Deals - Europe Headlines

Fri, May 29 2015

Exclusive: Stifel in lead to buy Barclays' U.S. wealth unit - sources

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- Investment bank Stifel Financial Corp is in advanced negotiations to acquire Barclays Plc's U.S wealth management unit, according to three people familiar with the situation.

29 May 2015

Exclusive: Stifel in lead to buy Barclays' U.S. wealth unit - sources

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- Investment bank Stifel Financial Corp is in advanced negotiations to acquire Barclays Plc's U.S wealth management unit, according to three people familiar with the situation.

29 May 2015

Health insurer Humana explores sale: source

- Humana Inc is considering selling itself after receiving multiple expressions of takeover interest, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, highlighting the widening consolidation in the U.S. health insurance industry.

29 May 2015

Apple buys German augmented-reality software maker Metaio

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FRANKFURT - Apple Inc has acquired Metaio, a German company whose technology melds real-world imagery and computer-generated elements into moving video presentations, according to a corporate filing.

Tech, Deals 29 May 2015

Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion in biggest-ever chip deal

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(Corrects May 29 story to correct name in final paragraph to Foerster from Forester)

29 May 2015

Equinix to buy TelecityGroup for $3.6 billion, Interxion deal ended

LONDON/NEW YORK - U.S. data center company Equinix Inc said on Friday it would buy British peer TelecityGroup in a deal worth 2.35 billion pounds ($3.6 billion) that would also end Telecity's pursuit of a smaller European rival.

Tech, Deals 29 May 2015

Mediobanca to sell Telecom Italia stake by end-June - source

MILAN - Italian investment bank Mediobanca will sell its 1.6 percent stake in domestic phone operator Telecom Italia on the market by the end of June, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

29 May 2015

ING and BNP Paribas among bidders for HSBC Turkey -source

ISTANBUL - ING Group NV , BNP Paribas and Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corp (ABC) have submitted bids to buy HSBC's Turkish business, a source familiar with the process said on Friday.

29 May 2015

Wacker Chemie's Siltronic eyes IPO worth up to 435 million euros

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FRANKFURT - Shares in Wacker Chemie's Siltronic unit worth up to 435 million euros ($477 million) will be sold in the planned initial public offering of the German silicon wafer business, the two companies said on Friday.

29 May 2015

ING, Qatar National Bank among suitors for HSBC Turkey -sources

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ISTANBUL - Potential bidders for HSBC's Turkish business include ING Group NV , Qatar National Bank and Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corp (ABC) , people familiar with process said on Friday.

29 May 2015