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Danish Ship Finance announced its Board and the large shareholders view Axcel's, PFA's and PKA's ownership as a highly satisfactory solution ensuring a continued strong Danish ship finance institution backed by well capitalized owners. The transaction is a sale of assets which are no longer considered...

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (AHBIF.PK, BUD) announced its shareholders expressed their support for the combination between SABMiller plc (SBMRY.PK, SAB.L) and AB InBev by passing all resolutions that were proposed in connection with the combination. AB InBev also announced that the combined group will...

rollingstones-092616.jpg A Singapore-based music start-up has acquired a 49 percent stake in the iconic music and pop culture-focused magazine Rolling Stone, becoming the first outsider investor in the magazine. Financial terms of the deal, which will enable Rolling Magazine to expand its international reach, were not disclosed.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Monday said its Board has approved the previously announced separation of its China business, now owned by Yum China Holdings, Inc. The separation from Yum! Brands will occur after the close of business on October 31, 2016. Yum China expects to begin trading "regular way"...

Actua Corp. (ACTA) said it has entered into a definitive agreement with an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners under which it will sell GovDelivery, a provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, for $153 million in cash. The deal is subject to certain adjustments,...

Fortis Inc. (FTS.TO), ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) and GIC Private Ltd. Monday said the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorized the acquisition of ITC by Fortis and a subsidiary of GIC. The commission noted that the transaction is consistent with the public interest. As per the agreement,...

Automotive supplier Magna International Inc. (MG.TO, MGA) announced Monday that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the BÖCO Group of Companies, an automotive supplier of latches, hinges and strikers. Subject to regulatory approval, the transaction is expected to close in the third quarter...

Conglomerate General Electric Co. (GE) Monday said that GE Germany Holdings AG, within the GE Aviation operating unit, has published the offer document for the voluntary public takeover offer for all outstanding shares of SLM Solutions Group AG. The publishing of offer document follows GE's public...

Axel Springer SE (AXELF.PK) announced that it has acquired further 39% of the shares in Car&Boat Media. Closing is expected to take place in the coming weeks. As a consequence, Axel Springer takes over La Centrale completely. The seller is a subsidiary of the French media enterprise Spir Communication....

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) announced that it intends to sell its European business to The AURELIUS Group. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016. The company said that the transaction is structured as an equity sale, for nominal consideration, with the buyer acquiring the European business...

Shares of Twitter Inc. (TWTR) after gaining more than 14 percent in Friday's regular trading session after CNBC reported that the microblogging website is close to receiving a formal takeover bid. Twitter has received expressions of interest from several technology companies and may receive a formal...

Randstad North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, announced that its subsidiary, Merlin Global Acquisition, Inc., has extended its tender offer for any and all outstanding shares of common stock of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW). In order to facilitate completion of the European Commission's...

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP, BIP_UN.TO), along with institutional clients of Brookfield Asset Management (BAM, BAMA.TO), including CIC Capital Corp., GIC Private Limited and others announced that they have reached agreement to acquire a 90% controlling stake in Nova Transportadora do Sudeste S.A....

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) said it has reached a deal to divest its 50 percent ownership interests in its two PFG Fiber Glass joint ventures, or PFG, to Nan Ya Plastics Corp., which currently controls the remaining 50 percent ownership interest in the joint ventures. Financial terms were not disclosed. Nan...

Lennar Corp. (LEN, LEN.B) Thursday announced a definitive agreement to acquire WCI Communities, Inc. (WCIC) in a cash and stock transaction valued at $23.50 per WCI share. The deal represents 37 percent premium to WCI's closing stock price on September 21.The transaction will combine two of the largest...

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