Deals coverage from Reuters.
Top U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co <ADM.N> has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd <BG.N>, according to a person familiar with the approach, which could set up a bidding war with Swiss-based rival Glencore Plc <GLEN.L>.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has made a second request for information on chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's $103 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom said in a statement on Friday, a move that could indicate heightened antitrust scrutiny.
AT&T, owner of DirecTV, is asking for documents from a long list of companies as part of preparation for a trial to determine if they will be allowed to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner, their lawyer Daniel Petrocelli said in a pre-trial hearing on Friday.
India's biggest explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has agreed to buy the government's majority stake in state-refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp for 369 billion rupees ($5.78 billion), ONGC said on Saturday.
China's stock market regulator has approved five new initial public offerings (IPOs), which will aim to raise a total of no more than 6.7 billion yuan ($1.05 billion), the official news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday.
Dutch Takeaway.com <TKWY.AS> sees a merger with German peer Delivery Hero <DHER.DE> as a possibility in a potential consolidation of the European meal delivery market, Chief Executive Jitse Groen told a German daily.
Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis Inc <ACB.TO> is in talks with rivals CanniMed Therapeutics Inc <CMED.TO> and Newstrike Resources Ltd <HIP.V> to buy both businesses in a friendly deal that would create the nation's top weed company, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
Buyout firm Vintage Capital Management LLC has agreed not to raise its stake in its acquisition target Rent-A-Center Inc <RCII.O> or seek to gain control of its board as they talk about a potential deal, the furniture retailer said on Friday.
Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd <3382.T>, the Tokyo-based parent company of the 7-Eleven network of stores, agreed to sell and divest some of its stores in its proposed $3.3 billion acquisition of 1,100 Sunoco LP <SUN.N> outlets, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Friday.
Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners Management LLC is exploring options for two software companies it owns, PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin, that could involve combining them in a deal worth between $2 billion to $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
The New South Wales government has awarded a contract worth more than A$2 billion ($1.60 billion) to construction company Grocon, retail property firm Scentre Group <SCG.AX> and Chinese-backed developer Aqualand to build the final stage of the Barangaroo development in Sydney.
SVB Capital, the venture capital arm of Silicon Valley Bank, and property investor Asia Pacific Land Ltd have backed Roofstock, a startup that allows investors to buy and sell single-family rental homes online.
Biotest <BIOG.DE> said on Friday that it has sold its U.S. operations, allaying national security concerns by U.S. authorities and paving the way for the German company's sale to a Chinese investor.
Italian airports and motorway operator Atlantia <ATL.MI> said on Friday it would call a shareholder meeting to vote on changes to its offer for Spanish rival Abertis <ABE.MC>, as it seeks to strengthen its hand in a bid battle.
The UK's Takeover Panel has extended the deadline for a consortium of companies to make an offer for British office firm IWG Plc <IWG.L> until 1700 GMT on Feb. 2.
Sika's <SIK.S> rising share price could bring an end to a long-running takeover fight with French construction group Saint-Gobain <SGOB.PA>, Sika CEO Paul Schuler told Finanz und Wirtschaft in an interview.
Brazilian credit card processor Stone Pagamentos SA is planning its initial public offering in New York by the second half of the year to raise funds to compete with larger rivals Cielo SA <CIEL3.SA> and the Rede division of Itaú Unibanco Holding SA <ITUB4.SA>, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
It started 12 years ago as a one-man blog written by a self-confessed "sneakerhead." Fashion website Highsnobiety went on to become a top destination for young men buying the latest streetwear - and has now attracted its first outside investment.
Lincoln Financial Group <LNC.N> said on Friday it would buy fellow insurer Liberty Life Assurance Co of Boston for about $3.3 billion from Liberty Mutual to boost its presence in the group benefits market.