PARIS, July 31 - French logistics group Norbert Dentressangle is to buy U.S.-based Jacobson Companies from private equity fund Oak Hill Capital Partners in a deal worth $750 million aimed at giving it critical mass in the United States.
PARIS, July 31 - French logistics group Norbert Dentressangle said on Thursday it would acquire U.S.-based Jacobson Companies from private equity fund Oak Hill Capital Partners in a deal worth $750 million.
BRUSSELS, July 31 - Belgian chemicals group Solvay said on Thursday that it agreed to sell its U.S. based sulphuric acid production unit Eco Services to private equity group CCMP Capital.
July 31 - Solvay S.A. : Solvay To Sell Its Us based eco services business unit to ccmp capital
SHANGHAI, July 31 - Two Chinese partnerships, one of which involves Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd's financial services affiliate, are still hoping to get private banking licences after missing the initial batch of approvals for China's very first private lenders, the Securities Times said on Thursday.
Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp is hopeful that its bid to buy out its Philippine Airlines partner, the Lucio Tan Group, would be completed within the third quarter so as not to derail improvements in the carrier's financial performance, the Philippine Star newspaper quoted the president of San Miguel and PAL as saying.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 30 - HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient - digitally?
TOKYO, July 31 - At the New York Stock Exchange last September, buoyed by high hopes for Japan's economic revival, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Wall Street to "Buy my Abenomics!" Amid sagging growth and Tokyo listing flops, investors are now looking for a discount.
* Q2 distributable earnings of $324 mln vs $163 mln yr-ago
July 30 - CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets, CME said on Wednesday.
LONDON - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc bought Dublin-based Shire Plc on Friday in a 32 billion pound ($54.7 billion) deal that will allow it to slash its tax bill by relocating to Britain.
REUTERS - A group of World Trade Organization (WTO) members has informally discussed adopting a global overhaul of customs rules without India if New Delhi goes ahead with threats to block the deal, sources familiar with the talks said on Thursday.