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Proxy adviser recommends Sports Direct shareholders vote against directors

23 Aug 2018

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that shareholders in British sportswear retailer Sports Direct International Plc vote against some directors, including Chief Executive Mike Ashley and Chairman Keith Hellawell, at the company's annual meeting on Sept. 12.

Proxy adviser recommends Sports Direct shareholders vote against directors

23 Aug 2018

Aug 22 Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that shareholders in British sportswear retailer Sports Direct International Plc vote against some directors, including Chief Executive Mike Ashley and Chairman Keith Hellawell, at the company's annual meeting on Sept. 12.

Britain to stop some aid for Syrian opposition in rebel-held areas

20 Aug 2018

The UK government said on Monday it was ending funding for some aid programs in rebel-held areas of Syria.

Rite Aid and Albertsons terminate merger amid opposition to deal

10 Aug 2018

Drug store chain Rite Aid Corp and U.S. grocer Albertsons Companies Inc agreed to terminate their merger agreement, the companies said on Wednesday, a little over 10 days after a shareholder advisory firm opposed the deal. | Video

KKR nears agreement to acquire Envision for about $5.5 billion: source

11 Jun 2018

Private equity firm KKR & Co is nearing an agreement to acquire U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp for $46 a share, or about $5.5 billion, a person familiar with the deal told Reuters on Sunday.

Proxy adviser ISS offers support to WPP Executive Chairman Roberto Quarta

31 May 2018

Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has offered its support to WPP Plc's executive chairman, Roberto Quarta, by recommending that shareholders of the world's largest advertiser re-elect him at WPP's annual meeting on June 13.

Proxy adviser ISS offers support to WPP Executive Chairman Roberto Quarta

31 May 2018

May 30 Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has offered its support to WPP Plc's executive chairman, Roberto Quarta, by recommending that shareholders of the world's largest advertiser re-elect him at WPP's annual meeting on June 13.

Smiths Group, ICU Medical in talks about medical division merger

28 May 2018

British engineering firm Smiths Group Plc is in very early stage discussions about a potential combination of its medical division with U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc , the British group said on Sunday.

Swiss Aviation Consulting denies bid for Air India assets

09 Apr 2018

Aviation advisory firm Swiss Aviation Consulting (SAC) on Monday denied it has expressed interest in buying the debt burdened state-run carrier Air India.

SEC says bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'

19 Jan 2018

The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday raised alarm about the safety of bitcoin-themed investments, telling the fund industry they want answers to their concerns before endorsing more than a dozen proposed products based on cryptocurrencies.

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