Mergers & Acquisitions

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EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) Thursday reported third-quarter limited partner interest in net income of $51.99 million or $0.85 per unit, up from $26.96 million or $0.60 per unit in the previous-year quarter. On average, 12 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings...

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM, BAM_A.TO) has made a proposal to Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. (BRP.TO, BRP) to acquire the approximately 30% of common shares of Brookfield Residential that it does not own for $23.00 cash a share. The proposed price represents nearly 20% premium to both...

Tetragon Financial Group Limited (TGONF.PK), a closed-end investment company, Thursday said it has signed definitive agreements to acquire Equitix Holdings Limited from Private equity firm Cabot Square Capital LLP for an enterprise value of 159.5 million pounds. Equitix is an integrated core infrastructure...

Idox Plc (IDOX.L), a supplier of software & services, Thursday said it has acquired Digital Spirit GMBH, a supplier of compliance solutions for an undisclosed sum from Infinitas Learning BV. The deal is expected to be break-even in 2015 and start to make a positive contribution during the following...

Progress Software Corpo. (PRGS) said Wednesday that it has agreed to buy privately held Telerik AD, a provider of application development tools, for $262.5 million. Telerik enables its 1.4 million strong developer community to create compelling user experiences across cloud, web, mobile and desktop...

Progress Software Corp. (PRGS) Wednesday said it agreed to buy privately-held Telerik AD for $262.5 million. The company expects the acquisition help it create a a comprehensive cloud and on-premise platform for developers to create applications for any device or cloud. Telerik's revenue for the last...

Data storage solutions provider EMC Corp. (EMC) on Wednesday reported a slight increase in profit for the third quarter from last year on higher revenues. However, adjusted earnings per share missed analysts' estimates, while revenues beat their expectations. Looking ahead, EMC lowered its fiscal...

Amtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Wednesday said it will buy BTU International, Inc. (BTUI), in an all-stock transaction. The transaction values BTU at nearly $3.33 per share. Amtech expects the transaction to add to its adjusted earnings in fiscal year 2015. Within 12 months after closing, which is...

French telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA (ALU) Wednesday announced that its unit Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks or ASN has signed a binding agreement with Sercel, part of French geoscience company CGG (CGG), for the acquisition of Optoplan. The closing of the transaction is expected to be...

BGC Partners Inc. (BGCP), a global brokerage company primarily servicing the financial and real estate markets, announced it has commenced a fully-financed tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of GFI Group Inc. (GFIG) it does not currently own for $5.25 per share in cash. BGC...

Reinsurance Group of America, Inc. (RGA) said Tuesday that it has executed agreements to buy all of the stock of Aurora National Life Assurance Co., a life insurance subsidiary of Swiss Re. Aurora, which is part of Swiss Re's Admin Re business in the U.S., has about 82,000 policies in force and statutory...

Specialty pharmaceutical company Actavis plc (ACT) is said to be among the bidders for Belgian consumer health-care company Omega Pharma NV as it continues to look for more acquisition, according to a Bloomberg report on Monday. A sale of Omega would likely fetch in excess of 4 billion euros or $5.1...

Real estate investment trust Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) said Monday that it has agreed to acquire 40 rehabilitation hospitals in Germany from privately-held Median Kliniken Group, Germany's largest private provider of post-acute and acute rehabilitation services, for about 705 million euros,...

US drug maker AbbVie, Inc. (ABBV) agreed Monday to terminate its proposed merger with Irish drug company Shire Plc. (SHP.L, SHPG) after its board withdrew support and recommendation for the deal. The move comes amid the proposed changes in tax rules in the U.S. AbbVie also announced a new $5 billion...

TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. (TMH) said Monday that it has acquired scribe company PhysAssist Scribes, Inc.. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, PhysAssist provides scribe services for more than 155 emergency departments in 22 states. Founded in 1995, PhysAssist was the nation's first scribe company. PhysAssist...