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October 16, 2018 10:10 PM Saudi Money Flows Into Silicon Valley—and With It Qualms

The kingdom is now the largest single investor for U.S. startups, an unsettling fact for Silicon Valley As international backlash grows over Saudi Arabia’s alleged involvement in the possible murder of a journalist, Silicon Valley faces a potentially unsettling fact: The kingdom is now the largest single funding source for U.S. startups. Crown Prince 78

October 4, 2018 1:26 PM Campbell in Talks to Sell Fresh Unit to Investors Led by Former Bolthouse CEO

Jeff Dunn helped sell juice maker to Campbell for $1.55 billion in 2012 Campbell Soup Co. is in talks to sell its fresh-foods business including Bolthouse Farms to investors led by that brand’s former chief executive, according to people familiar with those discussions. Jeff Dunn, who helped a private-equity firm sell Bolthouse to Campbell six years 85

October 4, 2018 2:16 AM Toyota, SoftBank to team up in self-driving and other technology: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will announce a partnership on automated driving and other technology on Thursday, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The companies plan to hold a news conference later in the day. Toyota President Akio Toyoda and SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son will attend 105

October 3, 2018 4:51 PM Merger talks started in spring between Canadian oil companies Husky, MEG

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canadian oil companies Husky Energy Inc (HSE.TO) and MEG Energy Corp (MEG.TO) discussed a possible merger for months, and one major MEG shareholder expressed interest early, before Husky was rebuffed and launched a hostile bid this week, according to a Husky filing. Husky, controlled by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka Shing, announced 88

October 3, 2018 12:28 PM Goldman Sachs raises stake in Spain's DIA to more than 15 percent

MADRID (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs has raised its stake in Spanish supermarket chain DIA (DIDA.MC) to 15.8 percent from 14.5 percent, a regulatory filing showed shortly after the discounter’s main shareholder disclosed it had raised its own holding close to the legal threshold for a full takeover bid. The U.S. investment bank now holds 1.5 percent of DIA directly 70

October 1, 2018 2:15 PM Husky sees MEG as potential 'hand-in-glove' Canada oil sands merger

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Husky Energy Inc’s (HSE.TO) hostile bid for MEG Energy Corp (MEG.TO) reflects the need for Canadian oil companies to own integrated assets, from production to refineries, to manage the deep price discounts on Canadian crude, Husky’s chief executive said on Monday. Husky’s cash and stock offer, announced on Sunday, would 79

September 26, 2018 6:13 PM Economic Problems Exacerbate Challenges for South Africa’s Leader

President Cyril Ramaphosa is scrambling to shore up investor confidence amid increased pressure from a dissident faction of his ruling party NEW YORK—In the weeks after Cyril Ramaphosa took over South Africa’s scandal-battered presidency in February, the wave of economic optimism that greeted his accession was nicknamed “Ramaphoria.” Now the trade-union 65

September 21, 2018 8:48 AM British links to Danske money laundering under investigation

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has opened an investigation into the use of UK-registered companies in suspected money laundering involving Denmark’s Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO), the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Friday. Russian and British entities dominate a list of accounts used to make 200 billion euros ($236 billion) in transactions through Danske’s 88

September 20, 2018 3:42 AM Alibaba's Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade war ends 1 million U.S. jobs promise: Xinhua

(Reuters) - Alibaba (BABA.N) Chairman Jack Ma said the company can no longer meet its promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States due to U.S.-China trade tensions, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. Ma has already warned that the trade war between the world’s two largest economies could last decades and that China should focus 95

September 19, 2018 10:31 PM British American Tobacco has candidate to replace retiring chief exec

(Reuters) - British American Tobacco Plc (BATS.L) said on Wednesday its board has identified a lead candidate to succeed Chief Executive Nicandro Durante, who has said he intends to retire on April 1, 2019, after nearly 37 years with the company. Sky News earlier said Durante was preparing to step down in the wake of a sector-wide share price decline 72