Taking Stock 

Will BAE ride in to save Rolls-Royce?

Mark Robinson

Will BAE ride in to save Rolls-Royce?

Everything must go, or so it would seem. Canada’s Garda World Security has launched a hostile takeover bid for G4S (GFS), while US casino operator Caesars Entertainment has agreed to fork out around $3.7bn (£2.9bn) to acquire William Hill (WMH). Will these North American approaches form part of a wider push as a degree of normality returns to M&A markets? And is the UK a prime target given lowly stock market valuations?

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