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Oracle buys Acme Packet for $1.7 billion
Acme PacketMonday February 4, 2013 10:05AM ET
Oracle is to buy Acme Packet, a provider of session border control technology, for $29.25 per share or approximately $1.7 billion.
Credit Agricole sells Emporiki to Alpha Bank
Credit Agricole EmporikiMonday February 4, 2013 2:37AM ET
Credit Agricole completed its sale of the entire share capital of Greek bank Emporiki to Alpha Bank.
Zoetis' spectacular IPO: the company raises $2.24 billion
ZoetisFriday February 1, 2013 11:38AM ET
Pfizer animal health business Zoetis enjoys a very successful IPO: it raised $2.2 billion, valuing the company at $13 billion.
MetLife expands in Chile, buys FP Provida for $2 billion
AFP Provida S.A.Friday February 1, 2013 8:46AM ET
MetLife has agreed with BBVA to acquire AFP Provida S.A., the largest private pension fund administrator in Chile, for approximately $2 billion in cash.
HSBC sells Ping An stake for $7.4 billion
Ping An InsuranceFriday February 1, 2013 8:18AM ET
China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) has approved the sale of HSBC's $7.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance.
Dow Chemical post loss of $716 million
Dow Chemical CompanyThursday January 31, 2013 1:34PM ET
The Dow Chemical Company reported sales of $13.9 billion, with record sales gains in Agricultural Sciences (up 17 percent), but also a loss of $0.61 per share.
Scientific Games buys WMS Industries for $1.5 billion
Scientific Games CorporationThursday January 31, 2013 7:43AM ET
Scientific Games Corporation, a maker of tickets and software for lotteries, announced it will buy WMS Industries Inc. for $26 in cash per common share or approximately $1.5 billion.
Samsung enters medical imaging, buys NeuroLogica
NeuroLogicaWednesday January 30, 2013 4:13PM ET
Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, announced its acquisition of NeuroLogica, a computed tomography (CT) company.
Kinder Morgan to acquire Copano Energy for $5 billion
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KPM)Wednesday January 30, 2013 9:23AM ET
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KPM) and Copano Energy announced that KMP will acquire all of Copano's outstanding units for approximately $5 billion.
SingTel sells Warid Telecom to Abu Dhabi Group for $150 million
SingTelTuesday January 29, 2013 3:12PM ET
Singapore Telecommunications' subsidiary SingTel Pakistan Investments sold its entire 30% stake in Wald Telecom to Wand Telecom Pakistan (VVTPL), part of the Abu Dhabi Group.
After 80 years Philips exits consumer electronics, sells division for $201 million
Royal Philips ElectronicsTuesday January 29, 2013 8:35AM ET
Royal Philips Electronics said it will sell its Lifestyle Entertainment business to Funai Electric for EUR 150 million ($201,39 million). This the end of 80 years in consumer electronics.
Anglo American takes $4 billion charge on Minas-Rio
Anglo American Minas-RioTuesday January 29, 2013 7:49AM ET
Anglo American said it would book a $4 billion impairment charge for its Brazilian iron ore project Minas-Rio but remains confident in the long term positive effects.