Author: Acquisitions Daily

As it struggles to convince investors and creditors that it remains a solvent business, beleaguered commodity trading giant Glencore may now raise around US$10bn from asset sales. According to Acquisitions Daily, after Glencore’s shares lost 30% of their value on September 28 – following publication of...

Vodafone and Liberty Global could return to the negotiating table in the medium term despite abandoning talks over an asset swap, according to a recent article by Acquisitions Daily. UK-listed Vodafone, the world’s second biggest mobile operator said in June it was in talks with Europe’s...

The Quarterly Deal Performance Monitor (QDPM) report compiled by the global professional services firm Towers Watson in conjunction with Cass Business School gives an unusually consistent picture of deals adding value in terms of share price performance in a continuing strong market for deal activity. According...

One of the UK market’s most habitual takeover rumours returned again on September 21, with shares in Smith & Nephew rising by around 2.5% in a couple of hours as renewed speculation gained traction. According to Acquisitions Daily, Smith & Nephew has long been a favourite...

Amid the widespread concern as to whether the strong momentum in M&A markets will be sustained in the face of greater market volatility and a Chinese slowdown, a detailed survey from Guggenheim Partners gives a welcome positive antidote. It also emphasises a highly significant shift...

Microsoft reportedly is in talks to acquire a floundering chip manufacturer, according to Acquisitions Daily. Advanced Micro Devices, commonly known as AMD, is already one of its software partners and that link probably provided an avenue for them when looking at potential buyers. It is not...

According to Acquisitions Daily, XPO has stoked the acquisition boom in the global logistics sector with its second multi-billon dollar deal in four months. US-based XPO Logistics has acquired domestic trucking company Con-way Inc.…...