Asahi Kasei acquires Polypore

Asahi Kasei acquires Polypore

Asahi Kasei Corporation, a Japanese fiber and chemicals maker, agreed to buy Polypore International Inc.  Asahi Kasei will pay $60.50 for each Charlotte share. The offer is with 14 percent premium above Friday closing price. Polypore rose up 13 percent to $59.55. in NYSE.  This acquisition is the latest stream of investments in overseas by…

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Valeant acquires Salix for $14.5 Billion

Valeant acquires Salix for $14.5 Billion

Valeant Pharmaceuticals, the Canadian pharmaceutical company, has agreed to pay $ 10.4 Billion for Salix Pharmaceuticals, or $ 158 a share in cash, the transaction including debt is total valued at about $ 14.5 Billion.  This deal came after unsuccessfull try to acquire Botox maker Allergan last year. Valeant is known as an aggresive buyer…

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Anbang acquires SNS Insurance arm in deal worth $ 1.6 Billion

Anbang acquires SNS Insurance arm in deal worth $ 1.6 Billion

Dutch goverment-owned bank and insurer SNS Reaal said on Monday it had agreed to sell its Vivat insurance arm to Anbang, the Chinese Finacnial group, in deal worth $ 1.6 Billion.  It’s another acquisition after acquiring Waldorf from Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. for $ 1.95 Billion this month.  SNS announced it would try to create…

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