The all-share deal will see the combined group, which is yet to be named, based and listed in London.
Das Capital: The vast majority of mergers will prove expensive: cost reductions will be difficult, synergies elusive
The acquisition would give the Japanese company a major inroad into the European marke
Three is seeking to become the biggest mobile operator in the UK by acquiring rival O2
The grocer said that it had approached Home Retail Group with an offer of shares and cash in November but that this was rejected
The CMA said that 78 local areas could be affected by loss of competition
The decision is likely to draw ire from rival telecoms companies
AB InBev and SABMiller are already the world’s number one and number two brewing companies
The Moroccan has scored four goals for his new team
Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two
South Africa’s main opposition party has merged with a smaller group to jointly challenge the ruling ANC in elections in April.
Former Real Madrid man in Rene Meulensteen sights
City already own MLS franchise New York City and the Australian side become the latest part of a plan to generate a worldwide brand
William Lewis named interim CEO as News Corp plans to review Dow Jones’ institutional strategy
Jose Mourinho must still give his approval, but that is looking increasingly likely
Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.