European stock indices slide on Tuesday following disappointing news on investor sentiment in Germany.
Dublin-based drugs maker Shire said Monday it had entered "detailed discussions" with AbbVie about a $54 billion takeover proposal.
Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Sprungli expects to increase its North American revenue by about 50% through the purchase of privately held Russell Stover Candies.
Irish drugs maker Shire said it had entered detailed discussions with suitor AbbVie about a fifth takeover proposal after eliciting a sweetened bid that values its stock at $54 billion.
If a deal happens, the combined U.S. tobacco companies would have an equity value of roughly $56 billion.
Appliances maker Whirlpool said it would buy a 60% stake in Italian peer Indesit for $1 billion.
European stock indices tumble on Thursday, refusing to follow U.S. markets higher after Federal Reserve minutes were released Wednesday.
European stock indices tumble on Thursday, refusing to follow U.S. markets higher after Federal Reserve minutes on Wednesday stoked optimism about the monetary outlook.
AbbVie backed down from a claim underpinning its sweetened $52 billion offer for Irish drugmaker Shire after Takeover Panel intervention.
Adidas shares slide amid reports it is poised to sign a record sponsorship deal with Premiership soccer club Manchester United.