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Lagardère group in exclusive negotiations with Czech Media Invest for the sale of its magazine titles in France

PARIS, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lagardère group announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Czech Media Invest in order to sell its magazine titles in France, including Elle and its various extensions including online presence of Elle France, Version Femina, Art … Read the full press release

Wacker Chemie AG to acquire Dutch site for manufacturing biopharmaceuticals, live microbial products and vaccines from SynCo Bio Luxembourg S.à.r.l.

WACKER TAKES OVER SYNCO BIO PARTNERS OF AMSTERDAM CAPACITY OF ACQUIRED FERMENTATION PLANT FOR PHARMACEUTICAL ACTIVES TOTALS SOME 2,000 LITERS – WACKER BIOTECH’S OVERALL CAPACITY DOUBLES AS A RESULT SYNCO’S EXPERTISE IN MANUFACTURING LIVE MICROBIAL PRODUCTS AND IN FILLING FINISHED … Read the full press release

VINCI subsidiary Eurovia to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil engineering contractor TNT group

C$170 million (€112 million) revenue Eurovia boosts its operations in Quebec Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurovia, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in transport infrastructure and urban development, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Quebec civil … Read the full press release

NORMA Group to acquire leading Indian manufacturer of joining technology made of thermoplastic materials

Maintal, Germany, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To further expand its market position in the water management business, NORMA Group signed an agreement to acquire Kimplas Piping Systems Ltd. (“Kimplas”) on April 6, 2018. Kimplas is a leading Indian manufacturer of … Read the full press release

Sanova Pharma GesmbH and Ökopharm GmbH form strategic partnership

Sanova Pharma GesmbH (“Sanova”) and Ökopharm GmbH, two leading Austrian consumer healthcare companies, signed a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership and the acquisition of Ökopharm’s core products. The acquisition is subject to certain closing conditions, including approval by the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to sell L’Orange to Woodward Inc for enterprise value of €700 million

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell L’Orange, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, to Woodward Inc., for an enterprise value of €700 million (£610 million). Woodward … Read the full press release

Vodafone India completes the sale of its standalone tower business in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for € 478 million

LONDON, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to the announcement dated 13 November 2017, Vodafone India has completed the sale of its standalone tower business in India[1] to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC”) for an enterprise value of INR 38.5 billion (€ … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal Chairman Lakshmi Mittal: We believe that ArcelorMittal, together with NSSMC, has the most relevant credentials and experience and is the most credible owner for Essar Steel

LUXEMBOURG, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (‘NSSMC’) announce that ArcelorMittal’s subsidiary ArcelorMittal India Private Limited (‘AMIPL’) has today submitted an offer in the re-bidding process for Essar Steel India Limited (‘Essar Steel’) in connection … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG to sell its Segment Flat Rolled Products (FRP) business to Wieland-Werke AG

HAMBURG, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aurubis AG (Aurubis) and Wieland-Werke AG (Wieland), Ulm, signed the contract regarding the sale of Segment Flat Rolled Products (FRP) on March 29, 2018. Execution of the sales contract is subject to approval by the … Read the full press release

Carmeuse and GP Group subsidiary Golden Lime PLC acquires Saraburi Quicklime, Thailand’s fourth largest lime company

Deal signals first ever acquisition among lime producers in Thailand  Bangkok, Thailand, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Golden Lime Public Company Limited (SET: SUTHA), a subsidiary of the Carmeuse and GP Group announced today the acquisition of a 99.9% stake in … Read the full press release

Telenor sells its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion

Fornebu, Norway, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to PPF Group for EUR 2.8 billion (around NOK 27 bn) on an enterprise value basis. The Board of … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to acquire Logli Massimo, Italian leader in glass systems and accessories

Courbevoie, France, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain has acquired Italian company Logli Massimo, the specialist in glass systems and accessories for the fixing and assembly of glass panels, in particular for railings, shower doors, partition walls and interior and exterior doors. … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to acquire Transas, global market leader in marine navigation solutions

HELSINKI, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is to acquire Transas, a global company headquartered in the U.K. The move will speed Wärtsilä along its path towards its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision. Established in 1990, Transas is a global market leader … Read the full press release

H. Lundbeck A/S to acquire Prexton Therapeutics BV for EUR 100 million upfront and up to EUR 805 million in development and sales milestones paid later

Lundbeck will make an upfront payment of EUR 100 million and the deal terms also include up to EUR 805 million in development, regulatory and sales milestones Foliglurax is a first-in-class treatment which entered clinical phase II testing in Parkinson’s … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to acquire US based software company for the heavy civil construction industry

STOCKHOLM, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of AGTEK, a leading US based software company specialising in planning and productivity solutions for the heavy civil construction industry. With headquarters in Livermore, California, … Read the full press release

Triton Fund IV company Glamox AS to acquire all equity interest of O. Küttel AG from Regent Beleuchtungskörper AG

