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25 Sep
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Apollo and Ceasars Entertainment table rival cash bids for William Hill

US private equity outfit Apollo Global Management and Caesars Entertainment have tabled rival cash takeover offers for bookmaker William Hill.

25 Sep
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MasMovil says not in talks with Vodafone - report

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.

25 Sep
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Aviva said to be in talks to sell French ops to Allianz-Athora consortium

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.

24 Sep
Avon Rubber wins $93m US army helmet contract

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.

24 Sep
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AA in talks with TowerBrook and Warburg Pincus on joint bid

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.

23 Sep
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Hyundai in talks with EU over delayed Daewoo deal

Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings are in talks with the European Union antitrust regulators over its bid for Daewoo, reported Reuters on Wednesday.

23 Sep
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Platinum Equity not making offer for AA

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.

21 Sep
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Gulf Marine accuses Seafox of seeking to seize control

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.

21 Sep
Microsoft to buy Bethesda parent ZeniMax Media for $7.5bn

Microsoft said on Monday that it has agreed to buy ZeniMax Media, the parent of game developers Bethesda Softworks, for $7. 5bn in cash.

21 Sep
Illumina to take back control of Grail in $8bn deal

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.

21 Sep
DCC spends £60m on US, Dutch acquisitions

Energy and services group DCC said it had expanded its liquefied petroleum gas interests with two acquisitions worth £60m.

18 Sep
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LSE in exclusive talks with Euronext over Borsa Italiana sale

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.

18 Sep
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Covestro says it is not in takeover talks with Apollo

Covestro, a German plastics maker, has said it is not in talks to be bought by US private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

18 Sep
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Caixabank agrees to buy Bankia for €4.3bn

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.

18 Sep
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Essentra raises £100m to fund acquisition of US packaging group

Essentra has raised £100m in a placing and subscription to help fund the acquisition of US packaging business 3C!.

17 Sep
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Martin Franklin-backed blank cheque company to launch on London market - report

A group of investors are poised to float a special purpose acquisition company on the London Stock Exchange, with the intention of raising $750m.

16 Sep
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IGas acquires GT Energy

Exploration and production group IGas has acquired British deep geothermal heat projects developer GT Energy.

15 Sep
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GardaWorld offer does not reflect growth prospects, says G4S

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.

15 Sep
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Fiat, Peugeot shares rise as merger terms adjusted

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.

15 Sep
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Next takes majority stake in L Brands's Victoria's Secret unit in UK and Ireland

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.