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June 30, 2014
05:36 EDTPHGPhilips to combine LED components, Automotive lighting businesses
Royal Philips announced that it will start the process to combine its LED components and Automotive lighting businesses into a stand-alone company within the Philips Group. Philips will explore strategic options to attract capital from third party investors for the business. Philips intends to remain a shareholder and customer of the new company, and will continue the existing innovation collaboration. Sales of the combined businesses were approximately EUR 1.4B in 2013. The CEO of the new company will be Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre, the current CEO of Lumileds. The process to combine Lumileds and Automotive into an integrated business within the Philips Group is expected to be completed in the first half of 2015. Costs associated with setting up the combined business are expected to amount to EUR 30M in the second half of 2014.
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March 24, 2015
08:02 EDTPHGPhilips announces joint development agreement with Mt. Sinai Health System
Philips announced a joint development agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health system in New York, to create a state-of-the-art digital image repository of patient tissue samples and innovative data analytics to pursue the discovery of new tissue-based tests and unlock pathology data. The collaboration aims to advance clinical research and ultimately enable better care for complex diseases, including cancer.
March 23, 2015
08:01 EDTPHGBofA/Merrill industrials/EU autos analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
Analysts provide a discussion of the key takeaways from the recently held Global Industrials & European Autos Conference on an Analyst/Industry conference call. to be held on March 23 at 10 am.
March 19, 2015
15:46 EDTPHGKKR, CVC near deal for majority of Philips lighting unit, Bloomberg says
Private equity firms KKR (KKR) and CVC Capital Partners are nearing a deal that could be announced as soon as next week to buy 80% of Philips' (PHG) lighting components unit, with Philips retaining the remaining stake, reported Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The firms' bid values the whole of the business at about $2.7B, the sources told Bloomberg. Reference Link
15:19 EDTPHGKKR, CVC near bid for 80% of Philips lighting components unit, Bloomberg says
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08:05 EDTPHGPhilips and Inspirata partner for digital pathology solution development
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06:10 EDTPHGPhilips planning to spin off lighting business in IPO in 1H16, WSJ reports
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March 16, 2015
07:25 EDTPHGChinese consortium enters Philips auction, Reuters says
A consortium consisting of Lattice Power, GSR Ventures, and Temasek has placed a last-minute bid in the auction for Philips' (PHG) lighting components business, reports Reuters, citing two sources familiar with the matter. The sources also said the CVC and KKR (KKR) consortium tabled their potentially leading bid. Philips will enter exclusive talks with the winner early next week. Reference Link

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