Brookfield Asset Management Inc intends to sell approximately 2.3 million square feet of life-sciences real estate, as per media reports.
* SoftBank Collects C$20Bn from Shareholders for Its New Equities Trading Arm Renewing its commitment to the public equities trading arm, SoftBank has increased its equity position to more than C$20 billion, said media reports.
The report said that the Japanese conglomerate has been buying out-of-the-money call options.
Air Transat (TSX: TRZ) Lays Off Over More Staff, Shuts Down Vancouver Base Air Transat closed its Vancouver base as a stop-gap measure and laid off some 128 flight attendants around mid-October.
Post layoff, the airline has only 117 flight attendants left for the month of November, down from 245 in October.