Oct 9 - PetSmart Inc's talks to acquire Petco Holdings Inc have stalled over disagreements about sharing the risk of getting the deal approved by U.S. antitrust authorities, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9 - The chief executive officer of DocuSign has resigned, according to an internal memo, signaling a leadership change for a well-funded tech company that is on the brink of an initial public offering.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 9 - Computer science has for the first time become the most popular major for female students at Stanford University, a hopeful sign for those trying to build up the thin ranks of women in the technology field.
BRUSSELS, Oct 9 - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
Oct 9 - Pluralsight LLC, a startup that offers online courses on computer programming and software development, is hiring banks as it plans to go public, potentially valuing the company at more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Oct 9 - The private-equity owners of British payments processor Worldpay Group Ltd, Advent International and Bain Capital, have cut the top end of the price range set for the company's London listing, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Oct 9 - SolarWinds Inc, a U.S. provider of information technology management software to businesses, said on Friday that it was exploring strategic alternatives after Reuters reported the company was in talks to sell itself.
Oct 9 - Macy's Inc, under pressure from activist investors to spin off its prized real estate assets, said it sold four floors of its downtown Seattle store to private investment firm Starwood Capital Group for $65 million.
MUMBAI, Oct 9 - Funds advised by private equity Apax Partners have bought a 23.2 percent stake in Indian software services exporter Zensar Technologies Ltd, the company said on Friday.
LONDON, Oct 9 - The level of announced mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for the year has reached an all-time high, helped by Anheuser-Busch InBev's record $100 billion offer for London-listed brewer SABMiller, Thomson Reuters data showed on Friday.
MUMBAI - Cipla Ltd , India's fourth-largest drugmaker by sales, said on Thursday it had agreed to an exclusive deal with Serum Institute of India to supply vaccines to South Africa, adding a new market to their partnership in India and Europe.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI - As many as 850,000 small chemist shops in India will shut for a day next week to protest against a burgeoning online pharmacy industry that is attracting big money backers.