Mergers & Acquisitions

ChemChina Syngenta Merger Smooth Sailing After CFIUS Clearance?

ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta was viewed with skeptism because of national security issue. CFIUS was not shy to deny mergers based on national security issues on sensitive industries such as semiconductors and food, especially when the buyer is from China. Syngenta’s products are considered to be vital to food security of the United States, and […]

NYSPSC recommends Altice merger condition

The New York State Public Service Commission Advisory just released their recommendations on merger conditions for Altice Cablevision merger.     $CVC New York Panel Recommends Approval of Altice-Cablevision Deal via @technology — MergerPie (@mergerpie) May 23, 2016 Advisory staff of New York State Public Service Commission recommends imposing conditions on merger approval like […]

Shire-Baxalta Merger Analysis

Amids the crackdown on tax inversions, Shire PLC reiterated that the Dublin based company still expects to close the acquistion of Baxalta sometime in the middle of the year. However, the completion of the merger is likely to hang in the balance due to major uncertainties – the tax-free spinoff status of Baxalta from Baxter […]

Predator To Prey: Monsanto Rumored To be Merger Target By Bayer

After last year’s failed bid for Sygenta in its quest to become an agricultural giant, Monsanto now finds itself under the sights of Bayer. Monsanto rockets higher as Bloomberg reports Bayer considering bid #premarket $MON $BAYZF $BAYRY $BASFY — Stocks On The Move (@StocksMove_SA) May 12, 2016   Information provided on this website is […]

First Major Casualty of Chinese ADR Privatisation-YY

YY became the first major casualty as the buyout which includes Xiaomi’s founder Lei Jun put a halt to the buyout proceedings. Buyout Group Shelves $2.5 Billion Offer for China’s $YY On Eastmoney too. Rumor, but? — China Stock Research (@ChinaStockRsrch) May 12, 2016   Information provided on this website is general in nature […]

Qihoo Buyer Group Said To Hit FX Regulatory Turbulence

Basically Bloomberg News mentioned the same rumor that had been circulating in Chinese media for the past few days except that the terms are slightly different. According to Bloomberg, China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange told Qihoo 360’s buyers that they cannot transfer the funds to complete the merger in one go and have to […]

New York City gives conditional OK to Altice + Cablevision

New York City had officially approved the Altice and Cablevision merger with conditions. The conditions are that Altice had to reach an agreement with the New York State Public Service Commission regarding maintaining customer facing jobs for “an acceptable period of time”. New York City gives conditional OK to Altice's Cablevision bid — Bloomberg […]

Western Digital + Sandisk to complete merger on 12th May 2016

Congratulations to holders of Sandisk as Western Digital got the final regulatory approval from China’s MOFCOM to complete the buyout of Sandisk. I didn’t invest in this as I am always uncomfortable with pure stock or part stock part cash deals unless the discount is really great. Western Digital purchase of SanDisk clears final regulatory […] © 2016 Frontier Theme