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PG&E Corporation
BloombergQuint· 24 Apr 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Says It's Not in Talks to Buy Bankrupt PG&E

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. quashed a report that it is in talks to buy bankrupt California utility PG&E Corp. The utility jumped in early morning trading after SparkSpread reported the legendary investor was eyeing the power supplier brought low by California wildfire liabilities.

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Xilinx Inc
Xilinx· 24 Apr 2019

Xilinx to Acquire Solarflare

Xilinx, Inc., the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Solarflare Communications, Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based privately-held company. Solarflare is a leading provider of high-performance, low latency networking solutions for customers spanning FinTech to cloud computing.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Newstimes· 23 Apr 2019

Seattle company buys Milford Crossing shopping center for $59.6 million at auction

A Seattle-based real estate company and a New York-based asset management firm are teaming up to acquire the Milford Crossing Shopping Center for $59.6 million. Bridge33 Capital and Waterfall Asset Management acquired Milford Crossing from LNR Partners LLC, a Miami Beach-based real estate management company, via an online auction.

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Microsoft Corporation
TechMarketView· 23 Apr 2019

Microsoft buys in IoT OS

Tuesday 23 April 2019 Microsoft’s acquisition of real time operating system (RTOS) developer Express Logic gives the company a ready-made piece of code ideal for integration into the billions of small, low power devices predicted to form the Internet of Things (IoT) in future years.

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ON Semiconductor Corp
Westfair Communications· 22 Apr 2019

ON Semiconductor to buy East Fishkill chipmaking plant for $430M

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor Corp. announced that it is buying the 300mm chip fabrication plant in East Fishkill from Global Foundries for $430 million, of which $100 million has been paid at the signing of the definitive agreement, and the remaining $330 million will be paid at the end of 2022.

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Rite Aid Corporation
Envisionrx· 21 Apr 2019

Four Reasons EnvisionRxOptions is One to Watch

Earlier this month, Rite Aid Corporation and Albertsons Companies announced a mutual decision to terminate their previously publicized merger agreement. While the merger would have presented some benefits to EnvisionRxOptions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite Aid, we remain optimistic on the continued growth of our companies.

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Chase Corp.
Nashville Post (subscription)· 20 Apr 2019

Apartment complex sells for $20.8M

L.A. company continues local buying spree with purchase of airport-area property Lion Real Estate Group has acquired Hampton Chase Apartments in Southeast Davidson County for about $20.8 million, the latest in a string of similar local acquisitions for the Los Angeles-based entity.

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UnitedHealthcare
MedCity News· 19 Apr 2019

Anthem and UnitedHealth Group among top competitors to acquire Magellan Health

The sales process for public managed care company and pharmacy benefits manager Magellan Health is moving forward, with potential acquirers including Anthem and UnitedHealth Group. DealBreaker initially reported the news that the bidding process has advanced to the second round with the two insurance companies emerging as leading suitors, along with private equity firm The Carlyle Group.

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Univision Communications Inc
Insideradio· 19 Apr 2019

Univision Seeks To Raise Its Foreign Ownership Cap To 70%.

Intra-company restructuring isn’t all that uncommon, especially for big media companies like Univision with various divisions and a consortium of private equity owners. But a cross-border plan for Univision Radio will require extra scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission.

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WPP Plc
Adweek· 18 Apr 2019

WPP’s Zubi Advertising Rebrands and Exits Dedicated Ford Division GTB

Two years after its acquisition by WPP, multicultural shop Zubi Advertising is emerging as a new agency of sorts. The holding group bought Zubi in 2017 and placed it within dedicated Ford network GTB, but it will now be a standalone specialty group working with various other WPP properties.

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PepsiCo, Inc.
Deal Street Asia· 18 Apr 2019

India Digest: AION exits Varun Beverages; Shuttl raises $5m from US VC

Private equity fund AION has sold its existing 4.5 per cent stake in Ravi Jaipuria-promoted Varun Beverages, while bus aggregator Shuttl has raised $5 million from New Atlantic Ventures. PE fund AION exits Varun Beverages Private equity fund AION has sold its entire 4.5 per cent stake in Ravi Jaipuria-promoted Varun Beverages, the bottlers for beverage giant Pepsi, at Rs 850 a share on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in a block deal, according to media reports.

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Neiman Marcus Group Ltd LLC
RIS News· 17 Apr 2019

Neiman Marcus Enters Pre-Owned Market

Neiman Marcus is acquiring a minority stake in Fashionphile, a pre-owned e-commerce company focused exclusively on ultra-luxury handbags and accessories. With this investment, Neiman Marcus Group becomes the first major luxury retailer to directly invest in pre-owned, an attractive and fast-growing segment projected to grow to $23 billion by 2023.

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DNA PLC
Telecomdrive· 17 Apr 2019

Telenor set to acquire majority stake in Finnish telecom operator DNA

Telenor Group has entered into agreements to acquire 54% of the shares in the Finnish telecom operator DNA Plc for EUR 20.90 per share in cash, in total EUR 1.5 billion (approx. NOK 14.4 billion). With the transaction, Telenor gets a strong position across fixed and mobile in an attractive and growing telecom market, and further strengthens its position in the Nordic region.

