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Before 2100 GMT on Tuesday, the following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported: * Nestle, Swiss food group, agreed to sell its U. S.
Ferrero, Italy, has a candy business of $2.
The company says 8 billion marks the first big sale by CEO Mark Schneider and takes a small step on the road to healthier products.
** Informma in the UK is discussing a deal to buy the event organizer UBM for more than £ 3 billion ($4. 14 billion)
It relaunched plans to create large commercial media and conference groups nearly a decade ago.
** Battery maker Energizer Inc. said on Tuesday that it will purchase the battery and portable lighting business of the Spectrum brand for $2 billion in cash transactions, adding brands such as Rayovac and Varta to it** U. S.
Financial technology firm Blackhawk Network Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it will be acquired by private equity firms Silver Lake and P2 Capital Partners
Cash deals worth about $3.
5 billion includes debt.
* Shares of Israeli chemical companies rose in Tel Aviv after Canada\'s Nutrien said it would sell 13 of its chemical companies.
The company holds a 8% stake in the company, eliminating uncertainty about the stock sales plan.
Engie, a French utility, said it had acquired two industrial energy services companies in West Africa.
Afric Power and Tieri-
To expand its operations in the region.
** HNA Group\'s commodity trading and logistics department bought a large stake in the Glencore oil storage business last month, but will not chase the United StatesS.
A senior executive in the department said the 2018 deal was partly due to Washington\'s increased scrutiny of Chinese investment.
Petroliam Nasional Berhad, a Malaysian energy company, said the Sarawak government would hold an equity stake in its LNG production facility.
According to a person familiar with the matter, * grocery chain Kroger Co has considered buying boxed food from online wholesalers as more and more shoppers order food online and compete with Amazon.
Com is heating up.
** Viacom and CBS did not actively discuss the merger, although Sharei Redstone, the controlling shareholder, has had an exploratory conversation with CBS directors about the restructuring of the company, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. ** U. S.
S. Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
2 wireless operators, cut off business contacts with Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Huawei Technology Co. , Ltd. , oppose plans for telecom operator China Mobile Co. , Ltd. to enter the United StatesS.
Two congressional aides said the market was affected by national security issues.
** Polyus, Russia\'s largest gold miner, said that after a condition of the agreement was not met, plans to sell a 10% stake to a consortium led by Fosun International in China had been abandoned.
** Continental Germany has hired JPMorgan to advise on possible breaks
The source told Reuters that as auto parts manufacturers reposition a market focused on electrical and self
Driving a vehicle.
Fiat Chrysler Motor CompanyFCA)
The company\'s chief executive said it did not intend to dissolve the company or sell individual brands to China or others, and the group said future profits would be driven by its coveted Jeep brand.
Auckland International Airport said it would sell a stake in North Queensland airport. NQA)
To pay $0. 37 billion to existing investors ($294. 82 million)
Because it wants to focus on domestic business.
* On Monday, the state-owned owner of Germany\'s HSH Nordbank agreed to work with potential buyer J. C.
The flowers are as long as Cerberus-
Three people familiar with the matter said they tried to privatize the troubled bank towards the end.
* Killer Content Inc. , a filmmaker working with philanthropist Abigail Disney to try to acquire Weinstein, said on Monday that bankruptcy could be the best way for the future of the United StatesS.
** Turnaround expert Melrose directly appealed to GKN investors to support its £ 7 billion ($9. 6 billion)
After the British engineering board rejected the offer.
** GKN is under pressure to negotiate an acquisition with meerrose Industries, a US-based suitorS.
Activist investor Elliot disclosed shares in the British engineering company a few days after he rejected 7 billion pounds ($9. 66 billion)bid.
The troubled commodity trader Noble Group has completed its sales in the United States. S. -
The company said on Monday it will focus on Vitol\'s oil business, the world\'s largest oil trader, but the net income from the deal is lower than previously announced estimates. ** Czech-
The Austrian-based lottery and betting group Sazka group said Monday that it is considering listing in London and has increased its stake in the Austrian casino.
** Chinese developer Yuzhou Real Estate said on Monday that it will buy 7 projects from coastal green space for 3 pounds. 8 billion yuan ($591 million).
** Air France on Saturday denied its offer to acquire Alitalia, a struggling Italian airline, a day after the Italian government minister said that Air France\'s flag had partnered with EasyJet, a cheap airline.
* Japan SoftBank will invest 0. 46 billion euros ($561 million)in used-
According to people familiar with the matter, Auto1, a car trading platform, marks its first investment in Germany by its Vision Fund.
* Premier Foods said on Monday that any negotiations it has with third parties as part of the business review have not yet exceeded the \"exploration phase \", played down the possibility of selling its Batchelors noodles to Nissin Food Holdings.
* IDFC Bank Co. , Ltd. is one of the two latest Banks in India and will acquire non-
Capital First Ltd, a bank finance company, is in stock swaps worth about $1.
5 billion to promote retail lending activities.
* Resolving legal disputes, the German and Austrian management of Niki Airlines agreed to work together to quickly resolve the future of the bankrupt carrier and guarantee the legal certainty of the buyer.
CEZ Chief Executive Daniel Benes said in an interview on Monday that he believes that dividing power producers into two parts is an option to create value for shareholders.
* Hudson River Trading LLC has agreed to acquire Sun Holdings LLC, Sun Trading\'s parent company, which says it is the latest acquisition of a shrinking high-frequency Trading industry plagued by low market volatility and rising costs. (
By Ahmed Farhatha and Arunima Naji in Bangalore)