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109 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Mr. Wren & Mr. Lévy said jointly: "For many years, we have had great respect for one another as well as for the companies we each lead. This respect has grown in the past few months as we have worked to make this combination a reality. We look forw..."

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225 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Y Combinator is raising money to create a new VC fund according to forms filed with the SEC. It's called the Y Combinator Continuity Fund I.The company declined to disclose the amount raised, and the filing indicated that the first sale has yet to oc..."
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116 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"July 13 Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp : * Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation announces business combination with Yatra Online, Inc. * Have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in a transaction that values Yatra at an enterprise value of $21..."

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225 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"NEW DELHI: Fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India has given its nod to the USD 37 billion acquisition of Broadcom Corporation by chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd. In May this year, Apple supplier Avago Technologies had announced a deal ..."
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165 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"The rankings of the world's largest companies on their sustainability and environmental performance have been published by Newsweek, in partnership with Corporate Knights, HIP Investor Inc., combined with opinions from experts of nongovernmental orga..."

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"As was extensively reported over the weekend, the Pfizer-Allergan tax-inverting, reverse-merger (in which the far smaller Allergan would end up "buying" Pfizer, courtesy of fungible debt which doesn't care where it ends up as long as there are cash f..."

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"Shares of Builders FirstSource are going bananas. The Dallas-based building materials company announcedplans to acquire ProBuild Holdings for approximately $1.63 billion in cash. In a statement, the companies said now is the perfect time to combine, ..."

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173 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Willis Group Holdings Plc, the third-largest insurance broker, and Towers Watson & Co. agreed to an $18 billion merger. Willis and Towers Watson said Tuesday they had agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals and the transaction has been un..."

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115 words • intermediate • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Willis Group Holdings ( WSH ) and Towers Watson & Co. ( TW ) announced Tuesday morning that they have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction. The combined company will be named Willis Towers Watson. Willis Group Holdings gapp..."
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776 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Y Combinator will likely raise a fund that could be several billion dollars, three sources confirmed to BusinessInsider. The seed capital company will use funding largely to support investments in its startups that are now on the cusp of either a big..."

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93 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales, business
"Mi9 Retail has acquired Raymark Xpert Business Systems. The newly combined company will offer a broad suite of real-time enabled applications including merchandising, analytics, point of sale, omnichannel, clienteling and CRM, while continuing to sup..."
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1583 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"@samaAfter 10 years of teaching startups to find product-market fit then grow like crazy, Y Combinator is finally following its own playbook. When the famous Silicon Valley accelerator began 2015, it was just that: a prestigious three month program k..."
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282 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"OneVue has entered into a scheme implementation deed to merge with a major provider of superannuation trustee, administration and investment services. Under the terms of the scheme, which is supported by the boards of both companies, OneVue will acq..."

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270 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Fair trade regulator Competition Commission (CCI) today approved US cranes and mining equipment maker Terex's merger with Finland-based Konecranes, which will create a USD 10 billion entity. Both Terex and Konecranes have substantial size of operatio..."

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334 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Royal Dutch Shell has announced the poll result from its General Meeting held on Wednesday, at The Hague, The Netherlands. According to Shell, 83.08% of the company’s shareholders expressed their support for the recommended $49 billion worth comb..."
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471 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"LONDON — The American crane and heavy equipment maker Terex Corporation and Konecranes of Finland said on Tuesday that they planned to merge in an all-share deal. The combined company, to be called Konecranes Terex, would become a big supplier of ..."
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509 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
startups, business
"Y Combinator, the successful Silicon Valley startup school, has raised a huge new fund in a bid to cash in on the success of growing private tech startups that are achieving crazy valuations. According to The Wall Street Journal, the fund is worth $7..."
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621 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"DuPont and Dow Chemical today announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties inte..."

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369 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"by Paul Lilly — Friday, May 29, 2015 Avago’s Epic $37 Billion Broadcom Acquisition Is Largest Ever Tech Deal There are mergers, and then there are mega-mergers, such as the one that Avago Technologies and Broadcom just agreed to. The two chip m..."

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337 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Image via Shutterstock The world's 400 richest people lost almost $194 billion this week as world stock markets began the year with a shudder on poor economic data in China and falling oil prices. Forty-seven billionaires lost $1 billion or more duri..."
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