*Allianz sells Fireman's Fund personal lines to ACE Ltd.. FRANKFURT, Dec 18- German insurer Allianz on Thursday said it had agreed to sell its Fireman's Fund personal insurance business to insurer ACE for $365 million, freeing Allianz to focus on building its U.S. property and casualty operations. The deal clears up one of two problem areas for Allianz in the...» Read More
When Australia- based BHP joined forces with the London- listed, but largely South African, Billiton, a diversified natural resources giant was created.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- General Electric Co is in talks with Sweden's Electrolux AB and other parties to sell its household appliances unit, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Bloomberg News earlier reported that GE's appliances unit had drawn interest from Electrolux and consumer development startup Quirky.
FRANKFURT, Aug 13- German industrial group Siemens is renewing efforts to divest its hearing aids business in a deal that could be worth about 2 billion euros, sources familiar with the matter said.
Two investment firms said they would buy half of the portfolio companies held by JPMorgan Chase & Co's private equity business, One Equity Partners.
Aug 6- Auto parts maker Visteon Corp reported a 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue as higher vehicle production boosted sales of its climate control products. Visteon said $258 million of sales in its interiors business were reclassified as discontinued operations since it is divesting a majority of the business.
*Deal comes as Siemens overhauls its business. FRANKFURT, Aug 5- German engineering group Siemens plans to sell its hospital IT business to Cerner Corp, a U.S. provider of healthcare IT services, for $1.3 billion in cash, the two companies said late on Tuesday.
July 29- Waste Management Inc said it would sell its waste-to-energy unit to private equity firm Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion in cash, to focus on its larger solid waste business.
Seifi Ghasemi, who successfully executed a number of deals as CEO of Rockwood Holdings Inc, was appointed to the top position at Air Products last month and analysts expect him to divest some of the company's businesses.
WASHINGTON, July 17- International Business Machines Corp reported higher than expected quarterly revenue, as it continued to divest low performing sectors and shift to higher-end businesses such as big data, cloud computing, and security and mobile services.
July 16- General Electric Co is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business for as much as $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The business, which had revenue of more than $8 billion in 2013, may fetch $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion in a sale, Bloomberg quoted the people as saying.
MEXICO CITY, July 9- Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's plan to divest a chunk of his most valuable asset, phone company America Movil, could open Mexico's telecoms market as never before to rivals.
MEXICO CITY, July 8- Billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Tuesday it is ready to divest assets in an unprecedented step to cut its market share in Mexican telecoms below 50 percent and escape the burden of tougher regulations.
The $650 million agreement would also settle the fund's claims of about $2.8 billion against the bankrupt company.
Rahul Bajoria, Regional Economist, Barclays explains why the Indian rupee is set to hover near the 54 level over the next 12 months.
Cisco Systems is selling its home networking business to Belkin, the networking giant's latest move to exit the consumer business.
Pip McCrostie, global chair of E&Y, talks about their survey on companies monetizing non-core assets as a short term tool to make cash.
Cramer breaks down the positives that will result from McGraw-Hill's corporate split.