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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA.TO) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI) announced a merger agreement, pursuant to which MDA will acquire DigitalGlobe for $35.00 per share in a combination of cash and stock. The transaction values DigitalGlobe at an equity value of approximately C$3.1 billion or...

Toshiba corp. (TOSYY.PK, TOSBF.PK) said Friday that it has concluded an absorption type company split agreement in respect of the memory business. The company said it will commence the procedure aiming to make a final decision in early fiscal 2017, which starts in April. Extraordinary general meeting...

Animal genetics company Genus plc (GNS.L) and European pig breeding company Hermitage said they have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership covering the supply of porcine genetics in several markets. Under the deal, PIC, Genus's porcine division, will acquire the genetic rights and intellectual...

mapleleaf-lightlife-022217.jpg Canada based Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Wednesday said it has reached a definitive agreement with Brynwood Partner VI L.P. for the acquisition of Lightlife Foods Inc. The deal would be worth $140 million plus other costs. Light is a brand in U.S. for refrigerated plant based protein foods.

GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust, said it has agreed to acquire Community Education Centers or CEC for $360 million in an all-cash transaction, excluding transaction related expenses. The transaction is expected to close the second quarter of 2017. CEC...

German industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG (TYEKF.PK) Wednesday announced that it has reached agreement with Ternium, a Latin American steel producer, on the sale of the CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico or CSA steel plant in Brazil. The purchase price is 1.5 billion euros enterprise value. The sale...

Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2 (QPAC, QPACW, QPACU), a special purpose acquisition company, announced Wednesday that it has agreed to combine SourceHOV, LLC and Novitex Holdings, Inc. to form Exela Technologies in a deal valued at $2.8 billion. Novitex, a provider of technology-driven managed services,...

Tronox Limited (TROX) announced a definitive agreement to acquire the TiO2 business of Cristal, a privately held global chemical and mining company, for $1.673 billion of cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24 percent ownership in pro forma Tronox. The company said the combination of the TiO2...

While reporting its fourth-quarter financial results today, McDermott International Inc. (MDR) said it has acquired the newly built pipelay and construction vessel Amazon to better position the company for ultradeepwater and SURF projects. McDermott plans to upgrade the vessel to address the ultradeepwater...

Fang Holdings Limited (SFUN), a real estate Internet portal in China, said it has entered into an agreement to terminate its proposed acquisition of a controlling stake in Chongqing Wanli New Energy Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, and the sale of Wanli's assets. Wanli is a...

Spanish telecom group Telefonica SA (TDE.L, TEF) Tuesday said it has reached an agreement for the sale of up to 40% of the total share capital of Telxius Telecom, S.A.U. to Taurus Bidco S.à.r.l., an entity managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. The deal price is 1.275 billion euros in total or...

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty PLC (BBY.L) announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with its joint venture partner to sell the Group's entire share in Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf, subject to regulatory approval, for a total cash consideration of 11 million pounds. As part of the...

Plumbing and heating products maker Wolseley plc (WOSCF.PK, WOS.L, WOSYY.PK) Tuesday Said it has signed an agreement to merge Tobler, its Swiss plumbing and heating business, with Walter Meier AG, a Swiss heating and HVAC distributor. Wolseley expects to receive cash consideration of 117.8 million...

Lumos Networks Corp. (LMOS) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the EQT Infrastructure investment strategy for $18.00 per share, resulting in an enterprise value of approximately $950 million. Lumos said the agreement was approved by all members of the board voting...

Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. announced that Steinhoff and Shoprite have decided to terminate their negotiations related to the potential sale of Steinhoff's Africa retail assets to Shoprite as the PIC, Titan and Steinhoff could not reach agreement on the exchange ratio that would apply to...

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