Mergers & Acquisitions
LONDON, Sept 19 - Phones 4U's administrators PwC said Vodafone UK had agreed to take on 140 of its stores on Friday, saving 887 jobs, while a further 628 staff will be made redundant.
* Shares drop 3.7 pct (Adds more detail, background, updates shares)
* Dutch Competition Authority has come to conclusion that proposed transaction requires further investigation
PARIS, Sept 19 - French construction and concessions group Vinci said on Friday it agreed to buy engineering, construction and maintenance services business Electrix from South African group Aveng.
VIENNA, Sept 19 - Private equity firm Advent International is the frontrunner in the bidding for nationalised Austrian lender Hypo Alpe Adria Bank International's Balkans network, two sources close to the sale process said on Friday.
LONDON, Sept 19 - British insurer Aviva is selling its stake in joint venture CxG Aviva for 287 million euros ($369 million) to venture partner Novacaixagalicia (NCG) Banco after a Spanish tribunal ruling cleared the way for a deal.
* Novacaixagalicia Banco to buy back stake in joint venture for eur 287 million
* Deal would expand Arkema's position in fragmented market (Adds details, quotes)
(Adds investment spend, firm evaluating sanctions impact on Total JV, quotes, context)
MOSCOW, Sept 19 - Russia's largest steelmaker Evraz is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of its North American assets, a rare move by a Russian company to raise funds in the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine.
- Finance: Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty
- Technology: UPDATE 1-Grupo Mexico's Larrea leaves Televisa board to seek own TV network
- Healthcare: UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest - Sept 18
- Consumer: Rivals dash to support Apple Pay for fear of losing out
- Energy: UPDATE 3-Siemens, GE consider bid for Dresser Rand - reports
- Industrials: TPG-backed American Beacon Advisors explores sale -sources
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Any Americans believing that their country is being bought up by the Chinese might want to think again, according to the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.