The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Wednesday, including Fortum, National Vision, Saipem, CTT, MTS, Southern Pacific, Warrnambool, Verbund, Bakkafrost, Popular and Marathon Oil.
Google said it would be investing $600 million in its data center in Taiwan in order to better serve the needs of the technology consumers in the region.
Netherlands-based independent tank storage provider Royal Vopak will invest in an independent import liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) facility in Banyan terminal at Jurong Island, Singapore.
St. Martins Group, Kuwait's property investment vehicle in the UK, has paid around GBP1.7 billion to purchase the More London complex which includes Mayor Boris Johnson's headquarters.
SunFarmer, a non-profit developer of solar power in impoverished areas, will construct its first solar power project in Nepal using a USD2 million grant from SunEdison Inc. SunFarmer is seeking donations to build 100 solar projects in the country.
At a time when interest rates are low, investors are now seeking to invest in European infrastructure to get higher returns. However, the assets are scarce, according to a Reuters report.
Beijing Interoceanic Canal Investment Management Co announced the joint venture of billionaire Wang Jing and Ukrainian partner Kievgidroinvest LLC to construct an economic development zone and port on the Crimean peninsula.
Multinational conglomerate General Electric Co. intends to proceed with its project to construct a manufacturing site near a port in Rio de Janeiro. The port is being built by LLX Logistica, which was formerly run by Brazilian petroleum titan Eike Batista.
New Orleans-based offshore service vessels provider Tidewater Inc is investing USD30 million to start its subsea operations business, Tidewater Subsea, located in the Gulf of Mexico.
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission said it will be looking into whether Google Inc had the complied with the necessary paperwork to build its barge project on Treasure Island.
General Motors (GM) is investing USD11 million to build a new source of energy for its Fort Wayne Assembly Plant, a move that will save the company USD5 million a year.
Denmark-based pension fund PensionDanmark is set to invest GBP153 million in six onshore wind farms of Falck Renewables, in a deal that will give the Danish firm a 49% stake in the energy sites in Wales and Scotland.
A Bloomberg report said the largest insurance firms in the UK will be pouring about GBP 25 billion or USD 41 billion in the country's infrastructure in the next five years.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on tuesday including Adcock Ingram, Energa, Nordea Bank, Alitalia, Ben Venue, TIM Participacoes, Douglas, Mercator, Novartis, OncoMed, Kerning and Malaysia Airports
British insurers plan to invest 25 billion pounds ($41 billion) in transport and energy projects over the next five years, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, a day before it presents a half-yearly economic update.
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