[NEW YORK] French luxury group LVMH has persuaded US jewellery chain Tiffany & Co to provide it with confidential due diligence after it raised its bid to close to US$16 billion, people...

[NEW YORK] BB&T and SunTrust got final approval on Tuesday for their plan to join forces, creating a regional banking giant in the industry's largest merger since the 2008 financial crisis....

[TOKYO] Japan's SoftBank Corp plans to merge internet unit Yahoo Japan with messaging app operator Line Corp to create a US$30 billion tech giant, as it bags struggling internet companies to bulk...

[BENGALURU] Australia cleared a dairy producer part-owned by the Chinese government to buy local infant formula maker Bellamy's Australia Ltd for A$1.43 billion (S$1.33 billion), but imposed...

[LONDON] A Chinese buy-out marks a new chapter in the tumultuous history of steelmaking in the United Kingdom, which has been characterised by nationalisation, privatisations and recurring crises...

[WASHINGTON] The US telecom regulator on Tuesday approved the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, moving the tie-up of the third- and fourth-largest US carriers closer to completion.

[SYDNEY] Australian pension funds QSuper and Sunsuper are in early-stage discussions to merge and form the country's largest pension manager, as regulatory pressure drives consolidation in the...

[LONDON] Canadian manufacturing group Bombardier announced Thursday it was selling its aerostructures business to US firm Spirit AeroSystems, involving operations in Belfast, Casablanca and Dallas...

[WASHINGTON] The board of Peugeot maker Groupe PSA on Wednesday approved a merger with Italian-US carmaker Fiat Chrysler, creating a new global auto giant, a person familiar with the deal said...

AGAINST the backdrop of economic and political uncertainty - led by the United States-China trade dispute, Brexit, and slowing global growth - dealmakers are not quite ready to abandon M&A (...