SAO PAULO, March 13- France's Carrefour SA could raise as much as 5 billion reais from the sale of a stake in its Brazilian unit, one source with direct knowledge of the situation said, with potential bidders including Brazilian tycoon Abilio Diniz and a sovereign wealth fund.» Read More
Feb 25- Oilfield services provider Weatherford International Ltd said it would divest five businesses, exit another as it struggles with weak demand in North America, and has identified 6,192 positions for job cuts as part of a previously announced plan.
Feb 25- Oilfield services provider Weatherford International Ltd said it would divest five businesses, exit another and lay off 6192 employees as it struggles with weak demand in North America. The company, which is being probed for violations of the United Nations oil-for-food program in Iraq, on Tuesday also reported a wider quarterly net loss.
SYDNEY, Feb 21- Anglo Dutch oil company Royal Dutch Shell said on Friday it has agreed to sell its Australian downstream businesses to oil trader Vitol SA for about A $2.9 billion.
SYDNEY, Feb 21- Royal Dutch Shell PLC said on Friday it had agreed to sell its Australian downstream businesses to Vitol SA for about A $2.9 billion. The sale covers Shell's Geelong Refinery and 870 service stations plus its bulk fuels, bitumen and chemicals businesses and part of its lubricants businesses in Australia.
Feb 18- U.S. chemical manufacturer Ashland Inc said it would sell its water technologies unit to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier& Rice for about $1.8 billion. The proceeds will be used to fund a $1.35 billion stock repurchase it also announced on Tuesday. Ashland shares were up 2.3 percent at $98.40 in early trading.
MADRID, Feb 12- Iberdrola has sold a 22.6 percent stake in Brazil's Itapebi Geracao de Energia to a unit of the Spanish utility's affiliate Neoenergia for 325 million reais, it said on Wednesday.
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 10- Africa's top bullion producer AngloGold Ashanti is selling its Namibian unit for $110 million to private mining group QKR, it said on Monday, the disposal being part of a renewed drive to rationalise and focus on its bigger operations.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 7- Swiss industrial conglomerate ABB Ltd is seeking to divest several units whose sale could raise more than $1 billion in total proceeds, according to people familiar with the matter, joining a list of large companies looking to shed non-core businesses.
Jan 16- Johnson& Johnson said it would sell its ortho clinical diagnostics unit to private equity firm Carlyle Group for $4.15 billion, shedding a slow-growing business to focus on more lucrative products. J&J shares were up marginally at $95.01 in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Jan 16- Johnson& Johnson said on Thursday it will sell its ortho clinical diagnostics unit to private equity firm Carlyle Group for $4.15 billion, a year after announcing it was considering spinning off or selling the slow-growing business.
NEW YORK, Jan 15- The U.S. Federal Reserve has given JPMorgan Chase& Co an "ultimate time limit" for selling its Henry Bath warehousing unit, a regulatory executive at the U.S. central bank told a Senate banking committee hearing on Wednesday. In July 2013, JPMorgan announced plans to sell the whole of its physical commodities business, which includes Henry Bath.
*JPMorgan's brokerage feels financial impact of regulation. LONDON, Jan 8,- JPMorgan Chase& Co, the world's biggest dealer in over-the-counter metals derivatives, has added its metals futures brokerage to the sale of its physical commodities business, sources familiar with the matter said.
*JPMorgan's brokerage feels financial impact of regulation. Jan 8,- JPMorgan Chase& Co, the world's biggest dealer in over-the-counter metals derivatives, has added its metals futures brokerage to the sale of its physical commodities business, sources familiar with the matter said.
Jan 6- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc said it would sell three of its businesses to General Electric Co's healthcare unit for $1.06 billion, fulfilling a requirement for European antitrust approval to buy Life Technologies Corp..
Jan 6- Scientific and laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc said it would sell its cell culture, gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses to GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Co, for about $1.06 billion.
Dec 30- Packaged foods company Mondelez International Inc has sold its SnackWell's cookies and snacks business to its joint venture with Brynwood Partners VI LP, the private equity firm said on Monday.
LONDON/ MOSCOW, Dec 20- Morgan Stanley has sold the majority of its global physical oil trading operations to Russian state-run oil major Rosneft, becoming the latest Wall Street firm to dispose of a major part of its commodity business. Morgan Stanley said it was not expected to have a significant impact on its financial results.
*Dubai World unit sells 50 pct of Fontainebleau- source. DUBAI, Dec 17- Istithmar World, a unit of Dubai World, has sold its 50 percent stake in Miami Beach's landmark Fontainebleau hotel back to south Florida developer Turnberry, a source close to the seller said on Tuesday.
Dec 16- American International Group Inc said it would sell its aircraft-leasing business to AerCap Holdings NV in a deal valued at about $5.4 billion, marking the insurer's exit from its last non-core business. The deal includes $3 billion in cash and 97.56 million newly issued AerCap common shares, AIG said on Monday.
Dec 12- U.S. insurer American International Group is in talks to sell its aircraft leasing business to AerCap Holdings NV, a person briefed on the discussions said.