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UNCOOKED ALERT: KKR & Co said to ... - Part 4

Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 3:12 pm

One of America's largest private equity houses is rumoured to be interested in buying DXC Technology, the US-listed IT services group.

Last week, Bloomberg reported that DXC had been approached by at least one private equity firm.

People following the situation had heard talk KKR & Co is one of the buy-out houses that is looking at DXC.

However, it's not clear whether DXC is open to a deal with a private equity house...

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Adobe said to be in advanced talks to buy Figma for $20 billion, reveal Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal - Part 2

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 6:55 pm

Adobe Inc has confirmed it is buying design application Figma for $20 billion, proving once again there is a strong appetite for dealmaking, especially in the US technology market.

Now earlier little old Betaville reported that it was Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal that were claiming the "scoop"...

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Deals, Deals, Deals ... in a bear market - Part 24

Monday, 8 August 2022, 6:43 pm

The US deal announcements are now arriving thick and fast.

Aside from the takeovers mentioned in this morning's note, Pfizer has announced it is buying Global Blood Therapeutics for $5.4 billion (confirming the Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal scoops from last week). Below is the link to the deal report from the WSJ:..

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Eutelsat Communications said to be in merger talks with OneWeb, according to Bloomberg

Saturday, 23 July 2022, 6:01 pm

Arch rivals at Bloomberg have just broken a decent story about Eutelsat Communications holding merger talks with OneWeb this afternoon.

According to Bloomie, British satellite firm OneWeb is nearing a deal to combine with France’s Eutelsat Communications in a transaction that would create a pan-European operator that could better compete with Elon Musk’s Starlink project...

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Broadcom in talks to buy VMWare for over $50 billion, reveal Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal

Monday, 23 May 2022, 8:52 am

A big deal story broke yesterday evening in the US - Broadcom, the US-listed chipmaker, is said to be in talks to buy VMWare, a cloud computing company.

Well, that's according to reports at Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal, which seem to suggest talks about a cash and stock deal are "advanced".

Below are the links to their pieces:..

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