M&A: Glencore Targets Viterra

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS   By Gordon Platt   Switzerland’s Glencore International, the world’s largest commodities trader, agreed to acquire Canada’s biggest grain trader, Viterra, for C$16 a share ($16.05)—which values the company at $6 billion—in a deal that ...

Debt: Ford Motor Credit, GE

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: CORPORATE DEBT   By Gordon Platt   Ford Motor Credit, the finance arm of the second-largest US automaker, and General Electric, the world's biggest maker of diesel locomotives and jet engines, were first out of the gate ...

DRs: Depositary Receipt Pipeline Full

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS   By Gordon Platt   Depositary receipt investors pushed trading to a record high last year, demonstrating the continued popularity of DRs, despite challenging market conditions.   While the amount of capital raised by corporate ...