Mergers & Acquisitions in July 2014

July saw a total of 281 M&A deals as the third quarter of the year started relatively strong.   At £924m, the biggest deal of the month was Energy Investments Global Ltd’s acquisition of Heritage Oil plc which came into effect on the first of the month. At 320 pence...

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Carphone Warehouse and Dixons agree £3.8 billion merger

Carphone Warehouse Group plc and Dixons Retail plc have agreed a £3.8 billion merger to create Dixons Carphone, which will bring high-street giants Carphone Warehouse, Currys and PC World all underneath the same umbrella.   Dixons Carphone, which operates out of 3,000 stores and generates sales of almost £11 billion,...

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