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Latest News in Transactions UK

  • May 21, 2024

    Denmark's Sydbank To Acquire Coop Bank For $50M

    Danish lender Sydbank said Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Coop Bank AS from its parent company Coop amba for a preliminary purchase price of 345 million Danish kroner ($50.2 million), in addition to signing a partnership agreement.

  • May 21, 2024

    Sandwich Maker Greencore Rolls Out £30M Share Buyback

    Greencore Group PLC on Tuesday began an up to £30 million ($38 million) share repurchase program, the first chunk of the food-to-go firm's new buyback scheme aimed at rewarding investors following an uptick in earnings.

  • May 21, 2024

    Power Supplies Maker Rejects US Peer's £571M Approach

    Power supplies maker XP Power on Tuesday rejected the latest approximately £571 million ($726 million) unsolicited approach made by Advanced Energy Industries Inc., confirming that it had received "a series of highly conditional, opportunistic, indicative proposals" from the U.S. company.

  • May 21, 2024

    Ryanair Launches €700M Buyback, Profits Soar 34%

    Ryanair Holdings PLC said on Tuesday that it is rewarding investors with a share buyback program worth up to €700 million ($761 million) as it reported a massive rise in profits.

  • May 21, 2024

    Investor Launches Property JV With USS Pension Scheme

    Real estate investor Assura PLC said on Tuesday it has agreed to a £250 million ($318 million) joint venture with the U.K.'s largest private pension scheme to support investment in National Health Service buildings for community care services.

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