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Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) announced Wednesday that it has made a second approach regarding an increased all-cash possible offer to acquire Elementis plc (ELM.L). Meanwhile, the Board of the speciality chemicals and personal care business rejected the revised proposal. Elementis shares were gaining...

AA Plc (AA.L) said the boards of the Group and Bidco have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition pursuant to which Bidco shall acquire the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of the AA. Bidco is a newly formed joint venture company owned in equal shares by:...

AA Plc (AA.L), a roadside recovery company, has agreed to be acquired by private equity groups TowerBrook Capital Partners (U.K.) LLP and Warburg Pincus International LLC, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. As per the report, AA has accepted a cash offer...

ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC, VIACA) is nearing a deal to sell its book publishing business Simon & Schuster to German media giant Bertelsmann AG, which owns Penguin Random House, in more than $2 billion deal, according to The Financial Times. A deal could be announced as soon as this week. As per reports,...

Shares of Blink Charging Co. (BLNK), a Florida-based provider of electric vehicle or EV charging equipment, are losing almost 16 percent or $5.35 in Tuesday's morning trade at $28.27. Tuesday, Blink Charging said it has acquired the EV charging operator U-Go Stations, Inc. and its portfolio of 44...

Professional services provider Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (JEC) announced Tuesday that it has acquired The Buffalo Group, a leader in advanced cyber and intelligence solutions. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition further strengthens Jacobs' leading portfolio of national...

Phoenix Group Holdings PLC (PHNX.L), in response to recent press speculation, confirms that it is assessing a range of strategic options for its European businesses, Phoenix Europe. The company also revealed the receipt of recent expressions of interest from third parties for European business. Phoenix...

McCormick & Co., Inc. (MKC) is nearing a deal to acquire hot-sauce maker Cholula from private-equity firm L Catterton, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. The company is in talks with L Catterton for a deal that would value Cholula around $800 million. L Catterton...

Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT) announced that it has agreed to sell its fragrance and aroma chemicals business to Symrise AG (SYIEY.PK, SYIEF.PK). The company expects the transaction to be finalized in the first half of 2021. With the acquisition, Symrise said it will strengthen its backward integration...

HelloFresh SE announced that its U.S. subsidiaries entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding equity interests of Factor75, Inc. and including subsidiaries, Factor, for total purchase price for acquisition up to $277 million in cash. HelloFresh noted that $177 million is payable upon the...

German utility RWE AG (RWEOY.PK) Monday said it has signed an agreement with Greencoat, a UK-based investment manager, to sell a 49% stake in the UK offshore wind farm Humber Gateway. The total cash consideration payable at completion of the deal is 648 million pounds. Closing of the transaction is...

Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited, in response to press speculation, confirmed Monday its offer to acquire Swiss bakery business Aryzta AG (ARZTY.PK, ARZTF.PK). The company also confirmed that the financing of the potential offer is available and that refinancing arrangements for its existing debt are...

Western Union Co (WU) announced that it has agreed to acquire 15 percent stake in Saudi Digital Payments Company, or stc pay, a unit of Saudi Telecom Co., for $200 million. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021 and the proceeds of the deal will be used to finance stc pay's...

GE Healthcare, healthcare business of GE (GE), announced its acquisition of Prismatic Sensors AB, a Swedish start-up specializing in photon counting detectors. GE Healthcare anticipates to close the acquisition by January 2021, after holding a minority position in the company since 2017. Prismatic...

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE.L) said Friday that shareholders in Euronext N.V. (ENXB.BE, ENX.BR, ENX.AS, ENX.PA) have approved the proposed acquisition of London Stock Exchange Group Holdings Italia S.p.A. together with its subsidiaries, the Borsa Italiana Group. In preparation for the proposed...

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