May 24 (Reuters) - Publity AG :Says has bought office property in Bad Homburg with 16,000 square metres.
May 23 (Reuters) - Ip Group Plc :Update on possible offer.Received irrevocable undertakings from Invesco Asset Management, Lansdowne Developed Markets Master Fund.Irrevocable undertakings in connection with possible offer and a letter of intent from lansdowne in connection with possible offer.Received irrevocable undertakings in support of possible offer from touchstone shareholders representing 74.3% of touchstone's issued share capital.Got non-binding letter of intent from Lansdowne in favour of co representing about 12.8% of share capital of Touchstone in issue on 31 Jan.
May 23 (Reuters) - Touchstone Innovations Plc :Statement re possible offer.Notes announcement of IP Group and confirms that touchstone was approached by IP Group regarding a potential combination.An agreement on terms and governance could not be agreed prior to capital raise announced today by IP Group.Any recommended proposal would need to reflect best interests of touchstone and its shareholders as a whole.
May 22 (Reuters) - Value Partners Group Ltd <0806.HK>:Noted recent increase in price and trading volume of shares of company and news reports and market rumors regarding co.As of May 22, discussion is still on-going and relevant shareholders have not entered into any definitive agreement with potential offeror.Application has been made by company to stock exchange for resumption of trading in shares on 23 may 2017.Board has been informed by Dato' Seri Cheah Cheng Hye and Yeh V-Nee that relevant shareholders have been approached by third parties.Relevant shareholders have been approached by third parties and are in discussions with a potential offeror.Relevant shareholders and potential offeror have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding on 24 january 2017.Signed non-binding memorandum of understanding on 24 jan in respect of possible transaction involving an acquisition of interests in co by potential offeror.
May 22 (Reuters) - GFA Co Ltd <8783.T>:* Says it acquires a Kanagawa-based real estate on May 22.* Price not disclosed .
May 22 (Reuters) - Ratos :Ratos divests Nebula to Telia Company <<>>.Says divestment generates a net exit gain of approximately SEK 500 mln.
May 22 (Reuters) - PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING AG ::PARTNERS GROUP HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE SPI GLOBAL, A PROVIDER OF OUTSOURCED SERVICES TO EDUCATION, SCIENCE, TECHNICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH PUBLISHERS WORLDWIDE, ON BEHALF OF ITS CLIENTS.THE COMPANY IS BEING ACQUIRED FROM CVC CAPITAL PARTNERS ASIA III IN A TRANSACTION THAT VALUES SPI AT USD 330 MILLION.FOLLOWING THE TRANSACTION, THREE SENIOR PARTNERS GROUP EXECUTIVES WILL JOIN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT SPI.
May 19 (Reuters) - Brookfield Asset Management Inc ::Brookfield Asset Management announces renewal of normal course issuer bid.Brookfield Asset Management Inc says approval for proposed normal course issuer bid to purchase up to 82.96 million class a limited voting shares.Brookfield Asset Management Inc says period of normal course issuer bid will extend from may 24, 2017 to may 23, 2018.Brookfield Asset Management Inc- will enter into an automatic purchase plan on or about week of june 26, 2017 in relation to normal course issuer bid.
May 19 (Reuters) - Tiso Blackstar Group Se :Update on conditional disposal of interest in KTH.KTH to repurchase co's entire shareholding of 213,235 ordinary shares in KTH constituting 22.9% of KTH's issued ordinary share held through unit.KTH repurchase price, which is same as for structure previously announced, is zar1.5 billion.
May 18 (Reuters) - Ares Management Lp :Ares Management to acquire devacurl from tengram capital partners.Jefferies acted as financial advisor and morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP acted as legal advisor to ares.A fund managed by its private equity group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Deva Holdings Inc..