May 29, 2015 11:53 AM ET
European market indexes lacked direction. TeleCity agreed to acquire by the U.S.-based rival Equinix for £2.35 billion. Eni will buy back 515 million of a Galp Energia exchangeable bond. FirstGroup ordered for 385 new vehicles for £78 million.
May 28, 2015 11:40 AM ET
Ferrexpo net tumbled 53% on 38% decline in revenues. Kingfisher sales and retail profit each dropped by 5%. Sports Direct climbed on positive outlook. Swatch Group profit slightly declined to 1.416 billion francs.
May 27, 2015 11:27 AM ET
IAG intends to acquire smaller rival airline Aer Lingus for 1.36 billion. European markets advanced. Ahold net surged more than three-fold to 213 million. De La Rue profit plunged 28%. Telford Homes net soared 32%.
May 26, 2015 10:41 AM ET
Ryanair net profit in the year surged 66% to 867 million on 12% jump in revenues. Citycon agreed to acquire Norway-based Sektor Gruppen for about 1.5 billion. Cineworld revenues surged 27%. L''Oreal said it is not interested in acquiring Wella haircare business.
May 25, 2015 11:50 AM ET
Spains benchmark index dropped 2.3% after voters rejected ruling party in regional and local elections. Amgen terminated its collaboration with AstraZeneca. EDF made a preliminary offer to acquire nuclear reactor maintenance business from Areva for 2 billion.
May 22, 2015 9:34 AM ET
Axa agreed to acquire SulAmιrica for 40 million. Booker Group agreed to acquire the Londis and Budgens chains for £40 million. Grainger revenues tumbled 34%. Quintain Estates agreed to sell 50% stake in Hilton Hotel Wembley Park. Richemont profit tumbled 36%.
May 21, 2015 10:14 AM ET
Daily Mail net surged 82%. National Grid profit tumbled 19% to £2 billion. Royal Mail profit climbed 39% to £428 million. Raiffeisen Bank net plunged 48% to 83 million. Suedzucker net tumbled 93%. United Utilities net plunged 63%.
May 20, 2015 11:58 AM ET
Altice agreed to acquire 70% stake of U.S.-based Suddenlink for $9 billion. Burberry net rose 4%. Cable and Wireless net tumbled 71%. Deutsche Wohnen net swung to a loss. Marks and Spencer net fell 5%. Thomas Cook net loss narrowed.
May 19, 2015 11:02 AM ET
European auto sales increased for the twentieth month in a row. German employment growth in the March quarter slowed to 0.7% increase. DCC agreed to acquire France-based Butagaz from Shell for 464 million. ICAP net declined 16%. Merck profit plunged. Vodafone net tumbled 90% to £6 billion.
May 18, 2015 9:40 AM ET
Endo International agreed to acquire the U.S.-based Par Pharmaceutical for $8 billion. Babcock Intl profit surged 42% on 21% increase in revenues. Cranswick net declined 4%. Kabel Deutschland net swung to profit to 239 million.