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PAI leads the pack for Elior's concession catering brand Areas - sources

19 Mar 2019

LONDON/PARIS European private equity fund PAI Partners has emerged as the frontrunner in the auction for the concession catering business of France's Elior Group, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Exclusive: Advent and Blackstone among bidders for WPP market research arm Kantar - sources

19 Mar 2019

LONDON A series of buyout funds including U.S. firms Advent and Blackstone are in talks with advertising group WPP to explore bids for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

U.S. firm FIS buys Worldpay for $35 billion in payments deal bonanza

18 Mar 2019

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Saipem joint venture push with U.S. drillers draws a blank: sources

15 Mar 2019

MILAN/LONDON Italian oil services company Saipem is trying to lure big U.S. rivals into joint ventures but has so far failed to secure deals for stakes in drilling operations valued at up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion), six sources told Reuters.

Bank of America names new co-heads of UK investment banking

11 Mar 2019

LONDON Bank of America has appointed James Robertson and Peter Luck as co-heads of UK investment banking as part of its push to win business from large corporate clients in Britain.

Bank of America names new co-heads of UK investment banking

11 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 11 Bank of America has appointed James Robertson and Peter Luck as co-heads of UK investment banking as part of its push to win business from large corporate clients in Britain.

Exclusive: Apax tests appetite for $1.6 billion sale of IT firm Engineering - sources

08 Mar 2019

LONDON/MILAN European private equity firm Apax is sounding out prospective bidders for Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, a deal that could value the Italian IT services firm at more than 1.5 billion euros (1.3 billion pounds), sources told Reuters.

Eni and Edison lead race for Ascopiave's retail clients - sources

07 Mar 2019

MILAN/LONDON Italy's Eni and Edison have emerged as the strongest suitors to buy utility Ascopiave's retail customers as they prepare rival bids for a business worth up to 600 million euros (515.4 million pounds), sources told Reuters.

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