Tui has agreed to sell its 49% stake in Spain's Riu hotels to its joint venture partner Riu-Group for an initial payment of €540m (£464m) in cash to reduce debt and exposure to real estate.
US mattress and bedding manufacturer Tempur Sealy has agreed to buy UK bed retailer Dreams from Sun European Partners for around $475m.
Activist investor Elliott Management will not call for GlaxoSmithKline to sell its vaccines and pharmaceuticals business after taking a big stake in the FTSE 100 drugs company, The Times reported.
HSBC has agreed to sell its US retail banking operations, calling time on an attempt to compete for mass market dollars that stretches back more than four decades.
Services and payments specialist Equiniti has agreed to be bought by private equity firm Siris Capital in a £673m deal.
Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group said on Wednesday that it does not plan to make a bid for Frankfurt-listed Hugo Boss.
Amazon announced on Wednesday it would be purchasing MGM studios for $8. 45bn to access its library of films and TV shows in a move to ramp up competition with streaming rivals.
Pharmaceutical company Vectura said on Wednesday that it has agreed to be taken over by US private equity firm The Carlyle Group in a £958m deal, sending the shares sharply higher.
Australia’s Ramsay Health Care said on Wednesday that it has agreed to buy London-listed Spire Healthcare for just under £1bn.
Mattioli Woods is raising £110m to help pay for two acquisitions totalling as much as £143. 5m as the company continues its expansion.
German residential property company Vonovia has agreed to take over rival Deutsche Wohnen in a €18bn deal.
Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy have agreed to merge to create a $17bn company.
Euromoney Institutional Investor said on Monday that it has bought Relationship Science (RelSci), a relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services and not-for-profit organisations, for $7. 4m (£5. 2m).
FirstGroup has once again urged its shareholders to back the sale of two business, First Student and First Transit to EQT Infrastructure, after its largest shareholder Coast Capital said it would vote against the deal.
LondonMetric said it had bought two London warehouses for £13. 5m which will be converted into “dark kitchens” serving the food delivery market.
Waste management group Biffa has struck a deal to buy the collections business and some recycling assets from Viridor Waste for £126m.
St Modwen Properties said on Thursday that it has agreed to be bought by US private equity firm Blackstone in a deal that values the company at approximately £1. 2bn.
BP and Eni on Wednesday said they had start talks on a potential merger of their oil and gas operations in Angola.
British infrastructure group John Laing has agreed to a £2bn takeover by US buyout firm KKR.
FirstGroup has urged investors to back the sale of two US businesses after its largest shareholder said it would vote against the deal.