Analysts thought that ThyssenKrupp latest fundraising efforts, which was a USD1.2 billion share sale, was not enough to turn the company around from its dire financial straits.
Illinois intends to sell USD350 million in general obligation bonds in a sale initially slated on December 12. Illinois legislators are set to vote on a pension reform bill that could save the state around USD160 billion in 30 years.
Switzerland bank UBS AG launched its EUR1.75 billion or USD2.4 billion bond buyback program, which will be applicable to subordinate and senior unsecured bonds in several European currencies.
The Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has cleared the USD500 million loan from the Asian Development Bank. The said fund will be used to rehabilitate and reconstruct communities struck by super typhoon Haiyan.
A report by Agence France-Presse (AFP)recounted the difficulties of curbing the links between corporate Japan and the yakuza, and how some of the country's major banks adopted a laissez-faire compliance in eradicating mob ties.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Friday including Statoil, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, ThyssenKrupp, Mercator, Avivasa Emeklilik, Hayat Sigorta, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Telus Corp, Atrium Innovations and John Hardy
Sydney-based medical services provider Primary Health Care is cutting down loan interest costs on a AUD 1.25 billion refinancing agreement, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.
Italian airline Alitalia said on Thursday that it was able to raise EUR173 million of EUR300 million it needed in its cash call from investors with help from Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit.
Golub Capital announced that it provided a USD 193 million one-loan debt facility to Los Angeles-based private equity firm Aurora Capital Group to support its National Technical Systems Inc acquisition.
Rumors of coercion by the Russian government and President Vladimir Putin on local wealthy industrialists had been shut down by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who said the moguls enjoyed good deals out of their investor participation for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The New York Times' The Dealbook reported that small businesses were now fueling a boom on the subprime loan business as investors look for more lucrative but riskier investments.
A report revealed in detail based on its records how China was able to acquire control of oil of countries Venezuela, Brazil, Angola, and now OPEC member Ecuador.
Charter Communications was reportedly nearing an agreement with investment banks to borrow money for its bid for Time Warner Cable Inc. Charter has held talks with Bank of America Corp., Barclays Plc and Deutsche Bank AG.
Japan's Nomura Holdings Inc. and British Intermediate Capital Group Plc agreed to form a joint venture to provide mezzanine debt to be used for acquisitions.
Bumi Chairman Samin Tan confirmed to Bloomberg by email that a lender had given him approval to finance his acquisition of the stake held by the Bakrie Group in the Indonesia-based coal producer.