Ackman’s Pershing Square makes new bet on Agilent Technologies

BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman’s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management has made a new bet on Agilent Technologies Inc, according to a regulatory filing made on... Read more »

Vivendi’s Canal+ in talks with beIN Sports to show France’s Ligue 1 soccer

PARIS (Reuters) – Vivendi’s pay-TV business Canal+ and beIN Sports are in exclusive talks over a distribution and licensing deal that would allow Canal+ to broadcast some of France’s... Read more »

Britain’s Tesco reviews Thai, Malaysian business for possible sale

FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco... Read more »

Peloton ‘wife’ pops up in new advertisement

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor... Read more »

Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson (ERICb.ST) has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S.... Read more »

Bankrupt PG&E reaches $13.5 billion settlement with California wildfire victims

(Reuters) – California’s bankrupt power producer PG&E Corp (PCG.N) said on Friday it had reached a $13.5 billion settlement with victims of some of most devastating wildfires in the... Read more »

U.S. Justice Ginsburg puts temporary hold on Trump financial records dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday put a temporary hold on a court ruling that would require records held by Deutsche Bank AG... Read more »

Aston Martin not actively pursuing new investors as opens SUV plant

ST ATHAN, Wales (Reuters) – Aston Martin (AML.L), which was reported this week to be the target of Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, said it was not actively pursuing new... Read more »

Saudi, Russia look to seal deeper output cuts with oil producers

(Reuters) – Top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia will seek approval for deeper output cuts from OPEC and allies on Friday in an attempt to support prices and... Read more »

Four people killed in failed robbery shootout in Florida

(Reuters) – Four people died in a shootout following the theft of a United Parcel Service Inc truck and an attempted jewelry store robbery in a Miami suburb, the... Read more »