- 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.
- 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.
WASHINGTON - Engine maker Pratt & Whitney on Thursday said it had won a contract to build an eighth batch of 48 engines for the F-35 fighter jet built by Lockheed Martin Corp , bringing the total value of the deal to $1.05 billion.
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.
SAO PAULO - Mexico's America Movil SAB, Spain's Telefonica SA and Brazil's Grupo Oi SA agreed to bid for TIM Participações SA then to break up Brazil's second-largest wireless carrier, newspaper Folha de S. Paulo reported on Friday.
MADRID - Spanish bank Santander's stake in its Brazilian unit will rise to 88.3 percent, it said on Friday, after it offered to buy out minority shareholders last month in an effort to turn around the underperforming subsidiary.
- Finance: Omega Healthcare to buy Aviv to boost long-term care business
- Technology: Samsung SDS to raise $1.1 billion in one of South Korea's biggest IPOs since 2010
- Healthcare: Lockheed Martin to buy health technology firm Systems Made Simple
- Consumer: Hella owning family to retain majority stake after listing
- 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: Slovenia picks Deutsche Telekom, 4 funds to bid for telecoms firm-sources
- Hedge Funds: Hedge fund billionaire, unions trade blows in Phoenix pension fight
- Regulatory: REFILE-Comcast spin-off to list on Nasdaq in 2015
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