Deals

Cargill to challenge Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods with new plant-based burger

Cargill to challenge Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods with new plant-based burger

Published 24/02/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc will launch plant-based hamburger patties and ground “fake meat” products in April, the company said on Monday, challenging Beyond Meat [more…]

PepsiCo buys Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery for $705 million

PepsiCo buys Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery for $705 million

Published 24/02/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc (PEP.O) has agreed to buy Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery from local jujube maker Haoxiangni Health Food Co Ltd [more…]

Alstom confirms talks on potential $7 billion Bombardier deal

Alstom confirms talks on potential $7 billion Bombardier deal

Published 17/02/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French train maker Alstom (ALSO.PA) has confirmed it is in talks on the possible acquisition of the train business of Canada’s Bombardier [more…]

Timeline: NMC Health’s expansion and ailments

Timeline: NMC Health’s expansion and ailments

Published 17/02/2020

(Reuters) - NMC Health (NMC.L) said on Monday its founder BR Shetty had resigned as joint non-executive chairman, months after the UAE healthcare group was [more…]

With biryani and rice balls, Malaysia aims for halal Olympic gold

With biryani and rice balls, Malaysia aims for halal Olympic gold

Published 17/02/2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A small factory in Malaysia’s capital is preparing thousands of ready-to-eat halal meals, from fried rice to chicken biryani, to be [more…]

YOUR MONEY: Family offices lead the way on impact investing

YOUR MONEY: Family offices lead the way on impact investing

Published 10/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When former investment manager Ron Cordes started a charitable foundation in 2007, he got frustrated because he could only “do good” [more…]

Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

Published 11/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The board member overseeing an outside audit of Wirecard has been elected as chairman of the German payments company as it battles [more…]

Roche enters $1.15 billion licensing deal for Sarepta gene therapy

Roche enters $1.15 billion licensing deal for Sarepta gene therapy

Published 23/12/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche (ROG.S) entered into a $1.15 billion licensing agreement with Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT.O) to obtain the right to launch and commercialize Sarepta’s [more…]

Toshiba to extend tender offer period for NuFlare until Jan. 16

Toshiba to extend tender offer period for NuFlare until Jan. 16

Published 23/12/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Monday it would extend the period of its tender offer for chip equipment unit NuFlare Technology Inc until [more…]

ByteDance unit establishes venture with Chinese state media firm

ByteDance unit establishes venture with Chinese state media firm

Published 14/12/2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of ByteDance, the owner of video-sharing platform TikTok, has established a joint venture with a Chinese state media group, official [more…]