M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Cemex + Rinker Group: rising profits may help Rinker fight off hostile bid.
Renault + Mahindra & Mahindra: joint venture for cars in India
NovaGold Resources + Barrick Gold: fifth takeover bid.
NASDAQ +London Stock Exchange
Danske Bank + Sampo Bank
Iberdrola + Scottish Power
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Geffen still in the bidding to by the Los Angeles Times [IPO]
Fortress files for IPO [IPO]
Start-ups avoiding venture capital [Venture Capital]
Intel ups investment in Vietnam to $1B [Asia]
Microsoft strikes a revenue sharing deal with Universal Music [Music]