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
moving their domicile to countries with lower tax rates. The tax changes make it harder for companies to complete overseas mergers , and should they choose to invert, companies will face a hard time using the cash accumulated abroad. The new rules are
OSLO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Norway's Yara International is in talks with Chicago-based CF Industries about a possible merger of equals, the firms said on Tuesday, a deal that would create a fertiliser...
OSLO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Fertiliser producer Yara International is in talks with CF Industries about a possible merger of equals, the Norwegian firm said on Tuesday.
DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Qatar's Masraf Al Rayan has put its planned acquisition of a stake in a commercial bank in Libya on hold until political conditions in the north African country improve, it said in a statement.
antitrust lawsuit to block Sysco's (NYSE: SYY ) $3.5B proposed merger with US Foods, which was announced last December . Antitrust concerns focus on whether the merger will drive up costs, as the two companies combined would make up more
months) was running smoothly and has taken costs out of the business already such that an 18% underlying EBITDA margin pre- acquisition is now running at about 23% on an underlying basis. The company hinted it would soon be releasing a game-changing corporate
project award extension for an existing contract in Alaska and three new project awards for logistical support and seismic data acquisition services in Alaska and South America with a total value of ~$40M . The project award extension in Alaska will lengthen
option to purchase another 600K units. GEL plans to use the proceeds for general partnership purposes, including funding acquisitions including organic growth projects or repaying a portion of the borrowings outstanding under its revolving credit facility
Kara Swisher reports hearing a Yahoo exec tell her. By "either way," the exec meant Yahoo could either make a big acquisition , or become an M&A target itself ( previous ). Swisher notes many rumors claim Yahoo has been looking for a major ad tech