German retail giant Metro AG which owns the Kaufhof chain of department stores, on Saturday said it had held exploratory talks about purchasing rival Karstadt, adding it was not aggressively pursuing a deal.
Germany's Metro AG was reportedly considering to float its 25% stake in Cash & Carry Russia by the end of the first quarter or start of the second quarter of 2014. The initial public offering would take place in London and Moscow.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Wednesday including Telefonica Deutschland, Devon Energy, Metro AG, Devon Energy Corp and others
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Tuesday including Nokia, IntercontinentalExchange Group, Goldman Sachs and others.