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nytimes.com - Eve Peyser - The M&M's Aren't Done With Us Yet
The M&M's Aren't Done With Us Yet
The New York Times

Despite the announcement M&M's made this week — that the company would be taking “an indefinite pause” from its spokescandies in favor of the “beloved” actress Maya Rudolph — the truth is, they aren't…

wired.com - Angela Watercutter - M&M's Are the Best Trolls on the Internet
M&M's Are the Best Trolls on the Internet
WIRED

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. M&M's are canceled. Well, not really. They canceled themselves. After months of heated commentary from Fox News host…

marketwatch.com - Steve Gelsi - Private equity remains hopeful amid deal slowdown, M&A practitioners say
Private equity remains hopeful amid deal slowdown, M&A practitioners say
MarketWatch

Merger and acquisition practitioners from the world of private equity remain hopeful for a recovery in despite a slow start so far this year, after the usual flurry of deals failed to materialize in recent months. Alison Heyden Colby, assistant…

bloomberg.com - Xinyi Luo - A Union Square Advisors Banker Previews Tech M&A Trends to Watch
A Union Square Advisors Banker Previews Tech M&A Trends to Watch
Bloomberg

Hi, it's Xinyi Luo in New York, recapping my recent talk with a partner at Union Square Advisors on its 2023 tech M&A market outlook. Elsewhere, Salesforce appoints new directors, which don't include most of the activists circling plus there's a…

reuters.com - Breakingviews - H&M's fast-fashion parade is skating on thin ice
Breakingviews - H&M's fast-fashion parade is skating on thin ice
Reuters

MILAN, Jan 27 (Reuters Breakingviews) - H&M's (HMb.ST) outfit is once again failing to impress. Operating profit at the world's second-biggest fashion retailer shrunk to 821 million Swedish crowns ($79.7 million) in the fiscal quarter ending Nov.

reuters.com - Fashion retailer H&M's profit tumbles more than expected as costs bite
Fashion retailer H&M's profit tumbles more than expected as costs bite
Reuters

STOCKHOLM, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Sweden's H&M (HMb.ST) reported on Friday a much larger than expected drop in September-November profit, hit by weak consumer confidence and soaring costs that it did not fully pass on to price tags. Operating profit in…

reuters.com - Maiya Keidan - Dozen hedge funds eye bonanza as Rogers-Shaw deal nears close
Dozen hedge funds eye bonanza as Rogers-Shaw deal nears close
Reuters

TORONTO/LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - As one of Canada's most bitterly contested acquisitions nears the finish line, a dozen hedge funds including Citadel and Millennium Management are heaving a sigh of relief and sitting on profit of more than C$216…

ft.com - Sainsbury's/Bestway: stake deal may herald further collaboration
Sainsbury's/Bestway: stake deal may herald further collaboration
Financial Times

Rising costs have put the squeeze on every part of food supply chains Starting with a London corner shop in 1963, Sir Anwar Pervez built Bestway into one of Britain's largest wholesaling business. That underpins the expectation that some industrial…

csemag.com - Chris Vavra - Weekly merger and acquisition update: January 27, 2023
Weekly merger and acquisition update: January 27, 2023
Consulting - Specifying Engineer

This week Morrissey Goodale reported eight U.S. deals and two international deals involving companies from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The HFW Companies (St. Louis, MO), a fast-growing professional services firm with a national focus on the AE…

ft.com - Olaf Storbeck - Perella Weinberg suspends London-based banker after insider trading probe
Perella Weinberg suspends London-based banker after insider trading probe
Financial Times

Bank's offices raided this week as part of investigation that has already led to one arrest in Germany Receive free Perella Weinberg Partners LP updates We'll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Perella Weinberg Partners LP…

forbes.com - Kevin Beasley - Council Post: How To Navigate The IT Talent Acquisition Landscape In 2023
Council Post: How To Navigate The IT Talent Acquisition Landscape In 2023
Forbes

Kevin Beasley is the CIO at VAI. Getty Nearly two-thirds of IT executives consider talent shortages the most significant barrier to adoption of emerging technologies, according to Gartner—up from only 4% in 2020. Meanwhile, many…

forbes.com - David Axe - The Tungsten M-1-How Ukraine's Tanks Will Differ From America's
The Tungsten M-1-How Ukraine's Tanks Will Differ From America's
Forbes

There's a good reason it might take months —even the better part of a year—for Ukraine to get those first 31 M-1A2 Abrams tanks from the United States. Vehicle-maker General Dynamics Land Systems has to remove the uranium from the…

businessinsider.com - Britney Nguyen - Goldman Sachs CEO makes $25 million after 30% pay cut
Goldman Sachs CEO makes $25 million after 30% pay cut
Business Insider

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon took a salary cut in 2022, making just $25 million in compensation. His performance-based pay fell by about 30% from $35 million in 2021. Solomon's annual base salary is $2 million, and he made $23 million in annual…

bloomberg.com - Lydia Beyoud - Regulator Says FTX's LedgerX Auction Shows Need for More CFTC Clout on Acquisitions
Regulator Says FTX's LedgerX Auction Shows Need for More CFTC Clout on Acquisitions
Bloomberg

CFTC's Johnson calls for Congress to provide more authority Bids for LedgerX were due on Jan. 25; final auction on March 7 A senior Commodity Futures Trading Commission official says the agency needs the power to approve or reject an unregulated…

theglobeandmail.com - Dozen hedge funds eye bonanza as Rogers-Shaw deal nears close
Dozen hedge funds eye bonanza as Rogers-Shaw deal nears close
The Globe and Mail

As one of Canada's most bitterly contested acquisitions nears the finish line, a dozen hedge funds including Citadel and Millennium Management are heaving a sigh of relief and sitting on profit of more than $216-million on paper after a nearly…

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