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A major aspect of the "friendly takeover" bid would be San Miguel's construction of a modern nickel refinery and its offer to shoulder a portion of the mine operator's standing obligations- some $300 million to the national government and P200 million in real property taxes to the city government, said Mayor Ernesto Matugas, who took part in the talks between San Miguel and Philnico's controlling partners early this year.
The friendly takeover is to be conducted through a joint venture owned 40 percent by the Japanese trading house and 60 percent by Beijing-based Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Ltd.
(ADPnews) - Jun 15, 2011 - Belgian zinc refiner Nyrstar NV (EBR:NYR) said today it has agreed to make an all-cash friendly takeover bid for all the shares of Canadian mining company Breakwater Resources (TSX:BWR).
online securities brokerage, TradeStation Group Inc., for $411 million in a friendly takeover deal to expand its business overseas.
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.
The move follows the announcement of the proposed USD4.1bn (EUR3bn) friendly takeover offer for US rival Terra Industries (NYSE:TRA), which is rated Ba3.
South Korea in October ended a losing streak in overseas resource deals with the C$1.8 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.