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Samsung Biologics Korea IPO may move ahead with potential delay of Samsung Bioepis US listing – sources

Risk aversion against biotech companies on Nasdaq could push back a KRW 2bn (USD 1.7bn) initial public offering of Samsung Bioepis, initially slated for the… Read More

Trump antitrust policy seen as wild card – GW Bush or the next Teddy Roosevelt?

09 November 2016 – President-elect Donald Trump’s merger enforcement policy could follow one of two trajectories, in part dependent on how much emphasis he places… Read More

Office Depot/Staples: FTC in ‘time crunch’ on depositions

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) faces both a tight window and unmotivated third parties as the agency prepares its case to block Staples’ (NASDAQ:STPLS) acquisition… Read More

DONG Energy A/S launches sale of E&P arm

25 October 2016 – Dealreporter was the first news service to report that DONG Energy A/S has launched a sale of its E&P arm. Our… Read More

Time Warner/AT&T face likely FCC oversight

24 October 2016 – The combined cache of spectrum licenses held by Time Warner [NYSE:TWX] makes it likely that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be a… Read More

Quality Systems exploring sale with UBS, sources say

Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII), the Irvine, California-based healthcare information technology firm, has hired UBS to explore a sale, two sources familiar with the situation said. The… Read More

Rexam/Ball divestments said to attract big PE, Silgan

4 February 2016 – Private equity firms Apollo Global Management, Blackstone Group, CVC Capital Partners, Onex Partners and Madison Dearborn are understood to be competing… Read More

Deutsche Bank buyback, Sacyr debt load, Evolution Gaming lock-up expiry

11 February 2016 – The Flash can’t see how the reported “several billion euros” share buyback fundamentally changes anything for Deutsche Bank [ETR:DBK]. The bank’s shares… Read More

Green Dot reviewing alternatives, sources say

11 February 2016 – Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) is in the early stages of exploring strategic alternatives amid pressure from activist investor Harvest Capital, three sources briefed on the… Read More

Samsung Group struggling to sell USD 1bn Samsung C&T block amid difficult market

19 February 2016 – Samsung Electro-Mechanics [KRX:009150], an electronic components manufacturer, and Samsung SDI [KRX:006400], a computer monitor and battery maker, are struggling to sell a… Read More