General Motors Co., after ditching costly Super Bowl ads, is betting a five-year sponsorship of the Manchester United soccer club will bolster its Chevrolet line in the first test of the brand’s new global marketing strategy.
Airbus SAS and Boeing Co. may force mergers among component suppliers in the next 12 months as they seek to slash production and research expenses, according to aerospace executives and analysts at the Farnborough Air Show.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP represented Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc., which agreed to buy Proximagen Group Plc, a U.K. biotechnology company pursuing treatments for central nervous system diseases, for as much as 356.8 million pounds ($554.7 million).
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. said it’s “always looking” at opportunities in Asia after Yonhap Infomax reported that the bank is considering buying a $4 billion controlling stake in Korea Exchange Bank.
A U.K. judge said former News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks should be told whether she will face charges in probes of tabloid phone hacking and bribery before he schedules a trial in a related conspiracy case.