The Competition and Markets Authority said on Tuesday that it will investigate Inmarsat's takeover by a consortium led by private equity firms Apax and Warburg Pincus.
Circor shares slumped on Monday after Crane Co said it would not extend its offer for the US flow control technology company if there is no "substantive engagement" this week.
Gilead Sciences will pay over $5. 0bn for the exclusive licence and options rights to Belgian-Dutch biotechnology outfit Galapagos's entire pipeline of potential drugs outside of Europe.
Builders’ merchant Travis Perkins has reportedly accelerated plans to offload its struggling Wickes DIY chain.
Television technology provider Amino acquired online video specialist 24i Media on Monday for a total consideration of €21. 4m.
British travel firm Thomas Cook announced on Friday that it was in "advanced discussions" with Chinese conglomerate Fosun and multiple banks regarding a £750m capital injection and the break-up of the group.
WPP on Friday confirmed it planned to sell 60% of its Kantar market-research business to US private equity company Bain Capital, valuing it at $4bn (£3. 19bn).
Technical products supplier Diploma on Thursday said it had bought the assets and trade of Virginia Sealing Products for £56m.
Network gear maker Cisco Systems has agreed to buy optical component maker Acacia Communications for $2. 6bn.
Piper Jaffray has agreed to buy Sandler O’Neill + Partners in a $485m deal.
Staffing business Impellam agreed to acquire London-based flexible staffing platform Flexy for an initial payment of roughly £3m on Tuesday.
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has declared its offer for Game Digital unconditional after it got backing from more than half the video game retailer’s shareholders.
CLS Holdings on Tuesday said it had it had bought a multi-let office property in Cologne, Germany for €30. 5m excluding costs.
Residential landlord Grainger on Tuesday said it had agreed to forward fund a 146-home private rental development with around 12,500 square feet of commercial space, in the Hallsville Quarter Development at London's Canning Town, London for £62m.
John Menzies revealed on Monday that Lakestreet Capital Partners AG, a group closely associated with non-executive director Christian Kappelhoff-Wulff, had acquired 60,000 ordinary shares in the aviation services holding company.
The competition watchdog is investigating Amazon's investment in Deliveroo - a move that marked the online giant's renewed interest in the UK food delivery market.
Mediterranean-focussed oil and gas producer Energean has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire Edison Exploration & Production from Edison S. p. A. , it announced on Thursday, for $750m.
Staffing specialist Empresaria acquired a further 17. 5% interest in ConSol Partners on Thursday, taking its total investment in the business to 82. 5%.
US real estate company CBRE Group has agreed to buy Telford Homes in a deal that values the UK property group at £267. 4m.
Speciality chemicals company Synthomer has agreed to acquire Omnova Solutions as part of a $473m deal aimed at strengthening its global footprint.