Sky Italia agrees to buy Viacom’s MTV Italia

MILAN, July 31 (Reuters) – European pay TV company Sky has agreed to buy Italy’s MTV free-to-air channel from U.S. media group Viacom, a move that could pressure local market leader Mediaset.

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China’s market upset is bad for the world

Global prosperity may ultimately be the loser, writes Jonathan Fenby

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UPDATE 1-SunOpta to buy private frozen fruit supplier for about $450 mln

July 31 (Reuters) – Canadian organic foods supplier SunOpta Inc said it would buy organic frozen fruit supplier Sunrise Holdings Delaware Inc for about $450 million in a move to strengthen its…

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Investors welcome back boom-style ABS

NEW YORK, July 31 (IFR) – Two types of riskier securitizations thought to have died off with the financial crash were revived in July, but came to market on a more solid footing under new post-crisis…

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Vlieghe to cut ties with Brevan Howard

Economist says he wants ‘to avoid any mistaken impression of a conflict of interest’

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