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Latin American firm gains control of Dutch telecom


June 29th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Latin American wireless giant America Movil has gained effective control over KPN after increasing its stake in the Dutch telecom to 27.7 percent.This latest move ... Read more...

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India’s JSW Steel in multibillion Oz takeover bid


October 25th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 25 (IANS) JSW Steel, one of India's major steel producers, is considering a $5 billion bid for Australia's coal mining company New Hope Corp, Sydney Morning Herald newspaper ... Read more...

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Seven new BlackBerries to be unveiled soon


July 13th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 13 (IANS) Warding off investors' anger at their annual meeting at Waterloo near here Tuesday, BlackBerry co-CEOs announced that seven new smart phones running a new operating system ... Read more...

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Canadians evoke patriotism to stop London bourse


June 14th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 14 (IANS) Opposition to the proposed acquisition of the Toronto Stock Exchange by the London Stock Exchange got ugly Monday as a rival Canadian group launched a hostile ... Read more...

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Ex-chief of Italy’s central bank sentenced for four years in jail


May 29th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Milan, May 29 (IANS) A Milan court has sentenced Antonio Fazio, ex-governor of Italy's central bank, to four years in prison for market-rigging related to a 2005 bank takeover ... Read more...

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Toronto, London stock exchanges set merger vote date


May 26th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Even as the Toronto Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange Wednesday announced to hold special shareholder meetings June 30 to seek vote on their proposed ... Read more...

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Ecclestone denies News Corp’s F1 takeover bid


April 20th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): Bernie Ecclestone has insisted that Formula One is not for sale in the wake of reports that multi-billionaire tycoon Rupert Murdoch's media group, News Corporation, might be preparing a ... Read more...

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For your reading pleasure, business, photography and history (IANS Books This Week)


March 10th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Tease your brains with a serious book cart this week:1. "From the Brink of Bankruptcy: The DCM Story"; Written by Vinay Bharat-Ram; Published by ... Read more...

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West Ham beat Tottenham for Olympic Stadium takeover bid


February 12th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): West Ham have beaten Tottenham to take over the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games.According to The Sun, the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) announced that the ... Read more...

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World’s fertilizer leader doubles profits on rising food prices


January 28th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) Rising global food prices have spelt bonanza for the world's biggest fertilizer company, Potash Corporation, which Thursday reported more than a two-fold increase in its profits ... Read more...

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Now ArcelorMittal joins rival in joint bid for Canadian ore co.


January 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 15 (IANS) In a strange twist to its fierce battle to acquire Toronto-based Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation, ArcelorMittal Friday joined hands with rival Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition ... Read more...

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Tata Steel evaluating Rio Tinto’s offer for Riversdale


December 24th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Tata Steel Ltd Friday said it was evaluating Rio Tinto's $3.91 billion takeover offer for Riversdale Mining."Tata Steel will evaluate the takeover bid in the context of other ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal set to buy Canadian iron ore company for $433 million


December 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) Unless a rival bidder emerges possibly from China by Monday, ArcelorMittal is set to take over Canada's Baffinland Iron Mines for $433 million.ArcelorMittal has already ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Google going to takeover Groupon?


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a buzz in the air that Google is planning to takeover the online discount service Groupon. According to reports by Bloomberg, Groupon has ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

World’s fertilizer giant faces takeover bid, Canada worried


November 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) The hostile takeover bid by the British-Australian BHP Billiton Ltd for the world's biggest fertilizer company - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PCS) - here has triggered ... Read more...

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Premier League approves Liverpool 300 million pound-takeover bid


October 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9(ANI): The English Premier League has approved the 300 million pound takeover of Liverpool by US-based New England Sports Ventures (NESV).The Premier League however made it clear that NESV still ... Read more...

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Red Knights’ Manchester United takeover bid shelved


May 30th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30(ANI): The Red Knights consortium, a group of wealthy Manchester United fans, has reportedly shelved a takeover bid for the club, following the Florida-based Glazer family's 1.5 billion pound ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian party mum on bids for its investment arm


May 13th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 13 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) Thursday declined to comment on a bid, by a firm headed by an ethnic Indian, to take over its multi-million investment ... Read more...

