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  • Fundamentals of the Business Make ACIW A Risky Investment
    Acquisitions can boost accounting earnings while destroying shareholder value, a fact illustrated by the high-low fallacy. ACI Worldwide (ACIW) began a large acquisition spree in 2012, which continued through 2015. ...
    By David Trainer.  Forbes.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:43:00 GMT.
  • Order of Business for E.U. in Brussels? Weeds, Then ‘Brexit’
    As leaders gather for the first time since Britain’s vote, regulatory minutiae will come first, illustrating why so many view the bloc as a meddling bureaucratic machine.
    Andrew Higgins and James Kanter.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:17 GMT.
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  • Russian Tennis Star Sharapova To Attend Harvard Business School
    Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who was recently suspended for two years from international competition for doping, says she is going to Harvard Business School.
    Radio Liberty.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:55:20 +0000.
  • Brits wanted
    As businesses grapple with how to respond to Brexit, Germany's capital is keen to open new doors to Britain's tech-savvy talent pool.
    BBC News.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:05:37 GMT.
  • Japanese business 'envious of the EU being a single market'
    One Japanese businessman expresses bafflement that the UK would want to leave the European Union.
    BBC News.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:56:57 GMT.
  • Supreme Court Vacates Ex-Virginia Governor’s Graft Conviction
    Bob McDonnell, a former governor of Virginia, did only routine favors in exchange for gifts from a businessman, the justices ruled in a closely watched corruption case.
    Adam Liptak.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:53:54 GMT.
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  • Africa: A New Breed of Business for the SDGs
    [SciDev.Net] Global leaders from business, civil society and universities meet in New York, United States, today for the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit. ...
    All Africa.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:55:25 GMT.
  • One fifth of British businesses may move operations abroad: Survey
    One fifth of British business leaders are considering moving operations abroad after the country’s shock decision to leave the EU, according to a survey from a leading business lobby group
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:24:00 +0200.
  • MedAssets-Precyse gets new name
    A year ago, Pamplona Capital Management acquired MedAssets for $2.7 billion, immediately selling off its GPO and performance-improvement businesses and merging its revenue cycle management business with Precyse, its own brand. ...
    Modern Healthcare.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:01:00 EST.
  • Applications open for '17 PACE Awards
    The application process has opened for the 2017 Automotive News PACE Awards, which identify and honor game-changing and commercialized supplier innovations in technology and processes.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:01:00 EST.  Subscription required.

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