• This $5.3 Billion Offer for Nets Is the Latest Sign of a Payments M&A Binge

    One year ago - By Fortune

    The mergers-and-acquisitions flurry in the payment services scene is continuing, with Denmark's Nets A/S revealing a $5.3 billion takeover bid by a company backed by U.S. private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.
    Nets said at the start of July that it had received purchase offers and was reviewing its options. On Monday, it said the offer from Evergood 5 AS represented a 27% premium to Nets' share price the day before it made that announcement.
    In a Monday statement , Nets chairman Inge Hansen said the offer had already been approved by the holders of 46% of Net's share capital as...
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  • Ryanair is selling flights to France and Germany for £5 in a bid to win back customers after cancellation chaos

    Ryanair is selling flights to France and Germany for £5 in a bid to win back customers after cancellation chaos

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    LONDON - Ryanair is selling flights from just £5 as it bids to win back customers following a week of chaos in which it cancelled hundreds of flights over a lack of available pilots.
    The budget airline is currently advertising one million seats for October through February which have been discounted to £9.99 one-way.
    But some journeys are even cheaper. A one-way flight from London Stansted to Grenoble, southern France, next week is available for £5:
    Ryanair is also selling £5 flights from Stansted to Lorient in north-west France. Flights from £7.99 are available between the UK and...
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