Wednesday July 18, 2018 02:30

ACQUISITION Press Releases

Avantor(R) Introduces New Brand Identity General—17 Jul 18

- New identity signals continued integration with VWR and ongoing commitment to customers Following the acquisition of VWR in 2017, Avantor(R) introduced a new logo and visual identity today signaling the company's position as a leading global provider

MECO Ushers In a More Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Future for Water IT—10 Jul 18

Taking advantage of technology developed in recent years, MECO announces smartANALYTICS(R) as a means of connecting its water purification machines and systems with big data analytics and in house expertise. While data acquisition and trending has been

PRM buys 70% stake in Big Sea, to reap Big Sea#s revenue, profit immediately after acquisition, Stcoks—02 Jul 18

PRM has bought 70% shares in Big Sea, a major domestic maritime petroleum transportation service company, for THB 1.4 billion, and will acquire the remaining 30% gradually over a three-year period for approx. THB 800 million. The combined project value

GPSC Outlook Revised To Negative On The Proposed Acquisition Of #BBB-# Rating Stcoks—22 Jun 18

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) June 22, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook on Global Power Synergy Public Co. Ltd. (GPSC) to negative from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'BBB-' long-term issuer credit rating on the

Fitch Places Global Power Synergy on RWN after GLOW Acquisition Stcoks—22 Jun 18

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has placed Global Power Synergy Public Company Limited's (GPSC) National Long-Term Rating and senior unsecured rating of 'A+(tha)' on Rating Watch Negative (RWN). This follows the 20 June 2018 announcement that GPSC will acquire

Koerber Acquires Centriq, a Leading Provider of Voice-directed Warehousing and Modeling General—22 Jun 18

- Transaction covers Centriq Group Ltd., including its voice solution business Voiteq and modeling and simulation business Cirrus Logistics - Acquisition establishes Koerber's Business Area Logistics Systems as leading company for implementation of

Abraaj Holdings, Abraaj Investment Management Limited and Colony Capital, Inc. Successfully Agree Stcoks—21 Jun 18

- Transaction also includes the acquisition of Abraaj's stakes and commitments in and to those Funds - Transaction includes interim support solution for remaining Funds Abraaj Holdings, Abraaj Investment Management Limited (together "the Group") and

PTTEP completes the acquisition of Shells stake in Bongkot field, Ready for the bidding to maintain Energy—21 Jun 18

- Strong determination to continue operatorship in Bongkot field to maintain energy security for Thailand PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) announced the acquisition completion of 22.2222% stake in the Bongkot field from

Cotiviti Corp. Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Negative On Announced Acquisition By Verscend And Stcoks—20 Jun 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) June 19, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today placed its 'BB-' corporate credit rating on Cotiviti Corp. on CreditWatch with negative implications, meaning we could lower the rating upon further information. At the same

VCVH Holding II Corp. Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Acquisition of Cotiviti Stcoks—20 Jun 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) June 19, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today placed its 'B-' corporate credit and debt ratings on VCVH Holding II Corp. (Verscend) on CreditWatch with positive implications following the company's announcement that it

Hawksford Acquires One of Asia#s Leading Independent Corporate Service Stcoks—18 Jun 18

Hawksford has acquired People & Projects Ltd (P&P), an acquisition which will significantly strengthen its current presence in Hong Kong and Singapore, and provide it with an extensive footprint across major cities in China. The transaction

Investa Office Fund #BBB+# Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Negative Following Proposed Acquisition By Stcoks—14 Jun 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) June 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has placed its 'BBB+' issuer credit ratings and issue ratings on Investa Office Fund (IOF) on CreditWatch with negative implications. The CreditWatch placement follows

Genuine Financial Holdings LLC Assigned #B# Corporate Credit Rating Following Corporate Risk Stcoks—14 Jun 18

TORONTO (S&P Global Ratings) June 13, 2018-- S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating to Genuine Financial Holdings LLC. The outlook is stable. At the same time, we are assigning our 'B' issue-level and '3' recovery

Singha Estate Public Company Limited Acquires Six Spectacular Properties from Outrigger Hotels and Properties—13 Jun 18

Singha Estate Public Company Limited, Thailand's premier property development and investment holding company, today announced the successful acquisition of six spectacular properties from the Honolulu-based hotel chain and management company, Outrigger.

Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion IT—05 Jun 18

- Acquisition will empower developers, accelerate GitHub's growth and advance Microsoft services with new audiences. Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world's leading software development platform

Eletropaulo #BB-# And #brA+# Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Positive After Acquisition By Enel Stcoks—05 Jun 18

SAO PAULO (S&P Global Ratings) June 4, 2018--S&P Global Ratings placed its 'BB-' global scale and 'brA+' national scale ratings on Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de Sao Paulo S.A. (Eletropaulo) on CreditWatch with positive implications,

AccorHotels Completes Acquisition of Mantra Group Lifestyle—04 Jun 18

AccorHotels today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Mantra Group for $1.2 billion. The deal includes the Mantra, Peppers, BreakFree and Art Series brands, representing 138 hotels in Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and Bali. Michael

Bayer Downgraded By Two Notches To #BBB# On Monsanto Acquisition Outlook Stcoks—04 Jun 18

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) June 4, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it lowered to 'BBB' from 'A-' its long-term issuer credit ratings on Germany-based life sciences group Bayer AG and its related entities. We removed the long-term

Safe Fleet Holdings LLC Downgraded To #B-# From #B# On Acquisition Outlook Stcoks—16 May 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) May 15, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today lowered its corporate credit rating on U.S.-based Safe Fleet Holdings LLC to 'B-' from 'B'. The outlook is stable. At the same time, we lowered our issue-level rating on Safe

Brookfield Partners With Schoeller Group Stcoks—16 May 18

Schoeller Group announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition by Brookfield Business Partners L.P. together with institutional partners (collectively "Brookfield") of JP Morgan's shares in Schoeller Allibert. (Photo:

Trina Solar completes acquisition of Nclave Energy—21 May 18

Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or the "Company") announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Spain-based Nclave Renewable S.L. ("Nclave"), the world's leading solar tracker system manufacturer. This is the first time that a Chinese

ExamWorks Group Inc. #B# Corporate Credit And First-Lien Debt Ratings Affirmed On Term Loan Add-On Stcoks—23 May 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) May 22, 2018-- S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'B' corporate credit rating on ExamWorks Group Inc. The outlook is stable. We also affirmed our 'B' issue-level rating on the company's first-lien credit facility,


Minor International ("MINT") announced today that it has reached agreement to acquire 30,000,000 shares in NH Hotel Group in a transaction valued at EUR 192 million, which together with its existing shareholding will increase MINT's stake in NH Hotel

Wrangler Buyer LLC #B# Rating Outlook Remains Stable On Proposed Add-On Term Loan For Stcoks—10 May 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) May 9, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'B' corporate credit rating on U.S.-based Wrangler Buyer LLC. The outlook is stable. At the same time, we affirmed our issue-level ratings on the company's senior

Werfen increases sales by over 13% and reaffirms its global leadership in in vitro Heathcare—27 Apr 18

Werfen, a global leader in healthcare and life sciences, achieves revenues of 1,337 million euros in 2017, a 13.3% increase against 2016. Excluding the impact of recent acquisitions, sales from organic growth grew by 4.6%. With these results, Werfen