AMSTERDAM The chief executive of U.S. paint maker PPG won the backing of Akzo Nobel's largest shareholder on Thursday after flying to Amsterdam to press the Dutch company to open talks on a 22.7 billion euro ($24.5 billion) takeover.
LONDON/NEW YORK Fast food chain Pret a Manger's private equity owners have chosen Solebury Capital to advise on a planned New York stock market listing, people close to the situation said.
FRANKFURT/LONDON/ZURICH Credit Suisse is considering a quickfire share sale rather than pursuing a separate listing for its Swiss banking division, two sources close to the matter told Reuters, in a move that could raise 3 billion Swiss francs ($3.03 billion).
FRANKFURT Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has hiked its stake in Deutsche Bank , which is in the midst of an 8 billion euro ($8.62 billion) capital increase, to 4.76 percent from 3.04 percent, Germany's flagship lender said on Thursday.
PARIS Anglo American's diamond specialist De Beers has bought the 50 percent stake held by French luxury goods group LVMH in De Beers Diamond Jewellers for an undisclosed sum, taking full ownership of the retail operation.
DUBAI Oil giant Saudi Aramco has selected Samba Capital as one of two banks to work as an adviser on its planned share sale in Riyadh, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Suppliers to Sears Holdings Corp told Reuters they are doubling down on defensive measures, such as reducing shipments and asking for better payment terms, to protect against the risk of nonpayment as the company warned about its finances. | Video
CHICAGO Rebel creditors of Peabody Energy Corp's reorganization plan have said they intend to appeal a bankruptcy judge's decision to allow the world's largest private sector coal producer to exit Chapter 11 protection.
MILAN Italy's communications authority (AGCOM) will make a decision with regards to Vivendi's stakebuilding in Italian broadcaster Mediaset by the end of April, a source at the regulator told Reuters on Thursday.
SAO PAULO Brazil's two largest food processors are striving to restore confidence in their quality controls as they pursue plans to list overseas units after a scandal over alleged bribery of health officials that triggered bans on Brazilian meat exports.
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