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Smartrac NV
Dairyreporter· 05 Dec 2019

Avery Dennison: ‘We believe in a future where every physical item will have a unique digital identity’

Avery Dennison Corporation is to acquire Smartrac’s Transponder (RFID Inlay) Division, for €225m, closing in the next few months. Smartrac's RFID inlay and tags business will complement Avery Dennison’s Intelligent Labels platform, expand its existing product portfolio, enhance the company’s R&D, manufacturing and sales capacity and increase its RFID offerings.

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CVS Health Corp
Drug Store News· 04 Dec 2019

CVS Health to acquire IlliniCare Health

CVS Health announced that in connection with the previously announced merger of Centene and WellCare Health Plans, the retailer will acquire IlliniCare Health Plan. The transaction entails the sale of Centene’s Medicaid and Medicare Advantage lines of business in Illinois, the company said.

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CVS Pharmacy
Healthexec· 04 Dec 2019

CVS enters new deal with Centene

CVS Health is acquiring Centene’s Illinois health plan subsidiary, IlliniCare Health Plan, the companies announced Dec. 2. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The agreement is in connection with the previously announced merger between Centene and WellCare Health Plans.

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Informa PLC
Powderbulksolids· 04 Dec 2019

PepsiCo Buys Better-For-You Snacks Maker BFY Brands

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PepsiCo, Inc.
The Business Journals· 04 Dec 2019

Pepsi acquisition to bolster Plano-based Frito-Lay

PepsiCo Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP) has acquired BFY Brands, maker of PopCorners snacks, the multinational food, beverage and snack company announced on Monday.BFY Brands will report into Pepsi’s Frito-Lay North America division, which is based in Plano, the company said.

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General Electric Company
New Electronics· 03 Dec 2019

Emerson acquire GE’s Intelligent Platforms business

Emerson acquire GE’s Intelligent Platforms business The US-based automation specialists Emerson has announced that it has completed the purchase of Intelligent Platforms, a division of General Electric. Intelligent Platforms' programmable logic controller (PLC) technologies will enable Emerson to expand its capabilities in machine control and discrete applications and will provide customers with broader control and management of their operations.

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PepsiCo, Inc.
Food Dive· 03 Dec 2019

PepsiCo buys PopCorners maker BFY Brands

Dive Brief:PepsiCo will buy PopCorners maker BFY Brands, the company announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.After the transaction closes, the snacks, which include the well known popcorn crisps, Flourish Veggie Crisps and Flex Protein Crisps, will be under the umbrella of Frito-Lay North America.

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PepsiCo, Inc.
Drug Store News· 03 Dec 2019

PepsiCo to acquire BFY Brands

PepsiCo’s family of brands is expanding.The Purchase, N.Y.-based company announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BFY Brands, the parent of PopCorners.Upon closing, BFY Brands will report to PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division, the company said."BFY Brands offers distinctive products that deliver the great taste and ingredients consumers are looking for," Steven Williams, CEO of PepsiCo Foods North America said.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Indian Express· 03 Dec 2019

Binny Bansal transfers $76-mn Flipkart shares to Walmart

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has transferred shares worth an estimated $76 million he held in the e-commerce firm to Walmart, according to business signals platform Paper.vc. This is the fourth such transaction by Bansal following the US-based retailer’s acquisition of a controlling stake in Flipkart.

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CVS Health Corp
Chicago Business· 02 Dec 2019

CVS Health to buy Illinois insurance unit

Centene is selling its Illinois Medicaid and Medicare Advantage business lines to facilitate its more than $15 billion purchase of WellCare Health Plans. CVS Health has agreed to acquire IlliniCare Health Plan, St. Louis-based Centene said today.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
Seeking Alpha· 02 Dec 2019

Walgreens buyout stalls as expected

The private equity buyout of Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) is reportedly in trouble as financing issue arise for KKR (NYSE:KKR) just as many analysts anticipated. Speed bumps with leveraged buyouts are nothing new this year, according to The Wall Street Journal. Buyout activity in the U.S. is down sharply, despite PE firms sitting on a record amount of cash.

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Walgreens Co.
The Street· 02 Dec 2019

Walgreens Leveraged Buyout Bid Facing Financing Challenges

Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance's (WBA - Get Report) reported $50 billion leveraged buyout plan to take itself private is facing financing-related challenges as the private-equity world struggles with how much money it can potentially

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CVS Pharmacy
The Business Journals· 02 Dec 2019

Centene sells health plan to CVS as part of planned WellCare acquisition

Missouri-based managed health care provider Centene Corp., which is in the process of acquiring Tampa-based WellCare Plans Inc., has agreed to sell its Illinois health plan subsidiary to Rhode Island-based CVS Health. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.The sale is being made in connection with Centene's planned merger with WellCare (NYSE: WCG), officials said.

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CVS Health Corp
CVS Health · 02 Dec 2019

Centene and CVS Health Announce Agreement for CVS Health to Acquire IlliniCare Health

Centene and CVS Health Announce Agreement for CVS Health to Acquire IlliniCare Health Like this article This article has: 0 total likes. Share this article

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GTT Communications, Inc.
Datacenter Dynamics· 28 Nov 2019

GTT considers selling data center and fiber assets

GTT Communications is exploring the sale of its Infrastructure Division, which includes a terrestrial pan-European fiber network, submarine transatlantic fiber and data center infrastructure that the company acquired as part of its Interoute and Hibernia acquisitions.

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Accenture
Consultancy (eu)· 27 Nov 2019

Accenture buys companies in France, Spain and Sweden

Consulting and technology services giant Accenture has continued its acquisition spree in Europe, picking up professional services firm's in France, Spain and Sweden over the past four months. Silveo In France, Accenture last week purchased Silveo, adding 50 employees to its French organisation.

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CVS Pharmacy
Becker's Hospital Review· 26 Nov 2019

Starboard Value takes stake in CVS Health

New York-based investment adviser Starboard Value has taken a stake in CVS Health and held talks with the company's management, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.Starboard's stake seems to be relatively small, though the amount and the details of the talks are unknown.

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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP
Globest.com· 25 Nov 2019

KKR Acquires Four Industrial Properties Totaling 641K Square Feet

Mariah Brown is a reporter for GlobeSt.com, covering the New York Metro area, Northeast region and national real estate trends. She is responsible for producing multi-media content, including articles, podcasts and video. Before joining the GlobeSt team, she served as a New York Times fellow, reported for the Associated Press in New York and Philadelphia and several other New York City-based outlets.

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SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions
Suez· 25 Nov 2019

Marie-Ange Debon to leave SUEZ group at the end of the year

The Board of Directors sincerely thanks her for her contribution over the past 11 years, particularly in terms of growth in the International business, the crucial role she played in the acquisition of GE Water, and the consolidation of France's performance.

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Paypal Holdings Inc
Paypal· 20 Nov 2019

PayPal to Acquire Honey

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Honey Science Corporation, a rapidly-growing technology platform for shopping and rewards, for approximately $4 billion. Honey, in combination with PayPal’s two-sided network, will transform the shopping experience for PayPal’s consumers while increasing sales and customer engagement for its merchants.

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Mediamonks
The Times of India· 20 Nov 2019

Former WPP chief Martin Sorrell’s S4Capital buys Delhi-based WhiteBalance

Former CEO of WPP Martin Sorrell’s S4Capital Plc, the digital advertising and marketing services company on Wednesday announced that its global content practice MediaMonks has acquired New Delhi-headquartered content creation and production company, WhiteBalance in a cash and equity deal.

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Westlake Chemical Corp
The Business Journals· 19 Nov 2019

Houston-based chemical co. buys additional JV interest for more than $800M

Houston-based Westlake Chemical Corp has closed an $816.5 million deal buying additional interest in one of its joint ventures.Westlake reached an agreement through one of its subsidiaries with South Korea-based Lotte Chemical Corp. (KRX: 011170) late last month to purchase about 35 percent of additional interest in LACC LLC, an ethylene joint venture between the two companies, according to an Oct.

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BASF SE
BASF· 18 Nov 2019

BASF Acquires 3D Printing Service Provider Sculpteo

Acquisition drives market growth Additional sales channel for BASF customers and partners Access to new materials and technologies for customers of BASF and Sculpteo To continue to expand its position as a leading service provider in the additive manufacturing sector, BASF New Business GmbH has formally agreed to acquire the online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo.

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USI Insurance Services LLC
Reinsurance News· 13 Nov 2019

USI Insurance Services acquires Oregon-based insurance agency

Insurance brokerage and risk management firm, USI Insurance Services, has acquired Oregon-based insurance agency Alfred J. Davis Company. Alfred J. Davis Company was founded in 1947 and provides commercial insurance solutions and personal risk products to both individuals and businesses in Oregon for more than 70 years.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc
Drug Store News· 13 Nov 2019

Consortium led by Wasson Enterprise to acquire majority stake in Innovation

High-volume pharmacy automation technology and software company Innovation has signed an agreement that will see a consortium of investors led by Greg Wasson, former CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, acquire a majority stake in the company.

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