Siemens Launches Group Bid for Alstom’s Energy Unit

June 16 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman reports that Siemens is leading a joint bid with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi Ltd. to carve up Alstom’s energy units in a challenge to General Electric’s $17 billion offer for the company. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”
Rare Birkin Handbag Sells for Record $223K
22:59 - A designer handbag made auction history last night when it sold for a record $223K at Christie’s in Hong Kong. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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