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Exclusive: Linde and Praxair to win EU antitrust nod for $83 billion deal - sources

Linde and Praxair will win approval regulatory clearance for their planned $83 billion merger after pledging to sell Praxair's assets to boost a Japanese rival in Europe, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Exclusive: Takeda to win EU approval for $62 billion Shire deal - sources

Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical is set to win conditional EU antitrust approval for its $62-billion bid for London's Shire, the biggest ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese company, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 9th, 2018

Linde-Praxair deal clears final hurdle with U.S. antitrust nod

Industrial gases groups Praxair and Linde won U.S. antitrust approval for their $86 billion merger on Monday, clearing the last hurdle for the deal in the nick of time......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2018

U.S. antitrust nod moves Linde-Praxair deal over finish line

Industrial gases groups Praxair and Linde won U.S. antitrust approval for their $86 billion merger, clearing the last hurdle for the deal in the nick of time......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2018

Exclusive: Microsoft"s $7.5 billion GitHub deal set for EU approval - sources

U.S. software giant Microsoft is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of privately held coding website GitHub, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

Linde-Praxair merger hits antitrust hurdle; talks continue

Linde warned that divestments needed to secure approval for its planned tie-up with Praxair have reached a size that would allow either party to abandon the deal, but added it was in constructive talks to salvage the $83 billion merger......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 22nd, 2018

Linde, Praxair get EU approval for $82 billion deal, await U.S. decision

German industrial gases group Linde and U.S. rival Praxair secured conditional EU antitrust approval on Monday for their $82 billion merger but still have to clear a major hurdle with U.S. enforcers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 20th, 2018

Linde says regulators likely to demand more divestitures in Praxair deal

German industrial gases group Linde said it and U.S. rival Praxair may need to sell more assets than anticipated to secure antitrust approval for their planned $87 billion tie-up, which could scupper the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 4th, 2018

Linde-Praxair deal gets Brazil antitrust nod

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's antitrust regulator on Wednesday approved the $80 billion merger of gas group Linde AG and Praxair Inc, as long as the companies go ahead with an undisclosed asset sale plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Exclusive: Dell taps banks to raise more cash for tracking stock offer - sources

Dell Technologies Inc is working with investment banks to add more cash to a $21.7 billion offer to buy back a "tracking stock" tied to its software company VMware Inc as it nears a deal with investors, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 13th, 2018

Exclusive: Corona brewer Constellation seeks to sell U.S. wine brands - sources

Constellation Brands Inc , the U.S. producer of Corona and Modelo beers, is looking to sell some of its U.S.-based wine brands, in a deal that could be worth more than $3 billion, according to four people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2018

Exclusive: EU regulators to okay without conditions Microsoft, GitHub deal

EU antitrust regulators are set to approve Microsoft's $7.5 billion bid for coding website GitHub without demanding concessions, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

Exclusive: SoftBank deepening ties to ride-hailing firm Grab with $500 million funding - sources

SoftBank Group Corp is closing in on a deal to invest about $500 million in Grab as part of roughly $1 billion that Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm is seeking in its latest funding, sources with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Exclusive: SoftBank nearing $500 million investment in ride-hailing firm Grab - sources

SoftBank Group Corp is nearing a deal to invest about $500 million in Grab as part of roughly $1 billion that Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing firm is seeking in its latest funding, sources with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Chinese regulator signs off on Linde-Praxair merger

Linde AG said on Sunday that it had received approval for its proposed $83 billion merger with Praxair from the Chinese antitrust authorities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 30th, 2018

Exclusive: Tribune Media in new sale talks after Sinclair deal collapse - sources

U.S. TV station owner Tribune Media Co is kicking off a new round of talks to sell itself after its planned $3.9 billion sale to peer Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc failed to get regulatory clearance, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 5th, 2018

This $86 Billion Gas Deal Is Deflating Fast

Praxair should be asking if its Linde tie-up is worth the trouble......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 22nd, 2018

Linde-Praxair try to save $83 billion merger after antitrust blow

Industrial gases giants Linde and Praxair are in talks to try to salvage their $83 billion merger after U.S. competition regulators demanded they sell assets that generate more than $4.3 billion in sales......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 22nd, 2018

Linde says Praxair merger hits antitrust hurdle, talks continue

Linde said divestments needed to secure regulatory approval for its planned tie-up with Praxair have reached a size that would allow either party to abandon the deal, but added it was in constructive talks with its prospective merger partner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 22nd, 2018

Linde shares drop as Praxair merger hits U.S. antitrust hurdle

Shares in Linde have plunged more than 8 percent after the industrial gases group's planned $87 billion merger with Praxair was put in doubt by demands from U.S. antitrust regulators. Francis Maguire reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Linde shares drop as Praxair merger hits U.S. antitrust hurdle

Shares in Linde plunged more than 8 percent on Monday after the industrial gases group's planned $87 billion merger with Praxair was put in doubt by demands from U.S. antitrust regulators......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018