** A consortium led by top executives of Razer Inc plans to value the Hong Kong-listed maker of gaming hardware at up to HK$35 billion ($4.5 billion) in a deal to take it private, said two people with direct knowledge of the matter. ** SoundHound Inc will go public through a merger with a blank-check firm in a deal that values the voice assistant maker at $2.1 billion, the companies said. ** Brazilian broker XP Inc has acquired a minority stake in Vista Capital, an asset management firm with 4.5 billion reais under management in hedge and equity funds, XP said in a statement.
* Voting on Keppel's bid to take place on Dec. 8. Nov 15 (Reuters) - Cuscaden Peak raised its offer for Singapore Press Holdings Ltd to about S$3.9 billion ($2.88 billion), looking to fend off a challenge by Keppel Corp in a rare bidding war between two groups linked to Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings.
Conglomerate Keppel Corp has raised its offer to buy Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) , excluding its media business, at a valuation of $2.8 billion, heating up a bidding war with a consortium that includes firms linked to state investor Temasek Holdings. Singapore's Keppel in a statement late on Tuesday https://bit.ly/3061fqj said it is now offering S$2.351 per share to SPH shareholders in cash plus stock, higher than its initial offer of S$2.099 and outbidding Cuscaden Peak https://www.reuters.com/article/sph-m-a-cuscaden-idUSKBN2HJ0CG 's S$2.1 per share.