Mergers & Acquisitions

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Google Inc.'s (GOOG, GOOGL) Nest Labs said in a blog post Friday that it has bought Boulder, Colorado-based home automation startup Revolv. "As of today, Revolv is now officially a Nest company. Their experience connecting devices around the home will help us continue to grow Works with Nest and...

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF) said Friday that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Beltsville, Maryland-based Euro Gourmet Inc., a wholesale specialty distributor of imported and domestic products along the U.S. East Coast. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Euro Gourmet is...

Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc (CQB), Friday said it has terminated the merger deal with Dublin, Ireland-based Fyffes Plc (FFY.L, FYFFF), after its shareholders voted to reject the deal. Meanwhile, Chiquita Brands said it would start discussions with Brazilian companies Cutrale...

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR), a provider of vehicle rental services, has agreed to acquire its Budget Car Rental licensee for southern California and Las Vegas for around $210 million, plus the cost of acquired fleet. The licensee being acquired operates directly at Los Angeles International and...

Express Energy Services, a North American oilfield services company, announced that funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO) and participating management have agreed to acquire the firm from its existing shareholders for undisclosed terms. Founded in 2000, Express is a provider...

Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) has closed its acquisition of a majority interest in Hefei Rongshida Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., a home appliances manufacturer based in Hefei, China. Hefei Sanyo has an established and broad distribution network that includes more than 30,000 outlets nationwide. Their significant...

C&C Group Plc. (CCR.L, CCGGY.PK, CGPZF.PK), a manufacturer of branded cider, beer, wine and soft drinks, confirmed Friday that it has made a preliminary approach to pub retailer Spirit Pub Co. Plc (SPRT.L) in relation to a possible offer for Spirit. Responding to recent press comment, Spirit on Thursday...

Digital River, Inc. (DRIV), a provider of e-commerce services, said Thursday that it has agreed to be acquired by an investor group led by private equity firm Siris Capital Group, LLC in a deal valued at about $840 million. Under the terms of the deal, Siris Capital will acquire all of the outstanding...

Digital River Inc (DRIV), a provider of commerce-as-a-service solutions, Thursday agreed to be acquired by an investor group led by Siris Capital Group LLC in a deal valued at about $840 million. As per the terms of the deal, Siris will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Digital River...

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (CQB) confirmed Thursday that it has received a revised offer from entities affiliated with the Cutrale Group and the Safra Group to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Chiquita at a price of $14.50 per share in cash. On October 15, Chiquita's Board...

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...