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IHS Buys U.K. Financial Data Firm Markit for $5.5 Billion - Bloomberg


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IHS Buys U.K. Financial Data Firm Markit for $5.5 Billion
Bloomberg
“That's good for data companies.” The combined company will be based in the U.K. rather than the U.S., where IHS is based. While the deal isn't technically a tax-reducing event known as an inversion -- because IHS's current shareholders would own less ...
IHS and Markit merge to create £9bn data giantEvening Standard
IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UKReuters

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The year in business: 2015

The impact of China's dramatic economic slowdown

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Google Ventures reportedly closed its European fund after multiple stalled deals - Business Insider


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Google Ventures reportedly closed its European fund after multiple stalled deals
Business Insider
Business Insider has reached out to Google about the report, and will update this story when the company responds. Of the five partners who launched the European arm, only three remain on the continent. MG Siegler went back to the States, and Peter ...

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Grayling in redundancy talks across UK business - PR Week


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Grayling in redundancy talks across UK business
PR Week
Richard Jukes, chairman of UK & Ireland, Grayling, told PRWeek: "With the ongoing drive to transfer Grayling and with new leadership in place we are embarking on a period of consolidation and restructuring of the business in the UK. Regrettably this ...

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Steel company Caparo to cut 452 jobs

More than 450 jobs are to go at steel sites run by Caparo Industries across the UK, administrators say.

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