German stocks - Factors to watch on January 18
The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.4 percent higher on Wednesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0736 GMT.
Nov 30 Kong Sun Holdings Ltd :
* Purchaser, a wholly-owned subsidiary of company, entered into acquisition agreement with vendor and project company
* Purchaser agreed to acquire, and vendor agreed to sell, entire equity interest in project company
* discloseable transaction in relation to the acquisition of the project company
* Aggregate consideration for acquisition is rmb302 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
FRANKFURT, Jan 18 German media group Bertelsmann may raise its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House, its joint venture with Britain's Pearson, it said on Wednesday after Pearson said it intended to issue an exit note.
LONDON, Jan 18 Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Mastercard's proposals might be acceptable in addressing its concerns over the acquisition of payments processing company Vocalink.