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The need to improve efficiency, technology and quality in the Chinese food sector is creating many opportunities for foreign investors, including strategic players and private equity groups.

After years of controversy, FIFA has announced that it will ban third party ownership of football players. Firmex takes a closer look at this popular deal-making practice, and why it's so controversial.

The bidding has begun for the Buffalo Bills, with a rumored 8 bidders. We're following the story, and look back at some of the biggest sporting deal in U.S. history. Were they worth it?

Apple acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Google paid $39 million for Songza. Which tech giant made the better deal and will win the music streaming war?
When Did Athletes Start Getting Rich?

When it comes to sports, it pays to be at the top of your game, but professional athletes weren't always paid well. See what historical events changed everything.

Gareth Bale's €100m transfer to Real Madrid was labelled the “craziest deal in the history of football,” but a closer look at the ROI of top football players suggests that it might not be so crazy after all.

Since the early ‘90s, the football industry has seen a sharp rise in player transfer fees. Here are the 10 biggest of all time.

Once dubbed “the people’s game,” football, soccer, or whatever else you want to call it, has transformed into a billion-dollar business. See how much player transfer fees have risen over the last 120 years.

As we enter a new year, the junior sector is showing surprising resilience despite an ongoing financing drought. Of the 81 mining delistings on the TSX and TSX-V in 2013, only 13 were forced to delist because they failed to meet...
David and Goliath: Greatest Underdogs of Business

Most of us know the infamous tale of David and Goliath. Goliath was a giant warrior who was defeated by the young David. In the business world, every industry has its Goliath. The market leader can grow from strength to strength,...