Barrick, Randgold sweetens dividend before takeover vote

LONDON / TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's Barrick Gold and takeover target Randgold Resources will increase their dividend distribution before shareholders vote for their $ 6.1 billion deal next week, miners…

Insurance's global M & A value in the first half of the year reached its highest level since the financial crisis

(Reuters) – Global insurance mergers and acquisitions increased to 37 billion euros in the first six months of 2018. Numerous mega deals resulted in the highest half-year result since the…

Exclusive: The buyout firms Bain and CVC are competing for the acquisition of Papa John's sources

(Reuters) – Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners are among the private equity firms involved in the acquisition of Papa John's International Inc. (PZZA.O), the third largest pizza supplier in…

Fiat Chrysler's lower cash forecast overshadows the special dividend pledge

MILAN / DETROIT (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler (FCA) reported better-than-expected results for the third quarter, pledging to pay € 2 billion ($ 2.3 billion) in special dividends, but a lower…

Chesapeake Energy stocks plunge into $ 4 billion WildHorse deal

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The Chesapeake Energy Corp. Tuesday agreed to buy Texas oil producer WildHorse Resource Development Corp. as part of a bargaining and equity business worth nearly $ 4…

Chesapeake is expanding oil production with $ 4 billion WildHorse Deal

(Reuters) – Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK.N.) said Tuesday it would buy Texas-based WildHorse Resource Development Corp. (WRD.N.) in a deal of nearly $ 4 billion, which added lucrative oil-producing regions…

The US limits its exports to the Chinese semiconductor company Fujian Jinhua

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The administration of US President Donald Trump took steps on Monday to cut off a Chinese state-sponsored chip maker from US suppliers, as the company is owned…

Kröger places a warehouse order with partner Ocado

LONDON (Reuters) – The US supermarket chain Kroger Co is expected to order the first three out of 20 high-tech warehouses of online food retailer Ocado by the end of…