LONDON Japanese financial services firm Orix Corp said it was looking to buy more shipping loans in Europe after confirming on Monday that it would purchase $289 million worth of such debt from Royal Bank of Scotland in a landmark deal.
FRANKFURT Acquisitive Chinese conglomerate HNA is in final talks over the purchase of Hahn airport in western Germany, the airport's state owners said on Monday.
Consumer goods packaging company Silgan Holdings Inc said it would buy WestRock Co's business that makes soap dispensers and perfume sprayers for about $1 billion.
U.S. telecom sector could be on the brink of a major consolidation under President Donald Trump's likely more merger-friendly administration, said JP Morgan Securities, which now sees a 90 percent chance of T-Mobile US being involved in a strategic transaction in the next five years.
BEIJING China's Mobike said it has joined hands with Foxconn to double the number of bikes it plans to make this year to 10 million, adding that the Taiwanese manufacturing giant had also taken a stake in the bike-sharing start-up.
WASHINGTON The White House said on Monday it planned later this week to establish four "Skype seats" for its regular media briefings to allow news organizations outside of Washington to participate.