Nestlé chief executive Mark Schneider. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Nestlé has entered exclusive talks to sell its skincare business to a group led by EQT Partners for 10.2 billion Swiss francs (€9.02 billion) in what (...)

Worldpay  is based in Ohio after the Vantiv deal, though it retains an international base in the UK. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

FIS, a US-based financial services technology company, has unveiled plans to buy Worldpay in a $43 billion (€38 billion) deal that would create one of(...)

Johnson Controls the world’s largest producer of automotive batteries

Johnson Controls International is drawing interest from private equity firms KKR & Company and Apollo Global Management for its power solutions bu(...)

Traders wait for news at the post where Vantiv Inc is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters/File photo

Vantiv has struck a deal to buy British payments processing rival Worldpay for £9.3 billion (€10.3 billion) after weeks of negotiations to create the (...)

Lloyds may have an advantage over the private-equity bidders because regulators trust how it has handled PPI customer redress. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group is considering taking on Bank of America’s liabilities in the British payment protection-insurance scandal as it looks to beat pr(...)

People close to Worldpay said it was confident of achieving a market capitalisation of about €6.6 billion when it floats later this month. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The bet made by Worldpay in rejecting a rival’s takeover bid and opting for an initial public offering looks close to paying off after the payments pr(...)

Philip Jansen is one of about 230 managers who will share in a pot of £350 million if the company reaches its £3.5 billion market capitalisation target.

The chief executive of Worldpay, the private-equity owned UK payments processor, is due to receive a £50 million payout after the company’s stock mark(...)

The company’s publicly traded shares are expected to be at least 25 per cent of outstanding stock

The private-equity owners of Worldpay Group have decided to pursue an initial public offering in which the British payments processor will raise about(...)

Douglas, which operates more than 1,700 stores in 19 countries, is a changed business from the one Advent bought for €1.5 billion in 2012. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

CVC Capital Partners agreed to buy Douglas AG, striking a deal days after the German perfume retailer announced plans for an initial public offerin(...)

A logo sits on a sign outside a Co-Operative Bank Plc bank branch as a British union flag flies above in Keighley, UK. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Bloomberg

Britain’s Co-operative Group has scrapped the sale of its general insurance business following a restructuring deal which means it does not have to co(...)