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Cannabis Financial Network
CFN Media· 17 Apr 2019

CBD For Life to Launch in Select Urban Outfitters Stores

iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. , which owns, operates, and partners with best-in-class regulated cannabis operations across the United States, is pleased to announce that CBD For Life, a top-ranked, national CBD brand in the U.S. which the Company agreed to acquire on March 29, 2019 (see details here), has entered into an agreement with Urban Outfitters, a lifestyle-oriented general merchandise and consumer products store with 245 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

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PepsiCo, Inc.
Twin Cities Business· 16 Apr 2019

Hormel Completes $465 Million Sale of CytoSport Protein Business to PepsiCo

Global branded food giant Hormel Foods Corp. has completed the $465 million sale of its protein-focused business CytoSport to New York-based PepsiCo Inc. The sale to PepsiCo is expected to enable more growth for CytoSport—and its flagship offering, the Muscle Milk brand, Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and CEO of Austin-based Hormel said when the deal was first announced in mid-February.

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Emerson Electric Co.
Emerson· 16 Apr 2019

Emerson Acquires Life Sciences Analytics Software Firm to Help Accelerate Manufacturing Production

Bio-G’s modeling, simulation and scheduling software helps dynamically optimize operations and streamline technology transfer ST. LOUIS (April 16, 2019) – Emerson has acquired Bioproduction Group (Bio-G), a leader in simulation, modeling, and scheduling software for biomanufacturing.

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General Electric Company
The Business Journals· 15 Apr 2019

GE lawsuit against Cree could complicate sale of lighting unit with Racine plant

As Cree works to close a deal to sell off its lighting business, it faces a new obstacle. Industrial giant General Electric Co., along with a former subsidiary, has lobbed a federal lawsuit against the firm, accusing it of infringing on a group of patents.

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Walgreens Co.
Feedblitz· 15 Apr 2019

Publix Buys Jacksonville Shopping Center

The anchor of a south Jacksonville shopping center has acquired the complex in a deal reportedly valued at nearly $22 million. An entity of Lakeland, FL-based Publix has acquired Windsor Commons, a 78,729-square-foot shopping center, which is also anchored by Walgreens, for $21.5 million, according to the Jacksonville Business Journal, which cited a recent deed filing for the purchase price.

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WPP Plc
Contify Energy News· 15 Apr 2019

WPP Energy GmbH has signed a binding MOU to purchase a 90% stake inBioPower

WPP Energy GmbH, a private Swiss Company (“WPP”) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved, and that the Company has entered into a Binding Memorandum Of Understanding with BioPower Operations Corporation, a Nevada corporation, to acquire a 90% interest in the BioPower, OTCMKTS Symbol “BOPO”.

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General Electric Company
Deal Street Asia· 15 Apr 2019

SG’s ST Engineering gets US approval to buy engine parts maker from GE

Singapore-listed engineering giant ST Engineering said its proposed acquisition of a critical airplane engine parts maker from General Electric has received approval from a US government committee, according to a stock exchange filing. The acquisition of Maryland-based engine nacelle systems manufacturer MRA Systems (MRAS) will be carried out by ST Engineering’s US subsidiary Vision Technologies Aerospace Incorporated in a $630-million deal.

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Kantar Group
Reuters· 12 Apr 2019

WPP expects at least five private equity bids for Kantar

WPP has attracted at least five of the world’s biggest private equity firms into an auction for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar ahead of a deadline for indicative bids on Apr. 17, sources told Reuters.

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Publix Super Markets Inc.
The Business Journals· 11 Apr 2019

Publix buys Mayo Clinc-area shopping center

Lakeland-based Publix Super Markets Inc. has purchased a Southside, Publix-anchored shopping center, according to a deed recorded Thursday.The company bought two parcels at the Windsor Commons Shopping Center located at the northeast corner of Hodges Boulevard and J.

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WPP Plc
Globe Newswire· 11 Apr 2019

BioPower Operations Corporation announces that WPP Energy GmbH Agreed to Negotiate and Enter Into An Agreement to Buy a 90% stake in BioPower

BioPower Operations Corporation, a Nevada corporation (the “Company”) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved, and that the Company has entered into a Binding Memorandum Of Understanding (“MOU”) from WPP Energy GmbH, a private Swiss Company (“WPP”), to acquire a 90% interest in the Company, "OTCMKTS Symbol "BOPO" (the “Transaction”).

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Signal
Automation· 11 Apr 2019

S. Himmelstein and Company announces Model 700+ series signal conditioning instruments

April 11, 2019 – S. Himmelstein and Company announced the upgrade of their Signal Conditioners. The Model 700+ Series Signal Conditioning Instruments are one or two channel signal conditioners/displays. They feature user settable digital filters, real-time cross channel calculations, built-in data acquisition and control functions, serial communications interface, user assignable logic I/O and auto-scaled ±5 and/or ±10 volt analog outputs.

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Teladoc Health Inc
Teladochealth· 10 Apr 2019

Teladoc Health

With strong local French presence, Teladoc Health now to offer its full continuum of services to insurers and employers in Europe’s third largest market PURCHASE, NY and PARIS, March 19, 2019 –Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, announces its agreement to acquire Paris-based telemedicine provider MédecinDirect.

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