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Just Eat goes Dutch with Takeaway.com

On 23rd April 2020, the CMA, a government regulatory body charged with promoting domestic competition, announced their approval of the prospective £6.2 billion merger of Just Eat and Takeaway.com. Following the exit of Takeaway.com from the UK online food delivery market in 2016, the CMA concluded the firm would be unlikely to re-enter […]

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Salesforce’s acquisition of Slack

To cap off an extraordinary year for businesses worldwide, Salesforce has officially announced on the 1st of December, 2020 that it would be acquiring collaboration software developer Slack for $27.7 billion USD. This acquisition would go down as the second largest software transaction in history, the price of which represents […]

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AstraZeneca acquiring Alexion

On 14th December 2020, AstraZeneca has agreed to acquire one of the biotech giants, Alexion, for $39 billion in cash and stock. The offer price was $175 per share with a 45% premium on top of its last trading price. AstraZeneca, the acquirer, is a red-hot global pharmaceutical company with its […]