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


Atlas Merchant Capital is set to acquire Talcott Resolution for $2.05 billion. The acquired business is an annuity division of The Hartford and is a run-off life insurance company.

Charles Schwab has issued $1.95 billion in senior notes. The issue consists of $600 million floating rate notes due 2021, $600 million 3.25% notes due 2021 and $750 million senior notes due 2025.

Microsoft has reached an agreement to take over GitHub in a $7.5 billion deal. The target is a software development platform.

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

The UK Government has sold a 7.7% stake in RBS as part of the government’ divestment of shares in the Scottish bank.