Category Archive: Industrials

ROCKETING AEROSPACE

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The Aerospace&Defence industry had modest headlines in 2015 even if it has doubled its volume from 2014. The bigger news took place after the second quarter close, with Lockheed Martin’s announced acquisition of… Continue reading

CHEMCHINA AND PIRELLI: WHO WANTS TO BE NEXT?

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China National Chemical Corp, also known as ChemChina, agreed to buy Pirelli (PECI.MI), the world’s fifth-largest tyre maker, in a € 7.1 billion ($7.7 billion) deal. This operation will put the 143-year-old Italian… Continue reading

FINMECCANICA SELLS ANSALDO TO HITACHI FOR MORE THAN $2 BILLION

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Hitachi, a Japanese conglomerate, will pay €773 million ($850 million) for Finmeccanica’s 40% stake in Ansaldo STS: under Italian law, this type of operations requires a mandatory tender offer in order to be… Continue reading

SAMSUNG SELLS CHEMICAL AND DEFENCE STAKES TO HANWHA

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Last week Samsung decided to sell shares in Samsung General Chemicals and Samsung Techwin for $1.72 billion dollars USD (all figures in USD). The deal was the first time that Samsung sold affiliates… Continue reading