Archive for October 24th, 2012


Sponsors 3i, Allianz seek buyers for ferry operator Scandlines

British private equity firm 3i Group Plc (LON:III) and German peer Allianz Capital Partners GmbH have chosen Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) and ING Groep NV (AMS:INGA) as advisors on a potential offload of ferry operator Scandlines, Bloomberg reported, citing […]

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Balance transfers: The things you should know

If you’re looking to get your finances in order throughout 2012, one of the balance transfer credit cards available could help. MBNA is just one of the providers

Umbro is based in Manchester, the home of Manchester United

Nike agrees to sell Manchester-based sportswear group Umbro

US sports shoe and clothing group Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) said on Wednesday it had struck a definitive deal to sell Manchester-based football equipment supplier Umbro Ltd for USD225m

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Argos refocuses as digitally-led retailer

UK high-street and catalogue retailer Argos announced today that it is moving its focus more towards online sales, following a comprehensive review of the business over the last


Soaring medical malpractice claims place more strain on the NHS

With the economy under strain at present, budget cuts have been made to many public bodies and institutions, including the NHS. With life expectancy increasing and treatment lists

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Canada’s TD Bank acquires Target’s credit card operation

Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSE:TD), or TD Bank, said it has reached a deal to purchase the existing US Visa and private label card portfolio of Target Corp (NYSE:TGT) reprices senior Credit facility Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWWW) said it plans to re-price its first lien credit facility.

A lender conference with the company, together with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank

VGTel restructuring part of balance sheet

VGTel, Inc. dba 360 Entertainment & Productions (OTC: VGTL) said it is restructuring a portion of its balance sheet by reducing its outstanding liabilities by approximately $400,000.

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Verizon Foundation launches new domestic violence awareness effort

The Verizon (NYSE: VZ) Foundation has launched a new domestic violence awareness campaign that seeks to engage and empower men to speak up and be part of the

Turkcell’s Cep-T Paracard gets Innovation Award

Turkcell (NYSE: TKC) has announced that the "Cep-T Paracard," the co-branded prepaid card launched in collaboration with Garanti Bank, the leading bank in payment systems; has received the

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