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Man United fans asked to donate 25 pounds each to help Red Knights buy club


March 27th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Manchester United fans have been reportedly asked by a supporters' trust to donate 25 pounds or more each to help fund a takeover bid by the Red Knights.According ... Read more...

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Apple Director Jerome B. York Dies


March 18th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jerome B. York, who was best known as Jerry York, was hospitalized yesterday after collapsing in his home in Detroit. He passed away On March ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Ferguson ’supporting bid to buy Manchester United’: City financiers


March 7th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7(ANI): Senior City financiers allied to the wealthy consortium planning a takeover of Manchester United claim that the club's manager Sir Alex Ferguson is supporting the controversial bid.According to ... Read more...

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Kraft and Cadbury confirm ‘finalising’ takeover


January 19th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (DPA) Britain's oldest chocolate maker Cadbury and US food giant Kraft Foods confirmed Tuesday that they were "finalising" the terms of a takeover deal reported to be worth 11.5 ... Read more...

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Benitez keen to sign West Ham’s Parker for six-million pounds


December 15th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15(ANI): Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is likely to exploit West Ham United's financial crisis by making a six million pound bid to sign midfielder Scott Parker in the January ... Read more...

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Cadbury rejects Kraft’s takeover offer


December 14th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Britain-based global confectionery and processed foods major Cadbury Monday rejected the $16.7-billion hostile takeover bid by Kraft of the US, saying it "substantially" undervalues the company. "Cadbury is an ... Read more...

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Former England boss Eriksson in takeover bid for Notts County


December 10th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (DPA) Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is part of a consortium lining up a bid for League Two side Notts County, according to media reports Thursday. Eriksson, currently County's director ... Read more...

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Wenger warns Arsenal’s major shareholder not to mess with the team


October 24th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned the club's major shareholder, Stan Kroenke, not to mess with the team.The Yank, dubbed Silent Stan after refusing to answer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ITC not to make takeover bid on East India Hotels


July 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Tobacco-to-hotels major ITC Ltd will not make any takeover bid on East India Hotels, a top company official said here Friday. ITC, through its wholly-owned investment arm Russell Credit ... Read more...

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Indian businessman holds key to Obama’s suits


June 6th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's hopes of continuing to wear exclusive suits stitched by his favourite Chicago tailors rest on the business skills of a ... Read more...

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Cipla Medpro SA hits out at hostile takeover bid


June 6th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) The attempt by South African pharmaceutical manufacturer Adcock Ingram to place the blame for the failure of the proposed buyout of Cipla Medpro South Africa (CMSA) ... Read more...

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South African regulator to probe Cipla’s exclusivity pact


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, June 3 (IANS) The Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) will investigate whether the termination of a 20-year supply pipeline to Cipla Medpro South Africa by Mumbai-based pharma major Cipla India ... Read more...

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Cipla India rejection of deal may scupper local takeover


April 21st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 21 (IANS) A threat by Cipla India to end a 20-year supply deal with Cipla Medpro South Africa (CMSA) may scupper a takeover bid by Adcock Ingram, analysts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BlackBerry drops hostile takeover bid of Indian-owned firm (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has withdrawn its offer to make a hostile bid for acquiring an encryption technology company owned by an Indo-Canadian after its action ... Read more...

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BlackBerry drops hostile takeover bid


January 21st, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has withdrawn its offer to make a hostile bid for acquiring an encryption technology company.The firm withdrew its offer Tuesday after it ... Read more...

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BlackBerry bid for hostile takeover stopped


January 20th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 20 (IANS) A Canadian court has stopped BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) from making a hostile bid for takeover of its security technology supplier Certicom Corp. Headed by Indian-origin ... Read more...

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Dassault Aviation to become core stakeholder in Thales


December 20th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 20 (IANS) The French government and Dassault Aviation have signed an agreement paving the way for the company to acquire Alcatel-Lucent's stake in Thales, joining the French government as core ... Read more...

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