Stewart Thornhill, ED, Zell Lurie Institute, University of Michigan, visited Global Finance New York office to talk about the difference between entrepreneurial ecosystem in the US and the rest of the world and how cultural issues impact entrepreneurial mindset.
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
CFO survey finds roughly half of US companies would bring back monies stashed offshore and seek to put it in fintech and high-yield investments.
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.
The $69 billion CVS-Aetna deal points to companies working in different industry sectors looking at synergies of merging with one another for improved services, cost advantages, market dominance, profits and more.
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.
CME’s bitcoin futures will be based on a “Bitcoin Reference Rate,” which the company describes as “a once-a-day reference rate” based on the US-dollar price of the coins.
Brazil's healthy food and drinks market, now the sixth biggest in the world, is becoming a magnet for global food giants like Nestle and Unilever.
Despite a spate of recent bad news for deals like AT&T-TimeWarner and Sprint-T-Mobile, 2017 will be remembered for its completed telco mergers.
The Swedish company plans to simplify company structure and cut 10 billion Krona in costs by mid 2018 by cutting jobs, divesting businesses, closing 83 sites and reviewing all existing contracts.
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.
Companies like Google, Tesla and the German battery company Sonnen are pitching in to build the island's power and communications networks.