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Ball wins conditional U.S. approval to buy Rexam

WASHINGTON Ball Corp and Rexam Plc , the world's two largest beverage can makers, have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge on condition that they sell eight aluminum can plants in the United States, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.


Netherlands set to pocket $1 billion with Propertize sale

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands is selling Propertize, the real estate portfolio of nationalized bank SNS Reaal, for 895 million euros ($989 million) to JP Morgan and private equity firm Lone Star as it cements its recovery from the 2008 financial crisis.


Katzenberg sued over 'side deal' to Comcast-DreamWorks merger

WILMINGTON, Del. Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's chief executive, has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit over what a minority shareholder called an "extraordinarily valuable" side deal he struck as part of the $3.8 billion sale of the studio to Comcast Corp .

McKesson's IT unit to merge with Change Healthcare

Healthcare services provider McKesson Corp said it would combine most of its information technology business with Change Healthcare Holdings Inc to form a new company with combined pro forma annual revenue of $3.4 billion.


Liberty Global sees no Brexit fallout on Vodafone deal

WARSAW Liberty Global , the world's largest cable operator, does not expect Brexit to derail its Dutch joint venture with Vodafone and is keeping an eye out for more takeovers in Europe, its chief executive said on Tuesday.


Mayne Pharma nears deal for Teva assets: source

Australia's Mayne Pharma Group Ltd on Tuesday said it will acquire U.S. generic products from Teva Pharmaceuticals for $652 million, helping it propel into the top 2 in the general oral contraceptives market in the United States.

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Trump’s fundraising: Size does matter

Donald Trump’s attempts to raise money for his presidential campaign through email solicitations are gaining steam, a company tracking his marketing performance has found.