Tag Archives: MERGER

Linde Intermediate Holding AG informed Linde Aktiengesellschaft of an increase of the cash compensation in the context of the envisaged cash merger squeeze-out

MUNICH, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (10 December 2018), Linde Intermediate Holding AG (“Linde Intermediate”) informed the Executive Board of Linde Aktiengesellschaft (“Linde AG”) of an increase of the cash compensation to be paid in the context of the envisaged … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Asia

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets. The transaction consists of three elements: … Read the full press release

Worldline completes SIX Payment Services acquisition; SIX now holds 27% equity stake in Worldline

As communicated in May 2018, SIX, the parent company of SIX Payment Services, announced today the completion of the acquisition of SIX Payment Services by Worldline. As part of this transaction SIX now holds a 27% equity stake in Worldline … Read the full press release

Zodiac Aerospace merger into Safran approved by Safran’s shareholders

PARIS, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran’s (Euronext Paris: SAF) shareholders were invited to consider mainly the plan to merge Zodiac Aerospace into Safran at a meeting on November 27, 2018. All the resolutions submitted to the shareholders’ vote were approved. … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Securitisation Vehicle S.r.l. merged into Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

TURIN/ MILAN, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Notice is hereby given that the minutes of the Board of Directors’ meeting, held on 20 November 2018, were made available on 23 November 2018 at the Company’s Registered Office, as well as on the … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the Hungarian Competition Council’s decision to formally withdraw and reassess the Invitel merger decision on certain limited aspects

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, in connection with the decision issued by the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal – “GVH”) in May 2018 (the “Initial Decision”) approving the acquisition … Read the full press release

Safran and Zodiac Aerospace sign an agreement for the merger of Zodiac Aerospace into Safran

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN THE UNITES STATES OF AMERICA PARIS, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran (Euronext Paris : SAF) and Zodiac Aerospace today signed an agreement for the merger of Zodiac Aerospace into Safran, as announced on June 1, … Read the full press release

Tata Steel and thyssenkrupp AG to combine their European steel businesses in a 50/50 joint venture

Agreement to combine European steel operations in 50/50 joint venture thyssenkrupp Tata Steel Proposed new company to focus on quality and technology leadership Expected annual synergies of €400-€500 million plus synergies in capex and working capital optimization confirmed by due … Read the full press release

Safran: contemplated merger of Zodiac Aerospace and Safran expected to be completed before the end of 2018

PARIS, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Governing bodies of Safran and Zodiac Aerospace and the employee representatives at the two companies were informed of an envisaged merger of the entities via the absorption of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran. The contemplated merger is … 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

Siemens Gamesa AGM: shareholders approve FY 2017 financials; ratified the company’s management since the merger

Tacke underscored the company’s commitment to Spain and, specifically, the Basque region, home to Siemens Gamesa’s headquarters  “The rationale of our merger brings us a great competitive advantage, unlocking our size and scale; our unmatched business and geographic diversification; our … 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

ANECON becomes Nagarro

On the company’s 20th anniversary, the owners of the Austrian IT service provider ANECON gave themselves a very special present. On January 8, they signed the contract to join Nagarro and secure their future VIENNA, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna, … Read the full press release

UK Competition and Markets Authority: Refresco and Cott merger could lead to higher prices for some supermarkets

The CMA has found that the merger of soft drink manufacturers Refresco and Cott could lead to higher prices for some supermarkets and leading household brands. LONDON, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Competition and Markets Authority has been carrying out an initial … Read the full press release

ERG Services S.p.A. merged into ERG S.p.A.

GENOA, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Notice is hereby given that the deed of merger by incorporation of ERG Services S.p.A. into ERG S.p.A., signed on 21 December 2016, has been filed today with the Companies’ Register at the Genoa Chamber of … Read the full press release

ALECTIA / NIRAS merger to create new major player in the consulting engineering industry

The merger will create a new major player in the consulting engineering industry. With over 2,000 employees globally, the merged company is ready for continued growth – especially abroad. Virum, Denmark, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With the merger of ALECTIA and … Read the full press release

The deed of merger of Salini S.p.A. into Impregilo S.p.A. registered with the Companies Register of Rome and Milan

Milan / Rome, Italy, 11-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Impregilo S.p.A., a company managed and coordinated by Salini S.p.A., wishes to announce that the deed of merger by incorporation of Salini S.p.A. into Impregilo S.p.A., filed on 3 December 2013 at the Companies … Read the full press release

Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global N.V. Merger closed resulting in CNH Industrial N.V.

