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CRH finalises acquisition of Ash Grove Cement
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CRH finalises acquisition of Ash Grove Cement

Ireland’s CRH plc said it has reached an agreement to acquire Ash Grove Cement Company, a leading U.S. cement manufacturer headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, for a total consideration of US$3.5 billion. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has now issued its consent order for this transaction and no further regulatory […]

Equinor acquires 25% stake in Roncador oil field
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Equinor acquires 25% stake in Roncador oil field

Norway’s Equinor has acquired a 25% non-operated interest in the Roncador oil field in Brazil’s Campos Basin. Equinor said in a statement that all the transaction conditions have been met including government and regulator approval. Reflecting equity volumes produced since the effective date of 1 January 2018 and the deposit […]

Nomura’s Instinet suffers phishing attack
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Nomura’s Instinet suffers phishing attack

Japan’s largest investment bank, Nomura said its Instinet platform for Europe suffered a phishing attack. Nomura said in the statement that it learned that Instinet Europe Limited, an overseas subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc., recently experienced the impact of a spearphishing incident that resulted in unauthorized access to the firm’s desktop […]

Kinnevik merges Tele2, Com Hem
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Kinnevik merges Tele2, Com Hem

Sweden’s Kinnevik AB said it has merged Tele2 and Com Hem, and that Kinnevik had agreed to effect pro-competitive measures, if required, to complete the merger. Kinnevik has during the first half of 2018 participated in the European Commission’s merger control procedure to identify measures that would enable merger clearance […]