Deals wrap: Castel pours cold water on talk

October 7, 2010

Men drink beer at a restaurant in Hanoi in this July 20, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Kham/Files French drinks group Castel denied SABMiller was in talks to buy its African beer business, although analysts say a deal would make strategic sense. *View article

The WSJ looks at where the Hertz-Avis-Dollar Thrifty saga can go from here. *View article

“GE, under chief executive Jeff Immelt, has overspent on takeovers in the past, and it’s hard to get a handle on whether or not it is bringing newfound discipline to its mergers and acquisitions machine,” writes columnist Rob Cox. *View column

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