By David Welch
As its e-commerce business and Prime fast-delivery service have grown, Amazon has sought out ways to boost its own delivery capacity and reduce reliance on shipping partners.
COFE app connects coffee house chains and independent roasters with consumers via an app.
Takeda plans to use the proceeds from the planned bond sale to substitute for all or a part of a 500 billion yen loan commitment.
The Tokyo-based tiremaker said Friday it will purchase as much as 7.6 percent of its own shares, which have fallen 14 percent over the past year.
Lyft is under pressure to sell investors on its prospects as it races neck-and-neck with Uber to an IPO that could take place in the second quarter of 2019.
Qestral’s portfolio includes two villages in Christchurch and sites in Nelson and Hamilton where village planning and development is underway.
Blackstone is making the investment through its Core+ real estate investment unit, which targets substantially stabilised office, logistics, residential and retail assets.
The financing marks CDC’s first direct investment in Nepal and the second debt investment in the Nepalese banking sector.
While an IPO is currently the preferred option, Longreach could still opt to sell the business to another private equity firm or a rival retailer.
The state oil giant has picked a group of banks including JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Citi and HSBC. JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley are working as joint global coordinators.