Global Deals Review: Q1 2010
The crumbling empire of American International Group Inc is helping to pave Wall Street with gold. Auctions of the bailed-out insurer's assets have generated more than half a billion dollars in fees since its near-collapse in September 2008. Full Article
Blackstone Group is better known for striking multibillion-dollar leveraged buyouts than advising on others' deals, but its M&A unit, led by the continent-hopping John Studzinski, made a dramatic leap up the league table this quarter. Full Article
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP displaced several rival law firms to become the world's biggest adviser on mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter, as improved credit markets and risk appetite fed a rebound in deal making. Full Article
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Any Americans believing that their country is being bought up by the Chinese might want to think again, according to the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.
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- Ukraine appeals to the West as Crimea turns to Russia |
- Once-genteel Caracas plaza is ground zero for protests
- Special Report: How China's official bank card is used to smuggle money |
- U.N. refugee chief warns world powers not to forget Syria conflict
- CIA accused of spying on U.S. Senate intelligence committee
- Bachelet takes power in Chile, vows to fight inequality
- Front companies, embassies mask North Korean weapons trade: U.N.
- Men's Wearhouse stitches up deal to buy Jos. A. Bank
- Death of Turkish boy hurt in protests rekindles unrest across country |