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ACF and Bond Street to create $4 billion bank
Atlantic Coast Financial Bond Street HoldingsWednesday April 24, 2013 8:35AM ET
Atlantic Coast Financial Corp. (ACF), the holding company for Atlantic Coast Bank, announced the definitive merger agreement with Bond Street Holdings Inc.
Parker Drilling to pay $125 million for ITS
Parker Drilling CompanyWednesday April 24, 2013 8:10AM ET
Global drilling contractor Parker Drilling Company bought International Tubular Services Limited and certain affiliates (ITS), a privately held international rental tools and well services company.
Burger King sold its Canadian business to Redberry
Burger KingWednesday April 24, 2013 6:01AM ET
Burger King Worldwide announced the sale of its Canadian subsidiary Burger King Restaurants of Canada, including 94 company-owned Burger King restaurants in the Canada market to Redberry Investments Corp.
Tranzyme Pharma and Ocera Therapeutics to merge
Tranzyme Pharma and Ocera TherapeuticsWednesday April 24, 2013 5:03AM ET
Tranzyme Pharma and Ocera Therapeutics have entered into a definitive agreement under which Ocera will merge with a subsidiary of Tranzyme in an all-stock transaction.
Qatar Petroleum, Total in $1.5 billion Laffan project
Qatar Petroleum Total Idemitsu Cosmo Marubeni MitsuiWednesday April 24, 2013 4:28AM ET
Qatar Petroleum (QP) signed a joint venture agreement with Total, Idemitsu, Cosmo, Marubeni and Mitsui for the new Laffan Refinery 2 (LR2) Project worth $1.5 billion.
McDonald's to pay $1.6 million for targeting children
McDonald'sTuesday April 23, 2013 8:38AM ET
Brazilian consumer protection Procon fined McDonald's $1.6 million (3.2 million reais) for targeting children with its advertising and toys.
Ralph Lauren to pay $1.6 million in bribery case
Ralph Lauren CorporationTuesday April 23, 2013 8:21AM ET
Ralph Lauren Corporation (RLC) has agreed to pay an $882,000 penalty to resolve allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing government officials in Argentina.
Australia: Virgin may buy Tiger Airways
Virgin Tiger Airways AustraliaTuesday April 23, 2013 8:04AM ET
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the proposed acquisition by Virgin Australia of 60% of Tiger Airways Australia.
GM closes Opel factory, turns to China
General Motors OpelTuesday April 23, 2013 7:04AM ET
General Motors (GM) decided to close a German factory producing Opel cars. That's the result of falling European auto sales while at the same time China is doing better than ever.
Gol Airlines: cut the engines, save the fuel
Gol AirlinesTuesday April 23, 2013 5:42AM ET
Brazilian Gol Airlines will give bonuses to its teams if they manage to save the fuel by reducing flight times and delays. The bonus program should help the company to cut losses.
Sprint Nextel wants DISH. Or Softbank. Or DISH
SprintTuesday April 23, 2013 5:07AM ET
In the latest in a series of "I want, I don't want" moves, Sprint Nextel formed a special committee to "carefully evaluate" the proposal received from DISH.
Apple will fire its CEO; it needs new brand and Mr. Ive new job
AppleMonday April 22, 2013 6:46PM ET
If we put aside all endless stories about strategy and tactic, Apple's problem can be solved in three easy steps: the company should fire its CEO, a new brand should be established, and Sir Jonathan Ive needs a new job.

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