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London mergers and takeovers round-up

Get the low-down on the companies in play in the buyout and merger rush in the London market
London mergers and takeovers round-up

It is a heady time for London's dealmakers: mergers and buyouts are happening every few days. Here is a quick guide to all the action. Not sure how to vote on a takeover? Try this handy guide from Bearbull

Company/companiesTickerType of dealStageWill it remain listed?When is the shareholder vote/offer deadline?Latest IC story
Go-Ahead/Kinetic/Globalvia InversionesGOGAll-share buyoutBid backed but more offers likelyNoTBC

Biffa/Energy Capital PartnersBIFFAll-share buyoutBoard has backed offerNoTBC

Yamana Gold/Gold FieldsAUYAll-share buyoutBoard has backed offerNoTBC

M&C Saatchi/Next Fifteen/AdvancedAdvTSAA / NFC / ADVTMergerBoard has backed offerYesTBC

LXi/Secure IncomeLXI / SIRMergerPotential for merger/buyout confirmedYesTBC

StagecoachSGCBuyoutBoard has backed offerTBCTBC

RWSRWSBuyoutPotential for merger/buyout confirmedTBCTBC

ContourGlobal/KKRGLOBuyoutBoard has backed offerNoTBC

HomeServe/BrookfieldHSVBuyoutBoard has backed offerNoTBC

THGTHG-Potential for merger/buyout confirmedTBCTBC

PlaytechPTECBuyoutPotential for merger/buyout confirmedTBCTBC

Brewin Dolphin/RBCBRWBuyoutShareholders have backed offerNo23 May (vote passed)

CareTech/DBAYCTHBuyoutPotential for merger/buyout confirmedNoPUSU deadline 30 May

Ted BakerTEDTBCPotential for merger/buyout confirmedTBCTBC

IdeagenIDEABuyoutBoard has backed offerNoTBC (offer document expected by mid-June)

MeggittMGGTBuyoutShareholders have backed offerNoVoted - waiting on government approval for completion

Shaftesbury/CapcoSHB/CAPCMergerNot finalisedYesTBC

AvastAVSTBuyoutCMA in-depth probeNo

John MenziesMNZSBuyoutBoard has backed offerNo

Ultra Electronics (Cobham bidder)ULEBuyoutGovernment reviewNo

Vivo Energy/VitolVVOBuyoutCourt hearing set for Q3No