This week, as Britain edged inexorably toward one of the most defining moments in its history, one topic took pole position in the various debates…View More Catherine O'Mahony: 'A pause for thought as row over Oxford comma brings Brexit to poignant full stop'
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Guidon Energy, an oil exploration and production company majority-owned by private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc (BX.N), is exploring a sale…View More Blackstone's Permian oil producer Guidon explores sale: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Textbook publishers Cengage Learning Holdings and McGraw-Hill Education, who announced last year that they would merge, have extended their merger agreement to…View More Textbook publishers Cengage, McGraw-Hill extend merger agreement to May 1
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Penn National Gaming Inc announced a $163 million investment in sports media company Barstool Sports on Wednesday, seeking to capitalize on…View More Penn National Gaming to buy stake in Barstool for $163 million
TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group (BX.N) has raised its proposed offer for Unizo Holdings (3258.T) by 12% to 191.6 billion yen…View More Blackstone raises Unizo offer to $1.75 billion, topping rival
TOKYO (Reuters) – Softbank Group-backed (9984.T) Fortress Investment Group has raised its offer price for hotel operator Unizo Holdings Co (3258.T) to 5,200 yen per…View More Softbank-Backed Fortress Investment ups offer price for Japan's Unizo
I have no appetite for turning against my generational tribe. That is those born in the 1950s who worked hard all the hours that God…View More Frank Coughlan: 'Somebody will have to defuse this timebomb'
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Finland’s Kone (KNEBV.HE) has outbid rival suitors for Thyssenkrupp’s (TKAG.DE) prized elevator division with a preliminary offer of 17 billion euros ($18.9…View More Kone leads field with 17 billion euro bid for Thyssenkrupp elevators: sources
Sinn Féin would have you believe Northern Ireland is a shining citadel perched in the top right-hand corner of the island. A beacon of prosperity,…View More Philip Ryan: 'SF's record on housing, health in North shows it is far from party of radical change it claims to be'
So, the seven prospective dance partners finally took the floor. Who will engage with whom? Are there some pairings which are complete non-starters? This was…View More John Downing: 'Debate gives us a sense of the leaders who may make up new coalition'
(Reuters) – Drug research firm PPD Inc said on Monday it planned to raise up to $1.62 billion in its initial public offering, targeting a…View More Drug research firm PPD seeks over $9 billion in IPO valuation
Some people come to God through drink, drugs or devotion. In my case it was the rain. On one of those mild, clear January afternoons…View More John Daly: 'In search of my maker in silent solitude'
There is an old saying that daughters wreck your head and sons wreck your house. It’s obviously borne out of sexist ideologies – that men…View More Bill Linnane: When mums & teen daughters are at war
Seamus Mallon never really emerged from the long shadow of John Hume. Nonetheless he was one of the most influential figures in changing sectarian attitudes…View More Liam Collins: 'Seamus Mallon: 'One of the best of the good guys'