6% versus the year-ago period, driven by a 4% and 2% increase in volume and price, respectively, with 1 point of acquisition growth offset by negative foreign-currency movements. Gross margin increased 50 basis points to 44.0%, driven by a
servers, storage, networking and software, but then hire consultants and administrators to configure and manage all the new acquisitions . 13 The implementation cycles for the software alone could last for more than a year and had high failure rates. SAAS eliminates
* Canada's industry minister approves acquisition of majority stake in Cirque du Soleil by TPG Capital (Reporting by Mike De Souza; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)
June 30 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers , acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
* Signs agreement of merger by incorporation into LU-VE SpA
FRANKFURT, June 30 (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse is set to launch a management revamp on Wednesday aimed at making better use of middle managers' knowledge, as its new chief executive seeks to spur growth at the German exchange operator, including through acquisitions .
firm closes its fiscal year with a flurry of organizational changes, we would not be surprised if part or all of the Nokia acquisition were written off. Language in Microsoft's third-quarter 10-Q filing stated that the Phone Hardware reporting unit
wants the company to grow via acquisitions . We believe managements ..... for an expanded ratio, the acquisition of EBITDA-generating assets ..... to EPS within one year of acquisition and mildly additive to our ..... been the $4.9 billion acquisition of Tyco's flow control
BRUSSELS, June 30 (Reuters) - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process:
ABU DHABI/DUBAI, June 30 (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi may merge its national energy company into another state-owned business to make the company's crippling debts more manageable and try to turn around its performance, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.