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Eric Martyn

Feb 08 2013

Canadian officer who spied for Russia jailed for 20 years

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia A Canadian naval officer who handed over secrets to Russia for more than four years, damaging Canada's relations with the United States and other key allies, was jailed for 20 years on Friday.

Feb 08 2013

Canadian officer who spied for Russia jailed for 20 years

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia A Canadian naval officer who handed over secrets to Russia for more than four years, damaging Canada's relations with the United States and other key allies, was jailed for 20 years on Friday.

Sep 22 2011

M & A wrap: Dream team hired to save T-Mobile deal

AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA have amassed an army of former senior government antitrust officials to try to save their $39 billion deal to combine wireless businesses.

Sep 21 2011

M & A wrap: SABMiller seals Foster’s deal

SABMiller agreed to buy Foster’s for an increased price of A$5.10 a share valuing the Australian beermaker at $10.2 billion and putting SABMiller at the head of Australia’s beer market.

Sep 20 2011

M & A wrap: Stepping into China

Private equity firms, like Richard Ong’s RRJ Capital, are stepping into China where hedge funds once roamed, pursuing deals that look more like short term financing than long term growth bets.

Sep 19 2011

M & A wrap: Hulu auction at risk

The auction of online video site Hulu has been slowed by recent developments which could derail it completely, according to sources familiar with the process.

Sep 16 2011

M & A wrap: Who’s interested in Yahoo?

Private equity firm Silver Lake is considering a bid for Internet firm Yahoo, according to media reports.

Sep 15 2011

M & A wrap: Groupon’s back on track

Groupon seeks to go public in October or November, people familiar with the matter told the New York Times, a week after the daily deals website put its IPO on hold for a few weeks as it waited to ride out global market turmoil.

Sep 14 2011

M & A wrap: Moody’s cuts French banks

Moody’s cut the credit ratings of two French banks because of their exposure to Greece’s debt, highlighting growing risks to Europe’s financial sector from a deepening euro zone sovereign debt crisis. In an opinion piece, the WSJ reports the French financial system maintains too close a relationship to the state.

Sep 13 2011

M & A wrap: Negotiating the split

McGraw-Hill is planning to split itself into two public companies with one focusing on its credit rating business and the other on textbooks and educational products. Which company will be the better investment?

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