- Dollar General Corp extended its tender offer for shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc to Dec. 31, until after a shareholder vote that will decide the fate of a rival bid by Dollar Tree Inc .
FRANKFURT - Daimler AG will buy 25 percent of Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta - the latest sign that motorbike and car technologies are converging, driven by a push to lower emissions and improve safety.
- Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing.
- When Kimberly-Clark Corp decided a year ago to carve off its healthcare division, it probably did not envisage launching the company amid the deadliest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus.
- Midwest Cable Inc, the cable company to be spun off from Comcast Corp after it buys Time Warner Cable Inc , said it would list its Class A common stock on the Nasdaq under the symbol "GLCI" in 2015.
SHANGHAI/PARIS - France's Danone , battling local rivals for a larger share of China's booming baby milk market, has invested $550 million in formula maker Yashili International Holdings, further reducing its dependence on slow growth Europe.
PARIS - Airbus is in talks with China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd (CALG) for a potential $9-11 billion order of about 100 A320 jetliners, French daily Le Figaro said.
- With U.S. approval for Dow AgroSciences' package of chemicals and new genetically engineered crops now in hand, the Dow Chemical Co unit faces a major obstacle to a $1 billion market opportunity: Chinese import barriers.
SAO PAULO/MILAN - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA, Mexico's America Movil SAB and Spain's Telefonica SA agreed to place a joint bid worth around 32 billion reais ($13 billion) for control of TIM Participações SA , Brazil's No. 2 wireless carrier, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Friday.
JAKARTA - Indonesia's mining-to-telecoms conglomerate Bakrie Group will negotiate with creditors to restructure part of its $8 billion in debt rather than sell major assets, people familiar with its strategy say.
- Finance: Omega Healthcare to buy Aviv to boost long-term care business
- Technology: Oi, America Movil, Telefonica to bid for Brazil's TIM, sources say
- Healthcare: Lockheed Martin to buy health technology firm Systems Made Simple
- Consumer: GMO crops have fans, critics
- Energy: Russia's Lukoil denies report shareholder wants to sell stake
- Industrials: Taiwan shipbuilder, Lockheed Martin to build minesweepers for navy
- M&A: UPDATE 1-Snam could take stake in TAP pipeline, but not now
- Bankruptcy: High-yield E&P energy bonds are risky temptations
- IPOs: UPDATE 2-Turkish regulator approves Aviva, Sabanci pension unit partial float
- Private Capital: Herbalife to pay $15 mln to settle class action lawsuit
- Hedge Funds: Hedge fund billionaire, unions trade blows in Phoenix pension fight
- Regulatory: UPDATE 1-Lieutenant Colonel Zida says taking power in Burkina Faso
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