All articles by Vijay Madhukar Singavarapu

Vijay Madhukar Singavarapu

Deals and M&As this week: Clovia, NutriTap, Walgreens

China Grand Automotive Services has raised $300m through the issue of bonds.
The bonds will pay a semi-annual coupon rate of 7.9% per annum, until they mature on 9 February 2020.

M&As this week: Chairish, 12 ReTech, SoftBank Group

Chairish has acquired Dering Hall, an online platform that allows interior designers and architects to offer their interior designs and furnishings.

Deals this week: Fortress, Midcounties Co-operative, Guolian

Fortress Investment Group has entered an agreement to buy Casino Group’s 26 hypermarkets and supermarket properties worth €501m ($569.65m).

Deals this week: Snap+Style Business, Pepperfry, Crofarm Agriproducts

Snap+Style Business and Mi9 Retail have entered an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) partnership to create a combined solution for both customer engagement and point-of-purchase purposes.

Deals this week: Microsoft, Secoo, Kroger

Microsoft and Kroger have collaborated to launch a new connected store aimed at improving customer experience.

M&As this week: Ahold Delhaize, Temasek Holdings, SpartanNash

Shop & Shop, a brand of Ahold Delhaize, has entered an agreement to acquire King Kullen Grocery Co.

Deals and M&As this week: Alco Holdings, Bajaj Electricals, Michael Kors

Centric Health Corp has agreed to divest two of its Alberta retail pharmacy operations to a retail pharmacy company based in Alberta for $4.54m.

Deals this week: Walmart, Jaanuu, BacklotCars

Walmart, in partnership with Rakuten, has opened its first online retail platform called Walmart Rakuten Ichiba Store.

M&As this week: Empire, Sleep Country, Tivity Health

Empire Company has acquired Farm Boy from Berkshire Partners and management shareholders of Farm Boy for $618.31m.

M&As this week: Ramphastos Investments, Karstadt Warenhaus, Stokrotka

Ramphastos Investments has acquired Hema from Lion Capital for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition has been approved by the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM).