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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
15 May 2015Circassia is drumming up funds for two acquisitions ahead of its potential product launch.
06 May 2015Sepura's proposed purchase of digital-radio peer Teltronic promises to strengthen its product range and broaden its international footprint
29 April 2015The combined group will be a leading force in UK highways maintenance
23 April 2015Shares in the TV set-top box maker soar after it agrees a £1.4bn takeover by US rival Arris
09 April 2015Carlyle has agreed to buy Nationwide Accident Repair Services, but recent investors won't be bowled over by the bid premium
08 April 2015Shell has tabled a £47bn takeover bid for BG.
31 March 2015The £1.2bn takeover finally brings Europe’s largest second hand car dealer to the market
25 March 2015Kofax's shares soared on news of an agreed takeover by Lexmark
24 March 2015Accumuli's board has agreed to sell the business to cybersecurity peer NCC
12 March 2015The barcode-printer maker accepts Brother Industries' £1bn takeover bid, but speculation mounts that a higher offer could materialise
04 March 2015Japanese company Nikon has agreed to buy London-listed Optos for £259m
24 February 2015Computacenter made gains in the UK and Germany last year, but France remains troublesome
18 February 2015Brit has received a cash offer from Canadian insurer Fairfax that could be beneficial to both parties
10 February 2015Catlin traded well last year, but the board of directors have recommended acceptance of an offer from XL
03 February 2015Directors of Ashcourt Rowan have unanimously accepted a bid offer from Towry Law.
29 January 2015Specialist recruiter Matchtech has mounted a takeover of fellow Aim-traded recruiter Networkers International to accelerate its international...
28 January 2015Three's mooted acquisition of O2 may support BT's mobile ambitions
14 January 2015Shire has put its failed merger with AbbVie behind it by picking up US-based biotech business NPS Pharmaceuticals.
09 January 2015Shares in Horizon Discovery (HZD) have rocketed in value lately and its latest acquisition could be the reason.
12 December 2014Private company Gama Aviation has set its sights on long-standing IC buy tip Hangar 8.
25 November 2014The board of Salamander Energy has accepted the strategic benefits of an all-share bid from Ophir Energy
05 November 2014Spirit has finally recommended an increased cash and shares bid from Greene King, but cider maker C&C is also eyeing the company
22 October 2014Spirit Pub has released a strong set of full-year figures just days after industry rival Greene King increased its offer bid
16 October 2014AbbVie's high-profile takeover of specialty pharma group Shire has fallen through.
15 October 2014Baker Finsbury Food has acquired Fletchers Group in a deal that will nearly double the company's market cap.
07 October 2014Cashed-up Dragon Oil is about to swoop on dual-listed oil and gas driller Petroceltic.
08 August 2014Hyder, knocked by a recent profit warning, has accepted an offer from Dutch rival Arcadis
16 July 2014TIP UPDATE: Imperial Tobacco (IMT) will triple its US market share as part of a merger between cigarette giants Reynolds American and Lorillard.