Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Shire's next deal could be "transformational" - part 4

This latest global stockmarket rout seems to have had little impact on the booming M&A market, with Betfair announcing a £5 billion merger with Paddy Power this morning and Schlumberger striking a deal to purchase Cameron International in the US for $14.8 billion.

Those deals come after RSA agreed a £5.6 billion sale to Switzerland's Zurich earlier this week.

But one deal that has gone very quiet is Shire's $30 billion hostile pursuit of US-based Baxalta, which has seen its share price crater since the wider stockmarket tumble began last week.

I wonder what's happening with that situation? I mean, is Shire now secretly negotiating an agreed deal with Baxalta's board (the last thing I read the directors wanted $5 billion more from the FTSE 100 company) or has Shire moved on (or back) to another target?

UPDATE: Maybe I spoke too soon! Monsanto just gave up its $47 billion pursuit of Swiss seeds company Syngenta... 


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