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UK regulator blocks $9.4bn takeover of Asda by Sainsbury's

UK regulator blocks $9.4bn takeover of Asda by Sainsbury's

Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed £7.3bn ($9.4bn) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco.

Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs after Monsanto takeover: company

Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs after Monsanto takeover: company

Germany chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer said Thursday it would slash 12,000 jobs in a major restructuring following the takeover of Monsanto ...

Broadcom offers $103 bn for Qualcomm, sets up takeover battle

Broadcom offers $103 bn for Qualcomm, sets up takeover battle

Chip maker Broadcom Ltd on Monday announced an unsolicited bid to buy peer Qualcomm Inc for $103 billion as it looks to boost its presence in the wireless market ...

EU fines Facebook 110 mn euros over 'misleading' info in WhatsApp takeover

EU fines Facebook 110 mn euros over 'misleading' info in WhatsApp takeover

The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook 110 million euros ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp.