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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Brookdale Senior Living buys Denver Heritage Club building for $20 million

Tennessee-based Brookdale Senior Living Inc. has purchased the building where it operates the senior-living community Heritage Club of Denver for $20 million.

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Related Topix: Brookdale Senior Living, Financial Services, Denver, CO

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

What does Dollar Tree's $8.5B Family Dollar deal mean for North Texas?

Dollar Tree's acquisition of Family Dollar valued at $8.5 billion could have a number of effects on the new company's presence in North Texas.

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Related Topix: Tree.com, Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

4 hrs ago | Canada.com

M&A fever grips Canada, with 45% of executives considering acquisitions: survey

Of the business executives surveyed, 45% confirmed they have "seriously considered" at least one acquisition over the past 12 months.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Grant Thornton

10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Survey Shows the Role of IT is Changing from Infrastructure...

KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and ServiceNow , the enterprise IT cloud company, today announced the results of a joint survey, shedding light on how IT professionals see their role changing across the enterprise as well as how they can improve organizational efficiency by shifting how work gets done.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, KPMG L.L.P, CIO News

14 hrs ago | Scoop

Capital gains in the capital city

Victoria University will today be hosting a public debate on the merits of more comprehensive capital gains tax-a step which taxation expert Associate Professor Dr David White considers would be beneficial for New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Lenders Target 'Underbanked' Customers

U.S. banks, struggling with slow revenue growth, increasingly are setting their sights on customers who have only basic bank accounts, according to a new survey by KPMG LLP.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, KPMG L.L.P

Switched

America's 10 Fastest Shrinking Companies

DECEMBER 28: A sign marks the location of an H&R Block office on December 28, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, H and R Block, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Motorola

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

Special Notice - 70-- MATLAB Software annual maintenance and...

Specifically, the government will purchase the following items manufactured by from the manufacturer or one of its distributors: 1. Annual maintenance for approximately sixteen licenses, toolboxes, and coders These programs are currently used throughout this agency, and the researchers using Consistency in software is needed to help with cross ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mathworks, Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Engineering, Software

Pensions & Investments

PwC: M&A activity significantly increases in first 6 months

There were nearly 100 majority ownership M&A deals among money managers and wealth managers in the first half of 2014, compared to 37 such deals during the first six months of 2013, based on findings by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Retailing Today

PepsiCo announces board changes

Schiro is the former CEO of both Zurich Financial Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Related Topix: Beverages, PepsiCo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services

Business Journal

Lumeris' $71 million raise fuels strong venture capital quarter

The $71 million raised by Lumeris late in the second quarter helped spur one of the strongest periods of venture capital investment over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

MOVES-Dorothy Kelso joins AVCA from Ernst and Young

London-based African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association appointed Dorothy Kelso director and head of strategy and research.

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Related Topix: Ernst and Young International, Financial Services, Incisive Media

China Daily

Symposium looks at China's healthcare sector

China's healthcare reforms and a strong demand for healthcare services in the world's most populous country are creating a burgeoning market for foreign investors, speakers said on Tuesday in San Francisco at a symposium on how to break into China's healthcare market.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Bloomberg

Record Student-Loan Debt Prompts Treasury Push to Stem Defaults

The U.S. Treasury, which finances more than 90 percent of new student loans, is exploring ways to make repayment more affordable as defaults by almost 7 million Americans and other strapped borrowers restrain economic growth.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures, Financial Services, H and R Block

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WebCPA

PwC Advises Tech Companies to Prepare for New Revenue Recognition Standard

PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a new paper on how companies can get ready for the newly converged revenue recognition accounting standard.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Sys-Con Media

Partners REIT Provides Further Information Regarding the Results of...

There is no change to the voting results disclosed in the press release on July 16, 2014 but the results below also include the total number of votes cast in respect of each item of business at the Meeting.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Financial Services, KPMG L.L.P

AdWeek

Interbrand Names a New CEO for North America

Josh Feldmeth is the new North American CEO of Interbrand, succeeding Lee Carpenter, who is leaving the brand consultancy after 12 years.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Advertising

Wall Street Journal

CEOs' Partly Sunny Economic Outlook

The bosses of big companies say they feel increasingly confident about their companies and the broader economy, but a large majority also worry their products will lose relevance in the next three years.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, KPMG L.L.P

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Southtown Star

Final Intrust payout still uncertain

The door to the offices of the former Independent Trust Corp. in Orland Park is shown in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Orland Park, IL, Cook County, IL, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Frankfort, IL

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas venture investment dollars, deals lackluster in second quarter, report says

A national report on second quarter 2014 venture capital investment activity said it was up sharply in the U.S., but down in Kansas compared with a year ago.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Wichita, KS

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