US private equity outfit Apollo Global Management and Caesars Entertainment have tabled rival cash takeover offers for bookmaker William Hill.
Spain’s MasMovil said on Friday that it had not been approached by Vodafone following a report the London-listed telephone operator had begun talks with the three buyout funds that recently took it over.
A consortium of Germany’s Allianz and life insurer Athora Holdings is reportedly in talks to buy the French operations of London-listed insurer Aviva.
Avon Rubber said it had won a new sole-source contract worth up to $93m (£73. 2m) to develop and supply the US army with new helmets.
The AA said it was in talks with TowerBrook Capital and Warburg Pincus International about a joint offer for the company after two other potential private equity bidders pulled out of the running to buy the car breakdown service.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings are in talks with the European Union antitrust regulators over its bid for Daewoo, reported Reuters on Wednesday.
Platinum Equity said on Wednesday that talks with the board of roadside assistance company and insurer AA have ended "by mutual agreement" and that it does not plan to make an offer for the business.
Gulf Marine Services has reported Seafox International to the Takeover Panel after the offshore jackup company tried to oust GMS's non-executive directors and replace them with its own nominees.
Microsoft said on Monday that it has agreed to buy ZeniMax Media, the parent of game developers Bethesda Softworks, for $7. 5bn in cash.
US healthcare firm Illumina is to take full control of blood test specialist Grail in a $8bn cash and stock deal, it was announced on Monday.
Energy and services group DCC said it had expanded its liquefied petroleum gas interests with two acquisitions worth £60m.
London Stocks Exchange confirmed on Friday that it has entered into exclusive discussions with Euronext over the sale of Borsa Italiana, as it looks to get regulatory approval for its acquisition of data provider Refinitiv.
Covestro, a German plastics maker, has said it is not in talks to be bought by US private equity firm Apollo Global Management.
CaixaBank has agreed to buy its rival Bankia for about €4. 3bn (£3. 9bn) to forge Spain's biggest domestic lender in a deal prompted partly by the Covid-19 crisis.
Essentra has raised £100m in a placing and subscription to help fund the acquisition of US packaging business 3C!.
A group of investors are poised to float a special purpose acquisition company on the London Stock Exchange, with the intention of raising $750m.
Exploration and production group IGas has acquired British deep geothermal heat projects developer GT Energy.
Security services firm G4S reiterated on Tuesday that Canadian rival GardaWorld’s 190p a share hostile bid for the company was "highly opportunistic", particularly given that it comes at "a critical inflexion point" in the execution of its corporate strategy.
Fiat Chrysler shares were sharply higher on Tuesday after the terms of its planned €50bn merger with Peugeot were revised by the two car makers.
Next has acquired a majority stake in the UK and Irish arm of L Brands's Victoria's Secret unit for an undisclosed sum as part of a joint-venture agreement.