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Exclusive: Ceconomy eyes deal with heirs of Media Markt founder - sources

11:28am BST

DUESSELDORF Germanys Ceconomy, Europe’s biggest consumer electronics group, is in talks to resolve a long-running dispute with a major shareholder of subsidiary Media Saturn that could involve a share and cash deal worth roughly 1 billion euros (883.3 million pounds), people close to the matter said on Monday.

Liverpool port operator attracts bids from overseas funds - sources

20 Sep 2019

LONDON Peel Ports, Britain's second largest port operator, has attracted bids for a stake of up to 25% from international funds, undeterred by worries about the country's scheduled departure from the European Union, two sources said.

PNE AG to open data room for potential suitors: sources

19 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT Wind energy project developer PNE AG has attracted interest from private equity and infrastructure investors following a recent takeover approach by a Morgan Stanley fund, two people familiar with the matter said.

Steuertricks holen Commerzbank ein - Razzia in Frankfurt

10 Sep 2019

Frankfurt Die Commerzbank in Frankfurt ist Insidern zufolge am Dienstag wegen mutmaßlicher Tricksereien bei Aktiengeschäften ("Cum-Ex") durchsucht worden.

Amprion looking at funding options as grid investments rise: sources

10 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT German high-voltage power transmission network Amprion, whose owners include RWE and Munich Re , is evaluating options to bring in fresh funds, two people familiar with the matter said.

Dutch government to decide on new capital for TenneT: sources

09 Sep 2019

AMSTERDAM The Dutch government is preparing a decision on how to raise fresh capital for TenneT , the German-Dutch electric high voltage grid operating company it owns, banking and industry sources told Reuters.

Carlyle, Apollo compete for Deutsche Bahn's Arriva unit - sources

06 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT/BERLIN U.S. buyout groups Carlyle and Apollo are working on competing offers for Deutsche Bahn's [DBN.UL] Arriva unit as the auction enters its final stage, people close to the matter said.

Kone explores partnership to bid for Thyssenkrupp elevator business: sources

05 Sep 2019

By Christoph Steitz, Edward Taylor, Tom Käckenhoff and Arno Schuetze

KKR to sell or float German defence supplier Hensoldt - sources

05 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT/BERLIN Private equity firm KKR is preparing for a stock market flotation or sale of German defence supplier Hensoldt in a potential 2 billion euro (£1.9 billion) deal, people close to the matter said.

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