The miner is close to securing a relaxation of covenants on its senior debt, much of which is held by Russian banks that are the target of sanctions.
National Australia Bank plans to exit Great Western Bancorp completely, a day after filing to hold an IPO of the South Dakota-based bank on the New York Stock Exchange.
Telefonica and Telecom Italia unveil rival bids for Vivendi's Brazilian broadband unit GVT, embarking on a bid battle that could be decided by the end of the week.
The deal had appeared in doubt after Rosneft joined CEO Sechin on the target list for Western sanctions.
The Anglo-Australian mining company's plan to spin off unwanted aluminum and coal assets is expected to create a new business worth up to $17 billion.
Boston buyout shop will halve its stake in the Japanese call center operator.
America's unloved tax regime may be about to deliver another European takeover as Illinois-based Hospira reportedly is working on an offer worth about $5 billion for Danone's medical nutrition business.
French design and process management software maker Dassault Systemes has agreed to pay $337 million for Quintiq,
Spanish oil producer Repsol would be willing to spend its entire $9 billion war chest on Calgary-based Talisman Energy
Spain's BBVA agrees to pay $1.6 billion for Catalunya Banc, one of the last Spanish lenders that remains under state control.