Deals

Alexion to bolster rare disease offering with $8.4 billion deal

- Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday said it agreed to buy Synageva BioPharma Corp for $8.4 billion, more than twice its market value, to expand its offering of potentially high-priced medicines for rare diseases. | Video

AXA wins India approval to raise stake in Bharti insurance joint ventures 06 May 2015

MUMBAI - Europe's second biggest insurer AXA has won the Indian government's approval to raise its stake in two local insurance joint ventures with Bharti Enterprises to 49 percent, a government statement showed.

Future expands retail footprint with Bharti deal 04 May 2015

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI - Future Retail Ltd has agreed to acquire most of local conglomerate Bharti Enterprises' shares in its retail business to create one of India's biggest retail chains with more than 570 stores across the country.

France and Qatar seal $7 bln Rafale fighter jet deal 30 Apr 2015

PARIS - Qatar has agreed to buy 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets in a 6.3-billion-euro ($7 billion) deal, the French government said on Thursday, as the Gulf Arab state looks to boost its military firepower in an increasingly unstable region.

French IT firm Cap Gemini to buy U.S. rival IGATE for $4 billion 27 Apr 2015

PARIS - Cap Gemini SA, a French information technology services company, said it will buy U.S.-based rival IGATE Corp for $4 billion in a deal that would make North America into its biggest market and hand IGATE's founders a $1 billion windfall.

Advent-led consortium to buy consumer arm of Crompton Greaves 24 Apr 2015

MUMBAI - The holding company behind Crompton Greaves Ltd has agreed to sell the group's consumer electricals unit for 20 billion rupees ($316 million) to Advent International Corp and a unit of Singapore's Temasek Holdings.

Deutsche Bank Q1 profit falls by half as legal charges bite 26 Apr 2015

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank's earnings fell by half in the first quarter, a greater-than-expected drop as hefty legal charges eroded gains in investment banking revenue, while it prepares to unveil details of a strategic overhaul.

Generic drugmaker Teva makes $40 billion offer for rival Mylan 22 Apr 2015

TEL AVIV/NEW YORK - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made an unsolicited $40 billion offer for smaller rival Mylan NV , a bold bid for growth as its lucrative Copaxone drug faces generic competition. | Video

GE in talks to sell lending, leasing portfolio to Wells Fargo - source 20 Apr 2015

REUTERS - General Electric Co is in early-stage talks with Wells Fargo & Co about selling its entire $74 billion U.S. commercial lending and leasing (CLL) portfolio to the bank, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Raytheon to buy cybersecurity firm Websense in $1.9 billion deal 20 Apr 2015

REUTERS - U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co is buying network security provider Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC in a $1.9 billion deal, the latest in the fast-growing cybersecurity market.

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