LONDON Unilever sought to show shareholders it can go it alone on Wednesday after rejecting Kraft Heinz's $143 billion bid, with the promise of a swift, far-reaching review.
Oil giant Saudi Aramco [IPO-ARMO.SE] has asked JPMorgan Chase & Co and Morgan Stanley to assist with its mammoth initial public share offer and could call on another bank with access to Chinese investors, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.
SAO PAULO Odebrecht SA wants to negotiate graft-related fines with several Latin American countries by June, which would help the Brazilian engineering conglomerate prevent upcoming elections across the region from slowing planned asset sales, two people familiar with the matter said.
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corp have agreed a $1.5 billion deal with Carnival Corp to build two cruise ships for the fast-growing Chinese cruise market.
SAO PAULO/ESSEN Thyssenkrupp AG has struck a deal to sell its loss-making Brazilian steel mill CSA to Ternium SA for 1.26 billion euros ($1.3 billion), ending a foray into the Americas that led to billions of euros in losses.
FRANKFURT/PARIS PSA Group has pledged to respect existing Opel and Vauxhall job guarantees if it buys the European arm of General Motors , though some analysts say thousands of jobs are eventually likely to go for the deal to work.
Exclusive: China state firm in preliminary deal to buy Chevron's Bangladesh gas fields - oil executives
BEIJING/DHAKA China's state-run Zhenhua Oil has signed a preliminary deal with Chevron to buy the U.S. oil major's natural gas fields in Bangladesh that are worth about $2 billion, two Beijing-based Chinese oil executives said.
LONDON Tobacco company Imperial Brands and nutritional ingredients maker Glanbia are attractive targets for Japanese companies looking to expand into international markets, Exane BNP Paribas analysts said in a note to clients.
HONG KONG/TOKYO Sushiro Global Holdings Ltd, which runs Japan's largest chain of conveyor-belt sushi restaurants, said shareholders including European buyout firm Permira [PERM.UL] would sell shares worth up to 82.4 billion yen ($730 million) in an initial public offering next month.
SourceHOV LLC, Novitex Holdings Inc and Quinpario Acquisition Corp 2 agreed to combine in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion, to scale up their businesses in the financial technology and business services industry.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster.