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EU mergers and takeovers (April 17)

2018-04-17 reuters
BRUSSELS, April 17 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

 
Trump Picks Monetary Expert for No. 2 Job at Federal Reserve - The New York Times

2018-04-16 nytimes
WASHINGTON — President Trump continued a sweeping remake of the Federal Reserve’s leadership on Monday by nominating Richard Clarida, a Treasury official in the administration of President George W. Bush, for the Fed’s second-ranking job.

 
EU mergers and takeovers (April 16)

2018-04-16 reuters
BRUSSELS, April 16 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:

 
Advent is said to near deal to acquire Sanofi Generics unit

2018-04-16 livemint
London:Advent International Corp. is close to acquiring Sanofi’s European generics division in a deal valued at about 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion) including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.

 
Carlyle-backed diagnostic chain Metropolis Healthcare mulls $230 million IPO

2018-04-16 livemint
Mumbai: Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, an operator of medical diagnostic centers backed by Carlyle Group LP, is considering an initial public offering (IPO) to raise about Rs1,500 crore ($230 million) as it seeks acquisitions.

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4 Well-Covered Preferreds Yielding Over 8%: No K-1, All Going Ex-Dividend Soon

2018-04-15 seekingalpha
They're all cumulative, and 3 of 4 are selling below their $25 call value - the 4th is at $25.03.

 
ManorCare wins court approval to exit bankruptcy under landlord

2018-04-13 channelnewsasia
REUTERS: No. 2 U.S. nursing home chain HCR ManorCare Inc won court approval on Friday for a plan to exit a US$7.1 billion Chapter 11 bankruptcy by transferring ownership to its landlord, Quality Care Properties Inc .

 
UPDATE 1-ManorCare wins court approval to exit bankruptcy under landlord

2018-04-13 reuters
(Reuters) - No. 2 U.S. nursing home chain HCR ManorCare Inc won court approval on Friday for a plan to exit a $7.1 billion Chapter 11 bankruptcy by transferring ownership to its landlord, Quality Care Properties Inc (QCP.N).

 
ManorCare seeks court approval to exit bankruptcy under landlord - Channel NewsAsia

2018-04-13 channelnewsasia
REUTERS: No. 2 U.S. nursing home chain HCR ManorCare Inc heads to court on Friday to seek approval for a plan to exit a US$7.1 billion Chapter 11 bankruptcy under the ownership of the real estate investment trust whose steep rents lent to its financial demise.

 
Ontario Teachers' to buy 40 pct stake in European Camping Group

2018-04-11 reuters
April 11 (Reuters) - The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will buy a 40 percent stake in European Camping Group (ECG) from U.S. buyout firm Carlyle Group LP and Montefiore Investment, the Canadian pension fund said here on Wednesday.

 
Varo Energy cancels plans for IPO on Euronext

2018-04-10 reuters
AMSTERDAM, April 10 (Reuters) - Varo Energy BV said on Tuesday it had decided not to proceed with plans for a flotation on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, citing poor market conditions.

 
What Could Affect Carlyle in 1Q18

2018-04-09 marketrealist
Wall Street analysts expect The Carlyle Group (CG) to see EPS (earnings per share) of $0.54 in 1Q18, reflecting a substantial decline YoY (year-over-year). They gave a high estimate of $0.71 and a low estimate of $0.22. EPS are expected to fall mainly due to outflow from debt markets impacting its global credit segment.

 
Weekly Commentary: Market Realities

2018-04-07 seekingalpha
Markets have grown well-versed at disregarding structural issues. I'm still amazed at what the marketplace was willing to ignore throughout the mortgage finance bubble period: A doubling of mortgage credit in just about six years; California's housing market out of control by 2005; $1.0 trillion of subprime CDS in 2006; the unprecedented growth in leveraged securities holdings and so on. Unrelenting trade and current account deficits.

 
Sovereign funds take part in record $42 bln of deals in Q1

2018-04-06 reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Sovereign investors participated in deals worth a record $42 billion in the first quarter, led by Singapore fund GIC’s involvement in the two biggest transactions, which accounted for $29.6 billion combined.

 
Fidessa pushes vote on Temenos deal out as rivals circle

2018-04-06 telegraph.co.uk
City software firm Fidessa has pushed its vote on a £1.4bn takeover by Swiss group Temenos to the last possible moment while it considers potentially better offers from rivals.

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