PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Jan 13
Jan 13 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* The stock exchange operator BATS Global Markets has agreed to pay $14 million to settle accusations by the Securities and Exchange Commission concerning two exchanges it acquired through its merger with Direct Edge last year. (nyti.ms/1y6aGRo)
* Almost a month after Family Dollar Stores Inc postponed a shareholder vote on its planned $8.5 billion merger with Dollar Tree Inc, the company is making a direct pitch to investors to try to win support for the deal. (nyti.ms/1y7tWMP)
* The AmerisourceBergen Corp, a drug distributor, agreed on Monday to buy MWI Veterinary Supply Inc for about $2.5 billion in cash, expanding into the animal health business. (nyti.ms/17CqsI5)
* Shareholders of Portugal Telecom agreed on Monday to postpone a vote on whether to sell assets valued at $8.7 billion to Altice, the European cable and mobile service provider. (nyti.ms/1xWhP4S) Continuación...