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Wood Group has agreed to acquire Elkhorn Holdings, the Wyoming-based company that offers a range of construction services for midstream oil and gas facilities, in a deal thought to be worth around US$200m that will increase the global service giant’s exposure to the booming US shale...

Dealmaking activity valued at over US$1bn hit a record high for September this week, with the announcement of 18 such deals during the first nine days of the month. This number surpasses previous highs in 2008 and 2006 which each gave rise to 16 deals over...

Tesco’s sale of 150 of its Fresh & Easy stores along with distribution and production facilities to Yucaipa, the investment company owned by US billionaire Ron Burkle, marks the end of the UK supermarket chain’s troubled foray into the US. Yucaipa will take on more than...

In a revealing interview setting out his strategic priorities, the chief executive-elect of Pernod Ricard, Alexandre Ricard, has emphasised that his company will actively look for acquisition opportunities in the US. Ricard lamented that the US accounts for 40% of the group’s sales but little more...