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Broadcom’s Revised Acquisition Bid Rejected By Qualcomm, Proposes Meeting To Settle Issues With Bid

A revised $121 billion buyout offer by Broadcom Ltd was rejected outright by U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc. However, the later has proposed a meeting of the two companies to discuss what it referred to as “serious deficiencies in value and certainty” in the bid by the former.  ...

Dell Considering IPO Or Merger With VMWare, Said The Company

A public offering is being considered by computer maker Dell Technologies Inc where it plans to either offer common stock by itself or offer its stocks along with the stocks of business software maker VMware Inc which is the publicly held subsidiary of the company.   Dell has bene under...

Enovacom To Be Acquired By Orange Business Services, To Solidify Its Position In e-Health

A leading player in e-health – Enovacom, has been agreed to be acquired by Orange Business Services on behalf of its healthcare sister concern - Orange Healthcare.   Orange health care has set a strategy to become the primary partner in the digital transformation of healthcare institutions...

U.S. Haemophilia Group Bioverativ Agreed To Be Bought Over By Sanofi For $11.6 Billion

The presence of French pharma company Sanofi in treatments for rare diseases is expected to be strengthened with its decision to buy U.S. haemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion.   For the French company, this is its largest deal in the last seven years.   It is being...

Atrium Innovations, The Canadian Vitamin Maker, To Be Bought By Nestle For $2.3 Billion

Nestle has an announced policy of its intention to reduce its weakness in packaged foods. And to fulfill this strategy imperative, Nestle is all set to buy out Canadian vitamin maker Atrium Innovations for an estimated value of $2.3 billion.   This deal would will help Nestle to expand its...

$1.8 Billion To Be Expended By Meredith To Buy Time Inc.

An all cash deal worth $1.84 billion and backed by conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch has been set for the purchase of Time Inc, the publisher of People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines, by the U.S. media company Meredith.   On two...

In Digital Health Push, Roche Buys Diabetes App Firm

Joining a growing crowd of companies expanding into app-based digital health services, Vienna-based diabetes management platform mySugr was bought for an undisclosed price by Roche, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.   Helping people track everything from their blood sugar, medications and...

Landmark $43 Billion Takeover Of Syngenta Clinched By ChemChina

ChemChina and Sygenta said that to clinch its $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and seeds group, ChemChina has won more than enough support from Syngenta shareholders.   China's desire to use Syngenta's portfolio of top-tier chemicals and patent-protected seeds to improve domestic...

To Put Their Best Foot Forward, Luxury Fashion Brand Jimmy Choo Invites Buyers

As part of a strategic review launched by the luxury fashion and accessories retailer on Monday, Britain's Jimmy Choo has invited potential buyers to step forward.   "The Board of Jimmy Choo announces today that it has decided to conduct a review of the various strategic options...

Just A Day After U.S. Clearance, EU Nod For Syngenta Deal Given To ChemChina

China’s largest foreign acquisition was brought closer to the finish line a day after the U.S. gave its blessing as China National Chemical Corp won European Union antitrust approval for its $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticide maker Syngenta AG.   The European Commission said in an...

Deal To Buy Middle East Online Retailer Souq.Com Clinched By Amazon

A last-minute bid by Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar's Emaar Malls EMAA.DU was thwarted by US based online retailer Amazon.com as the largest online retailer in the world agreed to buy Middle East online retailer Souq.com.   Deal adviser Goldman Sachs called the deal to be "the...

New Indian Market Leader To Be Created By Vodafone And Idea Cellular

With the aim to create India’s biggest telecoms business in a bid to contest a brutal price war sparked by new rival Reliance, Britain's Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations.   With an implied enterprise value of 828 billion rupees ($12.66...
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