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One-Stock Portfolio Diversification: American Capital Ltd.
American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), for example, has investments in a diverse array of firms comprising several dozen non-control/non-affiliate investments, holdings of the company's managed fund American Capital Mortgage Investment ...
Understanding American Capital's Future
By the beginning of 2009, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), investors were exiting the shares in droves: the company had suspended and investors panicked over the fear of bankruptcy.
American Capital attracts Paulson, Luxor
On July 9, Luxor Capital Group, LP announced that it had accumulated over 17.5 million shares of American Capital ACAS, +0.17% giving them 5.3% of the shares outstanding - roughly the same percentage of the company held both by John Paulson's ...
China's CNOOC to buy Nexen for $15.1-billion
Nexen Inc. has agreed to a $15.1-billion (U.S.) takeover by Chinese oil producer CNOOC Ltd., marking the most important acquisition to date by an Asian firm in Canada.
Nexen-CNOOC takeover: Why China will keep calling on Canadian oil, resources  Toronto Star
Nexen to be bought by Chinese firm for US$15.1B  MetroNews Canada
Joe Fresh makes major push in US with JCPenney partnership
“It's a limited amount of capital expenditure by Loblaw and they get the benefits of expanding the Joe Fresh brand through another retailer at a low cost to Loblaw and at a low risk to investors,” Mr. Shreedhar said.
Barclays CEO Bob Diamond and Canadian COO quit over Libor rigging scandal
A year later, Diamond struck a deal to buy the North American investment-banking business of bankrupt Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. for US$1.75 billion. He then embarked on a hiring spree to expand the investment banking unit, ... s investment bank and ...
Politicians welcome Diamond's departure  Financial Times
First-mover disadvantage  The Economist
Corporations need to boost dividends to save the Canadian economy
Darryl Dyck/The Canadian PressCanadian businesses are sitting on record cash piles. A sudden increase in dividends from even a small portion of Canadian companies could be enough to fuel economic growth in Canada.
New crop of super-sized, luxury homes defy struggling US economy
Even as the U.S. economy struggles to rebound from the worst recession since the Great Depression, Americans are living larger.
Real estate financings dominate as investors lap up yields
FotoliaAccording to FP Infomart the three deals - Artis REIT, Allied Properties REIT and First Capital Realty - mean that $3.86-billion of capital has been raised by Canadian real estate issuers so far this year.
Shale writedowns begin as lower prices follow record M&A
The record slump in natural-gas prices signals companies from BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) to Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL) are at risk of writing off billions of dollars of assets following a bubble in U.S. shale-gas acreage. The clearest sign came when BG ...