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Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO) confirmed that the Company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with Newmont Mining Corp(NEM) in an all-share nil premium transaction. No decision has been taken at this time. Newmont's shares closed Friday up 3.02 percent at $36.48 in New York trading whereas ABX.TO fell...

ITT Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Rheinhütte Pumpen Group, a designer and manufacturer of centrifugal and axial flow pumps, from Aliaxis Group S.A. The cash consideration was approximately $91.5 million. ITT Inc. expects the proposed transaction to be accretive to its earnings...

Merlin Entertainments Plc (MERL.L), a location based entertainment company, announced Friday the sale of its Australian ski resorts, Hotham and Falls Creek, to Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN). The purchase price is A$174 million or 95 million pounds, subject to certain adjustments related to the timing of...

Centrica plc (CNA.L) reported fiscal 2018 profit attributable to shareholders of 183 million pounds, down 44 percent from 328 million pounds in the prior year. Basic earnings per share fell to 3.3 pence from 5.9 pence last year. The difference in profit compared to 2017 is due to the lower profit...

Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) agreed Wednesday to sell its majority owned subsidiary, FHF Holdings Ltd. or Manitoba Harvest, to Tilray Inc. (TLRY) for an aggregate sales price of up to C$419 million. Tilray is a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production, and distribution. The...

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (CX) said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement for the sale of assets in the Baltics and Nordics to the German building materials group Schwenk, for about 340 million euros. The Baltic assets being divested by CEMEX consist of 1 cement production plant in Broceni with a...

Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited (BXP.L ), a Bangladesh -based manufacturer of generic pharmaceutical products and active pharmaceutical ingredients, announced Wednesday that it has agreed with Sandoz Inc., a division of Novartis (NVS), to acquire a portfolio of eight Abbreviated New Drug Applications...

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority or CMA said Wednesday that it has provisionally found extensive competition concerns as part of its in-depth investigation of the proposed merger between J Sainsbury plc's (JSAIY.PK, SBRY.L) supermarket chain Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd. and Asda Group Ltd.,...

Property investment company CLS Holdings plc (CLI.L) announced Wednesday that it has exchanged contracts to acquire 9 Prescot Street, London E1 for 53.85 million pounds excluding costs. The freehold property comprises 96,948 sq ft of multi-let office space over seven floors and is 100% let to four...

Aceto Corp. (ACET), a developer of Human Health products, Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Performance Chemicals, announced Tuesday that it has entered into a "stalking-horse" asset purchase agreement with New York-based investment firm New Mountain Capital. The deal is to sell its chemicals business...

Branded food company Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its CytoSport business to PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP).The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals,...

Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP) said Tuesday that it has agreed to sell a 45 percent interest in Targa Badlands LLC, the entity that holds all of Targa's assets in North Dakota, to funds managed by GSO Capital Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities for $1.6 billion in cash. The transaction...

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) agreed Tuesday to acquire security company Demisto for a total purchase price of $560 million, subject to adjustment, to be paid in cash and stock. Demisto is a leading security company in the security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR)...

Big Yellow Group plc (BYG.L), a self-storage company, on Tuesday announced the acquisition of freehold sites in Wembley, North London and Kingston North in South West London. This brings to 12 the total pipeline of proposed new stores, including the replacement of the company's Battersea store, which...

888 Holdings PLC (888.L), an online gaming entertainment and solutions company, Tuesday announced the agreement to acquire a portfolio of successful Bingo brands, including Costa Bingo. The company's subsidiary, Brigend Limited, signed an agreement for the acquisition of certain assets of Jet Management...

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