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Airbus loses ground in bid to sell jets to United: sources

Airbus's hopes of winning an immediate respite from slow sales of its A330neo jetliner with an order from United Airlines are dwindling, leaving a gap in future production weeks before it is due to enter service, industry sources said on Friday.

Fresenius CEO defends canceled Akorn deal

Fresenius SE's chief executive has defended the company's decision to pull out of a planned $4.8 billion takeover of Akorn , saying it was the only option after uncovering data integrity breaches at the U.S drugmaker.

Blackstone to end its stay at Hilton after 11 years

After holding an interest in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc for nearly 11 years, private equity firm Blackstone Group LP has decided to exit the hotel chain operator by selling its about 5.8 percent stake.

CEFC Europe resists takeover by J&T, says can repay debt

CEFC Europe, a Czech-based division of troubled conglomerate CEFC China Energy, said it would contest a takeover of shareholder rights by creditor J&T Private Investments (JTPI), arguing it had funds to pay a debt at the centre of the dispute.