European pay-TV group Sky Plc said on Friday it had received a takeover approach from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc , the company's largest shareholder.
A major shareholder of NorthStar Realty Europe Corp has offered to buy the company for $13 per share and is demanding that the real estate investment trust pursue a new asset management contract according to a letter seen by Reuters.
Japanese electronic parts maker TDK Corp is in talks to acquire InvenSense Inc, a U.S. chip maker that produces motion sensors for Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
DUESSELDORF, Germany Germany's Evonik agreed to buy J.M. Huber Corp.'s [CPKEL.UL] silica unit for $630 million to widen its specialty chemicals business, the company said on Friday.
FRANKFURT Labor unions have secured guarantees for a planned merger of Linde and U.S. rival Praxair , saying on Friday there would be no forced layoffs at Linde in Germany until Dec. 31, 2021 in case of a tie-up.
Shares of Athene Holding Ltd jumped as much as 9.2 percent in their debut on Friday, valuing the fixed annuity service provider at about $8.25 billion in the year's largest financial IPO.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Sibanye Gold took a major step outside its home market on Friday with a $2.2 billion deal to buy Stillwater Mining, the only U.S. miner of platinum and palladium.
Fixed annuity service provider Athene Holding Ltd said its initial public offering of 27 million class A shares raised $1.1 billion after the offering was priced in the mid-point of its expected range, valuing the company at about $7.55 billion.
FRANKFURT German semiconductor chipmaking machinery company Aixtron may sell off part of its business, its chief executive said in an interview published on Friday, opening the door for bidders after a deal with a Chinese company collapsed.
BERLIN The German Economy Ministry has no business in planning a strategy for semiconductor chipmaking machinery company Aixtron after a deal with a Chinese firm collapsed, a spokesman said on Friday.
A recount of presidential votes will continue in Wisconsin, one of three states where the Green Party is pursuing recounts of the Nov. 8 election, local news media reported on Friday.