Archive for January 3rd, 2013

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Loan scheme for young UK entrepreneurs is expanded

A UK government funding scheme targeted at young entrepreneurs is to be expanded, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today. An additional GBP30m will be made available to help young people start their own businesses and the age limit for applications […]

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UK private equity firm CVC acquires Italian information group Cerved

UK-based private equity major CVC Capital Partners Ltd said it had agreed to buy Italian business information provider Cerved Group SpA for EUR1.13bn (USD1.5bn). The vendors are US buyout

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Broadcaster Al Jazeera acquires US cable channel Current TV

Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera Satellite Channel Corp said it had agreed to acquire US cable channel Current TV LLC in a move to expand its presence in the

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US fashion group Gap to acquire Intermix for $130m

US fashion company The Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) has agreed to acquire women's fashion boutique Intermix Inc for USD130m (EUR98.8m), the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. The deal represents Gap's

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US biotech firm Questcor acquires Canadian BioVectra

US biopharmaceutical firm Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:QCOR) said it had inked a definitive accord to buy Canadian BioVectra Inc, a provider of manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and

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