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Shell’s bid for BG Group presages further M&A

Royal Dutch Shell’s £47bn takeover offer for BG Group may bypass the public equity capital market — at any rate, no public issue has been mentioned to finance the £13.1bn cash element of the purchase price. But Shell has raised its asset disposal target for 2016-18 to $30bn.

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