Unilever NV (UNc.AS)
April 16 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
SEOUL French cosmetics group L'Oreal SA has been picked as the preferred bidder to buy 70 percent of South Korean fashion and cosmetics firm Nanda, in a deal estimated at 400 billion won ($375 million), Korea Economic Daily reported on Tuesday, citing investment banking sources.
* Nanda's clothing, cosmetics brands popular among Chinese (Add no comments from L'Oreal and UBS, context on foreign investment in South Korean cosmetics, Nanda company details)
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LONDON (LPC) - Flora Food Group, Unilever's spreads business is set to allocate a €4.7bn-equivalent leveraged loan buyout financing after attracting around 80 major investors into the jumbo cross-border deal, banking sources said.
LONDON, March 7 (LPC) - Flora Food Group, Unilever's spreads business is set to allocate a €4.7bn-equivalent leveraged loan buyout financing after attracting around 80 major investors into the jumbo cross-border deal, banking sources said.
BRUSSELS, March 1 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
LONDON/ZURICH, Feb 21 Nestle is in talks to end a pricing stand-off with several European supermarkets, including Belgium's Colruyt and Switzerland's Coop, which have dropped some of the Swiss group's products in the latest sign of growing pressures on the retail industry.
* Nestle under pressure to boost margins (Adds context on Nestle, more analyst comment)
LONDON, Feb 13 Banks are expected to launch a €4.6bn-equivalent leveraged loan within the next week that backs US private equity firm KKR’s acquisition of Unilever’s margarine and spreads business, banking sources said.