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  • RSA fields Zurich proposal

    25 August 2015

    RSA has received a proposed takeover bid from Zurich Insurance
  • HellermannTyton in bumper takeover deal Tip Update

    04 August 2015

    Delphi's 480p cash offer represents a 44 per cent premium to the cable specialist's previous closing price.
  • Cash bid for Quintain Estates Tip Update

    29 July 2015

    Quintain's exciting Wembley development makes it an attractive target.
  • Tullett Prebon bets on energy

    28 July 2015

    In an uncertain market for interdealer brokers, Tullett is buying up high-quality broking outfits.
  • Electric deal for Aveva

    21 July 2015

    Schneider Electric's takeover of Aveva promises to create an engineering software titan
  • 888 beats GVC to Bwin deal Tip Update

    21 July 2015

    FTSE 250-listed 888 has beaten Aim rival GVC to mount a formal offer for Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment.
  • Alent goes out with a bang Tip Update

    17 July 2015

    The manufacturer of soldering paste accepts bumper takeover bid from US activist Platform Specialty Products
  • Gambling groups join forces

    14 July 2015

    London's gambling operators are realising they might be stronger together
  • Dixons Carphone heads back to US Tip Update

    08 July 2015

    Dixons Carphone will head back across the pond through a new joint venture with US mobile network operator Sprint.
  • Ahold seals takeover deal Tip Update

    26 June 2015

    Dutch grocer Royal Ahold has signed a deal to takeover Belgian rival Delhaize.
  • Mediclinic takes stake in Spire

    24 June 2015

    South African private hospital group has acquired close to a third of UK hospital operator Spire.
  • Coral eyes up Ladbrokes deal

    23 June 2015

    Ladbrokes shares are on the rise after news emerged of a possible merger with rival Gala
  • Ferrero gobbles up Thorntons

    23 June 2015

    Italian chocolate house Ferrero has bid for up British competitor Thorntons as part of its plan to grow its UK market share
  • Irish government backs Aer Lingus bid

    27 May 2015

    The Irish government has agreed to sell its stake in Aer Lingus as part of IAG's bid for the budget airline.
  • Phoenix IT joins Daisy chain

    27 May 2015

    Phoenix IT's board has recommended a takeover offer from Daisy and Toscafund
  • Circassia to raise £275m Tip Update

    15 May 2015

    Circassia is drumming up funds for two acquisitions ahead of its potential product launch.
  • Sepura tunes in to Teltronic

    06 May 2015

    Sepura's proposed purchase of digital-radio peer Teltronic promises to strengthen its product range and broaden its international footprint
  • Kier to buy Mouchel

    29 April 2015

    The combined group will be a leading force in UK highways maintenance
  • Pace agrees to $2.1bn takeover Tip Update

    23 April 2015

    Shares in the TV set-top box maker soar after it agrees a £1.4bn takeover by US rival Arris
  • Carlyle's new passenger: NARS

    09 April 2015

    Carlyle has agreed to buy Nationwide Accident Repair Services, but recent investors won't be bowled over by the bid premium
  • BG deal creates LNG giant Tip Update

    08 April 2015

    Shell has tabled a £47bn takeover bid for BG.
  • British Car Auctions reverses into Haversham

    31 March 2015

    The £1.2bn takeover finally brings Europe’s largest second hand car dealer to the market
  • Lexmark snaps up Kofax Tip Update

    25 March 2015

    Kofax's shares soared on news of an agreed takeover by Lexmark
  • NCC locks up Accumuli Tip Update

    24 March 2015

    Accumuli's board has agreed to sell the business to cybersecurity peer NCC
  • Domino Printing in £1bn takeover deal

    12 March 2015

    The barcode-printer maker accepts Brother Industries' £1bn takeover bid, but speculation mounts that a higher offer could materialise
  • Nikon eyes up Optos

    04 March 2015

    Japanese company Nikon has agreed to buy London-listed Optos for £259m
  • Computacenter pays it forward Tip Update

    24 February 2015

    Computacenter made gains in the UK and Germany last year, but France remains troublesome
  • Brit backs Fairfax offer Tip Update

    18 February 2015

    Brit has received a cash offer from Canadian insurer Fairfax that could be beneficial to both parties
  • Catlin bows out on a strong note

    10 February 2015

    Catlin traded well last year, but the board of directors have recommended acceptance of an offer from XL
  • Towry to buy Ashcourt Rowan Tip Update

    03 February 2015

    Directors of Ashcourt Rowan have unanimously accepted a bid offer from Towry Law.

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