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World news about “Takeover” published by euronews.

24/10 18:09 CET

Chiquita says it finds Brazilian tie-up more appealing than Fyffes deal

Chiquita says it finds Brazilian tie-up more appealing than Fyffes deal

US banana producer Chiquita has said it is starting takeover talks with two Brazilian companies. That comes after Chiquita's shareholders voted against its proposed merger with Irish rival Fyffes, which would have created the world's biggest producer of bananas. Juice maker…

  • Siemens buys into big US shale gas player
    22/09 13:32 CET

    Siemens buys into big US shale gas player

    One of the big names in American oilfield technology, Dresser-Rand, has been bought by Germany's Siemens for nearly six billion euros in cash…

  • Heineken chooses independence over SABMIller
    15/09 14:02 CET

    Heineken chooses independence over SABMIller

    Dutch brewer Heineken has politely declined a takeover offer from SABMiller according to media reports. The Heineken family, majority…

  • Kurds seize Iraqi oilfields
    12/07 16:56 CET

    Kurds seize Iraqi oilfields

    Kurdish forces have taken full control of two oilfields in Bai Hassan and Kirkuk in the north of Iraq. An Iraqi oil ministry spokesman…

  • Club Med looks east as takeover goes ahead
    25/06 20:05 CET

    Club Med looks east as takeover goes ahead

    A Chinese conglomerate and a French private equity firm are to take over Club Med after they improved their offer for the holiday firm to 557…

  • Takeover denial hits Vodafone shares
    03/04 13:47 CET

    Takeover denial hits Vodafone shares

    Vodafone's shares fell on Wednesday after Verizon Communications ruled out a full takeover of the British based firm. The …

  • Heineken wins Tiger beer battle
    28/09 14:12 CET

    Heineken wins Tiger beer battle

    Heineken has won full control of Asia Pacific Breweries, the maker of Tiger beer. That ends a two-month takeover battle by the Dutch brewer…

  • Schaeffler tiring of Continental?
    25/09 19:21 CET

    Schaeffler tiring of Continental?

    German automotive parts supplier Schaeffler has taken its debt restructuring a step further at the expense of its partner - Continental by…

  • Universal faces the music with EMI sell-off order
    21/09 16:02 CET

    Universal faces the music with EMI sell-off order

    Vivendi's Universal Music Group has been given the go ahead by the EU to buy EMI's recorded music unit. But European competition regulators…

  • Glencore Xstrata deal still in limbo
    21/08 13:50 CET

    Glencore Xstrata deal still in limbo

    Commodities trader Glencore seems to be digging in its heels on the price it is prepared to pay for miner Xstrata. Glencore's chief executive…

  • Battle of cosmetics giants Avon v. Coty begins
    02/04 16:35 CET

    Battle of cosmetics giants Avon v. Coty begins

    It looks as though Avon may still be calling after the cosmetics giant fought off a the opening shots in a takeover bid by Coty. Avon has…

  • Chinese set to buy Saab
    28/10 18:28 CET

    Chinese set to buy Saab

    The struggling Swedish carmaker Saab looks likely to become the latest European firm to be snapped up by the Chinese. The company has not…