updated - February 22, 2019 Friday EST
Apple, Inc. is looking to achieve growth of its Apple Pay in the Asian and European markets in 2016, according to a report from Bloomberg. The company will be entering markets that are more comfortable with the so-called contactless payments following the sluggish start it experienced in the U.S.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. has announced in a press release that Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone, has amended their Agreement and Plan of Merger dated October 26, 2015 with Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack. Bridgestone will be acquiring all the outstanding common stock of Pep Boys for $17, or approximately $947 million, up from the previous offer of $15.50.
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has announced in a press release that it would be acquiring the Colorado-based Breckenridge Brewery. The acquisition enhances AB InBev’s The High End business unit of craft and import brands.
Mikhail Prokhorov, the majority owner of the Brooklyn Nets, has acquired full ownership of the team and Barclays Center from Nets Sports and Entertainment through his Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding USA, Inc., the team said in its website.
The Qatar National Bank Group (QNB), the largest financial institution in Qatar and the Middle East and North Africa Region, has announced in a press release that it is acquiring the 99.81 percent stake of National Bank of Greece (NBG) in Finansbank A.S. in Turkey, for €2.7 billion, or $2.9 billion.
LKQ Corporation, a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles, has announced in a press release that it will be acquiring Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts Italia S.p.A for an enterprise value of €1.04 billion.
The U.S. Department Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced in a press release that Boeing Commercial Airplanes has agreed to pay $12 million to settle its multiple pending and potential enforcement cases.
Icahn Enterprises has raised its bid for Pep Boys: Manny, Moe & Jack, a full-service and tire automotive aftermarket chain, to $16.50 a share, or about $919 million, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
NetApp, Inc. has announced in a press release that they will be acquiring SolidFire Inc., a market leader in all-flash storage systems built for the next-generation data center, for $870 million in cash.
Crown Resorts Limited has announced in a press release that James Packer has resigned as a director of the company, effective immediately. Packer’s resignation has intensified speculations that he is closer to bidding for the company.
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