Showa Shell Sekiyu KK (5002.T)
Sept 7 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:
* Showa takeover complicated by spat with Idemitsu family (Adds Shell comment)
Sept 7 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Wednesday:
TOKYO Japanese refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co has postponed its acquisition of Showa Shell Sekiyu shares as regulatory approval is taking longer than expected - a delay that comes amid uncertain prospects for the deal due to a spat with the Idemitsu founding family.
Sept 7 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 0.2 percent higher on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures trading up 0.25 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Sept 7 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 0.2 percent higher on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.8 percent on Tuesday, as a fall in the shares of Royal Bank of Scotland and its rival Lloyds weighed on the overall market. * ANTOFAGASTA: Chile-based Antofagasta Plc will see about $800 million in capital expenditures in 2017, the chief executive of the London-listed copper miner told journalists on the sidelines of
* Idemitsu to seek discussions with big shareholders (Adds company comment, context; fixes slug)
TOKYO, Aug 9 The founding family of Japan's Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd has made a fresh call on management to give up its plan to merge with rival oil refiner Showa Shell Sekiyu KK.
TOKYO Japan's Idemitsu Kosan is looking to acquire a smaller stake in Showa Shell Sekiyu than planned, aiming to counter efforts by the former's founding family to block a merger of the two oil refiners, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday.
* Smaller stake purchase may counter Idemitsu family's plan-Nikkei