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Dollar Shave Club Just Got Bought For Many Many Many Dollars

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - Unilever Plc said it has agreed to buy U.S.-based men’s grooming brand Dollar Shave Club in a deal that would expand the consumer goods...

Krispy Kreme Acquired For $1.35 Billion

Reuters | Jenny Che | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc will be taken private by JAB Holding Co for about $1.35 billion, the second buyout of a U.S. food company by the German in...

Seeing Acquisitions As Power Transfers

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 07.23.2016 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

When an animal eats a vegetable it transfers the latter's power to itself though they occupy different categories. That's what good acquisitions do. It's what conventional mergers don't.

What Every Startup Founder Needs to Know to About Acquisitions

Lili Balfour | Posted 03.16.2015 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

It is critical that you understand what the "NewCo" will look like. Will you be replacing an existing team? Perhaps you are tasked with creating a new division. Make sure you are on board with the integration schedule.

The Fast-Paced World of the Past

D. Joshua Taylor | Posted 08.24.2014 | Technology
D. Joshua Taylor

One thing in family history is certain - there is always something more to uncover and another story to tell. Technology and innovation will only push forward our ability to discover something more.

How Do Publishers Select Which Books To Publish?

Steven Zacharius | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Steven Zacharius

Publishers don't decide which books they're going to publish while sitting alone in a dark room with one little lamp burning. It's not a secretive process and it's not just a matter of a singular person's whims or personal tastes.

China's Sweet and Sour Pork Deal

Peter Navarro | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Peter Navarro

The latest biggest story involving China's buying up of America should make all Americans nervous around the barbecue this summer: Shuanghui International of China has scooped up America's Smithfield, one of the world's biggest pork producers.

About Leadership: Good and Bad Behavior in Mergers

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

It is the people at the top, for example the two CEOs in a merger, who set the example by their behavior in front of others. The other senior executives will take their clues from the examples they see, and this will percolate down through the management.

Sex in Afghanistan, Religion in China and Debunking Goldman Sachs at the Sunnyside Documentary Festival

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

French filmmakers and funders defend auteur-driven works, finance documentaries that ask tough questions, and fight back against a mainstreaming of factual filmmaking, is one of the strong suits of Sunnyside.

Japanese Company Admits To Hiding Investment Losses Dating Back Two Decades

Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

TOKYO (Nathan Layne and Isabel Reynolds) - Japan's Olympus admitted on Tuesday it hid losses on securities investments dating back two decades, bowing...

UPDATE: Insider Trading Boyfriend Fights Back Against SEC Accusations

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. A twist on a tale as old as time: Betrayal hurts, especially when your boyfriend's using you for insider stock tips. ...

Most Venture Capitalists Fear IPO Market 'Very Weak

Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO - More than 80 percent of venture capitalists believe the initial public offering market is at very weak levels, according to a new surv...

To Repay Bailout, ING Sells Online Bank To Capital One

Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

AMSTERDAM/CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Sara Webb and Joe Rauch) - Capital One Financial Corp plans to buy ING Group NV's U.S. online bank for $9 billion...