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Canadian officer who spied for Russia jailed for 20 years

Feb 08 2013

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.

Canadian officer who spied for Russia jailed for 20 years

Feb 08 2013

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.

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

Sep 22 2011

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.

M & A wrap: SABMiller seals Foster’s deal

Sep 21 2011

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.

M & A wrap: Stepping into China

Sep 20 2011

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.

M & A wrap: Hulu auction at risk

Sep 19 2011

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.

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

Sep 16 2011

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

M & A wrap: Groupon’s back on track

Sep 15 2011

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.

M & A wrap: Moody’s cuts French banks

Sep 14 2011

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.

M & A wrap: Negotiating the split

Sep 13 2011

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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