ALEX BRUMMER: Upgrade for London trading as the EU waves through £22bn merger with Refinitiv

ALEX BRUMMER: Upgrade for London trading as the EU waves through LSE’S £22bn merger with former Reuters platform Refinitiv By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 23:03 GMT, 13 January 2021 | Updated: 23:04 GMT, 13 January 2021 Those who doubt the resilience of the City outside the EU have received a sharp reminder … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Upgrade for London trading as the EU waves through £22bn merger with Refinitiv

UK watchdogs to have final say on £31bn merger between the firms behind O2 and Virgin Media

UK watchdogs to have final say on £31bn merger between the firms behind O2 and Virgin Media By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:18 GMT, 19 November 2020 | Updated: 21:18 GMT, 19 November 2020 UK watchdogs will get the final say in a £31 billion merger between the firms behind … Read more UK watchdogs to have final say on £31bn merger between the firms behind O2 and Virgin Media

LVMH and Tiffany in talks to renegotiate a £12.7bn merger

LVMH and Tiffany in talks to renegotiate a £12.7bn merger ahead of a court showdown in January By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:36 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 00:36 GMT, 28 October 2020 LVMH and Tiffany are in talks to renegotiate a £12.7billion merger ahead of a court showdown in January.  … Read more LVMH and Tiffany in talks to renegotiate a £12.7bn merger

London Stock Exchange’s £20bn merger with Refinitiv delayed to 2021

London Stock Exchange’s £20bn merger with Refinitiv is delayed until next year By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 23 October 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 23 October 2020 The London Stock Exchange has admitted that its long-anticipated deal with Refinitiv will be delayed into the new year. It had hoped to … Read more London Stock Exchange’s £20bn merger with Refinitiv delayed to 2021

How you can profit from the lockdown merger mania

Finding love in a time of lockdowns may be tricky, but in the corporate world the dating scene is very lively.  Between June and September, there were $456billion (£346billion) worth of $5billion-plus (£3.8billion) global deals, says analytics group Refinitiv, as companies embraced the urge to merge. The questions for private investors are: What’s fuelling this … Read more How you can profit from the lockdown merger mania

Virgin Media and O2 merger to create 4,000 jobs in UK

Merger between Virgin Media and O2 will create more than 4,000 jobs in UK if approved By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:03 BST, 5 October 2020 | Updated: 22:22 BST, 5 October 2020 A merger between Virgin Media and O2 will create more than 4,000 jobs in the UK if approved, say … Read more Virgin Media and O2 merger to create 4,000 jobs in UK

Translation specialist RWS in £2.8bn merger talks

Translation company RWS set to seal largest takeover of UK tech company since lockdown in deal which will create £2.8bn firm By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:17 BST, 27 August 2020 | Updated: 22:17 BST, 27 August 2020 Translation company RWS is set to seal the largest takeover of a UK tech … Read more Translation specialist RWS in £2.8bn merger talks

ALEX BRUMMER: Analysts in overdrive on pharma merger talk

ALEX BRUMMER: Pharmaceutical analysts in overdrive at prospect of mega-merger between Astrazeneca and Gilead By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 8 June 2020 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 8 June 2020 Nothing gets the blood running in the investment community like the prospect of a mega-merger. So the possibility of Astrazeneca and … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Analysts in overdrive on pharma merger talk

AstraZeneca approaches US rival Gilead to discuss merger

AstraZeneca approaches US rival Gilead Sciences to discuss merger By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:52 BST, 7 June 2020 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 7 June 2020 In what would be the largest healthcare deal on record, AstraZeneca has approached its US rival Gilead Sciences to discuss a merger.  AstraZeneca, which is listed … Read more AstraZeneca approaches US rival Gilead to discuss merger

Telecoms Goliaths Virgin Media and O2 in £31bn mega merger

Telecoms Goliaths Virgin Media and O2 to form major rival to BT with £31bn mega merger By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 BST, 7 May 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 7 May 2020 Virgin Media and O2 are merging to create a £31billion telecoms giant, their owners confirmed. Liberty Global and Telefonica … Read more Telecoms Goliaths Virgin Media and O2 in £31bn mega merger