Liberty Global Plc and Telefónica SA set to merge UK business in a deal worth $29.57 billion

On Thursday, according to a report from the Financial Times, in a deal worth $29.57 billion (24 billion pounds), the British units of Liberty Global Plc and Telefónica SA will merge with Telefónica SA. Both companies are expected to announce the merger deal on Thursday following five months of negotiations, said the FT’s report citing…

T-Mobile US Inc’s merger with Sprint Corp wins final approval from California’s Public Utilities Commission

Following California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) vote on Thursday, the $23 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc with that of Sprint Corp saw the final approval of the deal which closed on April 1. The deal had closed without a final decision from the CPUC, which came through with an unanimous vote.…

Delivery’s Hero’s $4 billion acquisition of South Korea’s Woowa Brothers raises antitrust concerns

On Monday, South Korean restaurant owners expressed concern over food delivery giant Delivery Hero’s $4 billion planned acquisition of its local rival, Woowa Brothers, subject to regulatory approval. The move could undermine competition and lead to higher fees feel South Korean restaurant owners. In December 2019, Delivery Hero, the second-largest food delivery app operator in…

Nvidia set to win unconditional approval from European Commission for it’s bid to acquire Mellanox Technologies

Sources familiar with the matter have disclosed, U.S. chipmaker Nvidia is set to win an unconditional approval from the European Commission over its $6.8 billion acquisition bid to acquire Mellanox Technologies. Known for its powerful graphics chips, Nvidia is looking to boost its data center and artificial intelligence business; acquiring Mellanox will help it better…

FCA’s board as well as Peugeot’s board to meet today on proposed $50B planned merger

On Tuesday, sources with knowledge of the matter at hand disclosed, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s board is scheduled to meet later this afternoon to consider taking the next steps toward a proposed merger with French automaker Peugeot SA. Peugeot’s board is also expected to meet this afternoon and is expected to consider a memorandum of…

European Commission to decide on Nvidia’s bid to acquire Mellanox Technologies for $6.8 billion by Dec. 19

Data from the European Commission’s website shows that U.S. chipmaker Nvidia did not offer any concessions to EU antitrust regulators who are examining its $6.8 billion bid to acquire Mellanox Technologies. The European Commission is set to take a decision on Nvidia’s biggest-ever acquisition by December 19. It is to be seen whether the EC…

Japan’s SoftBank and South Korea’s Naver Corp to create $30 billion tech giant to fight Rakuten Inc

On Monday, Japan’s SoftBank Corp stated, it plans on merge  Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp in order to create a $30 billion tech giant, as it aims to group together struggling internet companies to bulk up against rivals such as Rakuten Inc. In a statement SoftBank said Yahoo Japan, which last month…