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Wall Street's M&A Chatter From November 18-20


The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Friday November 18 through Sunday November 20, 2016.

Boral to Acquire Headwaters for $24.25/Share in Cash

The Deal

Headwaters Inc (NYSE: HW) announced Sunday it has entered into a binding merger agreement with Boral Limited which Boral will acquire Headwaters for $24.25 per share in cash, for an enterprise value of approximately $2.6 billion. The acquisition is expected to be completed in mid-2017.

Headwaters closed at $20.09 on Friday, down $0.12.

Allergan, TPG, Carl Zeiss Meditec in Talks to Acquire Valeant's Eye-Surgery Assets

The Rumor

Allergan Plc (NYSE: AGN), TPG and Carl Zeiss Meditec AG are said to be among potential bidders for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc's (NYSE: VRX) eye-surgery assets, according to sources as reported by Bloomberg on Friday. The Valeant assets could be worth about $2 billion the sources said.

Valeant closed at $17.95 on Friday, down $0.03.

Dana Inc to Buy Power-Transmission And Fluid Power Unit From Brevini Group For $345.29M

The Deal

Dana Inc (NYSE: DAN) announced Friday an agreement to purchase the power-transmission and fluid power businesses of Brevini Group, with plans to initially purchase an 80 percent share and an an option to purchase the remaining 20 percent by 2020 for a total value of €325 million. The deal is expected to close in early 2017.

Dana closed Friday at $17.01, up 2.72 percent.

Symantec Reaches Deal to Acquire LifeLock

The Rumor:

Bloomberg reported Sunday that Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) has reached a deal to acquire LifeLock Inc (NASDAQ: LOCK) for $2.4 billion. The deal could be announced on Monday. Earlier, Reuters reported that Symantec was in the lead to acquire LifeLock.

LifeLock closed Friday at $20.75, up $0.03.

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