Divestitures / Spin

Toshiba, Western Digital aiming to settle chip dispute next week: sources

Toshiba, Western Digital aiming to settle chip dispute next week: sources

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Toshiba Corp is seen on a printed circuit board in this photo illustration taken in Tokyo July 31, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko [more…]

UK’s Pendragon to sell U.S. Motor Group business

UK’s Pendragon to sell U.S. Motor Group business

Published 04/12/2017

LONDON (Reuters) - British car dealership Pendragon (PDG.L) is to sell its U.S Motor Group business after concluding a strategic review following a profit warning, [more…]

Mednax fielding takeover interest from buyout firms: sources

Mednax fielding takeover interest from buyout firms: sources

Published 01/12/2017

(Reuters) - Mednax Inc, a U.S. healthcare network operator targeted by activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, is fielding acquisition interest from several private equity [more…]

Sabeco gets strong response at Singapore investors’ roadshow as Vietnam kicks off sale

Sabeco gets strong response at Singapore investors’ roadshow as Vietnam kicks off sale

Published 27/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Cans of beer move along a production line at a factory of Saigon Beer Corporation (Sabeco) in Hanoi, Vietnam June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kham/File [more…]

Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms

Clariant snubs review demand as showdown with White Tale looms

Published 24/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant is seen at the company's headquarters in Pratteln, Switzerland October 29, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH (Reuters) [more…]

Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen as window cleaners work on the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File [more…]

Natixis ups dividend payout target in new three-year plan

Natixis ups dividend payout target in new three-year plan

Published 19/11/2017

The logo of French bank Natixis is seen outside of one of their offices in Paris, France, January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jacky NaegelenPARIS (Reuters) - France’s [more…]

Vivendi’s music unit UMG worth more than $40 billion, CEO says

Vivendi’s music unit UMG worth more than $40 billion, CEO says

Published 17/11/2017

BARCELONA/LONDON (Reuters) - Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) could be worth more than $40 billion, Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday, helping to [more…]

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

Published 16/11/2017

Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) said on Thursday a deal proposed by an activist investor to take the bookstore chain private was not "bona fide" as its chairman and founder, Leonard Riggio, would not participate and raising the required funds was highly unlikely. [more…]

Shrinking GE rattles investors, shares hit 5-year low

Shrinking GE rattles investors, shares hit 5-year low

Published 14/11/2017

General Electric Co's (GE.N) new Chief Executive John Flannery on Monday outlined steps that will turn the biggest U.S. industrial conglomerate into a smaller, more focused company, surprising some investors who sold the company's shares to a five-year low. [more…]