Latest deals and developments

  • Uber Technologies Inc plan to bring in Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp as a major investor

  • Paddy Power Betfair and William Hill have held separate talks about a deal with Australia’s CrownBet amidst tougher UK-focused gambling regulations

  • Media company Meredith Corp is nearing a deal to acquire the US publisher Time Inc.

  • Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a big stake in the oil and gas producer SandRidge Energy and said he would oppose its $746 million bid for rival Bonanza Creek Energy, causing a 14.2 percent jump in SandRidge Energy shares

  • Private equity firms CVC and Blackstone to jointly acquire online payments processing provider Paysafe Group

  • New regulations are set to dramatically transform British banks’ control of customer information – forcing them to release, with consumer consent, reams of spending data to retail groups and technology companies