The UK competition watchdog has "extensive" concerns over the proposed £13bn merger between Sainsbury's and Asda, warning of the potential for pushing up prices and reducing ranges in hundreds of local areas.
Software and services provider Castleton Technology has snapped up the firm previously known as CarbonNV InfoLogic India for a total consideration of £350,000.
Property management service HML Holdings has acquired Blackheath-based outfit Residential Block Management Services in a deal worth as much as £844,000.
Primary Health Properties said it would fund and buy a purpose built primary care centre in the Republic of Ireland for €11. 4m.
Online gambling firm 888 said was buying a portfolio of bingo brands from JPG Group's Jet for £18m.
Spirax-Sarco Engineering said it was in talks to buy Thermocoax Developpement from Chequers Capital, TCR Capital and other minority shareholders for a €158m (£139m) on a cash-free and debt-free basis.
Coca‑Cola HBC said it had bought Serbian confectionery business Bambi for €260m (£227m).
James Latham has bought Irish timber merchant Abbey Woods for up to €2. 6bn.
Patisserie Valerie has been bought out of administration by Dublin-based private equity firm Causeway Capital Partners.
EasyJet on Thursday confirmed that it was in discussions with Italy's state-controlled railway Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and Delta Air Lines about forming a consortium to explore options for the future operations of struggling airline Alitalia.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the acquisition of Six Senses Hotels Resorts and Spas from Pegasus Capital Advisors for $300m in cash.
Home collected credit lender Morses Club has announced the acquisition of rival Hays Credit for an undisclosed sum.
Financial planning and discretionary wealth management business, Harwood Wealth Management, has exchanged contracts to buy independent financial advisory firm Castleton Financial Planning for around £1. 6m.
The date of the report by the UK competition watchdog into the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda has been pushed back by eight weeks.
Ingersoll Rand has made a binding offer to buy fluid management systems provider Precision Flow Systems from BC Partners Advisors and the Carlyle Group for $1. 45bn.
Morgan Stanley has agreed to buy Canada's Solium Capital - a provider of software-as-a-service for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance - for around $900m in cash.
Shares in Smith & Nephew fell on Monday following a report that the maker of hip and knee replacement products is in discussions to buy US medical equipment company NuVasive for more than $3bn.
Frozen food specialist Iceland may bid for a handful of stores that Sainsbury’s and Asda are likely to be forced into selling in order to get clearance for their proposed merger.
Tritax Big Box REIT said its open offer to raise £250m was oversubscribed as investors piled in to support the company's purchase of an 87% stake in privately owned logistics development firm db Symmetry.
Visa International Service Association, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Visa Inc, has upped its bid for payment solutions business Earthport, trumping a rival offer from Mastercard.