Last year was a record year for Middle East and North African (MENA) start-ups, with 260 deals attracting $410 million in investment, according to a report by Magnitt, a regional network for entrepreneurs and investors. The United Arab Emirates attracted ...
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Apple says it will make a “direct contribution” to the US economy of $350 billion in the next five years, creating more than 20,000 new jobs. The iPhone maker did not say, however, how much of that spending would ...
Corporate spinoffs and spinouts are booming as M&A fever and the long equity bull market fuel an appetite for deals.
M&A deals between companies like CVS and Aetna and Amazon and Whole Foods will test what it means to create value in business today, as well as whether such deals provide value for consumers.
Trading market volume has declined, even as outstanding corporate debt has increased in recent years.
Product recalls are rising and have evolved into a major financial risk. Here’s how to manage and mitigate the impact.
Rapidly rising London share prices and the political uncertainty following Donald Trump’s elections have added to the interest.
Venezuela’s external debt is variously estimated between $120 billion and $143 billion, including as much as $63 billion of foreign bonds.
US treasury bond yields could rise sharply in 2018, as central-bank liquidity begins to recede and heavy new supply hits the market.
The shift is meant to bolster China’s stagnant financial markets and includes scenarios where foreign entities can have a controlling interest in the country’s financial businesses.
The proposal includes review of additional categories of transactions, such as nonpassive investments in critical technologies or infrastructure companies.
Work-space management lags behind work-style changes, presenting new challenges for property managers.
Companies that follow this strategy tend to create a culture of awareness about cost drivers, budget cuts and targets.
Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has pledged to phase out Libor by 2021.
Consumer-staples giants such as Mondelez and PepsiCo too have become targets of investors pushing for more cost efficiency and growth.
The company has changed plans to split into three separate companies following the merger between Dow Chemicals and DuPont.
The US administration cited national security concerns in following the recommendation of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS), which could get new powers to increase scrutiny of deals by foreign buyers.
According to various catastrophe risk-modeling services, estimates of the damage caused by Irma alone now range between $40 billion–$50 billion.
Ever since it became a bank holding company in 2008 to stay afloat in the financial crisis, the bank was urged by US Federal Reserve to rely more on ‘sticky’ consumer deposits to lower its risk profile.