OSLO/ KRIENS, 19-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glamox AS (“Glamox”), a Triton Fund IV company, has entered into an agreement to acquire all equity interest of O. Küttel AG (“Küttel”), a leading Swiss provider of lighting for the professional building market from … Read the full press release

Altor Fund IV to acquire majority stake in the largest accounting and consulting firm in Sweden LRF Konsult AB

On March 7th, Altor Fund IV (“Altor”) signed an agreement to acquire a majority ownership in the largest accounting and consulting firm in Sweden, LRF Konsult AB (“LRF Konsult”). STOCKHOLM, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LRF Konsult offers services within accounting, … Read the full press release

Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. reached an agreement with Toray Industries Inc. for the acquisition of TenCate Advanced Composites

Acquisition to accelerate growth in advanced composites for both companies  Almelo, The Netherlands, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. (“TenCate”) today announces it has reached an agreement with integrated chemicals and materials group Toray Industries Inc. (“Toray”) on … Read the full press release

Investor AB: Patricia Industries to acquire Sarnova Holdings, Inc.

STOCKHOLM, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Patricia Industries, a part of Investor AB, has signed an agreement with Water Street Healthcare Partners and Sarnova founder Matthew D. Walter to acquire Sarnova Holdings, Inc., the leading U.S. specialty distributor of healthcare products in … Read the full press release

Total now the second-largest operator in the North Sea with an output of 500,000 boe/d by 2020

PARIS, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces the closing of the Maersk Oil acquisition signed on 21st of August 2017. It brings to Total around 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of 2P/2C reserves and resources, mainly in the OECD … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR 25 million to banking and insurance software developer Vermeg to fund their acquisition of Lombard Risk

€25 million loan for acquisition of London-based Lombard Risk LONDON, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is supporting the expansion of banking and insurance software developer Vermeg with a €25 million loan to fund their acquisition of Lombard Risk, a … Read the full press release

AXA to acquire 100% of XL Group Ltd, global Property & Casualty commercial lines insurer and reinsurer

A major leap forward in AXA’s strategic journey Creating the leading global P&C Commercial lines player across all lines Strong complementarities expected to fuel future earnings growth and value creation Effective use of proceeds from the planned US IPO and intended subsequent sell-downs, at Ambition 2020 targets reaffirmed … Read the full press release

Ubisoft to acquire video game development studio Blue Mammoth Games

PARIS, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, Ubisoft announced the acquisition of the video game development studio Blue Mammoth Games. With the acquisition, Ubisoft adds Brawlhalla, currently the most played fighting game on Steam, to its portfolio and bolsters its online expertise. … Read the full press release

Enea AB to acquire Openwave Mobility for USD 90 million

Kista, Sweden, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enea AB (publ) (“Enea”) has signed an agreement to acquire Openwave Mobility, a company offering the industry’s most scalable NFV platform with solutions to mobile operators. Openwave Mobility has a leading position in traffic management … Read the full press release

Nokia to acquire software company specialized in solving complex wireless networking problems

Unium expertise and IPR will bring field-proven mesh Wi-Fi technology to enhance Nokia’s end-to-end solution for whole-home Wi-Fi Unium’s intelligent mesh technology delivers industry-leading, carrier-grade Wi-Fi performance, coverage and resilience, resulting in an unsurpassed gigabit home experience Planned purchase of … Read the full press release

Sanofi: the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act for Sanofi’s acquisition of Bioverativ has expired

PARIS, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), applicable to Sanofi’s proposed acquisition of Bioverativ Inc. (“Bioverativ”, NASDAQ: BIVV) has expired. On February 7, … Read the full press release

Copenhagen start-up Merus Audio working on energy-efficient integrated audio amplifier solutions acquired by Infineon Technologies

MUNICH/ COPENHAGEN, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies today announced the acquisition of Merus Audio. The Copenhagen-based start-up was founded in 2010 by Hans Hasselby-Andersen and Mikkel Hoyerby. Merus Audio creates energy-efficient integrated audio amplifier solutions. They maximize audio performance and … Read the full press release

MTG to sell its 95% stake in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. in Bulgaria to PPF Group

STOCKHOLM, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 95% shareholding in Nova Broadcasting Group Jsc. (“Nova”) in Bulgaria to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Petr Kellner. The transaction values 100% of the business at … Read the full press release

BEWi Group AB to acquire Synbra Holding B.V. from a consortium led by Gilde Buy Out Partners

Etten-Leur, the Netherlands and Solna, Sweden, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BEWi Group AB (“BEWi”) today announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire Synbra Holding B.V. (“Synbra”), a leading manufacturer of particle foam products for thermal (building and construction) and … Read the full press release

Allianz strengthens its presence in the Sri Lankan life insurance industry with the acquisition of Janashakthi General Insurance Limited

Allianz, the global financial services leader, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Janashakthi Insurance PLC (“JINS”) to acquire 100 percent of its subsidiary Janashakthi General Insurance Limited (“JGIL”) for 16.4 billion Sri Lankan rupees (85.9 million euros).  … Read the full press release