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German apartment owner Vonovia SE (DAIMF) Monday said it has signed a Business Combination Agreement with BUWOG AG. Under the deal, Vonovia intends to make a voluntary public takeover offer to all BUWOG shares of 29.05 euros in cash per BUWOG share. This cash offer, which is expected to be published...

CBRE Group, Inc. (CBG), a commercial real estate services and investment firm, announced Monday that it has acquired Geico Lender S.p.A, a building technical engineering services provider in Italy. Geico Lender provides a broad range of services focused on the maintenance and installation of HVAC,...

British drug major AstraZeneca Plc (AZN,AZN.L) announced Monday that the US Food and Drug Administration has accepted a supplemental New Drug Application or sNDA for the use of Tagrisso (osimertinib) in 1st-line EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer. Tagrisso is a third-generation, irreversible...

easyJet (ESYJY.PK, EZJ.L) confirmed Monday that it has acquired part of Air Berlin's (AIBEF.PK) operations at Berlin Tegel Airport. The acquisition will result in easyJet operating 25 aircraft from Berlin Tegel Airport. The agreement includes easyJet leasing former Air Berlin aircraft, taking over other...

Hershey Co. (HSY) is nearing a $1.6 billion deal to buy Amplify Snack Brands Inc., CNBC reported citing people familiar with the matter. The deal values Amplify at $12 per share, CNBC said, compared with Friday's closing price of $7 a share. Amplify, based in Austin, Texas, has a market cap of $537...

Navigators Group, Inc. (NAVG), a specialty insurance holding company, announced Monday that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to buy Assurances Continentales - Continentale Verzekeringen NV or ASCO and Bracht, Deckers & Mackelbert NV or BDM. ASCO and BDM are both based in Antwerp, Belgium. As...

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) said that it completed its acquisition of CH2M via a cash and stock transaction. The combination, which received broad affirmative support from CH2M shareholders, is expected to further drive the company's profitable growth strategy. The company reaffirms its previous...

Norwegian energy firm Statoil ASA (STO) announced Monday that it has agreed with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (PBR) to acquire a 25% interest in Roncador, a large oil field in the Campos Basin in Brazil. The total consideration comprises an initial payment of $2.35 billion, plus additional contingent...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN) and ISA Pharmaceuticals B.V. announced a clinical collaboration to advance ISA101, an immunotherapy targeting human papillomavirus type 16 or HPV16-induced cancer, in combination with cemiplimab or REGN2810, a PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1) antibody. Regeneron...

Mediawan and ON kids & family announced having entered into exclusive talks with a view to the former acquiring a 51% to 55% majority stake in the latter. The ON kids & family group's co-founders, Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, and the main shareholders, including Thierry Pasquet, will team up...

Hudson Global Inc. (HSON) announced it has entered into definitive purchase agreements to sell its recruitment and talent management operations in Europe and Asia Pacific to strategic buyers in three transactions. Hudson intends to focus on its growing, global recruitment process outsourcing or "RPO"...

Equinix Inc. (EQIX) said that it has entered into an agreement with Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to acquire all of the equity interests in the Metronode group of companies, an Australian data center business, in an all-cash transaction for A$1.035 billion, or about US$792 million. Metronode is...

Tencent Holdings Limited (TCEHY.PK), JD.com Inc. (JD), and Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS), announced that Tencent, a provider of internet value-added services in China, and JD.com, China's largest retailer, have entered into definitive agreements with Vipshop, a leading online discount retailer for...

Georgia Power said it continues to work closely with Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport personnel onsite to restore power to the Airport as quickly as possible. Assessment and repair efforts are well underway at this time and the company expects to have power restored to the Airport by midnight...

Bloomberg Media and Twitter launched TicToc by Bloomberg, the first-ever 24/7 global news network built for a social media platform that targets the next generation of on-the-go, mobile-first news consumers. Bloomberg Media noted that TicToc by Bloomberg combines the global news gathering capabilities...

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