First Quantum Minerals said on Monday that it is not engaged in discussions regarding a takeover bid but is in talks about a potential sale of a minority interest in its Zambian copper assets.
Sports Direct waded back into the takeover market on Monday with a discounted £4m cash offer to buy out scandal-hit Goals Soccer Centres.
Medical cannabis investment company World High Life has agreed to buy London-based cannabis oil supplier Love Hemp for up to £9m.
Telford Homes has received clearance from the European Commission for its takeover by US real estate firm CBRE.
Low & Bonar shares rocketed on Monday after it agreed to be taken over by German technology group Freudenberg for £107m in cash.
Analytics provider StatPro agreed to a takeover bid from US software firm Confluence Technologies on Friday, valuing the firm at £161. 1m.
French supermarket retailer Casino confirmed late on Thursday that it is in talks with German discounter Aldi about selling its discount chain Leader Price.
A day after the competition watchdog said that JD Sports' proposed acquisition of Footasylum could be referred for an in-depth investigation, Sports Direct weighed in, arguing that a probe could have "wider market implications".
Petrofac on Thursday agreed to sell its remaining 51% interest in its operations in Mexico, including Santuario, Magallanes and Arenque, to Perenco International for up to $276m.
UK insurance services firm Charles Taylor agreed to a £261m takeover on Thursday, representing a 34% premium to the group's closing price on Wednesday.
Instruments and controls company Spectris said it had sold its BTG unit to German paper supplier Voith for €319m (£283m) in cash as it moved to focus on high-growth end markets.
Eddie Stobart Logistics confirmed on Wednesday that it has received a "highly preliminary" expression of interest from TVFC, a company controlled by former Stobart Group boss Andrew Tinkler, that could include an offer for the struggling logistics group.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will investigate national security implications of Cobham's £4bn takeover by American private equity firm Advent International.
Wealth management firm AFH Financial has acquired Wirral-based independent financial advisers Broadleaf Financial Services for up to £3. 2m.
Hostel operator Safestay has agreed to acquire the freehold of its fifteenth hostel, currently operating as Best Western Glasgow City Hotel.
The European Commission has conditionally cleared E. ON's proposed acquisition of Innogy's distribution and consumer solutions business, as well as some of its electricity generation assets.
US oil and gas pipeline company Energy Transfer has agreed to buy smaller rival SemGroup Corp for $1. 35bn.
Shareholders in British aerospace and defence company Cobham have backed a $5. 0bn takeover by an American private equity firm.
The London Stock Exchange has rejected a £29. 6bn takeover offer from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), saying it remains committed to its acquisition of financial data and trading platform provider Refinitiv.
The owners of card shop chain Clintons are reportedly looking to sell the business.