Exits

Philadelphia Inquirer's owners to exit the newspaper company

Philadelphia Inquirer owners George Norcross III and Lewis Katz, who are at odds over the management of the newspaper company, are pushing it back to the auction block a few years after emerging from a bankruptcy.

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CSIQ arm sells Ontario solar power plant to TRP for $57.4M

Canadian Solar Solutions Inc, a unit of Canadian Solar Inc (CSIQ), has concluded the sale of Mississippi Mills solar power plant in Ontario, Canada for over $57.4 million (C$61 million).

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Spanish bank Santander sells real estate unit to American private equity firm Apollo for $903M

The biggest bank in Spain, Banco Santander SA, sold its real estate arm to US-based private equity group Apollo Global Management in a deal valued at €664 million ($903 million).

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Carme sells stake in Canada's Alliance Grain Traders for $28M

Carme Trust announced the completed sale of its 1.87 million shares in Canada-based lentil and pea splitting group Alliance Grain Traders Inc (AGT) in a deal valued at $28 million.

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Finland food group HKScan exits stake in Swedish meat firm

Finland-based food group HKScan has inked an agreement to divest its 49% stake in Switzerland-based meat company Nyhlens & Hugosons Chark for €2.2 million ($3 million) in cash.

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Hungary to divest stake in savings bank Takarekbank

The government of Hungary eyes the sale of its majority stake in savings bank Takarekbank, according to a government decree reported by Magyar Kozlony, the country's official gazette.

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Philippine bank RCBC completes exit of 65pct stake in Bankard

Philippine-based bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) has completed the sale of its 65% stake in credit card issuer Bankard Inc to RYM Business Management Corp, according to a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange.

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2014 will be a year of results and not bubbles - report

In an attempt to argue against beliefs that this year will bear witness to a lot of bubbles, Jeff Bussgang said on his report that the technology sector will be contributing majority of groundbreaking records in terms of initial public offerings.

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Sales in Manhattan apartments jump, hits year-end record

A report by brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate and appraiser Miller Samuel Inc released today indicated an influx of home property sales in the Manhattan, New York area in anticipation of increasing prices and interest rates.

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Lindsay to buy back up to $150M in stock, doubles quarterly dividend as US sales drop

Lindsay Corp, manufacturer of irrigation equipment, recently announced that it will repurchase $100 million to $150 million in stock and will increase its quarterly dividend to $0.26 per share.

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Bunge North America sells stake in corn-based ethanol plant to Ergon

Bunge North America Inc., a unit of food processing company Bunge Ltd, has put up for sale its remaining stake in Ergon BioFuels LLC for an undisclosed sum. The said stake will be bought by its joint venture partner Ergon Inc.

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Fisker asks bankruptcy court to reject company sale to China's Wanxiang Group

Fisker Automotive, the bankrupt maker of plug-in hybrid sports cars, seeks a bankruptcy court ruling rejecting the company's sale to Chinese auto parts company Wanxiang Group. Fisker blames Wanxiang for its bankruptcy.

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Canadian Pacific Railway to sell western portion of line to G&W in $210M deal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said it will be exiting a part of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern line to Genesee & Wyoming Inc for a price tag of $210 million.

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Investors pay premium for Ally Financial's shares in private deals- sources

Investor demand for shares of auto lender Ally Financial has grown as evidenced by the increasingly high prices paid for them in recent private transactions, sources told Reuters.

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21st Century Fox to sell 47% stake in Star China TV to operator, China Media Capital

TV and film company 21st Century Fox on Thursday announced that it would put up for sale its 47% stake in Star China TV for an undisclosed sum. The said stake will be bought by private equity firm China Media Capital and the TV channel operator's management.

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