Fri.May 10, 2024

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M&A Transactions: Drafting AI Representations and Warranties for Non-AI Companies

JD Supra: Mergers

Is your M&A target a manufacturing company with automated production, a consumer products business with online sales and marketing or an education company that creates content for students? The increasing use and development of artificial intelligence (“AI”) systems and products, particularly generative AI, has created risks for businesses using such tools.

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Antitrust: FTC Votes Proposed Exxon Director Off the Island

Deal Lawyers

Earlier this week, the FTC entered into a consent decree with ExxonMobil allowing the company’s proposed acquisition of Pioneer Natural Resources to move forward. However, the FTC’s order included a novel term prohibiting ExxonMobil from honoring a commitment to appoint Pioneer’s founder and former CEO to its board.

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Federal Judge Finds Exception To Exclusivity Of California Dissenters' Rights Remedy To Be "Likely" Even Though The Statute Says Otherwise

JD Supra: Mergers

California Corporations Code Section 1312(a) provides: No shareholder of a corporation who has a right under this chapter.

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Judge Blocks New U.S. Rule Limiting Credit Card Late Fees

The New York Times: Banking

Set to take effect on Tuesday, the rule would save households $10 billion a year in “junk fees,” the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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FanDuel parent Flutter joining the big leagues. Moving primary listing to U.S. from U.K. may spur investor interest

CNBC: Investing

Flutter could benefit from a change in investor attention once it finalizes a switch to the New York Stock Exchange, according to UBS.

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Bitcoin price may not retest this year's highs for another five months

CNBC: Investing

The summer doldrums may have come early for bitcoin after its sharp rally earlier this year.

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Benchmark International Has Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between L&D Mail Masters, Inc. And Ironmark

Benchmark International

The seller, L & D Mail Masters, Inc., is a full-service direct marketing firm incorporated in 1986. They enable their clients to create campaigns that Relate, Captivate, Cultivate, and Resonate with their target audience. L & D Mail Masters, Inc. offers a wide range of solutions for direct marketing needs, from campaign design to implementation and all the services in between.

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BMO is buying the real estate dip. These dividend-yielding stocks are on its buy list

CNBC: Investing

Real estate investment trusts have become oversold and that has presented an opportunity for investors, according to BMO.

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Benchmark International Has Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between L&D Mail Masters, Inc. And Ironmark

Benchmark International

The seller, L & D Mail Masters, Inc., is a full-service direct marketing firm incorporated in 1986. They enable their clients to create campaigns that Relate, Captivate, Cultivate, and Resonate with their target audience. L & D Mail Masters, Inc. offers a wide range of solutions for direct marketing needs, from campaign design to implementation and all the services in between.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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Morgan Stanley says these stocks could follow Meta and Alphabet in announcing a dividend

CNBC: Investing

Alphabet and Meta Platforms are among the most recent high-profile names to initiate a dividend to give back to shareholders.

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Fireside Friday with… Ninety One’s Sally Bartunek

The TRADE

What’s been the main topic of conversation on your desk over the last month? One topic is that US data has been surprising to the upside and the economy has remained resilient. We’re watching economic data closely because they can give indications on when the Fed could act on their rates decision. While a cut is clearly not happening at the next meeting, the stronger than expected data has caused volatility in rates, therefore filtering down to other markets that impact our investment decisions.

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A market hedge for traders if you believe this May comeback is a head fake

CNBC: Investing

Jeff Kilburg believes that this recent Fed-induced rally will stall and gives an options position to capitalize on it.

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Navigating Cross-Cultural Challenges in International M&A: Strategies for Success

Sun Acquisitions

In an era of globalization, businesses increasingly seek growth opportunities beyond their borders. International mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become a famous avenue for expansion, allowing companies to tap into new markets and diversify their operations. However, the success of these endeavors often hinges on the ability to navigate cross-cultural challenges that arise when different corporate cultures collide.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Friday's biggest analyst calls: Warner Bros. Discovery to rally more than 35%, Scotch tape maker upgraded

CNBC: Investing

A media giant and a consumer goods maker were among the top names talked about by analysts on Friday.

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Food Distribution is Ripe for M&A

Focus Investment Banking

In this article, which joins our ongoing coverage of the Food & Beverage industry, we introduce an overview of M&A activity in food distribution with a focus on fresh food. Our upcoming articles will cover a range of topics, from CEO interviews on navigating growth opportunities and industry challenges to profiles of companies shaping the future of food.

