July 25 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1500 GMT on Monday:
FRANKFURT, July 25 Chemicals groups Umicore and Sinochem are among the groups interested in German surface finishing and metal plating company Atotech, put on the block by France's oil giant Total, people close to the matter said.
LONDON/PRAGUE, July 25 U.S. and European buyout funds are gearing up for SABMiller's sale of its central and eastern European beer brands, with some seeking to join forces to snap up assets worth up to 7 billion euros ($7.7 billion), sources familiar with the matter said.
LONDON, July 25 U.S. and European buyout funds are gearing up for SABMiller's sale of its central and eastern European beer brands with some seeking to join forces to snap up assets worth up to 7 billion euros ($7.69 billion), sources familiar with the matter said.
* "transaction will have a positive impact on future overall financial performance of our emea and consolidated operations"
PARIS, July 25 French luxury group LVMH is selling Donna Karan International, the parent of New York label DKNY, to U.S. clothing firm G-III Apparel Group in a deal valuing the loss-making fashion brand at $650 million.
LONDON, July 25 Britain's biggest telecoms provider BT offered on Monday to appoint an independent board and chairman to run its Openreach network division in an attempt to appease rivals and prevent the break-up of the group.
* Telekom Austria CEO says there is full commitment to grow in Europe, we're not big enough
LONDON, July 25 BT is willing to give more autonomy to its Openreach network division, creating an independent board with a greater say over investment, its chairman said on Monday ahead of a decision on whether it should be broken up.
* MSAB has 6 holdings, including Hexagon, Assa Abloy and Securitas
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