Wanted: Asia-focused banker for StanChart’s top spot

HONG KONG, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Standard Chartered Plc is seeking a leader with a tough-to-find mix of Asian experience and regulatory clout as it kicks off the search for a successor to CEO Peter…


UPDATE 2-China regulator blasts Alibaba for illegal business on its websites


CORRECTED-Molson Coors sells UK malting business to Soufflet

LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Molson Coors UK has agreed to sell its UK maltings business Shobnall Maltings to French grain buyer Soufflet Group, the two companies said in a joint statement on Monday.


BRIEF-Blitz 14-482 GmbH makes offer to acquire shares in Data Modul


Shell signs $11 bln deal to build petrochemicals plant in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell signed deal with Iraq worth $11 billion to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra, Industry Minister Nasser al-Esawi said on…


UPDATE 1-Canary Wharf owner succumbs to Qatari-led bid

LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Canary Wharf owner Songbird Estates dropped its opposition to a $4 billion Qatari-led bid on Wednesday, saying the group now had the backing of the holders of at least 86…


Canary Wharf owner Songbird succumbs to QIA-led takeover

LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Canary Wharf owner Songbird Estates recommended its minority shareholders accept an offer from Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield, as it has the backing of the…


Poland – Factors to Watch Jan 28