Posts tagged: Goldman Sachs

Stada said to be working with Goldman Sachs on "strategic options"; predators circle - sources - the end?

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 2:28 pm

Now that the bid battle for Stada appears to be done and dusted (you never know, though, there could be a final twist) little old Betaville would like to remind readers of the piece I published in early December about how the German pharmaceutical company was working with bankers on "strategic options" after receiving informal expressions of interest. Below is the link to the piece:..

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Prosiebensat1 said to have hired Goldman Sachs for EURO 500 million sale of digital travel agent - sources

Friday, 10 March 2017, 4:37 pm

German broadcasting giant Prosiebensat1 has appointed investment bankers to work on a potental sale of online travel agent Etraveli.

Sources familiar with the matter said Prosiebesat1 has asked Goldman Sachs run a potential auction, which may include a disposal of all or part of Etraveli.

According to one source, Goldman Sachs has already prepared a short information memorandum on Etraveli for potential buyers containing some financial information...

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Reuben Brothers weigh sale metal warehousing company; Chinese circling, again - sources

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 12:47 pm

The billionaire Reuben Brothers could be about to make another multi-million pound cash windfall from the sale of one of their businesses.

City sources the brothers are considering a sale of Metro International Trade Services, a metal warehousing company, after receiving approaches from potential buyers. I understand one of the purchasers is a mystery Chinese company...

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Stada said to be working with Goldman Sachs on "strategic options"; predators circle - sources

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 5:32 pm

German drug company Stada Arzneimittel has begun working with financial advisers to weigh the group's "strategic options".

According to two sources familiar with the matter, generic drug group Stada is said to be working with bankers from Goldman Sachs after receiving informal expressions of interest from potential acquirers...

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A wrinkle

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 10:23 pm

It would appear one of the world's most powerful investment banks has landed a role on the Reuben Brothers' £5.2 billion sale of data storage company Global Switch to a group of Chinese investors.

Top sources have told little old Betaville Goldman Sachs has picked up a mandate advising on the deal, first revealed in the The Sunday Times a month or so ago...

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Air Liquide said to have hired Goldman Sachs to sell Aqua Lung for $400 million - sources

Monday, 29 August 2016, 12:32 pm

French industrial gases giant Air Liquide is exploring a sale of the company that invented Scuba diving equipment and was founded by the well-known oceanographer Jacques Cousteau.

Air Liquide has asked bankers at Goldman Sachs to find a buyer for Aqua Lung, which was formerly known as La Spirotechnique. People familiar with the matter said information packs have already been sent to potential buyers, many of whom are likely to be private equity firms...

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Sanofi said to weigh alternative deals to Medivation; eyes BioMarin Pharmaceutical - sources

Friday, 17 June 2016, 12:00 am

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi is working on a back up plan in case it fails to win its $9.3 billion hostile pursuit of US-listed Medivation.

Top sources have told me the French pharmaceutical giant has begun looking at US-based rare disease specialist BioMarin Pharmaceutical as a potential alternative takeover deal after growing frustrated in its pursuit of Medivation, which has so far resisted the French company's advances...

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