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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions, (NASDAQ: AMAT)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Wednesday: ** Highway operator Atlantia denied a newspaper report on Wednesday that it had hired Goldman Sachs to advise it on a sale of a minority stake in its Aeroporti di Roma unit.** Tokyo Electron Ltd, which is expected to be acquired by the world's largest chipmaking equipment maker, Applied Materials Inc, said completion of the merger could take until next year due to delays in regulatory approvals.

Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied) provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries. Shares of AMAT remained unchanged at $21.24. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $16.40 and as high as $23.46. On average, 13151000 shares of AMAT exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2650.