updated - October 19, 2019 Saturday EDT
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.
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.
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.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has announced in a press release that it will be acquiring Bristol-Myers Squibb’s late-stage HIV R&D assets and its portfolio of preclinical and discovery stage HIV research assets. The HIV assets complement GSK’s global HIV business ViiV Healthcare’s existing portfolio.
Zurich Insurance Group has announced in a press release that it will be acquiring 100 percent of Rural Community Insurance Services, a leading provider of agricultural insurance in the U.S., from Wells Fargo & Company. The acquisition will expand Zurich’s existing portfolio of products and services, and strengthen its top five position in the U.S. commercial insurance.
Shaw Communications Inc. has announced in a press release that it will be acquiring a 100 percent interest in Mid-Bowline Group Corp. and its subsidiary, WIND Mobile Corp., for approximately $1.16 billion.
UBM plc, one of the world’s leading B2B events organizers, has announced in a press release that it will be selling PR Newswire to Cision, a business controlled by GTCR Canyon Holdings, for $841 million.