Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd <6305.T>:Says it starts ToB for shares of Bradken Ltd at A$3.25 per share, during the period from Nov. 1, 2016 to Feb. 10, 2017.
Komatsu Ltd <6301.T>:Joy Global Inc - on October 12, 2016, merger deal with Komatsu received early termination of waiting period under Hart-Scott-Rodino act.
Greenbrier Companies Inc : Greenbrier-Astra Rail formed in Europe-based merger between Greenbrier Europe and Astra Rail . Co, Astra Rail management GMBH announced plans to form a new company, Greenbrier-Astra Rail . Expects transaction to be accretive to earnings per share by end of fiscal year 2017 . Greenbrier-Astra Rail will be led by an experienced Europe-based management team from both companies . Greenbrier expects transaction to be accretive to earnings per share by end of fiscal year 2017 . Greenbrier companies - as partial consideration for majority interest, Co to pay Astra Rail eur 30 million at closing, eur 30 million 12 months after closing . Greenbrier-Astra Rail will be controlled by greenbrier with an approximate 75% interest . Astra Rail's chairman Thomas Manns will own remainder of new company .Greenbrier-Astra Rail will include all European operations of Greenbrier And Astra Rail.