Posts By: Soujanya Ravi

Peyton Creek Wind Farm : RWE commissions 151MW wind farm in Texas

RWE, a German electric utility company, has begun commercial operations on the 151MW Peyton Creek Wind Farm in Matagorda County, Texas. The commissioning of the Texan wind farm located in the ERCOT south market comes almost a year after its previous owner E.ON began construction. It can be noted that E.ON transferred its renewables business […]

Thermo Fisher to acquire Qiagen to expand specialty diagnostics portfolio

Thermo Fisher acquisition of Qiagen : US life sciences company Thermo Fisher Scientific has agreed to acquire Qiagen, a Netherlands-based provider of molecular diagnostics and sample preparation technologies in an all-cash deal worth around $11.5 billion. The deal includes the assumption of nearly Qiagen’s $1.4 billion of net debt by the US firm. Thermo Fisher […]

Amethis takes minority stake in Kenyan supermarket chain Naivas

Amethis, an Africa-focused investment fund manager, and its partners have bought a minority stake in Kenyan supermarket chain Naivas Group. The other investors joining the France-based Amethis in the acquisition were DEG, MCB Equity Fund and World Bank Group member IFC. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1990 by the […]

Blount Fine Foods to open $25m soup manufacturing plant in Portland

Blount Fine Foods, a prepared foods and soup manufacturer, has acquired a food manufacturing facility in Portland, Oregon, which will be converted into a soup manufacturing plant. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed. The new soup manufacturing plant is scheduled to open in the second half of 2020. Blount Fine Foods will invest […]

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