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French consulting and technology company Capgemini SE (CAP.FR) said Monday that it has offered to buy Altran Technologies SA (ALT.FR) in a deal valued at around 3.6 billion euros ($4.09 billion) excluding debt. Capgemini has offered EUR14 a share for Altran, equivalent to a roughly 30% premium...
25.06.2019
The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, a sign that firms a decade into an economic expansion are faring better in annual "stress tests" despite increasingly dire hypothetical scenarios. The Federal Reserve said 18 of the largest...
24.06.2019
Slack Technologies Inc. surged in its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, the latest technology firm to jump into a hot initial-public-offering market. The company's stock recently traded at $41.42, well above previous private-trading levels and 59% higher than the so-called reference...
21.06.2019
Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday, but hinted they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens. "The case for somewhat more accommodative policy has strengthened," Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said at a news conference after...
20.06.2019
Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA are poised to resolve a standoff about Nissan's corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker's shareholder meeting next week, according to people familiar with their talks. A resolution would settle one of the most public and acrimonious disputes between...
19.06.2019
Infineon Technologies (IFX.XE) said Monday that it approved a capital increase aimed at raising roughly 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) in gross proceeds, which it plans to use to help fund its recent takeover of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY). The capital increase will raise Infineon's...
18.06.2019
Facebook Inc. said it is ramping up its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation. The push, which Facebook marketing chief Antonio Lucio said could more than double the...
17.06.2019
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding (ticker: BABA) has filed confidential paperwork for a listing on Hong Kong's stock exchange to raise as much as $20 billion, according to news reports Thursday. It comes more than four years after the company went public in New York and raised $25...
14.06.2019
French technology company Dassault Systemes SE (DSY.FR) has agreed to buy U.S. medical-software maker Medidata Solutions Inc. (MDSO) in a deal with an enterprise value of $5.8 billion. The all-cash transaction, approved unanimously by the boards of both companies, sees the French company paying ...
13.06.2019
The European Union's antitrust enforcer on Tuesday blocked the planned merger of two steelmaking businesses, India's Tata Steel Ltd. and Germany's Thyssenkrupp AG, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of special steel for the car and packaging industries....
12.06.2019
 
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