Amazon is understood to be in talks to acquire MGM for $9bn, as the online giant looks to further bolster its growing presence in content and streaming.
Distribution and services group Bunzl said it was buying New Zealand’s Obex Medical for an undisclosed sum.
Phoenix Group confirmed on Monday that it is in advanced talks about a potential sale of its European businesses.
Indonesian start-ups Gojek and Tokopedia have agreed to a merger worth $18bn that will create the biggest privately held technology start-up in south-east Asia.
US telecoms group AT&T is to spin out WarnerMedia and merge it with Discovery, in a multi-billion dollar deal that will create a new streaming giant.
Clarivate has agreed to by data and analytics provider ProQuest for $5. 3bn in cash and shares.
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.