Drugmaker Shire bids $30 billion for Baxter spin-off Baxalta


LONDON - Drugmaker Shire said on Tuesday it was seeking to buy Baxalta , a company spun-off by Baxter International last month, for $30 billion to forge the leading global specialist in rare diseases. | Video

Bradesco to acquire HSBC Brazil unit, biggest-ever buy 04 Aug 2015

SAO PAULO - Banco Bradesco SA agreed to buy HSBC Holdings Plc's Brazilian unit for a surprisingly high 17.6 billion reais ($5.2 billion), narrowing the gap with larger rivals while boosting its base of affluent customers in Latin America's largest economy.

German carmakers buy Nokia maps to fend off digital rivals 03 Aug 2015

FRANKFURT - German carmakers BMW , Audi and Mercedes , will pay around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to buy Nokia's maps business, beating out high-tech rivals for location services seen as key to the future of self-driving cars. | Video

Reliance Communications draws interest in sale of tower unit stake - sources 31 Jul 2015

MUMBAI - Reliance Communications has revived a plan to sell a stake in its tower unit, attracting early interest from U.S. private equity firms as well as sector rivals, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Italy's Berlusconi to finalize AC Milan stake sale after summer: source 30 Jul 2015

MILAN - Italian former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is to sign a binding pre-accord to sell 48 percent of his AC Milan soccer club to Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol in the next few days with a final deal to be inked after the summer, a source close to the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

BNP Paribas to buy Sharekhan in brokerage push 30 Jul 2015

MUMBAI - France's biggest bank, BNP Paribas SA , has agreed to buy Indian brokerage Sharekhan for an undisclosed sum as it looks to beef up retail broking operations in India, taking advantage of a surge in retail investments into stocks.

Delphi to buy HellermannTyton for $1.7 billion in connected-car drive 30 Jul 2015

REUTERS - U.S.-listed auto parts supplier Delphi Automotive is buying British cable equipment maker HellermannTyton Group for about 1.1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) as it seeks to capitalise on the growing connected-car market.

Honeywell to buy Melrose's Elster business for $5.1 billion 28 Jul 2015

REUTERS - Honeywell International Inc said it would buy the utility consumption meter business of Britain's Melrose Industries Plc for 3.3 billion pounds ($5.14 billion) to boost its presence in high-growth regions.

Hikma to buy Boehringer's U.S. generics unit for $2.65 billion 28 Jul 2015

REUTERS - Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said it would buy German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim's U.S. specialty generic drugs business for about $2.65 billion in cash and stock to bolster its presence in the United States.

Jeweller Rajesh Exports buys refiner Valcambi for $400 million 27 Jul 2015

MUMBAI - Jeweller Rajesh Exports Ltd has agreed to buy Swiss company Valcambi, the world's largest gold refiner, for $400 million to secure raw material supplies at lower prices and add technological expertise to expand operations at home.

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