Turin,  Italy,  03-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (CNHI) announces that, on September 27 and 28, 2013, the deed of merger relating to the merger of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. with and into CNH Industrial N.V. and the deed of merger relating to … Read the full press release

Aktia plc shareholder meeting on Thursday, 12 September 2013 at 11am at Tekniskas Salar, Eerikinkatu 2, Helsinki

05-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the merger of Aktia plc with Aktia Bank plc on 1 July 2013, all shareholders of Aktia plc are summoned to a shareholder meeting to determine the final account of Aktia plc. The shareholder meeting is held … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann and Pearson announce they completed Random House – Penguin Group merger forming new entity Penguin Random House

Contract Signing Follows Final Negotiation Between Shareholders Markus Dohle To Serve As CEO Bertelsmann Appoints Five Board Of Directors Members, Pearson Four All Territorial Regulatory Approvals Received Without Conditions  19-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bertelsmann and Pearson today signed the final contracts … Read the full press release

DONG Energy announced it divested ownership interest in municipal utility company Stadtwerke Lübeck GmbH

12-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 14 May 2012, DONG Energy announced considerations about its future involvement in the municipal utility company Stadtwerke Lübeck GmbH. DONG Energy has a 25.1 % stake. Whilst still subject to certain conditions including merger control clearance in Germany, … Read the full press release

96.4 percent of Conceptus’ shares already owned by Bayer Group

Conceptus imminently to become a wholly-owned Bayer subsidiary Leverkusen, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Bayer Group has successfully completed its tender offer for the outstanding shares of Conceptus, Inc., Mountain View, California (NASDAQ:CPTS). As of the expiration of the offer period … Read the full press release

EC approves Munksjö AB / Ahlstrom Corporation merger

Brussels, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following an in-depth investigation (see IP/12/1338), the European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed merger of Munksjö AB of Sweden and the label and processing paper business of Ahlstrom Corporation of Finland in the … Read the full press release

EC approved the merger between Norsk Hydro ASA and Sapa Holding AB, subject to conditions

Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of a joint venture between Norsk Hydro ASA and Orkla ASA’s wholly-owned subsidiary Sapa Holding AB, both Norwegian companies active in the soft-alloy aluminium extrusions … Read the full press release

Kepler, Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux merger creates Europe’s leading equity broker: Kepler Cheuvreux

Crédit Agricole CIB and UniCredit Bank AG each take a stake in the enlarged company Paris, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (‘Crédit Agricole CIB’) and Kepler Capital Markets (‘Kepler’) are pleased to announce the legal … Read the full press release

ABB to acquire Power-One for approximately $1B and become the leading global supplier of solar inverters – the “intelligence” behind a solar PV system

The boards of ABB and Power-One have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Power-One at $6.35 per share or approximately $1 billion equity value, which includes Power-One’s net cash of $266 million Combination creates global leader in … Read the full press release

TNT Express has taken note of UPS appeal of EC decision

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — TNT Express has taken note of the appeal by United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) to the European Court of Justice regarding the 30 January 2013 decision of the European Commission (EC) to prohibit the proposed … Read the full press release

The acquisition of UK cable operator Virgin Media by Liberty Global of the US has been cleared by the European Commission

Brussels, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of UK cable operator Virgin Media Inc., registered in the US, by the US-based company Liberty Global, Inc. The transaction, with a value of … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission welcomes General Court judgment in Electrabel case

Brussels, 13-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission welcomes today’s judgment by the General Court (GC) which fully dismissed Electrabel’s appeal of a Commission decision of June 2009 fining Electrabel €20 million for acquiring control over Compagnie Nationale du Rhône without prior … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Austrian mobile phone operator Orange by H3G, subject to conditions

Brussels, 12-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Orange’s mobile telephony business in Austria by Hutchison 3G (H3G). The approval is conditional upon the implementation of a commitments package that will … Read the full press release