JERUSALEM, Dec 7 - Three units of Israel's IDB Group agreed to sell their stakes in camera-in-a-pill maker Given Imaging to an unnamed international group of investors for $426 million, IDB said on Saturday.
Fri, Dec 6 2013
Dec 6 - AT&T has asked regulators to let it ignore a shareholder request for details of its customer-information sharing with government agencies, a move that could forestall a heated debate at the telecommunications giant's annual meeting.
Dec 6 - Walt Disney Co has gained marketing and distribution rights for any future "Indiana Jones" films under an agreement with Paramount Pictures, the studio that released the first four movies in the blockbuster franchise.
NEW YORK, Dec 6 - Top U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp has tapped JP Morgan Chase & Co for advice as it evaluates a potential bid for Time Warner Cable Inc , people familiar with the matter said.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6 - The Federal Communications Commission plans to hold the so-called incentive auction of airwaves for mid-2015, confirming a long-expected delay from the original plan to hold the sale in 2014, the agency chairman announced on Friday.
* Refinancings to slow as rates rise, maturities pushed out
LONDON, Dec 6 - Hellman & Friedman's acquisition of a 70 percent stake in Deutsche Telekom's classified advertising business Scout24 will be supported by over 700 million euros ($955.96 million) of debt financing, banking sources said on Friday.
Dec 6 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Friday:
ANKARA, Dec 6 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch has withdrawn from bidding to advise Turkish defence contractor Aselsan after Turkey struck a preliminary defence deal with a Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions, an Aselsan official said on Friday.
Thu, Dec 5 2013
NEW YORK, Dec 5 - Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC is exploring a sale of two of its portfolio companies, Hyland Software Inc and LANDesk Software Inc, which could collectively be worth more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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.