Dow and DuPont reaffirm to close merger in August 2017
June 28 Dow Chemical Co and DuPont on Wednesday reaffirmed their expectation to close their merger in August.
DUBAI, April 18 U.S. boutique investment bank Evercore said on Tuesday it had hired Waleed El-Amir as a senior adviser for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, and expected to open a new office in Dubai in the second quarter,
El-Amir, who recently was head of group finance at UniCredit, has over 20 years of experience in international finance and has held senior leadership positions in financial institutions in North America, Europe and the Middle East, the bank said in a statement.
Evercore is among the banks chosen to advise on the listing of Saudi Aramco, sources have told Reuters, in a 2018 listing that could value the Saudi company at $2 trillion.
The listing of Aramco and other deals in Saudi Arabia have generated strong interest from Wall Street banks in the Gulf region, as the kingdom seeks to privatise companies and diversify the economy away from oil. (Reporting by Saeed Azhar and Tom Arnold; Editing by Mark Potter)
NEW YORK, June 28 The now-delayed U.S. Senate healthcare overhaul bill would boost state spending on Medicaid by $565 million in 2022, according to an independent report issued on Wednesday, while credit agencies said it would cause states to face downward pressure on their credit ratings.