General Mills said on Friday that it has agreed to buy Tyson Foods’ pet treats business for $1. 2bn in cash.
Apax Globa Alpha (AGA) is investing €10. 3m (£8. 9m) in Nulo, a US luxury pet food company, through its stake in a private equity fund.
Private equity firm Cinven said its approach to fund administration services provider Sanne about a possible takeover at 830p a share had been rejected.
M&G shares rallied on Thursday following a report that Schroders spent months earlier this year looking at a potential buyout of the investment manager.
Testing specialist Intertek acquired Australia's SAI Global Assurance for AUD$855m in cash and on a debt free basis, "significantly" increasing its presence in Australia, Canada, China, the UK and US.
Music rights fund Hipgnosis said it had bought a catalogue from Grammy Award-winning producer, mixer and engineer, Andy Wallace for an undisclosed sum.
UDG Healthcare said on Wednesday that it has agreed to be bought by private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in a £2. 6bn deal, as it reported a "strong" first half.
Media platform Future said it had bought Marie Claire US, a joint venture between Marie Claire Album SAS and Hearst Magazines Media, for an undisclosed sum.
High-end paint and wallpaper specialist Farrow & Ball is being sold to Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel Group, it was confirmed on Tuesday.
AstraZeneca’s acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals is set to close in the third quarter after shareholders voted in favour of the deal.
Shares of Ferro Corporation surged in pre-market trade on Tuesday after the paint maker agreed to be bought by Prince International in an all-cash deal valued at around $2. 1bn.
Shares in THG surged on Tuesday after the owner of The Hut Group struck a multi-billion deal with Japan’s Softbank, and announced a $1bn fundraising.
Trulieve Cannabis is to snap up Harvest Health & Recreation in a $2. 1bn deal, one of the fledgling industry’s largest-ever.
Italy's banking sector is set to see a wave of mergers, the head of the country's largest lender said.
Meggitt shares surged on Friday following a report that US-based Woodward Inc could be looking to buy the London-listed aerospace engineer.
St Modwen Properties said on Friday that US private equity firm Blackstone has made a possible cash offer for the group at 542p a share.
Carlyle is one of the potential buyers of Reckitt Benckiser's infant nutrition business in China, Sky News reported.
Shares of infrastructure investor John Laing shot higher on Thursday as it confirmed it is in talks with private equity firm KKR about a possible offer for the company.
The Issa brothers have offered to offload 27 petrol stations as they seek regulatory approval for their £6. 8bn acquisition of supermarket chain Asda.
Babcock International is preparing the sale of its rail business, it was reported on Tuesday, the opening salvo in a company-wide divestment programme.