- Amgen Inc , one of the world's largest biotechnology companies, will unveil next week its first strategy update since early 2013, but few expect a major shift like the split-up recently proposed by Daniel Loeb's Third Point hedge fund.
- Hewlett-Packard Co has begun sounding out private-equity firms in China to buy its corporate-networking business in the country, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation.
SEOUL - South Korea's National Pension Service does not support the merger of two Samsung Group units and plans to ask them to buy back its holdings in the pair, an NPS spokeswoman said on Saturday.
NEW YORK - Well-timed bullish options bets on Digital River Inc were placed about two weeks before the e-commerce services company said on Friday it would be taken private.
- Procter & Gamble Co on Friday said it would sell its Duracell battery business, probably through a split-off into a separate company, as it looks to focus on faster-growing brands.
- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said it would start takeover talks with Brazil's Grupo Cutrale and Safra Group after its shareholders voted against a proposed merger with Irish rival Fyffes Plc .
- Chesapeake Oilfield Services, a unit of Chesapeake Energy Corp , said on Friday it would withdraw its plans for an initial public offering.
- Shares of SodaStream International Ltd surged on Friday after the at-home soda machine maker said it would sell some PepsiCo Inc brands in a limited test.
MILAN - UniCredit has entered final phase talks to sell its debt recovery unit and a chunk of bad debt, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Friday, a move aimed at strengthening its balance sheet and freeing up funds for new lending.
MADRID - State-owned Spanish airport operator Aena has postponed filing the prospectus for its planned $10 billion stock market listing until next week, an official said on Friday, after the Madrid bourse regulator said it needed more information.
- Finance: U.S. TV startup Roku to confidentially file for IPO: WSJ
- Technology: America Movil says not in talks over T-Mobile US
- Healthcare: Factbox: Another U.S. tax 'inversion' implodes, pending deals dwindle
- Consumer: Luxottica owner reassures that return to helm only temporary
- Energy: Somalia says reviewing oil deals U.N. says lack transparency
- Industrials: Cobham in $561 million deal for Australia airborne search and rescue
- M&A: UPDATE 1-Ex-Bank of New York Mellon employee pleads guilty to insider trading
- Bankruptcy: UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court rules for GM over Spyker's Saab sale
- IPOs: Tesco getting hammered after rating downgrades
- Private Capital: HP seeking buyers for corporate-networking business in China - WSJ
- Hedge Funds: Hedge fund exit requests drop to nine-month low
- Regulatory: Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption
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- Chesapeake Oilfield Services pulls IPO plans - Reuters
- Roku, Video Streaming Service, Is Said to Consider IPO - New York Times
- Antitrust Experts To FCC: Comcast/TWC Merger Is A Terrible Idea - The Consumerist
- US appeals court rules for GM over Spyker's Saab sale - Reuters
- Chiquita shareholders vote to reject merger with Fyffes - WSOC Charlotte
- Drawn to lost causes, hedge fund seeks to turn them around - CNBC
- Live Like A Gangster: Al Capone's Home Is For Sale - CBS Local
- Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions - Reuters