Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a general term that refers to the consolidation of companies or assets. M&A can include a number of different transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, tender offers, purchase of assets and management acquisitions. In all cases, two companies are involved. The term M&A also refers to the department at financial institutions that deals with mergers and acquisitions.

Merger In a merger, the boards of directors for two companies approve the combination and seek shareholders’ approval. After the merger, the acquired company ceases to exist and becomes part of the acquiring company. For example, in 2007 a merger deal occurred between Digital Computers and Compaq whereby Compaq absorbed Digital Computers.

Acquisition: In a simple acquisition, the acquiring company obtains the majority stake in the acquired firm, which does not change its name or legal structure. An example of this transaction is Manulife Financial Corporation’s 2004 acquisition of John Hancock Financial Services, where both companies preserved their names and organizational structures.

​Beijing boosts naval pilot training with L-15 acquisition

The training school of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has taken delivery of 12 AVIC L-15 advanced jet trainers. The PLAN Aviation University in Shandong took “at least” 12 of the twin-engined type at a ceremony last week, reports official state news organ China Daily. The report was also published on official defence ministry sites. A video on Chinese social media shows 12 examples at a delivery ceremony featuring naval personnel. The report cited a statement from the university,…

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LXRandCo Reports Strong Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth for Second Quarter 2018 as Company Initiates Updated Strategic Plan Focused on Margin Expansion and Sustainable Cash Flow Generation

– Company Initiates Strategic Review to Identify and Evaluate Potential Alternatives to Unlock Value – MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ – LXRandCo, Inc. (“LXRandCo” or the “Company“) (TSX: LXR, LXR.WT), an international omni-channel retailer of branded vintage luxury handbags and accessories, today reported its financial results for the second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2018.  As permitted under applicable law and by the TSX, the Company’s results for the second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2018…

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Qatar records robust cross-border M&A deals in Q2

DOHA: The number of closed M&A transactions in the GCC recorded a 86 percent growth in the second quarter of 2018 (Q2, 18) compared to Q2,17. The industrials sector witnessed the highest number of transactions, accounting for 20 percent of the total transactions. The energy, healthcare, education, media and telecommunication services sectors each accounted for 3 percent of the total number of transactions during Q2, 18. Each of the GCC acquirers seemed to have a different appetite with regards to…

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TESLA SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Tesla, Inc. – TSLA – Mergers & Acquisitions News Today

TESLA SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Tesla, Inc. – TSLA – Mergers & Acquisitions News Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for banking industry professionals · Wednesday, August 15, 2018 · 458,749,441 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences Source link

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Aug 14, 2018 – Longfellow Investment Management Co Llc Buys Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, WGL Holdings Inc, Pure Acquisition Unit, Sells DST Systems Inc, CSRA Inc, Monsanto Co

Boston, MA, based Investment company Longfellow Investment Management Co Llc buys Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, WGL Holdings Inc, Pure Acquisition Unit, Pure Acquisition Unit, Cavium Inc, Far Point Acquisition Corp, Andeavor, Foundation Medicine Inc, LaSalle Hotel Properties, Trinity Merger Corp, sells DST Systems Inc, CSRA Inc, Monsanto Co, Dynegy Inc, Microsemi Corp during the 3-months ended 2018-06-30, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Longfellow Investment Management Co Llc. As of 2018-06-30, Longfellow Investment Management Co Llc…

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T-Mobile hires Hogan Lovells to lobby on Sprint merger

With David Beavers, Daniel Lippman and Garrett Ross T-MOBILE HIRES HOGAN LOVELLS TO LOBBY ON SPRINT MERGER: “T-Mobile has hired a pair of lobbyists from Hogan Lovells, including former Republican Sen. Norm Coleman, to lobby on its pending $26 billion merger with Sprint, records show,” POLITICO’s Steven Overly reports. “Coleman, of Minnesota, served in the Senate until early 2009. The other T-Mobile hire is Aaron Cutler, who served as a senior adviser to former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.).…

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Canaccord: Industry Confidence Bolstering M&A Activity

