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Linde ovecomes union pressure to begin acceptance period for $75bn Praxair merger

Linde and Praxair shareholders have 10 weeks to approve a merger that would create a new leader in the gas industry

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FMC set to buy home dialysis systems manufacturer NxStage for $2bn

Fresenius Medical Care has sought to expand its home care provision by acquiring dialysis treatment rival NxStage

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Uber rivals Didi Chuxing and Taxify form cross-continental partnership

China’s largest taxi app, Didi Chuxing, will invest in Europe’s Taxify in order to help the company expand its operations

Flipkart raises Snapdeal offer amid increasing competition

In a bid to consolidate its dominance of India’s e-commerce market, Flipkart has increased its takeover bid for Snapdeal

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Amazon set to acquire Whole Foods in $13.7bn deal

Amazon has purchased Whole Foods in a potentially game-changing move into the traditional retail market

Thermo Fisher acquires Patheon for $7.2bn

Scientific instruments maker Thermo Fisher has acquired a Dutch drug company in new push towards biopharma manufacturing

Sinclair buys Tribune Media for $3.9bn

Sinclair’s new acquisition of Tribune Media will create a company that covers most of the US broadcasting market

AT&T places $1.6bn bet on 5G

AT&T has bought Straight Path Communications for $1.6bn in a huge bet on 5G technology

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Grupo Mexico acquires US railway for $2.1bn

Grupo Mexico has announced plans to acquire Florida East Coast Railway Holdings for $2.1bn, in spite of NAFTA concerns

BAT takeover of Reynolds American set to create market-leading behemoth

British American Tobacco has agreed a $49.4bn takeover deal with Reynolds American, making it the world’s largest listed tobacco company

Alibaba’s deal for Intime opens door to retail integration in China

Alibaba has amalgamated online and offline retail operations in China, settling a multi-billion-dollar privatisation deal with Intime Retail

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Chinese merger set to create world’s second-largest steelmaker

Chinese steel giant Baosteel looks set to take over smaller rival Wuhan, as China seeks to overhaul its struggling steel industry

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