Mergers and Acquisitions

Why Merger Manners Matter in Legal Services

Peter Watson | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK
Peter Watson

Terms like honesty, discretion and confidentiality are loaded with meaning but they can ensure trusting business relationships and the foundation of a good market reputation.

Jammie Dodgers Maker Bought By Canadian Firm For £350m

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Burton's Biscuits, which make Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, has been sold for £350 million to a Canadian pension fund investor, equivalent to the ...

Which Company Wants To Gobble Up Peperami?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

Peperami, the British meat snack, could be gobbled up by Irish food giant Kerry Group in a deal that could raise "tens of millions of pounds". Ker...

Millions Down The Drain! What Were The Biggest Mistaken Mega-Deals?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK

Telecoms giant Vodafone's prospective £84 billion ($130 billion) of its stake in Verizone Wireless, set to be confirmed this afternoon, would mark th...

Charlie Thomas

Has The Shine Come Off Online Gambling?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

Has the shine come off online gaming? One leading company in the field, Sportingbet, has been hit by £46 million of losses in the last financial y...

Too Big To Regulate?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

A £56bn mega-merger between a mining giant and a commodities trader moved one step closer today after Xstrata recommended its shareholders accept the...

BAE Confirms Merger Talks With EADS

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

Following days of media speculation, defence giant BAE systems has confirmed it is in talks about a potential merger with Airbus manufacturer EADS. ...

Potential Cinema Merger Gets The Go-Ahead

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK

Cinema giant Odeon is one step closer to acquiring one of Birmingham's key cinemas after the Office For Fair Trading said it would not refer a takeove...

Charlie Thomas

Bid For Goals Soccer Centres Gets The Red Card

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

A bid to take over Goals Soccer Centres, which runs more than 40 five-a-side football centres in the United Kingdom, has seen rejected by shareholders...

Jobs At Risk As BMI Sold To BA Owner For £175m

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

British Airways' parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) has agreed a £172.5m deal for BMI from Lufthansa, in a move that could see hundred...