Mergers & Acquisitions

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

S.Korea fund to abstain from Samsung merger vote, wants share buybacks

SEOUL - South Korea's National Pension Service does not support the merger of two Samsung Group units and plans to ask them to buy back its holdings in the pair, an NPS spokeswoman said on Saturday. She said NPS will not attend shareholders' meetings ... [Published Asiaone - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 7 reports

Chiquita terminates Fyffes merger, in discussion with Cutrale/Safra Group

Chiquita Brands International Inc. announced that its shareholders have not approved the revised transaction agreement with Fyffes plc. In early March, the two companies announced plans for a $1 billion merger, but at this point the transaction agreement ... [Published The Produce News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 39 reports

Shareholders nix Chiquita's Irish deal

By DAVID GELLESThe New York TimesShareholders of Chiquita Brands International have rejected the banana producer's proposed acquisition of Fyffes, an Irish rival.Announcing the results of the vote, Chiquita said it was entering into talks with a group ... [Published Cape Cod Online - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Chiquita shareholders reject merger with Irish company Fyffes

Shareholders of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International spurned the company's board of directors Friday, voting down a planned merger with Irish produce company Fyffes.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

Antitrust Experts To FCC: Comcast/TWC Merger Is A Terrible Idea

A group of antitrust experts spanning the country, from Harvard to Stanford and plenty of places in between, has asked the FCC to block the Comcast and Time Warner Cable union. In a letter, the experts urge the FCC to act to to "protect competition and ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

Focus Financial Partners Executes Six Mergers on Behalf of Partner Firms

Focus Financial Partners, LLC, the largest international partnership of independent wealth management firms, announced today that it has recently facilitated strategic mergers for six of its partners. Focus supported mergers…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

Abu Dhabi fund demands more in M’sia bank merger

Aabar Investments is demanding a hefty premium for its minority stake in Malaysia's no.4 bank, sources say, as the Abu Dhabi state fund leverages on its amplified role in a US$22 billion (RM72 billion) merger that will create Southeast Asia's fourth-largest ... [Published KiniBiz - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 9 reports

News: American Airlines moves closer to US Airways integration

Home » Travel News » Airline News »American Airlines and US Airways have reached a significant milestone in their merger today as the Cargo divisions combine under a single air waybill.The new entity currently brings in more than $800 million each year ... [Published BreakingTravelNews - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 12 reports

US senator urges no 'fast lanes'

US Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy yesterday pressed large Internet providers to pledge they will not strike deals that may help some Web sites load faster than others or give similar "fast lanes" to affiliated services .As regulators ... [Published IT Web - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 5 reports

RealPage interest shows tech M&A appetite

Property software company has seen interest from two private equity groups ... [Published FT.com - IT - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 5 reports

Manulife unitholders approve fund mergers

Companies cited in this article Manulife Asset Management MoreManulife Investments, a division of Manulife Asset Management Ltd., said Thursday it has received approvals from securityholders to proceed with several previously announced proposed fund ... [Published Investment Executive - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 17 reports

CIMB-RHBCap-MBSB merger likely to go ahead

MAYBANK Investment Bank Research expects CIMB Group Bhd, RHB Capital Bhd (RHBCap) and Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) to push ahead with the merger despite their common shareholder, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), was denied its voting right ... [Published New Straits Times - Oct 23 2014]

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"While we are convinced they would have been a strong merger partner, we will now go forward as competitors" Edward Lonergan, Chief Executive Officer of Chiquita said in a statement
"If any bid is serious, and this is obviously a big 'if,' we would expect negotiations in the January-February time frame" Matinuzzi said
"I think in some respects it's quite realistic and in others it's not," Mr. Slayton, 70, says. "It's not usual that people get murdered in Bay Street law firms. So I would say it's an exaggeration, rather than a caricature."
...Revolv noted on its website shortly after the acquisition that "Together, we’re going to create some amazing products and continue to unify the connected home as part of the Works with Nest program." Financial details regarding the acquisition were not released by either company, but sales of the Revolv smart hub have been halted by Nest due to the...

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