Pfizer Names Banks on Animal Healthcare IPO: Sources - Reuters
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) has appointed Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan & Chase Co. (JPM) and Morgan Stanley (MS) to lead its animal health-care unit IPO, the Reuters news agency said Tuesday on its website, citing unnamed sources close to the situation.
Marathon Oil: US FTC Reviewing Alaska Deal With Hilcorp
Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) said Tuesday the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is reviewing its deal to sell Alaska oil and gas assets to Hilcorp Energy Corp.
Argentina and Venezuela to Team Up in Oil, Gas Ventures
Argentina and Venezuela agreed Tuesday to forming a strategic alliance to develop oil and gas industries through the countries' state-run oil companies.
Money Transfer Service Xoom Prepares for IPO: sources - Reuters
San Francisco-based online money transfer service Xoom Corp has hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) as its lead underwriter in the company's preparation for an initial public offering, the Reuters news agency said Tuesday on its website, citing two unnamed sources familiar with the situation.
CapitaLand 2Q Net Profit Falls 3.3% to S$385.9 Million on Higher Finance Costs
CapitaLand Ltd. (C31.SG), Southeast Asia's largest developer by market value, said Wednesday its second-quarter net profit eased 3.3% from a year earlier as the group incurred greater finance costs from borrowings and foreign-exchange losses.
Australian Regulator To Approve News Corp. Bid For Consolidated Media -Report
Australia's competition regulator is likely to approve News Corp.'s (NWS.AU) 1.97 billion Australian dollar (US$2.07 billion) bid for media investment company Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd. (CMJ.AU), The Australian Financial Review reported Wednesday, citing unnamed sources.
Edison International EME Unit Could File for Bankruptcy
Edison International's (EIX) Edison Mission Energy unit could file for bankruptcy if bondholders don't agree on a plan to restructure $3.7 billion of debt, including $578 million due in 2013, company executives said Tuesday.
AirAsia's Bid Draws Indonesia Scrutiny
AirAsia Bhd. may need to buckle up for turbulent weather: The bid by Asia's largest budget airline to buy Indonesia's Batavia Air has caught the attention of politicians and bureaucrats, who want a closer look before allowing another high-profile buyout by a foreign firm. While analysts and
Chile Bottler Andina 2nd-Quarter Net Falls 23% Year-On-Year To CLP11.36 Billion
Chilean beverage company and Coca-Cola bottler Embotelladora Andina SA's (AKOA, AKOB, ANDINA-B.SN) second-quarter net profit fell 23% year-on-year to 11.36 billion Chilean pesos ($23.6 million) on higher sales costs, the company said late Tuesday.
Australia's Molopo Sells Coal-Seam Assets to PetroChina For A$41 Million
Australia's Molopo Energy Ltd. (MPO.AU) said Wednesday it sold its coal-seam-gas assets in Queensland state to PetroChina Co. (PTR) for A$41 million.