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US Airways

US Justice Department investigates planned merger of US Airways and American Airlines

The US Justice Department is taking sworn testimony in the form of depositions under an investigation into the planned USD11bn (EUR8.4bn) tie-up between US Airways Group Inc (NYSE:LCC) and American Airlines, informed people told Reuters. The move shows that the […]

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IBM

IBM acquires US-based cloud computing infrastructure group SoftLayer

US information technology major International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM), or IBM, said it had inked a final accord to acquire domestic cloud computing infrastructure provider SoftLayer Technologies Inc

Aer Lingus

Flybe’s expansion plans negatively impacted by EC’s expected decision to block Ryanair-Aer Lingus deal

UK regional airline company Flybe Group Plc (LON:FLYB) said it is disappointed by the news

Branson

Virgin agrees $23bn merger with US-based Liberty Global

US cable TV operator Liberty Global Inc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has agreed to take over UK broadband andcommunication group

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UK property group Land Securities closes £112m investment in X-Leisure

UK real estate investment trust Land Securities Group Plc said today it had wrapped up the acquisition of a further

Alabama

Steel giant ArcelorMittal favourite to acquire ThyssenKrupps Alabama plant

Luxembourg-based steel and mining group ArcelorMittal (AMS:MT) is one of the two top bidders for German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG's (ETR:TKA) steel business in the Americas, offering USD1.5bn (EUR1.1bn)

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Sponsor Silver Lake emerges as front runner to acquire Dell

Led by US private equity group Silver Lake Partners, talks over the potential buy-out of US computer manufacturer Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) have reached the advanced stage and at

Swatch

Swatch acquires acquires Canadian watchmaker Harry Winston

Swiss watches and jewellery maker The Swatch Group Ltd has inked an agreement to acquire the luxury brand diamond jewellery and timepiece division of Canada's Harry Winston Diamond

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UPS hit with €200m termination fee as EC blocks deal to acquire TNT

US package delivery group United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) on Monday said the European Commission (EC) had notified it of plans to block its tie-up with Dutch express

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US fashion group Gap to acquire Intermix for $130m

US fashion company The Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) has agreed to acquire women's fashion boutique Intermix Inc for USD130m (EUR98.8m), the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. The deal represents Gap's

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