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Harry Brumpton

Harris and L3 agree merger to become sixth-largest U.S. defence contractor

14 Oct 2018

Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc announced on Sunday an all-stock merger that will create the United States' sixth-largest defence contractor with a market value of $34 billion.

Large private equity consortium forms for Arconic bid -sources

07 Oct 2018

Blackstone Group LP , Carlyle Group LP , Onex Corp and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have joined forces in a bid to acquire aluminium products maker Arconic Inc , according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Restaurant chain Bojangles is considering sale - sources

28 Sep 2018

Fried chicken and biscuit fast food chain Bojangles Inc is exploring strategic alternatives, including a potential sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday, making it the latest U.S. restaurant operator to do so.

Papa John's asks potential acquirers to submit offers: sources

27 Sep 2018

Papa John's International Inc , the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, has reached out to potential acquirers to ask them to submit offers, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

United Technologies explores sale of Chubb Fire & Security: sources

24 Sep 2018

United Technologies Corp is exploring a sale of its Chubb Fire & Security division for more than $3 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

MOVES-JP Morgan hires UBS consumer investment banker -sources

21 Sep 2018

Sept 21 UBS Group AG's head of consumer products and retail investment banking, David Tcholakian, has left the bank to join JPMorgan Chase & Co as a managing director, according to three people familiar with the matter. The people asked not to be named because Tcholakian's hiring had not yet been announced at JP Morgan. Representatives for JPMorgan and UBS representative declined to comment. Based in New York, Tcholakian has worked at UBS for nearly two decades, beginning in 1999, according to his LinkedIn page. As a managing director, Tcholakian will work under JP Morgan's current global head of consumer retail investment banking Eric Oken.

Campbell to sell fresh, international units, complete sale an option

30 Aug 2018

NEW YORK/BOSTON Campbell Soup Co said on Thursday it plans to sell its international and fresh refrigerated-foods units and left open the possibility of putting the whole company up for sale, following a months-long review and pressure from a hedge fund to sell itself outright. | Video

Illinois Toolworks-backed Wilsonart explores sale: sources

29 Aug 2018

NEW YORK Wilsonart, the maker of countertops and other furniture-manufacturing materials whose owners include industrial conglomerate Illinois Toolworks Inc , is exploring a sale that could value the private company at $2.75 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

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