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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
08 July 2015Dixons Carphone will head back across the pond through a new joint venture with US mobile network operator Sprint.
26 June 2015Dutch grocer Royal Ahold has signed a deal to takeover Belgian rival Delhaize.
24 June 2015South African private hospital group has acquired close to a third of UK hospital operator Spire.
23 June 2015Ladbrokes shares are on the rise after news emerged of a possible merger with rival Gala
23 June 2015Italian chocolate house Ferrero has bid for up British competitor Thorntons as part of its plan to grow its UK market share
27 May 2015The Irish government has agreed to sell its stake in Aer Lingus as part of IAG's bid for the budget airline.
27 May 2015Phoenix IT's board has recommended a takeover offer from Daisy and Toscafund