All Mergers & acquisitions Articles

Bilfinger Berger postpones Australian IPO
Sale of Valemus delayed due to weak capital markets.
URS increases offer for Scott Wilson, CH2M Hill withdraws
URS is now prepared to pay US$ 333 million for the UK-based consultant engineer
Bidding war over Scott Wilson
A new bid from CH2M Hill has trumped URS’ approved offer to acquire the UK consultant. URS has until 1 July to respond.
URS announces approved offer for Scott Wilson
Bidding war could ensue over UK-based consultant, as CH2M Hill considers a counter offer.
ITT buys Godwin Pumps for $585m
ITT Corp is to buy Godwin Pumps for US$585 million. The acquisition will double the size of ITT’s dewatering business, which includes the Flygt and Grindex branded submersible pumps. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2010.
Atlas Copco completes Quincy Compressor acquisition
Atlas Copco has completed a US$ 190 million acquisition of Quincy Compressor from EnPro Industries.
HCC partners with Orascom to place PPP bids for Indian roads
HCC Infrastructure, a subsidiary of the Hindustan Construction Company has signed an agreement with Orascom Construction Industries
Mostotrest buys into rival infrastructure builders
Acquisitions will enhance the company's geographic reach in its Russian home market.
Sika acquires Japanese waterproofing leader
Construction chemicals company buys into Japanese market
Korea Development Bank fund to buy Daewoo E&C
State-owned bank to set up new pool of private money to buy controlling stake in contractor for US$ 2.6 billion
Hitachi confirms Telcon intentions
Indian joint venture to become a Hitachi subsidiary and regional manufacturing hub for emerging markets.
Hitachi to acquire controlling stake in Telcon
Local reports say Hitachi is to buy 20% of Tata's stake in their Indian joint venture.
HCC to acquire stake in Karl Steiner
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) is to acquire a controlling stake in Karl Steiner - a Swiss contractor that specialises in the development of new buildings and refurbishments.
Ready Mix USA sells 12 quarries for US$ 420 million
Deal will generate US$ 100 million in cash for minority owner Cemex.
Camargo Corrêa increases Cimpor stake
Camargo Corrêa has increased its shareholding in Cimpor with the acquisition of Spanish steel maker Bipadosa's 6.5% shareholding.
Camargo Corrêa buys into Cimpor
Contractor Teixeira Duarte sells its 22.17% stake for US$ 1.33 billion.
Votorantim to take interest in Cimpor
Brazil’s Votorantim Cimentos has agreed a stock swap with Lafarge that will see it take a 17.28% stake in Cimpor.
Camargo withdraws from Cimpor merger
Brazil’s Camargo Corrêa has withdrawn its proposal to merge with Portugal’s Cimpor.
KB Home sounds optimistic note
Sales down 40% for the year, but fourth quarter saw US house builder return to profitability.
UAE’s Aabar targets Arabtec
The UAE’s Aabar Investments of Abu Dhabi is to make an offer to acquire 70% of Dubai’s Arabtec Holdings.
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