Archive for October, 2012

Mining

European Commission extends ruling deadline on Xstrata’s merger with Glencore

The European Commission (EC) said on Wednesday it had extended to 22 November the deadline for its ruling on the planned merger of British miner Xstrata Plc (LON:XTA) and Swiss commodities trader Glencore International Plc (LON:GLEN). The regulator, which was […]

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Tommy Hilfiger store in Belgrade, Serbia

Owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands acquires Warnaco in $2.9bn deal

US apparel company PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH), owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, has agreed to acquire peer The Warnaco Group Inc (NYSE:WRC) in a transaction

George Lucas

Lucas to invest his wealth in education following Star Wars sale to Disney

Hollywood heavyweight George Lucas, who yesterday announced the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney for $4bn, is planning to dedicate the majority of his wealth to improving education, according

Banks not helping small businesses

Barclays delays Bank Windhoek bid until Absa merger is completed

UK financial group Barclays plc (LON:BARC) said it had put off its bid to acquire a controlling stake in Namibia's Bank Windhoek Ltd from financial services group Capricorn

online retail

Online retail to rise to 33% of all UK sales by 2022 — report

Online retail is going strong in the UK and there are no signs that it will lose any ground soon. On the contrary, predictions are for a steady

SMTP hires advisors to pursue Business alternatives

SMTP, Inc. (OTCBB: SMTP) said it has engaged Bowen Advisors to pursue strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value.

Bowen Advisors provides sell side and buy side mergers and acquisitions

Sling broadband picks Ubiquiti for hardware

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBNT) said it has become the official hardware provider for Florida-based Sling Broadband, a top Internet service provider in over 30 major markets nationwide.

Using

Playnery to launch Mother of Myth on Zynga

Playnery, Inc. said it is partnering with online social game maker Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) to bring Playnery's first title, Mother of Myth, to the 311 million monthly active

Livebookings partners with Urbanspoon

Europe-based Livebookings and Urbanspoon said they have partnered to add Livebookings' reservations capabilities to Urbanspoon's website and mobile apps.

Urbanspoon will add 5,000 bookable restaurants in the UK to

Lantronix expanding with Ingram into Europe

Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), said it has signed a distribution partnership agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) division Ingram Micro Europe to provide advanced logistics, product delivery

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