Data Analyst Katrin Kostadinova highlights the most significant financial and corporate legal deals announced or closed in the last week


The Government of Canada has announced its intentions to acquire TMEP for C$4.5 billion. The project is being sold by Kinder Morgan.

KKR is set to take over BMC Software in an $8.3 billion deal. The deal will be the largest firm buyout since the financial crisis. In another announced acquisition - WellCare Health Plans aims to acquire Meridian Health Plans of Michigan and Illinois for $2.5 billion. The deal is aligned to the government-sponsored health plans.


In Singapore, DBS Trustee has undertaken a $1 billion multicurrency debt issuance programme.

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Moving on to Russia, Gazprom has undertaken a $20 billion gas plant construction project with RusGasDobycha. The facility will have a capacity of 45 billion cubic metres per year.

Piraeus Bank has reached an agreement to sale an NPL portfolio of secured, non-performing business loans to Bain Capital Credit for €1.45 billion. The deal is part of the bank’s debt reducing programme.