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



Comcast has made a $65 billion offer for Twenty-First Century Fox media assets. The deal comes after Walt Disney’s recent bid for the same company.

KKR is set to acquire Envision Healthcare for $5.7 billion – the deal is one in a number in the US healthcare sector lately.

Knauf has agreed to acquire USG in a $7 billion deal.

L3 Technologies has issued $1.8 billion in senior notes, including $800 million 3.85% notes due 2023 and $1 billion 4.4% notes due 2028.

Twitter has issued $1.15 billion 0.25% convertible senior notes, which mature in 2024.


Alibaba has announced its intention to acquire a $1.4 billion ZTO Express stake – this is Alibaba’s third investment in China.

Toyota Motor has made a $1 billion investment in Grab.

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Dalmore Capital consortium has acquired Cory Riverside Energy, the owner of UK’s largest energy-from-waste plant, for £1.5 billion.

Toray Industries has reached an agreement for the $1 billion acquisition of TenCate Advanced.

The UK government sold a 7.7% stake in RBS for £2.2 billion.