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Eli Horn On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Oil Plummets as Saudis Indicate Continuity following Monarch’s Death

Oil fell to the lowest in almost six years on speculation the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia won’t signal any change in strategy for the world’s largest crude exporter, Bloomberg said. U.S. benchmark More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Xavier Niel Agrees to Buy Orange Switzerland in $2.8 Billion Deal

–   French telecom tycoon Xavier Niel‘s personal holding company NJJ Capital has agreed to buy Orange Switzerland from Apax Partners in a deal worth €2.3 billion ($2.8 billion),  Apax said More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Brazilian Tycoon Abilio Diniz and Carrefour – It’s Love at Third Sight

Abilio Diniz, a Brazilian tycoon, is in talks to buy Carrefour’s Brazilian unit, according to Reuters. The French retailer Carrefour is looking to sell its Brazilian assets to Diniz, who wants More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Walk Away: Daniel Loeb, George Soros Ditch Shares in Argentinian Oil Company

With oil prices dropping globally, hurting economies that are most dependent on the price of the commodity, fund managers Daniel Loeb and George Soros cut their stakes in YPF SA, an Argentinian oil company, More...

Reuters On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Ukraine’s Chocolate King president finds promise tough to keep

–   The Chocolate King is finding it difficult to relinquish his throne. Petro Poroshenko, one of Ukraine’s richest men and owner of a sweets empire, made an unusual promise last spring More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Fraud from Bots Represents Loss of $6 Billion in Digital Advertising

Almost one-fourth of video ads and 11 percent of display ads are viewed by fake consumers created by cyber crime networks seeking to take a chunk of the billions of dollars spent on digital advertising, according More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Exclusive: JCDecaux eyes Clear Channel Outdoor European assets – sources

–   JCDecaux SA , the world’s biggest outdoor advertising group, is exploring a bid for the European advertising assets of U.S. rival Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc , according to More...

Reuters On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Telecoms group Altice set to buy Oi’s Portugal operations

–   Telecoms group Altice SA has agreed to buy the Portuguese operations of Brazil’s Grupo Oi for about 7.4 billion euros ($9.2 billion), in what will be its third large acquisition this year. Franco-Israeli More...

Eli Horn On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Bank of England’s Deputy Chairman Bradley Fried Emphasizes Public Service, Support for Israel

  Bradley Fried, 49, could be described as the perfect antidote to the typically hard-nosed British financier. The Cape Town-born investor has a warm manner, infectious laugh and rarely wears a tie More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

“Assassin’s Creed Unity” game delay hurts GameStop’s revenue

– GameStop Corp posted quarterly revenue and profit well below analysts’ estimates as the delayed release of “Assassin’s Creed Unity, ” and flagging videogame software sales more More...

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