Deals wrap: Battle in the Arctic
Nunavut Iron Ore sweetened its hostile bid for control of Baffinland Iron Mines, extending a battle with steel giant ArcelorMittal for a vast iron ore deposit in the Canadian Arctic.
Groupon, the social buying site that spurned a $6 billion takeover bid from Google earlier this month, has attracted several big institutional investors, writes NYT’s Evelyn M. Rusli.
Carlyle Group has sold a 2.5 percent stake worth around $860 million in China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co Ltd, sources said, helping the buyout fund recoup its investment in what could be one of its best Asian deals to date.
Western funds are leaving the Japanese market and local firms are picking up the slack, targeting investments in small and mid- sized companies, writes Bloomberg’s Tomoko Yamazaki and Komaki Ito.