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Expedia and this beauty stock are among the most oversold names on Wall Street. Here are the others

CNBC: Investing

CNBC Pro screened for the most oversold and overbought names in the S&P 500.

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Congratulations to our friends at Argosy and their portfolio company Vac2Go

TM Capital

We want to Congratulate our friends at Argosy and their portfolio company Vac2Go on being selected by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Kentucky as the Deal of the Year. We were pleased to have the opportunity to represent Argosy. The post Congratulations to our friends at Argosy and their portfolio company Vac2Go appeared first on TM Capital.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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Barclays upgrades a little-known biotech stock that it says can more than double

CNBC: Investing

This drug discovery stock can benefit from expansion of its breast cancer treatment.

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Experience the Future of Liquid Staking: Kintsu Testnet Launches Exclusively on May 13th

Global Banking & Finance

Experience the Future of Liquid Staking: Kintsu Testnet Launches Exclusively on May 13th London, UK, May 10th, 2024, Chainwire Kintsu, a leading innovator in the DeFi space, is thrilled to announce the launch of its highly anticipated Testnet on May 13th.

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Anglo American’s South African investors open to revised BHP offer

The Guardian: Mergers & Acquisitions

But such a takeover of London-listed mining firm opposed by politicians and unions in South Africa South African shareholders of the mining company Anglo American have signalled they are open to a revised takeover offer from BHP, despite warnings from South African politicians and unions that a deal could be bad for the country. Investors, which collectively own more than 15% of the London-listed mining company, told the Financial Times that they were not opposed in principle to an acquisition b

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Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP: Form 8.3 - Network International Holdings PLC

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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Britain’s Prince William says wife Kate is ‘doing well’

Global Banking & Finance

Britain’s Prince William says wife Kate is ‘doing well’ LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William said on Friday his wife Kate was “doing well” in a rare public comment about the Princess of Wales as she undergoes preventative chemotherapy for cancer.

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IoT Security Market to Surpass USD 43.11 billion by 2031 | SkyQuest Technology

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

Westford, USA, May 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SkyQuest projects that IoT Security Market will attain a value of USD 43.11 Billion by 2031, with a CAGR of 29.8% over the forecast period (2024-2031). Advanced security solutions rely on blockchain technology, a decentralised distributed ledger. Instead of communicating via centralised networks, linked objects can now directly share information thanks to blockchain applications in the ecosystem.

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Dollar rises after consumer sentiment data, yen weaker

Global Banking & Finance

Dollar rises after consumer sentiment data, yen weaker By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) -The dollar inched higher on Friday as investors digested a reading on U.S. consumer sentiment and sifted through a flurry of comments from Federal Reserve officials, while the yen was poised for its fourth decline of the week.

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Vitesco Technologies anuncia fusión con Schaeffler AG, para impulsar la electromovilidad del futuro

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

CIUDAD de MÉXICO, May 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Los accionistas de Vitesco Technologies, líder en soluciones de electrificación para la movilidad sostenible, aprobaron las condiciones de la fusión de Vitesco Technologies Group AG con la empresa alemana Schaeffler AG., durante la Junta General Anual de 2024, celebrada el pasado 30 de abril de manera virtual en el Gaszählerwerkstatt de Múnich.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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Oil benchmark Brent above $84 on perky demand signals

Global Banking & Finance

Oil benchmark Brent above $84 on perky demand signals By Natalie Grover LONDON (Reuters) -Global benchmark Brent hovered above $84 a barrel on Friday after data this week signalled growing demand in the U.S. and China, the world’s two largest crude users, while festering conflict in the Middle East also provided support.

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Testing, Inspection, and Certification (TIC) Market to Surpass USD 358 Billion by 2031 | SkyQuest Technology

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

Westford, USA, May 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SkyQuest projects that the Testing, Inspection, And Certification (TIC) Market will attain a value of USD 358 billion by 2031, with a CAGR of 5.30% during the forecast period (2024-2031). Testing, inspection, and certification, or TIC, refers to a range of services that include auditing, inspection, product and equipment certification, testing, verification, and quality assurance.

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Global stocks rally, Europe at record highs, dollar gains

Global Banking & Finance

Global stocks rally, Europe at record highs, dollar gains By Herbert Lash and Amanda Cooper NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) -A gauge of global equity markets closed in on a record high on Friday in anticipation of central bank interest rate cuts and strong corporate earnings, while the dollar rose despite signs of slowing U.S. economic growth.

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