Mergers & Acquisitions
July 30 - AMC Networks Inc is in talks to take a minority stake in BBC America, the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday cited people familiar with the matter as saying, in a deal that will team two smaller production houses known for high-quality programming.
July 31 - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
July 30 - AMC Networks Inc, a U.S. media company that owns cable channels, is in talks to buy a stake in BBC America, BBC Worldwide's U.S. channel, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
July 30 - Cable TV broadcaster AMC Networks Inc is in talks to buy about 50 percent stake in BBC America, BBC Worldwide's U.S. channel, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
(Adds ZF Friedrichshafen, Charterhouse, Kering, CME Group and Enel Green Power)
* Still aims to sell rest of Verallia, no timing details-CEO (Adds details, recasts)
* Results hit by weak Latin America, disappointing N. America
MADRID, July 30 - Spanish banks Santander and Caixabank and HSBC Holdings Plc have declared a 20.3 percent stake in Spanish media group and highly indebted owner of El Pais newspaper Prisa through debt-for-share swaps.
LONDON, July 30 - European private equity fund Charterhouse has hired Goldman Sachs to sell UK skincare firm Deb, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
* Vale also looking to sell stake in Mozambique coal assets
- Finance: GE credit card unit Synchrony Financial prices IPO at $23 per share
- Technology: Alibaba, Softbank in talks to invest in Line-S.Korean newspaper
- Healthcare: UPDATE 1-Pfizer to buy Baxter's vaccines unit for $635 mln
- Consumer: As Abenomics halo slips, Tokyo IPO investors press for value
- Energy: UPDATE 3-Hess to form MLP for North Dakota oil, gas transport assets
- Industrials: UPDATE 1-Yamana Gold earnings beat expectations, eyes asset sales
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