McCormick will no longer acquire Premier Foods as it cannot provide the offer acceptable to the latter. Due to failure of the said talks, Premier was left to "fend for itself" for the company's success while seeking alliance with Japan's Nissin Food Corporation.
According to a report from Calcalist, Apple was in talks to purchase Israel's 3D vision chip developer, PrimseSense, for US$280 million.
Angela Merkel wanted to push for free trade but told EU allies not to sweep America's secret surveillance under the carpet.
India's commerce and industry minister, Anand Sharma, said that India was ready to begin talks regarding bilateral investment treaty.
In a meeting between British investors and state officials, opportunities for investments in Andhra Pradesh were discussed.