Philips says the $2.7 billion acquisition will allow it to surpass rival General Electric Co. as the largest lighting company in North America.
Australian company's CEO says takeover of Rio Tinto would be good for steel industry — but steel groups criticize the move, saying it will create an iron ore monopoly.
European antitrust regulators OK deal in which the U.S. electrical products maker will buy the embedded communications computing business of cell phone maker Motorola Inc.
Ohio-based Aleris International selling the business to mining and metals company Votorantim Metais for $295 million.
Sale to Germany's Vossloh AG includes assets held by Australian unit Thompsons, Kelly & Lewis Pty Ltd. that generated $11 million in 2006.
Japan Tobacco Inc. and and instant noodle maker Nissin Food Products Co. plan to jointly acquire struggling Katokichi Co.
Antitrust regulators requested the information as part of a review of the brewers' plans to combine operations in the United States and Puerto Rico.
World's third-largest brewer says the acquisition of second-largest Dutch beermaker will help Miller grow its premium brand business.
Semiconductor equipment maker buying the supplier of automated metallization and test systems for making solar cells to strengthen position in photovoltaic industry.
Cooking equipment manufacturer paying $188 million for commercial foodservice equipment maker to expand in fast casual dining, bakery-cafe and convenience-store segments.
The $4.2 billion acquisition of the cement and concrete products manufacturer bolsters the construction materials producer's operations in Florida and diversifies its nationwide presence.
Industrial metalworking company bought Germany-based manufacturer of clad metal plates and various explosives-related oil-field products for $96.6 million.
Auto parts maker Johnson Controls says its purchase is contingent on negotiating a competitive labor agreement with the United Auto Workers.
Software maker to acquire privately held engineering software company Robobat for $42.5 million cash; deal originally made in 2006 but wasn't completed.
Takeover offer from Carlsberg and Heineken worth $15.1 billion still doesn't meet British beer maker Scottish & Newcastle's standards.
Private-label cereal maker Ralcorp Holdings Inc. will purchase the nation's third largest cereal unit with brands like Spoon Size Shredded Wheat and Post Raisin Bran.
Diversified conglomerate hopes $1.2 billion acquisition of Aearo Technologies Inc. will expand its occupational health and environmental safety business.
Esmark's purchase of Maryland's Sparrows Point mill was announced Aug. 2 and has yet to close, leaving some union members to question their support of the deal.
Spinal implant device maker Synthes buying the San Diego-based company, whose products include a rod designed to stabilize the spine while preserving mobility, for $30 million.
Spice maker says the $605 million all-cash purchase of the seasoning and marinade maker from Unilever is expected to add earning immediately.
Polymer materials maker purchases of GLS, which makes thermoplastic elastomer compounds, rubber-like materials used in consumer and medical applications for undisclosed price.
European Commission likely to consider commitments that could be offered by the German manufacturer to allay fears its $16.6 billion purchase of Siemens' VDO could hinder competition.
Computer company hopes the all-cash deal will help it become more competitive in the 'business intelligence' field.
The U.S. food and beverage maker's bid for Danone's cookie and cereal snack division was OK'd on condition some units in Spain and Hungary are sold off.