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February 14, 2013
06:07 EDTNSRGY, BUD, STZ, BNPQY, DELL, GPMCFOn the Fly: Periodicals Wrap-Up
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Some major U.S. hedge-fund investors have made billions betting against the yen, exploiting Japan's determination to weaken its currency and boost its economy. George Soros has scored gains of about $1B on the trade since November, sources say. Others include David Einhornís Greenlight Capital, Daniel Loebís Third Point LLC and Kyle Bass's Hayman Capital Management LP, investors say, the Wall Street Journal reports...A number of banks planned to withdraw from the panel that sets the London interbank offered rate, or Libor, but dropped the idea after the U.K.'s Financial Services Authority warned them against doing so, sources say. The FSA sent letters to some banks, including France's BNP Paribas (BNPQY) and the Netherlands' Rabobank Group, the Wall Street Journal reports...REUTERS: Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) revised terms of its $20.1B takeover of Grupo Modelo (GPMCF) to overcome U.S. objections that it would have restricted competition. The company said it agreed to sell Modelo's Piedras Negras brewery next to the U.S. border to Constellation (STZ) and grant it perpetual rights for Corona and other Modelo brands in the U.S., at a cost of $2.9B, Reuters reports...Nestle (NSRGY) expects 2013 to be as challenging as last year as the food group reported weaker-than-expected quarterly sales growth in Asia and the Americas, Reuters reports...BLOOMBERG: Dell (DELL) is scheduling meetings with shareholders to assess their demands for getting its $24.4B buyout done and also preparing a public response to critics of the deal, sources say, Bloomberg reports...U.S. realtors and mortgage bankers hope President Obamaís call for streamlining mortgage rules will lend new momentum to efforts to prevent imposing a strict minimum down payment for home loans, Bloomberg reports.
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09:02 EDTBUDSABMiller to enter Brazilian market, Telegraph says
SABMiller (SBMRY) agreed to a deal with a local Brazilian brewer and will compete against AB InBev (BUD), reports the Telegraph. Reference Link
November 21, 2014
06:27 EDTBNPQYBNP Paribas cuts eight U.S. junk-bond salesmen, WSJ reports
According to sources, BNP Paribas has cut eight junk-bond salesmen in the U.S., The Wall Street Journal reports. The cuts, which were made on Thursday, are said to include team head Kevin Cook. The bank is expected to continue to sell and trade the securities. Reference Link
November 19, 2014
20:12 EDTBUDAB InBev cutting jobs, consolidating sales division in U.S., WSJ reports
Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed in a statement that it is cutting jobs and consolidating its sales division in the U.S., according to the Wall Street Journal, but declined to specify how many jobs are being cut. Reference Link
07:05 EDTBNPQYBNP Paribas executives probed by French prosecutors, WSJ reports
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05:32 EDTBNPQYBNP Paribas upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
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November 17, 2014
07:21 EDTNSRGYDanone mulls IPO for nutrition unit as sale talks disappoint, Reuters says
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November 14, 2014
07:47 EDTBUDAB InBev CEO says willing to deal but only at right price, Bloomberg reports
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05:42 EDTNSRGYNestle to explore strategic options for development of Davigel
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November 12, 2014
06:30 EDTBNPQYBNP Paribas should look into a merger with Monte dei Paschi, NY Times reports
BNP Paribas should be thinking about a merger with Monte dei Paschi di Siena with the potential rewards outweighing the risks, reports the New York Times. Such a merger would turn BNP's BNL division in Italy to the third-largest bank from the sixth. Reference Link
November 11, 2014
11:33 EDTBUDSABMiller may look for takeover, expansion stable of beers, WSJ says
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