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07 May
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Meggitt surges as Woodward said to explore possible acquisition

Meggitt shares surged on Friday following a report that US-based Woodward Inc could be looking to buy the London-listed aerospace engineer.

07 May
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Blackstone makes 542p a share offer for St Modwen

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.

07 May
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Carlyle prepares bid for Reckitt's Chinese infant nutrition unit - report

Carlyle is one of the potential buyers of Reckitt Benckiser's infant nutrition business in China, Sky News reported.

06 May
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John Laing confirms takeover talks with KKR, shares surge

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.

05 May
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Issa brothers offer to sell petrol stations to seal Asda takeover

The Issa brothers have offered to offload 27 petrol stations as they seek regulatory approval for their £6. 8bn acquisition of supermarket chain Asda.

04 May
Babcock looking to offload rail business - report

Babcock International is preparing the sale of its rail business, it was reported on Tuesday, the opening salvo in a company-wide divestment programme.

04 May
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Britvic buys plant-based drinks maker Plenish

Britvic said on Tuesday that it has bought plant-based drinks maker Plenish for an undisclosed sum.