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Sprecher - who built ICE largely on successful acquisitions - is now a critical part of Greifeld s possible plan to break up Deutsche Boerse s friendly takeover of the Big Board parent.
Security specialist Gallagher is on the prowl again for agricultural product maker Tru-Test, seeking a friendly takeover that would create a group with revenues of $280 million a year.
WA-based West African gold explorer Gryphon Minerals Limited (ASX:GRY) has made a friendly takeover bid for Shield Mining Limited (ASX:SHX) offering one Gryphon share for every three Shield shares.
1bn (EUR3bn) friendly takeover offer for US rival Terra Industries (NYSE:TRA), which is rated Ba3.
8 billion friendly takeover of Canada's Harvest Energy Trust, securing a refinery, oil and gas reserves.
CADBURY has held talks with rival confectioner Hershey about a friendly takeover by the American firm, sources have said.
The friendly takeover means that addition of SPI's strong line in fiber lasers broadens Trumpf's range of offerings.
Adecco has reiterated that it wants a friendly takeover of rival recruiter Michael Page International as it posted a better-than-expected quarterly net profit and strong margins despite the tough trading environment.
According to a press release, the goal of the friendly takeover bid would be to create a combined aluminum magnate, Rio Tinto Alcan.
owing to a friendly takeover bid for it by the Swedish truck maker, Nissan Diesel said Saturday.
The statement from NTL followed a report on a national newspaper's website, which said plans for a friendly takeover of ITV were due to be disclosed next week.
The world's biggest wine company first made an unsolicited bid in the same amount for Vincor last month, urging Vincor to negotiate a friendly takeover by Oct.