updated - October 20, 2019 Sunday EDT
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.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle investors’ claims, according to a report from Bloomberg. The company will be paying for claims that it hid from investors as much as $6.2 billion in losses caused by a trader dubbed the “London Whale.”
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.