Archive for August 3rd, 2012

Accenture is listed in London

Accenture acquires US-based Octagon Research Solutions

New York-listed consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) said it had agreed to buy US Octagon Research Solutions Inc, which provides clinical and regulatory information management solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. The buyer did not reveal any details about […]

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British Airways

British Airways parent group announces half-year loss, plans restructuring at Iberia

The owner of British Airways and Spain's Iberia reported today an operating loss of EUR253m for the six months to 30 June 2012, compared with operating profit of

RBS

RBS makes £125m provision for computer problem

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) (LSE:RBS) (NYSE:RBS) revealed today that it has set aside GBP125m to cover costs related to the recent problem in its IT

Petris Technology

Halliburton unit acquires oil software firm Petris

Acting through its Landmark Software and Services unit, US oilfield services provider Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has bought Petris Technology Inc for an undisclosed amount. Petris is headquartered in Houston,

Classroom Calculus

McGraw-Hill acquires mathematics software firm Key Curriculum

McGraw-Hill Education, a unit of US information products and services provider The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc (NYSE: MHP), has paid an undisclosed amount for California-based Key Curriculum, a mathematics

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