* Elliott Associates and affiliates say they collectively own about 11.1 pct stake in Arconic Inc from previous stake of about 10 percent - sec filing Source text for Eikon: [ID:http://bit.ly/2ghnzFG] Further company coverage:
Dec 8 Issues causing slowness on Bloomberg LP's terminals that began late Thursday morning had been resolved for all users by mid- afternoon, the company said.
* National Grid sells 61 pct stake to Macquarie-led consortium
LONDON, Dec 8 Britain's National Grid has agreed to sell a 61 percent equity interest in its UK gas distribution business to a group of infrastructure investors that implies an enterprise value of around 13.8 billion pounds ($17.5 billion), it said on Thursday.
LONDON, Dec 7 Glencore said on Wednesday it would enter a new deal to buy oil from Rosneft as part of a broader move by the Russian government to sell a stake in its major oil firm with Glencore injecting limited equity into the transaction.
Dec 7 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:
* Western backers question authorities' commitment to reform (Adds EBRD and analyst comment)
BRUSSELS, Dec 7 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
Dec 7 Software maker Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is to sell its SunGard Public Sector and Education unit to Vista Equity Partners for $850 million to focus on making software for the financial industry.
Dec 7 Office supplies retailer Staples Inc said it would sell a controlling stake in its European business to private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP for 50 million euros ($53.65 million) to focus on its North American operations.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich./WASHINGTON When President-elect Donald Trump returns to this factory town on Friday for a victory celebration, he will find a region that is already experiencing the manufacturing renaissance he promised on the campaign trail.