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Bunge lays out case for independence in restructuring

Global grain trader Bunge Ltd's cost cutting and restructuring plans could buy it time in the face of a takeover bid from a larger rival as it struggles to stay independent during a slump in the commodities market, analysts said.

Apollo prepares 2018 IPO for ADT Corp: sources

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is preparing to take U.S. security company ADT Corp public at a $15 billion plus valuation, just over a year after buying it, sources familiar with the situation said on Thursday.

Carrefour's Diniz hails Brazil IPO, shares slip

Carrefour SA board member Abilio Diniz said on Thursday the initial public offering of the retailer's Brazilian unit shows the country is overcoming its harshest recession in a century as shares slipped in their market debut.

AB Inbev to buy soft drinks firm Hiball

The world's largest brewer Anheuser Busch InBev said on Thursday it was acquiring Hiball, a San Francisco-based producer of energy drinks and owner of the Alta Palla brand of organic sparkling juices and sparkling waters.


Judge refuses to remove block on Trump sanctuary city order

A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to revisit a court order that blocks President Donald Trump's administration from carrying out a policy designed to threaten the granting of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities.