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Corporate raiders seek Brexit bargains in Britain

LONDON Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought.

Verizon emerges as front-runner in Yahoo auction: sources

Yahoo Inc is focusing on U.S. telecommunications company Verizon Communications Inc as the buyer of its core business after reviewing final bids that it received this week, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

U.S. requires Ahold, Delhaize to sell 81 stores as a condition of merger

WASHINGTON Koninklijke Ahold NV and Delhaize Group SA , which between them own five well-known U.S. supermarket chains, have agreed to sell 81 stores to settle U.S. charges that their proposed $28 billion merger would likely be anticompetitive, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.

L'Oreal buys IT Cosmetics for $1.2 billion

PARIS Cosmetics company L'Oreal has agreed to buy IT Cosmetics, a U.S. maker of beauty products for women with severe skin conditions, for $1.2 billion, the French firm said on Friday.

Silver Run takes majority stake in oil producer Centennial

Silver Run Acquisition Corp , run by energy industry veteran Mark Papa, said on Friday it had taken a controlling stake in oil producer Centennial Resource Development LLC, with plans to develop its acreage in the Permian basin of Texas.

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