AerCap Holdings acquires International Lease Finance Corp. from AIG for $7.6bn

AerCap Holdings N.V. Market Cap (as of 16/05/2014): $9.61bn American International Group Market Cap (as of 16/05/2014): $75.44bn International Lease Finance Corp. Market Cap.: N/A AerCap Holdings N.V., a Netherlands-based aircraft lessor, listed on the NYSE, completed a $7.6bn deal to acquire International Lease Finance Corp., the largest aircraft leasing Read more…

Bayer acquires Merck’s consumer care business for an eye-catching price

Bayer AG Market Cap (09/05/2014): $115.17bn Merck & Co., Inc. Market Cap (09/05/2014): $161.23bn On May 6th, Bayer announced the acquisition of Merck’s consumer care business for a hefty $14.2bn, surpassing competing offers from Boehringer-Ingelheim and Reckitt Benckiser and, thus becoming the second largest company in over-the-counter (OTC) products worldwide. Read more…