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Google finalises $1.1bn HTC acquisition

Google will acquire more than 2,000 members of staff from HTC’s hardware manufacturing team and gain a new engineering hub as part of a $1.1bn deal

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Shares fall as Sanofi announces $11.6bn deal to acquire Bioverativ

French healthcare group Sanofi witnessed a sharp fall in its share price after acquiring biotech company Bioverativ for a premium, but maintains the deal will add to its earnings per share in the current financial year

Total accelerates green energy drive with Eren and GreenFlex partnerships

Total has purchased stakes in renewable energy company Eren and energy efficiency company GreenFlex as falling costs make renewable energy alternatives more appealing

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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