HNA has already pushed ahead with asset sales that have so far included real estate and stakes in hotels groups.
The San Francisco-based company is among a string of Silicon Valley unicorns expected to debut in the stock market in 2019.
Logitech and Plantronics were hoping to successfully conclude negotiations this week, but Logitech’s board decided on Sunday to walk away from the potential deal.
The transaction is by far IBM’s biggest acquisition as the firm seeks to diversify its technology hardware and consulting business into higher-margin products and services.
Nielsen is heavily indebted, the legacy of a leveraged buyout in 2006 by six private equity firms.
Three members of Tesla’s board will now weigh whether it is advisable – or even feasible – to pursue what could be the biggest-ever go-private deal, and they are doing so before receiving a formal proposal from the CEO.
Meisheng Cultural’s unsuccessful acquisition attempt illustrates how some Chinese companies see opportunities in marrying their low-cost manufacturing base with U.S. retailers
The CA deal comes just months after U.S. President Donald Trump blocked Broadcom’s $117 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc.
The breakthrough in the companies’ negotiations came after T-Mobile majority-owner Deutsche Telekom and SoftBank agreed on a structure that will allow Deutsche Telekom to continue to consolidate the combined company, which will have a market value of over $80 billion, on its books.
Shire said Takeda’s proposals significantly undervalued the company’s growth prospects and drugs in development.