Tyson Foods, as it raises money to buy Hillshire Brands, agrees to sell some Latin American chicken operations for $575 million to Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS, the company that Tyson beat for Hillshire.
In recent weeks, U.S. officials have been reaching out to a handful of European companies and asking them to expedite the sale of medical goods to Iran, a market they were struggling to gain access to a months ago.
Carlyle Group LP said it has agreed to acquire in-store marketer Acosta Inc. from rival buyout firm Thomas H. Lee Partners. People familiar with details of the agreement said the price will be roughly $4.8 billion.
A proposal by Mexican legislators who are debating new energy laws could see the federal government assume billions of dollars in pension liabilities at state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos, or Pemex.
Sarah Palin, former Alaskan governor, current Fox News contributor and frequent critic of the "lamestream media," is the latest media personality to try to bypass the traditional media ecosystem by launching her own online subscription channel.
India's Adani Group has secured approval from Australia to build one of the world's largest coal mines, a move that comes amid investor concerns about a global supply glut of the commodity and a prolonged downturn in prices.