Malaysia's CIMB Group Holdings and two smaller domestic lenders have agreed to create the country's biggest banking group, in a deal that financial sources say will value the merged entity at around $22 billion.
A total of 299 merger and acquisition transactions were completed in the first six months of the year in the oil and gas industry globally, one less than in the same period a year earlier.
The total value of deals in the first hal
Activist investor Starboard Value LP said it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL.
Starboard, the second activist investor to target Yahoo in the las
Burger King is in talks to combine with Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons in a deal that would create a fast food powerhouse with a market capitalization of roughly $18 billion.
The companies confirmed merger discussi
British engineering company Balfour Beatty on Wednesday rejected Carillion's third merger proposal, saying it failed to address the risks in the deal and only represented a small increase in value.
Carillion had gone public wi
Oman International Development and Investment Co (Ominvest) said on Sunday it had written to fellow investment firm Oman National Investment Corp Holding to open talks on a possible merger.
"Ominvest would like to disclose th
Bank Muscat, Oman's largest lender, posted a 22.3 percent increase in its second-quarter net profit on Thursday, beating analysts' estimates as it booked a one-off gain from the merger of its Bahraini affiliate.
The bank m
A planned merger of the Dubai Financial Market and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has been shelved for the foreseeable future as terms for the politically sensitive move could not be agreed, sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Investor support for large acquisitions and a desire to trump rivals in consolidating markets have led chief executives to strike big transactions so far in 2014, raising year-to-date global deal volumes to their highest level in seven years.
Europe's biggest tour operator TUI Travel and its majority owner TUI AG plan to merge in an all-share, nil-premium deal worth around £4.4 billion ($7.49 billion) to cut costs and create the world's largest leisure tourism group.