The week of Thanksgiving started off in a pretty interesting way. Three major deals were announced on Monday alone. Let’s take a look at them:
eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) announced the sale of its ticketing business StubHub to Viagogo for $4.05 billion in cash. Viagogo is a Switzerland-based ticket marketplace and this deal provides both companies the opportunity to do business across more than 70 countries. The sale is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2020, subject to regulatory conditions.
Prominent luxury group LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (LVMH) announced an agreement to acquire luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) for approx. EUR14.7 billion, or $16.2 billion. The transaction amounts to $135 per share in cash and is expected to close in the middle of 2020, subject to approvals and conditions. The deal is expected to strengthen LVMH’s watches and jewelry business and broaden the company’s presence in the US.
Charles Schwab-TD Ameritrade
The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) announced an agreement to acquire TD Ameritrade in an all-stock transaction valued at approx. $26 billion. As per the agreement, TD Ameritrade stockholders will receive 1.0837 Schwab shares for each TD Ameritrade share, which represents a 17% premium over the 30-day volume weighted average price exchange ratio as of November 20, 2019.
The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2020 and is estimated to be 10-15% accretive to GAAP EPS and 15-20% accretive to operating cash EPS in the third year following the close of the deal.
The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) reported second-quarter 2021 financial results before the regular market hours on Wednesday. The food company reported Q2 revenue of $6.62 billion, down 0.5% year-over-year
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reported second quarter 2021 earnings results today. Total revenue rose to $34.2 billion from $16.8 billion in the same period last year. GAAP net income
VS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) reported second-quarter 2021 earnings results today. Total revenues increased 11.1% to $72.6 billion compared to the same period last year, driven by growth across all