Tag Archives: acquisition

Edizione completes the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A.

TREVISO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edizione S.r.l. (“Edizione”) has completed the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A. (“Cellnex”) from Abertis Infrastructuras S.A. The transaction has been executed through the newly established company ConnecT S.p.A. (“ConnecT”) for a price … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires leading supplier of door drop down seals and finger protection covers based in Switzerland

STOCKHOLM, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire Planet GDZ, a leading supplier of door drop down seals and finger protection covers, based in Switzerland. “I am very pleased to welcome Planet GDZ and their employees … Read the full press release

Assicurazioni Generali and Generali Deutschland to sell the majority stake of Generali Leben to Viridium Gruppe

Agreed vision for an innovative industrial partnership with Viridium Gruppe for the sustainable management of the Generali Leben Life portfolio. Total evaluation for 100% of Generali Leben up to €1 bln, incl. €125 mln as earn out in case of … Read the full press release

ABB strengthens #2 global position in electrification with the completion of GE Industrial Solutions acquisition

Expands access to attractive North American market Operational EPS1 accretive in year one Expected annual cost synergies of approximately $200 million in year five confirmed ZURICH, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB announced it has completed its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS), … Read the full press release

Glencore Energy to acquire 78% of ALE Combustíveis (ALE), the 4th largest fuel distributor in Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore Energy (Glencore), through its subsidiary in Brazil, has signed an agreement to acquire 78% of ALE Combustíveis (ALE). Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of CADE (Administrative Council for Economic … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., global provider of optical and illumination design software

EQT to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”) and EQT Mid Market US GP B.V. … Read the full press release

Accenture to acquire Germany based strategic design consultancy designaffairs

KRONBERG and MUNICH, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs, a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services that are … Read the full press release

Royal Philips to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias

AMSTERDAM, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire EPD Solutions, an innovator in image-guided procedures for cardiac arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders). EPD’s cardiac … Read the full press release

Eurazeo PME to become the new reference shareholder of 2RH group, alongside management and Naxicap Partners

PARIS, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurazeo PME announces the signing of an acquisition agreement, under the terms of which it will become the new reference shareholder of 2RH group, alongside management and Naxicap Partners. The goal shared by Eurazeo PME and … Read the full press release

Thales extends the acceptance period of the offer for Gemalto by ten weeks until 15 August 2018

Paris La Défense, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash … Read the full press release

Capgemini to acquire the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500® company Leidos

PARIS, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has entered into an agreement to acquire Leidos Cyber, the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500® company Leidos*. This acquisition will reinforce the Group’s capabilities in North America, helping to meet growing customer demand for its portfolio … Read the full press release

Insurance group Achmea closes the sale of Irish life assurance company Friends First to Aviva group plc

ZEIST / DUBLIN, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance group Achmea announces the closing of the sale of Irish life assurance company Friends First to Aviva group plc. All the required regulatory approvals for the transaction have been received. Following these approvals … Read the full press release

Infront acquires leading European obstacle course event organiser XLETIX GmbH

Investment in leading niche player and owner of XLETIX Challenge and Muddy Angel Run builds on personal and corporate fitness strategy ZUG, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront today announced the acquisition of leading European obstacle course event organiser XLETIX GmbH … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces acquisition of AutonomouStuff

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, announces the acquisition of AutonomouStuff, one of the world’s leading suppliers of integrated autonomous vehicle solutions. Founded in 2010, US-based AutonomouStuff is pioneering turn-key platforms for autonomous vehicle … Read the full press release

EQT Credit supports Keensight Capital and ERES’ investment in Biovian

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Credit, through its Mid-Market investment strategy, is pleased to announce that it has provided the financing to support Keensight Capital and ERES’ (the “Shareholders”) investment in Biovian (or the “Company”), a leading European player in … Read the full press release

Snam completes acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution following antitrust clearance

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following antitrust clearance, Snam completed today the acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution (TEP), one of Italy’s leading enterprises in the energy efficiency sector, for a total consideration of … Read the full press release

Coatings manufacturer Hempel A/S to acquire 65 percent of decorative paint manufacturer J.W. Ostendorf

Global manufacturer of coatings, Hempel, sees tremendous growth in the market for decorative paint. Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel A/S has signed an agreement to acquire* 65 percent of one of Germany’s leading manufacturers of decorative paint, J.W. … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse to acquire GTX’s ECN business from GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. for 100 million US dollars

FRANKFURT, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse has reached a definitive agreement to acquire GTX’s ECN business from GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. for 100 million US dollar. With this transaction Deutsche Börse Group’s foreign exchange unit 360T expands its participation … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV: The closing of the acquisition by the Company’s Hungarian subsidiary, DIGI Távközlési és Szolgáltató Kft., of the Hungarian telecommunications operator Invitel Távközlési Zrt.

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders that, as a result of the completion of the conditions to closing provided in the share-purchase agreement (“SPA”) signed on 21 July 2017 between DIGI Távközlési … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection

STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technology solutions, announced today the acquisition of NEXTSENSE, a leading innovator in non-contact profile measurement and surface inspection. NEXTSENSE specialises in solutions that enhance product quality with … Read the full press release

Burberry to acquire luxury leather-goods business from CF&P

LONDON, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire a luxury leather-goods business from longstanding Italian partner CF&P. CF&P employees, including the team of expert craftsmen who have worked closely with Burberry for more … Read the full press release

E.ON Climate & Renewables takes over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy

Expansion of onshore activities in Germany planned ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. … Read the full press release

E.ON expands Management Board to prepare for the acquisition and integration of innogy

Leonhard Birnbaum to oversee completion of agreement with RWE and prepare for innogy integration Thomas König to lead network business ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following E.ON SE’s voluntary public takeover offer for all innogy stock, its Supervisory Board has … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal: merger clearance by the European Commission for AM Investco Italy Srl’s proposed acquisition of Ilva S.p.A

LUXEMBOURG, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal (‘the Company’) announces that it has been granted merger clearance by the European Commission (‘EC’ or ‘the Commission’) for AM Investco Italy Srl (AM Investco)’s proposed acquisition of Ilva S.p.A (Ilva). EC merger clearance … Read the full press release

Glencore acquires 49% interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine in NSW, Australia

BAAR, 07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore has completed the acquisition of a 49% interest in the Hunter Valley Operations (HVO) coal mine in NSW, following the receipt of regulatory approvals. The HVO Joint Venture (JV) with Yancoal, which owns a 51% … Read the full press release

Glencore-QIA Consortium: proposed sale of stake in Rosneft to CEFC China Energy Company Limited will no longer proceed

BAAR, 07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore refers to the announcement on 16 October 2017 concerning the Consortium’s agreement to sell to CEFC China Energy Company Limited a 14.16% stake in Rosneft. The Consortium has today sent a notice to CEFC to … Read the full press release

Bekaert to acquire Ontario Teachers’ 33% equity share in Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group

Kortrijk, Belgium, 03-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bekaert and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’) have reached an agreement in principle for the acquisition by Bekaert of Ontario Teachers’ 33% equity share in Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group. The ropes and advanced cords business, whose … Read the full press release

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