6% versus the year-ago period, driven by a 4% and 2% increase in volume and price, respectively, with 1 point of acquisition growth offset by negative foreign-currency movements. Gross margin increased 50 basis points to 44.0%, driven by a
(Naspers, Club Med, Obi, Aviva Plc, Korea Gas Corp, UniCredit)
borrowing costs and current earnings yields, merger -and- acquisition and buyback activity has been robust, providing ..... 8%, or a 2015 P/E of 21x.<PAGEBREAK> Merger and acquisition activity and share buybacks have provided a tailwind
affirmed the ratings of RPI Finance Trust (RPI FT), including the 'BBB-' Issuer Default Rating (IDR), following the acquisition of royalty-bearing assets linked to Vertex Pharmaceutical Inc.'s (Vertex) cystic fibrosis treatment Kalydeco. The
* Signs agreement for acquisition of office building in Champs-sur-Marne, to be deliverd in H2 2017 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom: +48 58 698 39 20)
* Boards of Aviva and Friends Life note recent press speculation and confirm that they have reached agreement on key financial terms of a possible all-share combination
(Reuters) - Mergers and acquisition deals announced so far this year have topped $3 trillion, the highest since 2007, helped by mega deals in the healthcare, energy and power sectors.
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Mergers and acquisition deals announced so far this year have topped $3 trillion, the highest since 2007, helped by mega deals in the healthcare, energy and power sectors.
NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Two huge new US acquisition bridge loans have pushed global M&A lending to a post-crisis high of $665 billion in the year to date, according to Thomson Reuters LPC data, as takeovers continue to flourish despite recent volatility.
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Cement makers Lafarge and Holcim are preparing to sell assets in order to go ahead with their planned merger , and lenders are readying debt financing packages of around 4.5 billion euros (5.59 billion US dollar) to back private