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Macquarie Group

Coal-Fired Power Plants As Natural Gas Becomes Main Source Of U.S. Electricity Generation

Louisiana Public Service Commission Rejected Macquarie's Move to Acquire Public Utility Cleco Power LLC

State regulator rejected a $4.85 billion dollar acquisition of utility power company Cleco to Macquarie Group on Wednesday. The regulator said that the acquisition did not serve the best interest of the customers.

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Motorola

Motorola Solutions Acquires Airwave for $1.2 Billion

Motorola acquires UK's Airwave for $1.2 billion to enhance its service business in mobile communication.

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Macquarie Group

E.ON, Macquarie in exclusive talks over Spanish ops

Germany's top utility E.ON SE (EONGn.DE) has entered exclusive talks to sell its Spanish activities to Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie Group Ltd (MQG.AX), four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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 Bullet Trains

China CNR Corp chooses three lenders for Hong Kong share sale- sources

Train manufacturer China CNR Corp has chosen China International Capital Corp, Macquarie Group Ltd and UBS AG for its share offering in Hong Kong, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.

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PTT PCL

Thailand's PTT not bidding for Shell's petrol stations in Australia -official

A senior official from Thailand's state-owned petroleum company PTT on Thursday denied a media report saying that it was bidding for Royal Dutch Shell's service stations in Australia. Shell is selling its 900 petrol stations and an oil refinery in the country for A$3 billion.

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Royal Dutch Shell

Vitol Group mulls bid for Royal Dutch Shell's Australian downstream assets-sources

Geneva-based Vitol Group is thinking of making a bid for some of Royal Dutch Shell's downstream operations in Australia, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.

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Royal Dutch Shell

TPG eyes Shell assets in Australia -report

Texas, US-based private investment firm TPG Capital is in a tussle with two other potential buyers of the Australian assets of Netherlands-based petrol and refining firm Royal Dutch Shell, according to a report.

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Royal Dutch Shell PLC

Shell, BP mulling over sale of oil refineries, petrol stations in Australia

Petroleum companies Royal Dutch Shell and BP are reportedly looking to sell its oil refineries and petrol stations in Australia to generate cash for their energy production business segments. Chevron Corp. reportedly may follow suit and exit its service stations in the country.

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Twitter Inc.

66-year old investor exits entire holding in Twitter as shares drop by $5.91

Reuben Kressel, a 66-year old investor, completely sold his entire holding in Twitter Inc. after its shares dropped as much as $5.91 or 8% on Friday's market close. Kressel owns 500 shares in the micro-blogging site.

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ARA Asset Management Ltd

Singapore's ARA Asset Management Ltd agrees to acquire Macquarie Group's Korea REIT unit

ARA Asset Management Ltd, an Asian real estate fund management firm, said it had agreed to buy Macquarie Real Estate Korea Ltd, the Korean unit of Macquarie Group Ltd.

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Macquarie Group

Macquarie, UBS raise $521.2 million in Cover-More IPO

Investment banks Macquarie Group and UBS AG managed to raise $521.2 million in Australian insurer Cover-More's listing. Shares offered are priced at $2 per share and will start trading before the year ends.

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Hellman & Friedman LLC

Hellman & Friedman acquires controlling stake in Scout24 for €700M in debt financing

Britain's Barclays PLC, Japan's Nomura and the Royal Bank of Canada are leading the loan financing for Hellman & Friedman LLC's buyout of Scout24. The classified advertising business will be bought for EUR700 million in debt funding.

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Lloyds Banking Group

Australia's Westpac gets approval for Lloyds acquisition

Westpac Bank has received approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to purchase the Australian assets of Lloyd's Banking Group for USD1.45 billion.

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Dick Smith Holdings Ltd

Australia's Dick Smith lifts on debut after USD315 million IPO

The shares of Australia-based electronics seller Dick Smith Holdings Ltd lifted on its debut on Wednesday after securing USD315 million in its initial public offering.

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Private Equity Partners

Private Equity Partners exits Link stake for AUD200 million

Australian investment firm Private Equity Partners had put up for sale 25% of its stake in Link Administration Holdings for AUD200 million. The holding company was acquired by PEP for AUD132 million.

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