Exclusive - Mondelez seeks European cheese and grocery asset sale: sources


LONDON/NEW YORK - Mondelez International Inc is exploring a sale of its European cheese and grocery business, which could be valued at around $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, as it sharpens its focus on snack foods and refreshments.


Exclusive - Bombardier turns to Caisse for cash: sources 02 Oct 2015

MONTREAL/WASHINGTON - Bombardier Inc is in discussions with the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, which manages Quebec's public pension plans, on a deal that could inject more cash into the troubled plane and train maker, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Sycamore Partners' latest bid for Chico's teeters - sources 02 Oct 2015

- Sycamore Partners came close to an agreement to acquire U.S. women's apparel maker Chico's FAS Inc late last month, but financing and valuation concerns have since weighed on the negotiations, according to people familiar with the matter.


Glencore in talks on agriculture assets: sources 02 Oct 2015

LONDON/TORONTO - Glencore is in talks with a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund and China's state-backed grain trader COFCO, along with Canadian pension funds, to sell a stake in its agricultural assets, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Market turmoil takes toll on venture-backed IPOs in U.S. 01 Oct 2015

SAN FRANCISCO - Initial public offerings by start-up companies with venture backing fell to 13 last quarter, down from 29 the previous quarter and 24 a year earlier, as market turmoil deterred start-ups from pursuing IPOs, the National Venture Capital Association said Thursday.

Exclusive - China's Anbang in the lead to acquire Fidelity & Guaranty Life: sources 01 Oct 2015

- Anbang Insurance Group Co is in the lead to acquire annuities and life insurance company Fidelity & Guaranty Life , according to people familiar with the matter, as more Chinese insurers seek to expand into the United States.

Covestro gets 4.9 billion euro price tag after lowering expectations 02 Oct 2015

FRANKFURT - Shares in Bayer's Covestro will sell for 24 euros ($27) apiece in its stock market flotation, Covestro said on Friday, valuing the plastics and specialty chemicals maker at 4.86 billion euros excluding debt.

Supermarket chain Albertsons hopes to raise $1.7 billion in IPO 02 Oct 2015

- Albertsons Cos Inc [ABS.N], the No.2 U.S. grocery chain, said it hoped its initial public offering would raise $1.7 billion, an ambitious target at a time of intensifying industry competition and uncertainty in global capital markets.


Exclusive: Vivendi moves to raise Telecom Italia stake to around 19 percent - sources 01 Oct 2015

MILAN/PARIS - France's Vivendi has taken steps to raise its stake in Telecom Italia to around 19 percent of the ordinary share capital, said four people familiar with the matter, in a bid to increase its influence at the group.


Ferrari to set listing price range within days: source 01 Oct 2015

MILAN - Luxury sportscar maker Ferrari is likely to set a price range for its much anticipated initial public offering (IPO) in New York within days, possibly as early as Friday, a source close to the matter said on Thursday.

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