Mergers & acquisitions

Feb 05, 2013

CR Snow, a joint venture between SABMiller (LSE: SAB) and China Resource Enterprise (HK: 0291) has agreed to acquire Asian beer company Kingway Brewery (HK: 0124) for approximately $863

, a San Francisco-based maker of audio devices and wearable technology, has acquired bothVisere and Massive Health. Visere is a digital design firm, while Massive Health created an iPhone app for improving eating habits. No financial terms were disclosed. San Francisco-based Massive Health had been seeded by Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Greylock Partners, Mohr Davidow Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Jawbone has raised over $200 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Deutsche

Apax Partners and LBO France have retained Lazard and Messier Maris to find a buyer for French furniture store chain Maisons du Monde, according to Reuters. The deal could be valued at more than €700 million.

AOL is in talks to acquire consumer electronics review site GDGT, according to TechCrunch. GDGT has raised $3.7 million in VC funding from such firms as AOL Ventures, Betaworks, Spark Capital, True Ventures and Lerer Ventures.

GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK) has increased its stake in its publicly-traded Indian consumer health subsidiary from 43.2% to 72.5%.

Virgin Media (Nasdaq: VMED) said that it is in talks to be acquired by Liberty Global (Nasdaq: LBTY). Virgin Media shares spiked nearly 15% on the news, giving it a market cap of around $10.4

Sign up for Dan's daily email newsletter on deals and deal-makers:

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.

Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions