Tag archive for ‘tax inversion’
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

What’s Bill Ackman Cooking Up at Restaurant Brands?

Bill Ackman revealed that he has an 18.8% stake in Restaurant Brands International, a company that is the result of the controversial merger between Burger King and Tim Hortons, as reported by BenZinga. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Burger King’s CEO Daniel Schwartz Whopper Tax Break

–   There were many complaints about Burger King’s CEO Daniel Schwartz‘s decision to merge with Canadian doughnut concern Tim Hortons in what was seen as a tax inversion scheme. It seems More...

Reuters On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Burger King to save millions in U.S. taxes in ‘inversion’: study

– Fast food chain Burger King will avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. taxes if, as planned, it completes its pending buyout of Canadian coffee-and-doughnuts chain Tim Hortons , a tax More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, November 10th, 2014

5 Top Credit Suisse Stock Picks

Credit Suisse added 5 stocks to its list of top recommendation as reported by Paul Ebeling of HeffX. Allison Transmission (ALSN) will benefit from greater demand for trucks as truck fleets need to be replaced. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

4 First Trades for Monday 10/6/14: KR, EMC, XLE, MDT

CNBC’s Fast Money Traders discussed first trades for Monday October 16. Tim Seymour said he likes Kroger (KR) as a U.S. based supermarket stock which is  insulated from geopolitical problems. The company More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, September 22nd, 2014

4 Things Salesforce’s Marc Benioff Wants from Politicians

Although Salesforce’s CEO Marc Benioff has donated generously to political campaigns, he emphasizes, “I’m not a Democrat, I’m not a Republican, I’m an American.” He More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Warns Yet Again Against Inversion Perversion

–   Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned yet again that actions would be taken, without specific strategies identified, to prevent tax inversion. Increasingly, companies are trying to secure tax More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Warren Buffett Takes a Bite of the Burger King / Tim Hortons Deal

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is helping  to finance Burger King’s (BKW) takeover of Canadian coffee and donut concern, Tim Hortons (THI). Buffett will make a $3 billion preferred stock More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Carl Icahn Says Family Dollar Is ‘Another Validation of Activist Investor Philosophy’

Carl Icahn took a victory lap on news that Family Dollar (FDO) is going to sell itself to Dollar Tree (DLTR), and called the deal “yet another validation of activist investor philosophy.” However, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Obama: Don’t Worry, Russia Doesn’t Make Anything

– The President of the United States has assured us that we need not worry about the Russia-Ukraine crisis. Because aside from vodka and those Russian dolls that are identical but different sizes and layered More...

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