The power lunch is dead


Steven Cox, 47, a San Diego-based startup founder prefers talking shop over a cup of Joe. “Most of my meetings are held at a local craft coffee shop. We order our flat whites, whip through investor discussions and then I ride my bike back to the office in less thanRead More →

Renault, Fiat Chrysler talk possible merger


Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have discussed the possibility of a merger as they explore options for combining their businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. Talks between the two sides were in an advanced stage on Sunday and included a range of possible outcomes, the peopleRead More →

BT’s new CEO needs to dial up changes


Philip Jansen, the former boss of digital payments group Worldpay who started his new role as chief executive of BT this month, will take the helm at a telecoms group that has seen its share price halve over the past three years. Outgoing CEO Gavin Patterson kicked off a majorRead More →

U.S. ingredients giant Ingredion is hungry for deals


Lina Saigol Getty Images Ingredion is on the hunt for acquisitions in Europe and Asia-Pacific as the maker of sugar substitute stevia and other ingredients looks to capitalize on rising consumer demand for healthy and natural products. “We are always looking for any opportunity that will create shareholder value,” JimRead More →

Green Growth makes hostile bid for Aphria official


U.S.-based cannabis producer Green Growth Brands Inc. made a formal offer to Aphria Inc. shareholders to acquire the company Tuesday, nearly four weeks after the Ohio company originally announced plans for the bid. Green Growth GGBXF, +6.94%  offered Aphria APHA, +5.99% APHA, -4.94%  shareholders 1.5714 shares of Green Growth stockRead More →