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Activist investor Elliott builds $1b stake in Hyundai, pushes for changes

Elliott’s call adds to challenges for Hyundai, which is struggling from slowing sales in China and the United States, due to its delayed response to the sport utility vehicle segment, and Seoul’s diplomatic row with Beijing last year.

Dropbox’s higher-than-expected priced IPO raises $756m

The strong pricing bodes well for other highly anticipated IPOs from tech unicorns, or startups valued at more than $1 billion.

US computer maker Dell, VMware explore business options including merger

Dell is under pressure to boost its profitability after the EMC deal failed to deliver the cost savings and performance it projected.

Dalian Wanda Group considers HK listing for sport unit to rationalise portfolio

An IPO of Wanda’s sports assets would include Infront Sports & Media AG, a Swiss sports marketing company and World Triathlon.

Spotify makes confidential filing for U.S. IPO, targets listing in next 6 months

The company said in June it had more than 140 million active users while listing more than 30 million songs.

Baring Private Equity Asia nears $1b deal to buy US education firm Prometric

The deal would be the latest example of Asia-based investors stepping up their hunt for educational assets overseas

China Oceanwide, Genworth Financial extend $2.7b merger deadline

The merger has been held up by a US inter-agency panel that vets such takeovers for national security.

Uber to disclose price on SoftBank deal early next week

SoftBank and Dragoneer Investment agreed on Nov. 12 to lead a group that would invest as much as $10 billion in Uber

AppLovin tweaks $1.4b takeover by China’s Orient Hontai into debt deal

AppLovin has tweaked a $1.4 billion agreement to sell itself to Chinese buyout firm Orient Hontai Capital into a debt investment, the U.S. mobile marketing firm said on Tuesday, after the U.S. government pushed back against the original deal. The move illustrates how companies have been looking for ways to… Read more »

China-backed PE fund founder charged with insider trading in Lattice acquisition case

The indictment comes as Chow’s fund Canyon Bridge seeks to close its 550 million pound ($737 million) acquisition of British chipmaker Imagination.