HELSINKI, March 12 - Finnish start-up Next Games has raised $6 million in funding in the latest of several venture capital investments in the Nordic country's booming mobile games industry, the company said on Wednesday.
LONDON, March 12 - Poundland and Pets at Home set the prices for their initial public offerings (IPOs) on Wednesday, the latest British retailers to capitalise on London's buoyant market conditions.
SAO PAULO, March 11 - Bank of America Corp on Tuesday named Rodrigo Xavier as the top executive for its wholesale and investment banking unit in Brazil, where the second-largest U.S. lender has enjoyed fast growth in recent years.
BOSTON, March 11 - Blackstone Group, the world's biggest alternative asset manager, said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy most of cybersecurity firm Accuvant Inc from investment firm Sverica International.
BRUSSELS, March 11 - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
KOBLENZ, Germany, March 11 - Germany's Nuerburgring has been sold to motor sport industry supplier Capricorn Group for more than 100 million euros ($139m), ending a months-long search to find new owners for the world's longest racetrack, which became insolvent in 2012.
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BOSTON, March 11 - Steven A. Cohen, whose hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors pleaded guilty to insider trading, is changing the name of his firm to Point72 Asset Management as it shifts focus to managing his own assets from serving as a hedge fund for wealthy investors following an agreement with the U.S. government.
LUSAKA, March 11 - Standard Chartered's private equity arm has acquired a quarter of Zambia's Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc for $57 million, its first investment in the growing African power industry.
New York-based global independent investment bank Moelis & Co has filed to go public in the US to raise around $100 million and has appointed Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to manage the IPO process. After a road-show in March, the company is expected to go public in April.
NEW DELHI - Coal India said its officers will go on a three-day strike from Thursday to demand for a settlement of pay-related issues, in a move that could cut some of its 1.5 million tonnes-per-day output and tighten domestic supplies.
- Coal India officers to go on strike; output to be hit
- Economic data likely to point to slow growth, high inflation
- Air India reviews Boeing 787, no plan to ground fleet
- Shares in Maruti recover; investors protest Suzuki deal
- SpiceJet places $4.4 billion order for 42 Boeing 737s
- Stocks tumble in Europe as jitters catch up with equity
- Rupee continues to trade lower but shares limit fall
- Havells India gains on unit listing hopes in London
- Gold extends gains to 5-1/2 month high on safe-haven demand
- Exclusive - China central bank ready to cut bank reserves if growth falters - sources