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27 April 2016Ball Corp and Rexam moved closer to achieving their long-awaited merger by selling can plants worth $3.42bn
18 April 2016The industrial metering specialist is in the cross-hairs of Connecticut-based Alinda Capital Partners
16 March 2016The two pharmaceutical companies have announced a merger that will create a £1bn-sized group
17 February 2016The energy services group has switched its support to the Japanese industrial automation giant
10 February 2016Hikma shares led FTSE fallers as news come that a previously announced acquisition was not as robust as it seemed
29 December 2015The proposed tie-up between Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group has come under increased scrutiny from institutional shareholders, but they're ignoring...
03 December 2015Is the recent uptick in disclosed and reported dealmaking a bellwether for M&A in the troubled oil and gas sector?
19 November 2015Cable & Wireless Communications has recommended a takeover bid from Liberty Global
19 November 2015Breedon Aggregates has secured a conditional agreement to buy rival Hope Construction
13 November 2015Japan Residential has one recommended offer and admitted the possibility of another bid.
11 November 2015The two largest brewers look to become one as a SABMiller joint venture deal appears to pave the way for its purchase by AB InBev
29 October 2015Intertek hopes to break into the high-growth North American construction markets with its latest purchase.
21 October 2015ITV has agreed to snap up broadcasting peer UTV's television business
14 October 2015The software group has agreed terms with Capita, but discussions with Apollo continue
23 September 2015BBA Aviation has announced a massive deal, but it's going to need plenty of debt and a rights issue to fund it
21 September 2015Telford Homes secures deal that could be worth £500m.
21 September 2015Healthcare services company UDG has offloaded several businesses to the tune of nearly £300m.
11 September 2015JD Wetherspoon suffers slower growth along with higher wage costs, while SThree expects to beat full-year earnings expectations.
08 September 2015Amlin becomes the latest in a line of Lloyd's insurers to be bought
08 September 2015Lookers has bought one of the UK's largest private motor retailers in response to booming business
08 September 2015Redefine is proposing to but the Aegon UK Property Fund for £456m
03 September 2015Innovation Group's directors have recommended a takeover bid from Carlyle Group
25 August 2015RSA has received a proposed takeover bid from Zurich Insurance
04 August 2015Delphi's 480p cash offer represents a 44 per cent premium to the cable specialist's previous closing price.
29 July 2015Quintain's exciting Wembley development makes it an attractive target.
28 July 2015In an uncertain market for interdealer brokers, Tullett is buying up high-quality broking outfits.
21 July 2015Schneider Electric's takeover of Aveva promises to create an engineering software titan
21 July 2015FTSE 250-listed 888 has beaten Aim rival GVC to mount a formal offer for Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment.
17 July 2015The manufacturer of soldering paste accepts bumper takeover bid from US activist Platform Specialty Products
14 July 2015London's gambling operators are realising they might be stronger together