U.K. regulator approved £11 billion merger between Aberdeen and Standard Life. Diageo agreed to buy George Clooney''s Casamigos tequila brand. FirstGroup and Stagecoach are shortlisted for high speed rail link between London and Birmingham.
Actuant declined after the industrial products maker lowered fiscal outlook. Adobe reported better than expected results on the surge in cloud revenue. FedEx lifted dividend. CarMax net jumped 5%. Korn/Ferry net soared. Red Hat sustained revenue momentum.
Centrica sells two power plants to Czech power producer. The investment manager IP Group offers to buy rival Touchstone for $587 million. Prosiebensat 1 sells its Swedish online travel agency for €508 million. Whitbread jumped on strong sales at Premier.
Boeing revised higher its industry outlook for the next decade. CAI International lifted second-quarter forecast. Lennar net fell 2% but revenues soared 17%. Parexel agreed to go private for $5 billion.
Barclay’s four executives face criminal charges from the U.K. regulator. FirstGroup and MTR signed an order worth £895 million for 90 new trains. Mediaset agreed to acquire 11% stake in its Premium unit from Telefonica. Wolseley sales surged 17%.
Engie agreed to buy 40% stake in Dubai-based National Central Cooling Co. Europcar agreed to acquire rival Goldcar in a €550 million. PerkinElmer agreed to buy Germany-based Euroimmun Medical for $1.3 billion. Sainsbury is close to buying Nisa.
EQT agreed to buy Rice Energy for $6.7 billion. Hess agreed to sell its enhanced oil recovery assets in Permian Basin in Texas. Lockheed Martin and Tata agreed to make F-16s in India. Stryker agreed to buy Novadaq.
Amazon agreed to acquire Whole Foods Market, Inc for $13.7 billion. Google faces $1.1 billion fine from the European Commission. Booz Allen is under SEC investigation for its billing practices. Wal-Mart agreed to buy online retailer Bonobos for $310 million.
BP and India-based Reliance Ind plans to invest $6 billion in Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin. JCDecaux wins exclusive advertising contract in Panama Airport. Nestle is exploring options for its U.S. confectionery business. Tesco reported its strongest result in seven years.
Sources: Data collected by 123jump.com and Ticker.com from company press releases, filings and corporate websites.
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