Tue, Jun 18 2013
MEXICO CITY - Russian planemaker Sukhoi delivered its first Superjet 100 plane to Mexico's Interjet airline at the Paris Airshow, the Mexican company said on Tuesday.
STOCKHOLM - Sweden is selling a 5.7 percent stake in Nordea , the Nordic region's biggest bank, in a move that may give the center-right ruling coalition some fiscal leeway ahead of an election next year.
PARIS - PPR Chief Executive Francois-Henri Pinault on Tuesday said the luxury and sports brands group was in talks to sell its mail order business La Redoute and hoped to complete the disposal by the end of the year.
PARIS - Boeing launched the 787-10 version of its flagship Dreamliner aircraft at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday with 102 firm orders worth nearly $30 billion at list prices.
PARIS - United Airlines said it would become the North American launch customer for Boeing's new stretched 787-10 passenger plane, with an order for 20 of the aircraft.
Mon, Jun 17 2013
FRANKFURT - A direct sale of German publisher Springer Science+Business Media to BC Partners is still an option, even after Springer's owners said last week their focus was on a stock exchange listing, two people familiar with the talks said on Monday.
- Kabel Deutschland - Germany's biggest cable operator - confirmed on Monday that they have received a preliminary approach from U.S. media group Liberty Global Plc after a British newspaper reported that the company had put forward a 7.5-billion-euro bid for the company.
PARIS - French luxury and sports brands group PPR is in talks to buy control of Richard Mille, one of the most expensive watch brands on the market, an industry source with first-hand knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
PARIS - Brazilian planemaker Embraer unveiled up to 365 potential orders for its revamped E-Jet aircraft at the Paris Airshow on Monday, including a firm order for 100 E-175s from U.S. company SkyWest Inc .
Sun, Jun 16 2013
PARIS - Aerojet Rocketdyne, the new company formed after GenCorp Inc's acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, said on Sunday it has promised the U.S. government savings of $1 billion in savings over the next decade as a result of the deal, and possibly $2 billion more in later phases of the merger.
These days Washington is not known for bipartisanship, but every now and then a breakthrough is made. It is noteworthy that Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, and Senator John McCain, a Republican, are appearing together at a forum in Sedona, Arizona on Friday.