• Canada just escalated the $5 billion war for Amazon's second headquarters

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    When Amazon put out its call for cities to submit bids to be the site of the company's second headquarters, the wording was deliberate: Amazon would be considering proposals from not just cities in the US, but from all North American cities.
    Many Canadian cities - from Toronto and Ottawa to Vancouver and Calgary - are all planning on placing bids to host Amazon's next headquarters.
    While some see the complications that would come with Amazon placing its HQ2 across the border, some Canadian cities like Ottawa see an opportunity to distinguish themselves.
    "Amazon has something like 9,000...
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  • Nets welcomes $5.3 billion takeover bid by Hellman & Friedman

    Nets welcomes $5.3 billion takeover bid by Hellman & Friedman

    27 days ago - By Reuters

    COPENHAGEN - Payments firm Nets on Monday welcomed a 33.1 billion Danish crown bid from U.S. firm Hellman & Friedman, marking what could be one of the largest European private equity takeovers in recent years.
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