Sep 30, 2015 11:37 AM ET
British American Tobacco completed the acquisition of Croatia-based TDR for €550 million. Entertainment One agreed to buy 70% stake in the Astley Baker for £140 million. Groupe Fnac made a takeover proposal to the U.K.-based Darty £533 million. Sainsbury lifted outlook.
Sep 29, 2015 10:48 AM ET
Axel Springer agreed to acquire 88% stake in the U.S.-based online financial news aggregator Business Insider. Alma Media issue tender offer for Talentum. Metso forecasted net sales for the year up to €3.2 billion. Wolseley profit tumbled 58% and announced share buyback plan for as much as £300 mn.
Sep 28, 2015 12:43 PM ET
Anheuser Busch intends to offer $106 billion to the U.K.-based rival SABMiller. BASF launched new cost-cutting program. UniCredit agreed to divest its non-performing loans business for about €1.2 billion.
Sep 25, 2015 9:51 AM ET
European antitrust regulators are expected to decide on the merger between two data center operators TeleCity and Equinix for €2.4 billion. Lone Star revised offer higher to acquire Quintain Estates for £745 million. Repsol sells its 10% stake in oil storage firm to Ardian.
Sep 24, 2015 10:53 AM ET
Hennes & Mauritz profit edged up but revenues soared 19%. Ryanair plans to return the €398 million to its shareholders from the sale of 29.8% stake in Aer Lingus by the end of this year. Havas is in talk to acquire FullSIX.
Sep 23, 2015 3:26 PM ET
Stocks in New York and Europe lacked direction and commodities bounced around with a downward drift as investors start looking ahead to earnings. German stock index plunged 3% as Volkswagen Scandal widened and CEO resigned.
Sep 23, 2015 10:01 AM ET
Axel Springer plans to buy online publication Business Insider for $500 million. BBA Aviation agreed to buy Landmark Aviation for $2.07 billion. Smiths Group profit soared 6% to £246 million. Swiss Re agreed to acquire Guardian Financial Services from Cinven for £1.6 billion.
Sep 22, 2015 11:56 AM ET
AA net swung to a loss of £51 million. Clinigen profit tumbled 68% but revenues soared 45%. Meggitt agreed to acquire the composites unit of EDAC. Stagecoach launched £400 million 10-year bonds. Volkswagen plans to set aside €6.5 billion to cover the ongoing investigations.
Sep 21, 2015 11:13 AM ET
Volkswagen faces as much as 18 billion in fines for falsifying emission data for diesel-powered passenger cars. Deutsche Wohnen agreed to acquire LEG Immobilien. Dialog Semiconductor agreed to acquire the U.S.-based Atmel. Zurich Insurance terminated merger talks with RSA.
Sep 21, 2015 10:01 AM ET
Market sentiment was negative in Australian trading after indexes in New York dropped at the close of Friday. Resource and banking stocks led the decliners in Sydney trading. Lynas Corp said fiscal year loss narrowed.