A small Australian confectioner will start selling its chocolate encased toys in the U.S. from October, cracking a potentially lucrative market where Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs are outlawed.
Singapore and Australia have agreed to give each other access to trade repositories, or databases of OTC derivatives trading, pushing for transparency in Asia's top two hubs for such transactions.
Australia's Brambles will be buying UK-based Ferguson Group for an enterprise value of $545 million to expand its specialist container business.
Macquarie Group and Orix Corp are among a handful of companies exploring binding offers for the $5 billion aircraft portfolio being sold by Dublin-based lessor Awas.
Great Western Bancorp Inc, the U.S. subsidiary of National Australia Bank Ltd, has filed for an IPO with U.S. regulators.
|Singapore, Australia in deal to boost derivatives transparencySingapore and Australia have agreed to give each other access to trade repositories, or databases of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trading, pushing for transparency in Asia's top two hubs for such transactions. Full Article|
|Wal-Mart to sell Australian rival to Kinder Surprise chocolates in U.S. A small Australian confectioner will start selling its chocolate encased toys in the United States from October, cracking a potentially lucrative market where its better-known global rival, Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs, are outlawed. Full Article|
|Locke Lord, Edwards Wildman ink plans to mergeIn the latest sign of the consolidation hitting the U.S. legal industry, two law firms that are among the 100 largest in the United States have drawn up plans to merge. Full Article|
|Brambles buys UK container business for $545 mlnAustralia's Brambles said on Tuesday it would buy UK-based Ferguson Group for an enterprise value of $545 million to expand its specialist container business. Full Article|
|Macquarie, Orix 'among suitors for $5 bln Awas aircraft portfolio'Australia's Macquarie Group Ltd and Japan's Orix Corp are among a handful of companies exploring binding offers for the $5 billion aircraft portfolio being sold by Dublin-based lessor Awas, people familiar with the matter said. Full Article|
|National Australia Bank subsidiary files for U.S. IPOGreat Western Bancorp Inc, the U.S. subsidiary of National Australia Bank Ltd, filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday for an initial public offering. Full Article|
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