Rus News Journal

The market of the USA: activity &A continues to grow in sphere M

On Monday, on September, 27th, bulls have made a pause after prompt lifting of indexes past Friday. We will remind, following the results of the last week growth in the American stock market has proceeded the fourth week successively that it was not observed since April of current year. Investors are, of course, adjusted optimistically, but some degree of vigilance at all of them remains: all understand that the correctional wave downwards after long growth will appear prompt. A question only in when it to wait. Someone waits already now, and it is more optimistical the adjusted players count that indexes at first will reach April maxima. On Monday neutral enough external background has allowed to make a pause - the significant macroeconomic statistics in the world has not been published. Only news about separate emitters have forced investors to pay to them attention, and all important news stream consisted of transactions in the field of merges and absorption (M &A).

Following the results of the auctions on September, 27th index Dow Jones has gone down on 48,22 points (- 0,44 %) - to 10812,04 points, NASDAQ has given on 11,45 points (- 0,48 %) - to 2369,77 points, S &P has lost 6,51 points (- 0,57 %) and has made 1142,16 points.

English - the Dutch corporation Unilever Plc. Has signed the binding agreement about purchase of company Alberto Culver Co based in the USA., cosmetics engaged in manufacture and means of personal hygiene, for 3,7 mlrd dollars, that is on 37,5 dollars/ the action. It more than on 19 % above level of closing of the auctions past Friday. According to chief executive Unilever Pola Polmana, brands Alberto Culver in sphere of personal hygiene (TRESemme, VO5, Nexxus, St. Ives and Simple) successfully supplement a current portfolio of brands Unilever, such as Dove, Clear and Sunsilk. The transaction on purchase Alberto Culver will make English - the Dutch giant of the consumer market the world`s largest manufacturer of conditioners for hair and number two in the market of shampoos. The decision has allowed Unilever to develop capitalisation on 1,05 %, and to object of absorption, Alberto - Culver Co., - on logical 19,57 %.

the American airline Southwest Airlines buys budgetary air carrier AirTran Airways for 1,4 mlrd dollars from calculation 7,69 dollars/ the action. Thus the part of money will be paid by money resources, and a part - ordinary actions Southwest Airlines. On terms of transaction, for each action AirTran Southwest Airlines will pay 3,75 dollars plus a share at a rate of 0,321 one actions. As have informed in a press - service Southwest Airlines, on September, 27th the companies have entered into the definitive agreement on this point in question. For successful end of the transaction it is necessary for both companies to get support of the shareholders, and also corresponding regulators. According to head Southwest Airlines of Dzheri Kelly, today plays an important role both for the company, and for its employees, clients and shareholders . He also has noticed that purchase AirTran opens unique possibilities for growth of business Southwest Airlines in new, strategic directions of development of aviation branch. If to consider that daily the quantity of flights AirTran makes about 1 thousand, and at Southwest Airlines - 3,2 thousand, business expansion almost on third of all for 1,4 mlrd dollars - very quite good investment. It is no wonder that after the publication of news capitalisation Southwest Airlines Co. Has flied up on 8,71 %. Quotations AirTran were tightened to transaction level, having flied up on 61,32 %.

investors have with watchfulness concerned the offer of one of the world`s largest retail networks - American Wal - Mart Stores Inc. - on purchase South African ritejlera foodstuff Massmart Holdings Ltd. For 4,26 mlrd the dollars According to offer Wal - Mart, are planned to pay all sum money resources from calculation 148 South African randov (21,13 dollars) For each action Massmart. According to executive vice-president Wal - Mart Andy Bonda, presence in the market Southern - the African Republic gives convincing possibilities for growth of business of the company, and also a platform for the further expansion to other African states. Investors, however, doubt perspectivity of region in respect of purchasing capacity of the population. And taking into account that purchase ochenkrupnaja, 290 shops for 4,26 mlrd dollars, their mood also have at all deteriorated. Quotations Wal - Mart on Monday have fallen to 1,11 %.

and players Were sceptical about the decision of American versatile industrial concern General Electric to become the owner of 7,66 % of actions of one of the world`s largest information and entertaining broadcasting companies NBC Universal (USA) which a concert for 2 mlrd the dollars have redeemed at the French media corporation Vivendi SA. In the document extended on September, 27th also it is informed that further in property GE can pass a package from 12,34 % of actions in cost 3,8 mlrd dollars It seems that investors do not consider NBC Universal as a good investment for the company like General Electric. Capitalisation of last was reduced by the end of day to 1,38 %.

activity Growth in sphere M &A traditionally testifies to getting stronger belief of corporations in the light future: that current quotations on business are low or adequate, and also that in the long term it is necessary to wait for a rise in prices. For participants of stock market it is quite good navodka on long-term prospect. President Stutland Equities Bryan Statlend is optimistically adjusted also: as he said, soon volumes of the auctions in stock market will start to increase. According to the expert to urge on this process, lifting of profitableness 10 - summer UST is necessary: it would testify that investors deduce money from bonds. And the share market thus should break above 1150 points on S &P.
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