Nissan Motor Co is in talks with Panasonic Corp and overseas companies, including Chinese firms, over the possible sale of its controlling stake in a car battery manufacturing venture, sources said.
Two people with knowledge of the matter said on Saturday that the Japanese automaker wants to sell its 51% stake in Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, which makes lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. The company is jointly owned by NEC Corp.
3/24/2016: Snapchat Buys Bitmoji Maker
Snapchat has agreed to acquire Bitstrips, the Toronto-based maker of personalized emojis known as bitmojis, Fortune has learned from multiple sources.
One of the sources says that the deal is valued “in the ballpark” of $100 million, via a mix of cash and stock.
3/19/15: How Goldman Sachs does SXSW
Off the record, he told me, Goldman threw the party for some fluffy non-answer reason I cannot write because I agreed to talk off the record. “What’s the on-the-record answer?” I asked. “We never go on the record,” he said.
Status: Unverified (obviously)
Several anonymous sources in this story: bankerly types, a venture investor, and one party-goer.