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Provident Financial plc (PFG.L) released Monday a statement by Schroders regarding Non-Standard Finance plc or NSF's offer for Provident Financial. The Provident Board said it believes that the offer is significantly flawed and value destructive, and urgeD its shareholders to take no action in relation...

Brunswick Corp. (BC), a maker of recreation products, said Friday it has agreed to acquire Freedom Boat Club or FBC, the largest boat club operator in the U.S. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close during the second quarter of 2019, were not disclosed. Mettawa, Illinois-based Brunswick...

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, Sky News reported, citing sources. The deal, which would be unveiled in the coming days, is part of a $575 million or $450 million fundraising by Deliveroo. UK-based...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) is in advanced talks to buy supercomputer maker Cray Inc, the Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The report specified that the deal could be announced as soon as this week, adding that no final agreements have been reached and it could...

Diversified technology company Colfax Corp. (CFX) agreed Thursday to sell its Air and Gas Handling business to KPS Capital Partners, LP for enterprise value of $1.80 billion, including $1.66 billion in cash consideration and $0.14 billion in assumed liabilities and minority interest, subject to customary...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) on Thursday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a drug substance manufacturing site in Cork, Ireland, from GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) for approximately 90 million euros in cash. The Cork site has more than 400 employees and...

Cineworld Group plc (CINE.L) reported Wednesday that revenue for the period January 1 to May 12 declined 9.4 percent from last year with weak results in US and UK & Ireland regions, as well as Box Office and Retail segments. Looking ahead, the company said it is on track to perform in line with expectations...

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO) said Monday that it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Onex Corp. (ONEX.TO) in a transaction valued at about C$5 billion, including assumed debt. Under the terms of the agreement, Onex and its affiliated funds will acquire all outstanding shares of WestJet...

Medtronic plc (MDT), an Irish medical technology company, announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Titan Spine, a privately-held titanium spine interbody implant and surface technology company. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The boards of directors of...

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