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  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BRUSSELS, Oct 7- U.S. businesses from online coupon company RetailMeNot Inc to security software company Symantec Corp said a European change to rules governing data transatlantic personal data transfers would hurt U.S. companies and called for a quick fix. "The biggest fear is they'll lose the opportunity to provide data services in Europe," said...

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Sovereign wealth funds spent a total of $24.9 billion on overseas acquisitions during the third quarter of 2015, almost double the previous quarter as they chased after trophy assets. Thomson Reuters data shows that sovereign wealth funds, which invest windfall revenues from oil and other commodity exports for future generations, were...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 22- Despite stock-market turmoil and unease in the venture-capital community, cyber security companies are raising large rounds of financing from investors, whose tremendous appetite for high-tech defenses against cyber attacks is not expected to subside even in a market correction. One investor estimates the company will raise...

  • *ForeScout to double staff in Israel in 12-18 months. TEL AVIV, Sept 8- Fast-growing Israeli-U.S. cybersecurity firm ForeScout Technologies is set on listing on Wall Street, but may not be ready to launch an IPO in the next year, especially if financial markets remain volatile, its chief executive said. But the Silicon Valley- based company, with research facilities...

  • *ForeScout to double staff in Israel in 12-18 months. TEL AVIV, Sept 8- Fast-growing Israeli-U.S. cybersecurity firm ForeScout Technologies is set on listing on Wall Street, but may not be ready to launch an IPO in the next year, especially if financial markets remain volatile, its chief executive said. But the Silicon Valley- based company, with research facilities...

  • Red-hot M&A doesn't signal a bubble: Lazard's Parr Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    Gary Parr, Vice Chairman Lazard.

    With global dealmaking this year expected to exceed the record levels of 2007, Lazard Vice Chairman Gary Parr tells CNBC why he's not worried about froth.

  • Veritas sale was 'long overdue' Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
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    Daniel Ives, managing director at FBR Capital Markets, explains why Symantec selling Veritas to Carlyle Group for $8 billion was "long overdue."

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks declined about 1 percent after a surprising move overnight by the People's Bank of China to depreciate the yuan by nearly 2 percent.

  • Aug 11- Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp has agreed to sell its data storage unit, Veritas, for $8 billion to a group led by Carlyle Group LP as it seeks cash to turn around its core security software business. The deal, the biggest U.S. leveraged buyout this year, will give Symantec much-needed cash to compete better in the fast-growing cybersecurity...

  • Symantec selling assets Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Symantec selling assets

    Symantec misses with Q2 earnings; sells Veritas information management business.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Tuesday after the PBoC allowed the yuan to depreciate 2 percent against the U.S. dollar.

  • *Commodities fall as cheaper yuan boosts dollar. *China uncertainty weighs on Apple stock. Aug 11- Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday after China's surprise devaluation of the yuan increased unease about the health of the world's second-largest economy and pushed the dollar higher.

  • Early movers: GOOG, SYMC, GPS, SHAK, FB & more Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Aug 11- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp said it would sell its data storage business, Veritas, for $8 billion in cash to a group including Carlyle Group LP and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC. Symantec's shares rose about 7 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday. Symantec said it expected to receive about $6.3 billion in net cash proceeds from the...

  • US STOCKS-Futures lower after China devalues yuan Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 7:20 AM ET

    Aug 11- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Tuesday after China's surprise devaluation of the yuan increased unease about the health of the world's second-largest economy and pushed the dollar higher. *U.S. stocks had climbed on Monday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest increase since May, buoyed by gains in commodity-related shares and optimism over Warren...

  • Aug 11- Antivirus maker Symantec Corp said it would sell its data storage business, Veritas, for $8 billion in cash to a group that includes Carlyle Group LP and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC.

  • Symantec to sell Veritas unit to The Carlyle Group Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 6:59 AM ET
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    Symantec on Tuesday announced plans to sell its information management business, to an investor group led by The Carlyle Group for $8 billion.

  • Aug 11- Software security company Symantec Corp has agreed to sell its data storage business Veritas to private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, according to a person familiar with the matter. A deal could be announced as soon as Tuesday, when Symantec is due to report its quarterly earnings, the person said, asking not to be named because the matter is private.

  • Investors eye positive catalysts in oil, Google Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Growth will be the focus as investors look for a continued bounce in equities amid minor reports, oil prices, earnings and news out of Google.

  • Stocks put to the test in week ahead Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 6:02 PM ET
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    Stocks closed out the past week with losses, and look set for another week of choppiness, as oil moves closer to its 2015 lows.