Mergers & Acquisitions

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Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) and Calgary, Alberta-based Tervita Corp. have signed a definitive deal, whereby Republic Services' subsidiary would acquire Tervita, LLC, an unit of Tervita Corp. Tervita is a pure-play environmental waste solutions provider serving oil and natural gas producers in the U.S. Tervita,...

Brazilian alternative assets manager Pátria Investimentos and Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) announced that they have acquired four office buildings in Rio de Janeiro from Opportunity's Real Estate Fund for R$700 million. Pátria and Blackstone will own the portfolio in a 50/50 joint venture. This is the...

RSA Insurance Group plc (RSANY.PK, RSA.L, RSA) announced Friday that it agreed and completed the sale of its 21.75 percent holding in Thailand insurer Syn Mun Kong to LeapFrog Thailand Holdings Ltd and Mindo Asia Investments Limited, an affiliate of Lombard Investments, Inc. of San Francisco, USA. RSA...

Wolters Kluwer (WTKWY.PK), a provider of software services to the finance and healthcare sectors, has agreed to acquire SBS Software GmbH, a German provider of accounting and payroll solutions. Bretten-based SBS Software has over 100 employees and serves over 6,000 customers. The acquisition may close...

RIT Capital Partners Plc. (RCP.L), a UK-based investment company, Friday said it has entered into an agreement to acquire GVO Investment Management Limited or GVOIM, a specialist fund manager, from Hansa Aktiengesellschaft. The company did not disclose financial details. The acquisition is subject...

Internet media company blinkx Plc (BLNX.L) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AdKarma, LLC, a video supply side platform, for an initial consideration of $15 million in cash. The deal includes an additional $5 million in cash or stock at the company's option, payable on the first...

Accumuli Plc. (ACM.L), an independent specialist in IT security and risk management, Friday said it has acquired the entire issued share capital of RandomStorm Ltd., for net cash consideration of 8.9 million pounds. The total consideration payable by Accumuli is 10.0 million pounds in cash for the...

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. announced that it has closed the acquisition of Habitrol brand (an over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy transdermal patch) from Novartis Consumer Health Inc., following issuance of the proposed consent order from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on November...

Shares of American Apparel, Inc. (APP) skyrocketed nearly 50 percent in regular and extended trading on Thursday after reports that the beleaguered branded apparel maker was being approached for a possible buyout by private-equity firm Irving Place Capital. Irving Place is said to have made two offers...

French multinational IT services company Atos SE agreed Thursday to acquire the information technology outsourcing (ITO) business of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp. (XRX) for $1.05 billion in cash. The deal also call for an additional consideration of $50 million subject to the condition of certain...

Xerox Corp. (XRX) said Thursday that it has reached an agreement to sell its Information Technology Outsourcing business to French multinational IT services provider Atos SE for $1.05 billion prior to closing adjustments, with additional consideration of $50 million subject to the condition of certain...

NQ Mobile Inc (NQ), the maker of mobile security software, on Thursday reported a wider loss for the third quarter, despite an increase in revenues, hurt by expenses. Going forward, the company lifted its outlook for the full year. Also NQ Mobile said it entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding...

Perficient, Inc. (PRFT) said Thursday that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Zeon Solutions Inc. and its subsidiary, Grand River Interactive LLC, and an Indian affiliate, a $23 million annual services revenue business and IT consulting firm specializing in the development,...

Dover Corp. (DOV) said Thursday that it has agreed to sell its Datamax O'Neil unit to Honeywell International Inc. (HON) for $185 million. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Datamax O'Neil is a manufacturer of fixed and mobile printers...

AerLingus-IAG-121814.jpg Irish airline Aer Lingus said it has rejected a takeover offer from British Airways parent company International Consolidated Airlines Group SA, as the offer undervalues the company.