Iliad, the French low-cost telecoms operator, is in talks with several potential partners about making an offer for a larger stake in T-Mobile US, the US mobile operator. Thomas Reynaud, Iliad's chief ...Financial Times
Shares in Perform, the sports media group, surged 26 per cent on Monday after Access Industries announced its intention to buy all the shares in the FTSE 250 company that it does not already own at a valuation ...Financial Times
A top 10 Tesco shareholder has cut its stake in the struggling UK retailer by more than half, saying it was put off by an "incoherent strategy" and "unclear management direction". Harris ...Financial Times
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The market for initial public offerings has essentially ground to a halt around the Labor Day holiday.24/7 Wall St.
USD Partners L.P. on Friday filed for an initial public offering and it plans to to trade on the New York Stock Exchange.24/7 Wall St.
Mustafa Siddiqui is enjoying a change of scene. He's just arrived in the UK to head up Blackstone's energy investments in Europe - the first time they've been run out of London, instead of New York. That ...Financial Times
Editor’s note: Derek Footer is the Managing Partner of Origo Ventures, a fund focused on early stage technology companies throughout the Latin American region, and the CEO of HardTech Labs, a firm focused on building hardware and biotech ecosystems in the San Diego/Baja region.One of the brilliant…TechCrunch
In honor of back to school we’re talking to creatives, VCs, and, in this case, entrepreneurs about what it takes to succeed. Walter Duncan is a really nice guy and dedicated “teacherpreneur” who has created a test-taking app. His start-up has taken in hundreds of thousands in funding and the…TechCrunch
Two big housing construction companies report earnings next week and investors will be looking for improved growth in orders as well as at least a little wider profit margins, an analyst said Friday. MKM ...Benzinga
Many may be obtained through Thomson Reuters at thomson.com/financial or 800-638-8241. Analog Devices • ADI-Nasdaq Neutral • Price $52.21 on Aug. 27 by MKM Partners The maker of digital-analog semiconductors and signal-processing circuitry for the industrial, automotive, and communications…Barrons.com
Burger King Worldwide With an $11 billion deal to buy the coffee-and-doughnuts chain Tim Hortons, the hamburger king will move its headquarters to Canada and cut its taxes. Meanwhile, the restaurant chain swung to a loss in the July quarter.Barrons.com
Last Monday, the Melbourne, Fla., company, whose corporate roots trace back to the 1890s, raised its quarterly common payout 12%, to 47 cents a share from 42 cents, for a 2.7% yield. Harris has been distributing dividends without interruption since 1941. CEO William Brown said the increase…Barrons.com
Over the past three years, opposition from the FCC has helped quash two potential megamergers in the cellphone industry, inspiring companies to compete ever harder for your business.San Jose Mercury News
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment in legal pot.Associated Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.Associated Press