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Exclusive: Wal-Mart not considering a bid for Whole Foods - source


Wal-Mart Stores Inc is not actively considering making an offer for Whole Foods Market Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.


Exclusive: Eddie Bauer to explore options including sale - sources 23 Jun 2017

Debt-laden U.S. outerwear and outdoor gear retailer Eddie Bauer LLC has hired investment banks to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.


Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery 24 Jun 2017

If Amazon.com Inc hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process. | Video


CEO of Raytheon's Forcepoint eyes IPO: Boersen-Zeitung 24 Jun 2017

FRANKFURT U.S. missile maker Raytheon's cybersecurity unit could thrive were it to be listed separately, the head of the unit, Forcepoint, told German business daily Boersenzeitung in an interview published on Saturday.


Lufthansa wants to help, not take over, Air Berlin: Bild 24 Jun 2017

FRANKFURT Lufthansa sees no limit to the number of planes and crews it could lease from Air Berlin , its chief executive told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, amid criticism that support for its ailing rival is a stealth takeover attempt.

EQT buys 20 percent of German artificial limb maker Otto Bock 24 Jun 2017

FRANKFURT Swedish buyout group EQT has agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH, valuing the German artificial limb maker at 3.15 billion euros ($3.52 billion), the two parties said on Saturday.


Canada's CIBC completes $5 billion PrivateBancorp buy 23 Jun 2017

TORONTO Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has completed the $5 billion acquisition of Chicago-based PrivateBancorp , which will help it diversify from its domestic market, it said on Friday.


Glencore in bidding war with China to buy Rio coal assets 23 Jun 2017

Miner and trader Glencore on Friday hit back with an increased offer of $2.675 billion in cash to buy Australian coal assets from Rio Tinto that earlier this week said it was favoring a Chinese bid.


Essar Oil's creditors approve $12.9 billion Rosneft takeover: sources 23 Jun 2017

MUMBAI Creditor banks to India's Essar Oil approved the acquisition of the company by a group including Russia's Rosneft, two sources familiar with the matter said, removing a key hurdle to the $12.9 billion deal that has been in the works for two years.


Uncertainty over Stada bid likely to drag on over weekend: sources 23 Jun 2017

FRANKFURT Buyout groups Bain Capital and Cinven must wait over the weekend to see whether their takeover bid for the German generic drugmaker Stada has been successful, two sources familiar with the situation said.

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