Investment firm Canaccord Genuity sees aerospace and defense merger and acquisition (M&A) activity flourishing, with strong interest coming from potential suitors globally and organizations looking to either build up their technology bases or realign their portfolios. The first half of 2018 from an M&A perspective proved “one of the strongest…we’ve ever seen,” said managing director of investment banking Miles Cox, who steers Canaccord’s aerospace and defense activity from London. Of note to Cox, a breadth of activity—from the smaller end…

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Forces driving healthcare M&A activity

By Ryan Bullock As regulatory changes in the healthcare industry force businesses to become more competitive in order to remain profitable, companies both small and large are feeling the pressure to adjust. Further, many organizations face increased costs and difficulties with compliance, causing them to look to mergers and acquisitions for new means of growth, or as an exit strategy. Story Continues Below Advertisement Ad Statistics Times Displayed: 150081Times Visited: 1337 Servicing GE Nuclear Medicine equipment with OEM trained engineers…

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Barton Benson Jones PLLC Focuses on Commercial Real Estate, Finance and Corporate Law

Barton Benson Jones PLLC Focuses on Commercial Real Estate, Finance and Corporate Law San Antonio, Texas, Aug 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Seven highly respected San Antonio attorneys have announced that they have partnered to form Barton Benson Jones PLLC, a new firm concentrating on commercial real estate development, land use, water, property owners association, finance, mergers and acquisitions, business start-ups and corporate law. The new firm’s founding partners are J. Cary Barton, Devin “Buck” Benson, J. Bradley…

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$40bn+ Semi M&A Becoming Less Likely

The demise of Qualcomm’s pending $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors in late July along with growing regulatory reviews of chip merger agreements, efforts by countries to protect domestic technology, and the escalation of global trade friction all suggest semiconductor acquisitions are hitting a ceiling in the size of doable deals. It is becoming less likely that semiconductor acquisitions over $40 billion can be completed or even attempted in the current geopolitical environment and brewing battles over global trade. IC…

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Energy Storage Systems Market Demonstrates a Spectacular Growth by 2025

Energy Storage Systems Market Demonstrates a Spectacular Growth by 2025 | Samsung SDI, General Electric Company, SaftGroupe, Tesla Aug 14, 2018 (AB Digital via COMTEX) —  The market Study is segmented by key regions which is accelerating the marketization. At present, the market is developing its presence and some of the key players from the complete study are LG Chem, ABB, GS Yuasa Corporation, Samsung SDI, General Electric Company, SaftGroupe S.A, Tesla, Inc, Evapco, Inc, Calmac, Baltimore Aircoil Company, Inc, BYD…

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The global cattle feed market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 3% during 2018-2023 – Mergers & Acquisitions News Today

The global cattle feed market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 3% during 2018-2023 – Mergers & Acquisitions News Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for banking industry professionals · Tuesday, August 14, 2018 · 458,642,975 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences Source link

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Sharice Davids, who sees past discrimination as her asset, could become the first gay Native American in Congress

Sharice Davids speaks to supporters in Kansas City, Kan., on August 7. She won a six-way Democratic primary and will face off against Rep. Kevin Yoder, the Republican incumbent, in November. (Luke Harbur/The Kansas City Star via AP) by Isaac Stanley-Becker August 14 at 4:16 AM Email the author The 2010 graduate of Cornell Law School returned home to the Kansas City, Kan., area and clocked two years as an associate at Dentons, focusing on mergers and acquisitions at one…

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Yuhua Education’s Shares Tumbles Over 35% as China Steps Up Regulatory Oversight By Investing.com

© Reuters. Shares of China Yuhua Education Corp plunged 37% on Monday Investing.com – Shares of China Yuhua Education Corp Ltd (HK:) plunged 37% on Tuesday, while other mainland education companies also tumbled as Beijing began seeking consultation over banning the expansion of education corporations, South China Morning Post reported on Monday. Yuhua attempted to calm the nerves of investors on Tuesday that the changes in regulations are still in infancy and have not yet been announced. The Ministry of…

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Real estate merger to take effect today | News, Sports, Jobs

<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> WARREN — Today marks a new beginning for Northwood Realty Services as it formally merges with Pittsburgh-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty. Steve Ferrebee, sales manager at Northwood’s Howland office, said the acquisition of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty franchise and its affiliation with the Berkshire Hathaway brand and its chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, will take his business to a new level. “This took us from being a major office in…

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