Tags Posts tagged with "Middle East"

Middle East

After enduring a tough and critical post-2012 election spotlight, the private equity industry has much to look forward to in 2014. Here's 5 predictions likely to contribute to a strong year of deal-making for the leveraged buyout artists.
Emergency hospital during Influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas - NCP

It's difficult to determine when, exactly, the first bank robbery took place in the United States. Some historians claim it was the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri, on 13 February 1866. Other sources suggest it was on March 20, 1831 when James Honeyman and William J. Murray emptied the vault and several safety deposit boxes at the City Bank of New York. As an IT security professional, the Honeyman and Murray event is important to me, not just for the amount of money that was stolen ($52 million in today’s dollars), but for the method used.

TransCanada’s four-and- a-half year wait for a presidential permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline should soon be over. By this autumn, President Obama is expected to make a decision on whether construction of the 1,900 km pipeline from Alberta to Nebraska...

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We hope you enjoy this in-depth report by Ernst & Young on global M&A activity in Q4, 2012. Global deal volume and value of announced M&A rose by...