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Nemaska Lithium annonce un appel public à l’épargne d’actions ordinaires par voie de prise ferme pour 280 000 000 $ CA ainsi qu’un placement privé concomitant d’actions ordinaires pour 80 000 000 $ CA

2018-05-23 globenewswire
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Tokyo stocks tumble on yen’s rise

2018-05-23 japantimes.co.jp
Stocks plunged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, bruised by the yen’s advance against the dollar.

 
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-05-23 reuters
May 23 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Wednesday:

 
SoftBank is selling its entire Flipkart stake to Walmart

2018-05-23 cnbc
SoftBank Group said on Wednesday it is selling its roughly 20 percent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to Walmart.

 
SoftBank says selling its entire Flipkart stake to Walmart

2018-05-23 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) said on Wednesday it is selling its roughly 20 percent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart [IPO-FLPK.N] to Walmart Inc (WMT.N).

 
Nemaska Lithium secures funding for mine with C$400 mln equity raise

2018-05-22 reuters
(Reuters) - Canada’s Nemaska Lithium (NMX.TO) said on Tuesday it had secured funding of up to C$402 million ($314 million) from investors, which it plans to use to build a mine and processing plant to produce lithium, the key ingredient for rechargeable batteries.

 
Nemaska Lithium Announces C$280,000,000 Bought Deal Public Offering of Common Shares and C$80,000,000 Contemporaneous Private Placement of Common Shares

2018-05-22 globenewswire
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Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service

2018-05-22 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the U.S. firm has been blocked from setting up its own fleet of drivers.

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Microsoft, Google find fresh flaw in chips, but risk is low - Channel NewsAsia

2018-05-22 channelnewsasia
Cyber security researchers have found a new security flaw that affects a broad swath of modern computing chips and is related to the Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws that emerged in January.

 
Microsoft, Google find fresh flaw in chips, but risk is low

2018-05-21 reuters
(Reuters) - Cyber security researchers have found a new security flaw that affects a broad swath of modern computing chips and is related to the Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws that emerged in January.

 
Online lender Kabbage to launch payment services by year-end

2018-05-21 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kabbage Inc, a U.S. online lender for small businesses, plans to launch payment processing services by year-end, President Kathryn Petralia said on Monday, helping it to diversify and compete more directly with industry leaders PayPal Holdings Inc and Square Inc.

 
Google still considering Flipkart minority stake purchase

2018-05-21 moneycontrol
Alphabet, the holding company of tech giant Google is yet to make a decision on acquiring a minority stake in Flipkart, according to a Business Standard report.

 
Walmart seeks CCI nod for Flipkart acquisition

2018-05-19 livemint
Bengaluru: Walmart Inc. has sought the approval of India’s anti-trust regulator for its $16-billion acquisition of Flipkart, according to a regulatory filing.

 
SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son risks U.S. security shackles with T-Mobile

2018-05-19 japantimes.co.jp
WASHINGTON/BOSTON – SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman Masayoshi Son has battled for years to merge T-Mobile U.S. Inc. with his Sprint Corp. Now that he finally has a deal, he risks having his hands tied by a secretive U.S. government panel.

 
The behind-the-scenes story of Sachin Bansal’s exit from Flipkart

2018-05-18 livemint
Bengaluru/New Delhi: Sachin Bansal’s fate at Flipkart was sealed in Bentonville, Arkansas, in late April. Sachin Bansal, co-founder and then chairman of Flipkart, along with Lee Fixel and other representatives of the company were hunkered down in Arkansas, home of retail giant Walmart Inc. They were in the last stage of negotiations to sell a majority stake in Flipkart Pvt. Ltd to Walmart.

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