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General Electric digital executive jumps to analytics firm Uptake

U.S. analytic software firm Uptake Technologies is set to announce it has hired one of General Electric Co's top digital executives as it pursues a potential trillion-dollar market for systems that analyze data from industrial equipment, according to people familiar with the matter.

Aster DM Healthcare $153 million IPO subscribed 1.3 times

United Arab Emirates-based Aster DM Healthcare Ltd's initial public offering (IPO) of shares on the Indian exchanges to raise 9.80 billion rupees ($153.34 million) was subscribed 1.3 times on the last day of the sale on Thursday.

Walgreens in talks to buy AmerisourceBergen: WSJ

The largest U.S. drugstore operator Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc has made a takeover approach to drug distributor AmerisourceBergen Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, outlining a deal that would accelerate healthcare sector consolidation.

U.S. corporate spinoffs to boost bank lending

Bankers are gearing up to finance an expected wave of new spinoff deals as US companies such as General Electric and Honeywell International consider shedding businesses to streamline and enhance profitability after a busy January for mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

CVS says Aetna acquisition still expected in 2018

CVS Health Corp on Thursday said that a request for more information from U.S. antitrust regulators reviewing its proposed $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc does not impact its expectation that the deal will close in the second half of 2018.