEM, July 17- Israel's Discount Investment Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to sell a 40 percent stake in crop protection products maker Adama Agricultural Solutions to China National Chemical Corp for $1.4 billion, including debt. The deal is set to pave the way for a merger between Adama and its smaller rival Sanonda. Discount Investment said in a...

  • JERUSALEM, July 17- Adama Agricultural Solutions said on Sunday a possible merger with smaller Chinese rival Sanonda, first announced last year, could be completed in the first half of 2017.. The first was when a Chinese agency published a proposed amendment to China's securities regulations that would allow a global entity to be combined with one...

  • South African retailer Steinhoff has secured its European deal with Poundland for £597 million. Panmure Gordon director Karri Vuori talks about the tone around M&A, post-Brexit.

  • The case for merging the London and German stock exchanges has strengthened since the Brexit vote, a Bundesbank board member said on Wednesday.

  • FRANKFURT, July 13- London must prepare to lose euro trading and clearing activities once Britain leaves the European Union but the business case for merging the London and German stock exchanges has been strengthened, Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret said on Wednesday. Indeed, Germany's financial regulator Bafin last month said London could not...

  • LISBON/ PARIS, July 13- Portugal has asked Europe's antitrust chief to take action to prevent a merged Deutsche Boerse and London Stock Exchange becoming so dominant that it would make access to finance more difficult. Portugal's objections raise pressure on the agreed $30 billion deal that has already been rocked by Britain's vote last month to leave the...

  • Cyber security data privacy

    This sector has had a lot of activity and it could be ripe for more M&A, says Steve Harrod of early stage venture-capital firm General Catalyst.

  • Marissa Mayer

    As Yahoo prepares to sell to the highest bidder, one firm doubts that potential buyers can reverse the company's decline.

  • TOKYO, July 11- Talks between Japan's Idemitsu Kosan Co and its founding family have failed to resolve an impasse over the oil refiner's proposal to buy rival Showa Shell Sekiyu KK, both sides said. The company is not considering issuing new shares to dilute the family's ownership, Executive Vice President Daisuke Seki told reporters, adding that it is not...

  • BRIEF-LSE-DB LOWERS THRESHOLD OF ACCEPTANCE OFFER FOR THE. July 11- London Stock Exchange Group Plc:. *Acceptance period of exchange offer will be extended by two weeks and will now expire on July 26 2016 at 24:00.

  • TOKYO, July 11- Talks between Japan's Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd and its founding family on Monday did not yield any agreement regarding the family's opposition to the oil refiner's proposal to buy rival Showa Shell Sekiyu KK, the family's lawyer said. On Monday, Idemitsu Kosan President Takashi Tsukioka and colleagues met family members including Shosuke...

  • July 11- London Stock Exchange Group Plc and Deutsche Boerse are considering lowering the approval threshold they need to achieve from the German exchange's investors to push their deal through, as they try to keep the merger on track following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "The fact that Deutsche Boerse is considering lowering the threshold...

  • July 11- London Stock Exchange Group Plc, whose shareholders overwhelmingly voted to approve a plan to merge with Deutsche Boerse, said on Monday the companies were evaluating the potential lowering of the approval threshold for the German Exchange's investors. Deutsche Boerse said on Sunday it was concerned that the 75 percent threshold for its...

  • FRANKFURT, July 10- Deutsche Boerse AG is considering lowering the approval threshold for its proposed merger with London Stock Exchange Group Plc from shareholders representing 75 percent of its shares, the German exchange said on Sunday. London Stock Exchange Group said on July 7 that the U.S. and Russian authorities had approved the $27 billion merger.