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RBS says good interest in Asia assets for sale | Deals | Reuters

Part-nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland RBS.L has received good interest from potential buyers for its Asian assets, its chief executive said on Friday. “Were seeing good levels of interest, but … Continue reading

April 15, 2009

FT.com / Global Economy raises hopes

Scattered signs of green shoots in the global economy are raising hopes that the recession could bottom out later this year, paving the way for economic recovery in 2010. However, … Continue reading

April 3, 2009

U.S. Office Vacancies Hit 15.2% — and Rising – WSJ.com

Struggling to cut costs in a raging recession, companies dumped a near-record 25 million square feet of office space in the first quarter, driving vacancy up and rents down, according … Continue reading

April 3, 2009

Facebook | Carlyle fund values Freescale at 15 percent of cost | Deals | Reuters

Private equity firm Carlyle Group CYL.UL is valuing an investment it made in chip maker Freescale Semiconductor FSLSM.UL at 85 percent below its cost, a document obtained by Reuters shows. … Continue reading

April 3, 2009

Recession Jobs Losses Top 5 Million – WSJ.com

The U.S. continued to shed jobs at an unrelenting clip in March, pushing total losses since the recession started 16 months ago past five million. The figures, which included another … Continue reading

April 3, 2009

U.S. Office Vacancies Hit 15.2% — and Rising – WSJ.com

Struggling to cut costs in a raging recession, companies dumped a near-record 25 million square feet of office space in the first quarter, driving vacancy up and rents down, according … Continue reading

April 3, 2009

Facebook | Carlyle fund values Freescale at 15 percent of cost | Deals | Reuters

Private equity firm Carlyle Group CYL.UL is valuing an investment it made in chip maker Freescale Semiconductor FSLSM.UL at 85 percent below its cost, a document obtained by Reuters shows. … Continue reading

April 1, 2009

Satyam, up for sale! :- As of last week …

Satyam, up for sale! :- As of last week 11 bidders had entered the fray and a lot of the visitors here have been looking forward to some inside track … Continue reading

March 20, 2009

Reuters | 5 yr low in PE Deals

Private equity deal volume sank to a five-year low in 2008, one of the industrys roughest years ever, and 2009 is unlikely to get any easier as firms struggle to … Continue reading

December 23, 2008

FT.com / Brussels – Eurozone orders signal tough year ahead

October’s orders were 15.1 per cent lower than a year before – the sharpest drop since at least 1995, when comparable records began. Leading the decline, motor vehicle orders were … Continue reading

December 23, 2008

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