WASHINGTON, Dec 5 More than 20 U.S. Congress members wrote to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday asking for the acquisition of U.S. chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp by a fund with ties to China's government to be blocked over security concerns.
* Increasing aggregate purchase price from $1.1 billion to $1.25 billion
* Pipeline decision "political"- Energy Transfer (Recasts with call from Sioux leader for protesters to go home)
HONG KONG, Dec 6 Fosun International Ltd , China's biggest privately-owned conglomerate, is known globally for its bold dealmaking, including the tenaciously successful pursuit of French resort operator Club Med.
(Add testimony of Aetna executive; updates share prices) By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON, Dec 5 A U.S. Justice Department attorney told a federal judge on Monday that health insurer Aetna Inc's planned acquisition of Humana Inc would break antitrust law by reducing competition in Medicare Advantage and Obamacare exchange businesses, kicking off a trial expected to last weeks. The Justice Department filed a lawsuit in July asking the court to stop Aetna's $34 billion deal fo
Dec 5 Sanofi is considering a bid for Swiss biotech company Actelion, rivaling an offer made by U.S. healthcare company Johnson & Johnson, Bloomberg reported.
NEW YORK, Dec 5 Union mechanics at United Continental Holdings Inc on Monday ratified a six-year joint collective bargaining agreement with the airline, marking the end to several years of contract talks between the two parties.
* Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. announce overwhelming creditor support in vote to accept CEOC'S plan of reorganization
CHICAGO, Dec 5 Tyson Foods Inc has launched a $150 million venture capital fund that will target investments in companies commercializing meat substitutes, deepening the largest U.S. chicken producer's foray into alternative sources of protein.
Dec 5 Sanofi is considering a bid for Swiss biotech company Actelion, rivaling an offer made by U.S. healthcare company Johnson & Johnson, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump indicated a tougher U.S. approach to China by speaking to Taiwan's president last week, but how far he will push a risky test of wills to wring concessions from Beijing on issues from trade to North Korea is unclear.