Tag archive for ‘United Kingdom’
By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Nomad Foods to acquire Aunt Bessie’s for €240m from William Jackson & Son

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Food acquisition news : UK-based frozen food company Nomad Foods has struck a deal to acquire Aunt Bessie’s, a frozen food brand for about €240 million More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Sainsbury’s to merge with Asda to create largest supermarket chain in UK

Retail acquisition news : British retail giant Sainsbury’s has agreed to acquire rival UK supermarket chain Asda from Walmart in exchange of £2.975 billion in cash and a stake of 42% in the combined business. The More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, April 29th, 2018
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150 new tech jobs at Argos as catalogue retailer pushes for digital growth

New tech jobs at Argos : British catalogue retailer Argos, a subsidiary of supermarket company Sainsbury’s, said that it will add 150 new tech jobs to support its growing digital business with an aim to further More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, April 29th, 2018
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Sainsbury’s in advanced discussions to acquire Asda from Walmart

Retail acquisition news : British supermarket company Sainsbury’s and Walmart-owned Asda Stores are reported to be in talks over a £10 billion merger deal in a move to create the largest UK supermarket chain. The More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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RBI okays Yes Bank representative offices in London & Singapore

Banking industry news : Yes Bank, an Indian private sector bank has secured approval from India’s central banking institution – the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to open two international representative offices More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Stars Group to buy British gambling company Sky Betting & Gaming for $4.7bn

Online gambling industry news : Stars Group, a Canadian online gambling company has agreed to acquire British gambling company Sky Betting & Gaming (SGB) for $4.7 billion from CVC Capital Partners and sports More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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M&S job losses – 450 jobs to go in Hardwick distribution center closure

M&S job losses : British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) will shutter its Hardwick distribution center near Warrington, England, a move that will affect 450 jobs. M&S will cease operations at the More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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GSK offloads rare disease gene therapy drugs to Orchard Therapeutics

Pharma acquisition news : British drug company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to transfer its rare disease gene therapy drugs to Orchard Therapeutics for an equity stake of 19.9% and a seat on the board of the More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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GSK to buy out Novartis’ stake in consumer healthcare JV for $13bn

Pharma acquisition news : GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to buy out Swiss pharma company Novartis’ stake of 36.5% in their consumer healthcare joint venture (JV) for a price of $13 billion, just days after pulling More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Berlin Packaging acquires UK packaging supplier H. Erben

Berlin Packaging, a US-based hybrid packaging supplier has acquired UK packaging supplier H. Erben for an undisclosed price. While Berlin Packaging supplies glass, plastic and metal containers and closures, H. Erben More...