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Ormat said to receive Chinese suitor interest

Ormat Technologies [NYSE:ORA], a Reno, Nevada-based geothermal power producer, has received acquisition approaches in the past few months from potential Chinese buyers, said two sources… Read More

Hitachi Kokusai Electric poised to be acquired by KKR – sources

25 April 2017 – Tokyo, Japan-based Hitachi Kokusai Electric (HKE) [TYO:6756] is poised to be acquired by private equity firm KKR, sources briefed on the situation said. The deal announcement could… Read More

The Body Shop suitor CJ Group hires Deutsche Bank for potential bid; LG H&H not interested

South Korean conglomerate CJ Group has hired Deutsche Bank to prepare a potential bid for The Body Shop, the cosmetics business owned by French beauty… Read More

Valspar divesting wood coatings unit, sources say

16 March 2017 – Valspar [NYSE:VAL] is shopping its wood coatings business as the paint manufacturer works to close its sale to Sherwin-Williams [NYSE:SHW], a source familiar with the… Read More

Essilor/Luxottica third parties gear up for EC review

03 March 2017 – Third parties are expected to raise vertical overlap concerns in the European Commission’s (EC) review of lens-supplier Essilor’s merger with frame-supplier Luxottica,… Read More

FTC merger review set for major overhaul under Trump, acting chairwoman says

A major overhaul of antitrust policy under the new Trump administration will feature more “regulatory humility” and greater protection of intellectual property rights, the new… Read More

Pearson’s latest profit warning could be push circling activists need

Pearson’s latest profit warning could be the push activist investors who have been eyeing the company for months need to start a campaign, two sources… Read More

Cabela’s review a two-part process, sources say

15 January 2016 – Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB) is considering a sale of its credit card assets separate from its retail business, two sources briefed on the matter… Read More

HD Supply taps Goldman on JANA approach, sources say

20 December 2016 – HD Supply is working with Goldman Sachs as the distributor faces pressure from activist investor JANA Partners, a source briefed on the matter and… Read More

LSE/Deutsche Boerse: talk of CME bid for LCH SA dubbed premature

2 December 2016 — Parties involved in London Stock Exchange’s [LON:LSE] sale of France-based clearing house LCH SA consider talk of CME Group’s [NASDAQ:CME] involvement as a front-running bidder… Read More