Posts tagged: August

August 2019

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:50 pm

It's turning out to be one of the busiest Augusts in M&A land for quite some time.

US-listed tobacco giants Philip Morris International and Altria have just announced they are in talks about a $210 billion merger of the cigarette makers.

Over in the UK there have been multi-billion pound bids for Peppa Pig creator Entertainment One and pub company Greene King during what is typically considered the quietest months of the year for takeover transactions...