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Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TKPYY.PK) announced that its shareholders approved resolutions related to the proposed acquisition of Shire plc. (SHPG, SHP.L). The company said its proposal to delegate to the Takeda Board the decision regarding the offering terms for the issuance of...

Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM), Tuesday said it has agreed to buy QuikOrder, an online ordering software and service provider for the restaurant industry. The company did not disclose any financial details of the deal, however said it "marks one of Pizza Hut's largest acquisitions...

Nasdaq Inc. (NDAQ) said Tuesday that it has acquired Quandl, Inc., a Toronto-based provider of alternative and core financial data. Nasdaq did not disclose terms of the deal, but noted that the investment is consistent with its strategy to maximize opportunities as a technology and analytics provider...

horlicks-dec3.jpg Consumer goods giant Unilever plc (UN, ULVR.L) said Monday that it has agreed to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio, GSK HFD, of UK-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK, GSK.L), in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets for 3.3 billion euros, or $3.8 blllion. Unilever...

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) announced the sale of Horlicks and other consumer healthcare nutrition brands to Unilever plc (UN, ULVR.L) and the merger of GSK Consumer Healthcare Limited with Hindustan Unilever Limited for a total consideration valued at approximately £3.1 billion. GlaxoSmithKline...

Japan's Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (MITSF.PK, MITSY.PK) Monday announced that it has entered into respective agreements with New Hope Corporation Limited to sell its 10% interest in the Bengalla Joint Venture in New South Wales, Australia for A$215 million. The transaction will be subject to regulatory approval...

Plastic products design and engineering company RPC Group Plc (RPC.L) Monday announced, regarding takeover offers from each of Apollo Global Management and Bain Capital, that its discussions remain ongoing with Apollo. Meanwhile, RPC and Bain Capital have mutually agreed to terminate discussions. RPC...

Shares of GrainCorp Limited (GRCLF.PK) were surging around 27 percent in Australian trading after the agribusiness and food-ingredients company announced Monday that it has received a non-binding, indicative proposal from Long-Term Asset Partners Pty Ltd or LTAP for cash consideration of A$10.42 per...

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