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.
Three financial sources said Russia-based oil firm Bashneft selected Morgan Stanley, Sberbank, and Barclays as global coordinators for the company's planned secondary listing in London.
Finland-based retail analytics company Walkbase landed a EUR3 million in its Series A funding round. The round was led by SBT Venture Capital in London and Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia's former CEO.
Bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies.