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Aerospace and defense major Airbus Group SE (EADSF.PK, EADSY.PK) is in talks to sell a part or all of Premium Aerotec, a subsidiary that makes large plane components, Die Welt newspaper reported. The German paper specified that Airbus has held talks with one possible buyer, the Canadian investor Onex.

General Electric Co (GE) is nearing deal to sell its industrial solutions unit to Swiss engineering firm ABB Ltd.(ANN.L, ABB) in a deal valued at $2.5 billion to $3 billion, the Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The companies are likely to announce an agreement by next...

French speed-train maker Alstom SA (AOMFF.PK, ALS.L) confirmed that it was in discussions with Siemens about a possible combination of Alstom with Siemens Mobility Division. "No final decision has been made, discussions are ongoing and no agreement has been reached," Alstom said in a statement Friday....

Albertsons-Plated-092217.jpg Albertsons Cos., a major grocer, announced that it is buying meal kit company Plated, reportedly marking the first acquisition of a prepared-meals company by a national grocery chain. As per reports, the New York-based Plated, which does business as DineInFresh Inc., would be purchased for an estimated $175 to $200 million.

Polaris Materials Corp. (PLS.TO), a developer and operator of construction aggregate quarries in Canada, announced Friday that it has received an unsolicited offer from a major US-listed construction materials company. The offer is to buy the company by way of a statutory plan of arrangement for cash...

Calgon Carbon Corp.n (CCC), a manufacturer of activated carbon, and Japan-based Kuraray Co., Ltd. announced Thursday that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which Kuraray will acquire Calgon Carbon for $21.50 per share in cash. This equates to an equity value of approximately...

Building materials group CRH plc (CRH, CRH.L) announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Ash Grove Cement Co., a US cement manufacturer, for a total consideration of $3.5 billion. The proposed transaction is subject to Ash Grove shareholder and regulatory approvals and will be...

The Meet Group, Inc. (MEET) announced a definitive agreement to acquire Germany-based LOVOO, a social dating app, for $70 million in cash, inclusive of a $5 million contingent earn-out. The company expects this acquisition to close in October 2017. LOVOO, which has 97 full-time employees in Dresden...

Halcón Resources Corp. (HK), an independent energy company, announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to sell its remaining non-operated assets in the Williston Basin to a private company for approximately $104 million in cash. The sale is subject to customary closing conditions and adjustments. The...

German energy company E.ON AG (EONGY.PK) Wednesday said it is in advanced negotiations with Finland's Fortum Oyi about an agreement to potentially dispose its 46.65 % stake in Uniper SE. The agreement, which might be signed in 2017, would include the launch of a voluntary public takeover by Fortum,...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Ventech Systems GmbH, an automated tire inspection technology company, from Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. The business and technology will be integrated into...

Walgreens-Rite-Aid-091917.jpg Rite Aid Corp. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. have secured regulatory clearance for an amended and restated purchase agreement, under which Walgreens will buy 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid for $4.375 billion in cash.

Rite Aid Corp. (RAD) said it has secured regulatory clearance for an amended and restated asset purchase agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), whereby WBA will purchase 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid for an all-cash purchase price of $4.375...

Catalent, Inc. (CTLT), a provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, and consumer health products, announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Indiana-based Cook Pharmica LLC for $950 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to...

Swedish telecom company Telia Co. AB (0H6X.L, TLSNY.PK) Tuesday announced that sale of its direct stake in Turkish subsidiary Turkcell for roughly 4.127 billion Swedish kronor. The company said the sale is in line with the strategy to focus on the Nordics and Baltics. The sale of the 153.5 million...

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