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  • Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion
    Burger King Worldwide Inc plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in a $11.53 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group. With roughly $23 billion in combined annual sales...
  • Burger King to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    TORONTO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc for C$12.64 billion ($11.53 billion) in a cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food...
  • Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound

    Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. said Tuesday it would buy the Tim Hortons coffee-and-doughnut chain for about $11.4 billion and place the new firm's headquarters in Canada, where the corporate tax rate is lower than in the U.S. The cash-and-stock deal...
  • Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

    Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal
    Burger King Worldwide Inc. and billionaire investor Warren Buffett faced sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons Inc. to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates. Burger King said...
  • Warren Buffett should explain Burger King deal, which looks to some like tax evasion

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, Aug. 27: Warren Buffett might very well be America's favorite investor, but his latest deal may prove to be highly unpopular with his acolytes. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is...
  • Buffett to help finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Buffett will...
  • Moravian College named best value and other company news

    Moravian College named a best value Moravian College was recently ranked in the top 20 percent of colleges and universities nationwide in Educate to Career's index of Best Value Colleges for 2014. Moravian College was ranked 234 out of 1,222 institutions...
  • Eric Cantor latest politician to move to Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City. Cantor, 51, who resigned last...
  • Will Sizzling Summer lead to a September Swoon for stocks?

    So much for the summer doldrums! August 2014 was the best August for stocks in 14 years. The Dow gained 3.6 percent on the month to 17,098; the S&P 500 took out the psychologically important 2,000 level, rising 3.8 percent to 2003. Since the March 2009...
  • Buffett puts shareholders ahead of patriotism in Canadian deal

    Buffett puts shareholders ahead of patriotism in Canadian deal
    Warren Buffett may be most famous for the billions of dollars he has made from investing but he is also well known as a cheerleader for the United States. The Oracle of Omaha routinely exhorts investors to put their money in America, "the mother lode of...
  • Sun Valley: Media Moguls and Tech Titans Mingle at Allen & Co. Conference

    The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read. That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....