A red bicycle with an ice cream cooler mounted in front is parked in the middle of an empty room in an uninhabited mansion in the Santa Ynez Valley, about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles. On the back of the cooler, written in script, are the letters “MJJ.”
Oleksiy Makhmutor, a fisherman who trawls the sub-Antarctic and sells his catch to McDonald’s Corp., is joining Filet-O-Fish fans at tables across Australia as the world’s largest restaurant chain introduces diners to the folks who supply its beef, fish and buns.
Cate Blanchett, the new Duke of Cambridge and Robert Downey Jr. have all trodden the atmospheric boards at Wilton’s Music Hall in east London. They’ve also confronted its ripe 1720s drains and leaky roof.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is representing Nielsen Holdings NV, the biggest tracker of U.S. television ratings, which agreed to buy Arbitron Inc. for about $1.26 billion in cash to gain access to the largest source of data on the country’s radio listeners. Morrison & Foerster LLP served as legal adviser to Arbitron.