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Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • VIENNA, March 15- Austria's Raiffeisen Bank International has set its sights on resuming dividend payments in a year's time after years of retrenchment and restructuring in the wake of the financial crisis. Raiffeisen Bank International, which operates across central and eastern Europe, is merging with its parent company Raiffeisen Zentralbank, primarily...

  • MADRID, March 15- Spain gave the green light to merger talks between Bankia and Banco Mare Nostrum on Wednesday as it seeks to claw back public money used to rescue the banks in 2012.. Both banks said they would look at the merger proposal by Spain's FROB bailout fund, while a source familiar with the situation said their boards would approve the tie-up in May and...

  • Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn, Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on July 7, 2016.

    A Microsoft board seat would be the best way for Hoffman to "serve LinkedIn's long-standing mission in a hands-on way," Hoffman said.

  • Not ruling out conversation with Fiat Chrysler CEO: VW CEO

    Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller says that he won't rule out talks with Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne.

  • Matthias Mueller, Chairman of German automaker Volkswagen AG

    VW's chief executive has called on the Fiat Chrysler's boss Sergio Marchionne to come to him directly to discuss any future deals.

  • *VW boss signals U-turn toward large mergers. WOLFSBURG, Germany, March 14- Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said he did not rule out he could hold merger talks with Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne, in a marked change of tone by the German carmaker toward its Italian-American peer. "We are not ready for talks about anything," he had told Reuters on the...

  • NEW YORK, March 13- Verizon Communications Inc sought almost triple the price reduction that it ultimately obtained for Yahoo Inc's core assets following two massive cyber attacks at the internet company, according to a Yahoo filing. In early February, Verizon Chief Executive Officer Lowell McAdam told Yahoo director Tom McInerney a price reduction as high...

  • Brian Krzanich, Intel CEO, speaks during the Intel press conference at CES in Las Vegas, January 4, 2017.

    Intel announced an agreement to buy Mobileye for about $15.3 billion in cash on Monday.

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- German engineering company Siemens and Spain's Gamesa have won unconditional antitrust approval from the European Union to create the world's biggest maker of wind turbines, the EU's competition regulator said on Monday. "The Commission found that the transaction raises no competition concerns because a number of credible competitors...

  • Marissa Mayer: 'I plan to stay at Yahoo'

    Yahoo named its post-Verizon deal executive team, with board member Thomas McInerney serving as CEO and Alexi Wellman filling the CFO position.

  • M&A talk is ‘healthy sign in the market’: Pro

    Julian Howard, head of multi-asset solutions at GAM, discusses recent M&A talk in the market and what this means for making money out of deals.

  • An employee walks through the Akzo Nobel NV paint production facility in Sassenheim, Netherlands.

    Shares of PPG soared, making it the second biggest advancer in the S&P 500 Wednesday.

  • March 8- Dutch paint maker Akzo Nobel NV is exploring a sale or merger with a peer, and is in talks with companies including U.S. coatings manufacturer PPG Industries Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The sources asked not to be identified because the matter is confidential. Bloomberg News reported earlier that PPG was exploring a potential...

  • MUNICH, Germany, March 8- Finalizing a merger with Praxair is likely to take "several months," the chief executive of Linde said in a letter to a shareholder association, reiterating he saw no need to ask shareholders to vote on the $65 billion deal. In a letter to German retail-shareholder association DSW filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Linde...

  • GENEVA, March 8- Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne's attempts to find a partner were frustrated for a second time in as many days on Wednesday, as Volkswagen joined General Motors in dismissing any interest in talks with their smaller rival. Marchionne said on Tuesday that European market leader VW would be hardest hit by PSA Group's purchase of Opel, which...

  • *FCA CEO sees fewer synergies from GM tie-up without Opel. GENEVA, March 7- Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne remains interested in a merger with General Motors, saying on Tuesday that it still made sense even after GM sold its European operations to PSA Group. FCA's share price shot up last month on the day news of the talks between GM and PSA first...

  • GENEVA, March 7- Fiat Chrysler's chief executive Sergio Marchionne remains interested in seeking a merger with General Motors, saying on Tuesday that such a deal was still attractive after GM's sale of its European operations to PSA Group. Absolutely, without even blinking, "Marchionne told reporters at the Geneva car show. FCA's share price shot up last month on...

  • not affected by Opel PSA merger

    Daimler Chairman Dr. Dieter Zetsche speaks about the sale of GM's Opel business to PSA, as well as his company's link to Uber.

  • Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.

    But even without scooping up other companies, Salesforce is expanding its reach through partnerships.

  • A Standard Life logo sits on a wall outside Standard Life House, the headquarters of Standard Life Plc, in Edinburgh, U.K., on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

    Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have announced a $13.5 billion merger in an industry where the benefits of scale keep rising.