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U General Motors Corp., raising cash for new models, said it expects a gain of as much as $5.4 billion this quarter from the sale of the Allison Transmission unit to buyout firms Carlyle Group, of the District, and Onex Corp.

U Private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. said it received a request for documents and information from the antitrust division of the Department of Justice. The firm said the request is in connection to an investigation into whether private equity firms have broken antitrust laws. KKR also said the recent “significant” jump in borrowing costs for buyouts may hurt its funds’ performance.

U Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has been hired to advise the securities unit of Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s biggest bank. Mr. Greenspan, 81, will provide “advice and insight” to the company’s corporate and investment banking unit and its clients, the Frankfurt-based bank said.

U Microsoft Corp., the world’s largest software maker, challenged a U.S. government report that said a prototype mobile Internet device might interfere with broadcast television signals and wireless microphones. A damaged component skewed last month’s findings by the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology, Microsoft said.

U Dow Jones & Co., the publisher that agreed to be sold to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., said print advertising revenue at the Wall Street Journal fell 7.2 percent last month. Ad volume at the newspaper declined 21 percent in July from a year earlier.


U Kazakh state nuclear fuel company Kazatomprom will buy 10 percent of Westinghouse Electric Co. from Toshiba Corp. for $540 million, the companies said. Kazatomprom, the third-largest uranium producer in the world, plans to use the deal to enter new export markets for its uranium fuel.

U Borse Dubai said it had “friendly and productive” meetings with stakeholders of OMX AB after buying a 27.4 percent stake last week in the Nordic exchange. Dubai’s investment in Stockholm-based OMX may spark a takeover battle with Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., which offered $3.8 billion for the exchange three months ago.

From wire dispatches and staff reports