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06/11 - Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with d...
06/15 - By Takashi Mochizuki TOKYO -- The latest push by investor Daniel Loeb to break up Sony Corp. presents a dilemma for Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida, who is generally sympathetic to Wall Street's thin...
06/18 - China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the...
06/13 - Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP has acquired a stake of about 6% in Ferguson Plc, calling the British plumbing products distributor an "attractive" investment that trades at a discount to peers in the United Stat...
06/12 - U.S. private equity investor KKR on Wednesday offered a 40% premium to buy out minority investors in Axel Springer in a deal that entrenches the influence of the main shareholders at the publishers of Germany's Bild news...
06/12 - Philip Green's Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire staved off a collapse into administration on Wednesday as creditors approved his sweetened restructuring plan....
06/17 - Franco-Israeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the art auction house's return to private ownership after 31 years....
06/12 - Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as he struggles to find accord with alliance partner...
06/12 - Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the ...
06/17 - Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1140481957341495296 late on Sunday that he had "just deleted" his Twitter account, while also changing his Twitter display name to "Daddy D...
06/23 - The French fiscal administration has launched an in-depth probe into the wealth of former Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, French daily Liberation reported on Sunday, citing s...
06/13 - U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports ...
06/19 - By Patrick Thomas Adobe Inc. reported higher revenue in its second quarter as the software company worked to bolster products in its signature Creative Suite and grow its broader digital-media business...
06/25 - By Chieko Tsuneoka TOKYO -- Carlos Ghosn's defense team challenged Japanese prosecutors to explain why they didn't charge Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa over allegations that the auto ...
06/14 - By Patrick Thomas Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund has Sony Corp. back in its sights and is pushing the Japanese electronics and entertainment company to spin off its semiconductor business. ...
06/17 - The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister at a summit of world leaders later this month....
06/20 - Rupert Murdoch suffered from pneumonia about three weeks ago and is now recovering, CNN Business reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
06/18 - By Patrick Thomas Adobe Inc. reported higher-than-expected revenue in its second quarter, driven by an increase in its subscription software business. Revenue rose 25% from a year earlier ...
06/19 - Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, and discussions with those investors will begin soon, SoftBank founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son...
06/11 - Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground....
06/24 - By Sara Germano BERLIN -- A senior Facebook Inc. executive took a veiled shot at Apple Inc., continuing the sniping between the tech giants as their business models are under increasing scrutiny from gl...
06/25 - By Patrick Thomas Kraft Heinz Co. is moving up the start date for its new chief executive, Miguel Patricio, to Tuesday from July 1, the company said in a securities filing. Mr....
06/12 - Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions relat...
06/19 - By Benjamin Mullin CANNES, France -- Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interfe...
06/11 - By Cara Lombardo William Ackman, a big United Technologies Corp. shareholder who earlier pushed the industrial giant to streamline its business, is now urging the company to call off its planned mega-me...
06/11 - United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Is a Red Flag for Defense Stocks Activist shareholder William Ackman is right to worry that the deal has little strategic logic. 99 Cents Only Stores ...
06/11 - By Sebastian Herrera Facebook Inc. is getting its own taste of video fakery about two weeks after the company was slammed by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for declining to take down a doctored video o...
06/13 - Most Economists Say Fed's Next Move Is Rate Cut, Survey Says More than three-quarters of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the Fed's next move will be to lower interest rates, whi...
06/14 - Pernod Ricard said on Friday it was acquiring Kentucky-based Rabbit Hole Whiskey, a high-end whiskey and bourbon maker founded seven years ago, as it seeks to expand its portfolio ...
06/17 - By Patrick Thomas Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday that it plans to invest $142 million for improvements at its Camden, Ark., facility and plans to add more than 300 jo...
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