BRIEF-Staples to be acquired by Sycamore Partners for about $6.9 bln in cash
* Staples, Inc enters into definitive agreement to be acquired by sycamore partners for $10.25 per share in cash, or approximately $6.9 billion
March 30 Guangdong Xinbao Electrical Appliances Holdings Co., Ltd.:
* Says it raised 913.0 million yuan via private placement
* Says the controlling shareholder's stake is lowered to 69.2 percent from 75.3 percent after the private placement
Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline News)
WASHINGTON, June 28 A federal judge in California on Wednesday allowed some claims to proceed by investors who sued Volkswagen AG over its diesel emissions scandal, but agreed to the German automaker's request to dismiss parts of the lawsuit.