Regulators outnumber bankers at Frankfurt’s biggest finance conference this week, underlining their importance as the European Central Bank prepares to scrutinize the books of the euro area’s largest lenders.
Twitter Inc. was sued for $124 million by two financial firms that claim the Internet company engineered a failed private sale of its shares in 2012 to strengthen its hand in preparation for its initial public offering.
Twitter Inc. top holders including co-founder Evan Williams, whose stake is worth about $1 billion, are keeping their shares as the company goes public, underscoring their confidence in its growth prospects.
Months after becoming Twitter Inc.’s finance chief, Mike Gupta is talking to banks about handling the company’s initial public offering, a sign that the most anticipated stock-market debut since Facebook Inc. is getting closer -- and that Gupta will play a key role in it.
Mark Zuckerberg remains one of the 30 richest people on Earth after shares of Facebook Inc., the world’s most popular social networking company, hovered near the initial public offering price in its trading debut.
Harris Barton , a former right tackle with the San Francisco 49ers, remembers the time Reggie White of the Philadelphia Eagles flattened him. It was Sept. 24, 1989, and for two downs, Barton had fended off White’s “rip and club” move of throwing opponents off balance and knocking them to the turf.
How do you sell the technology company you founded for $1.8 billion and five years later file for personal bankruptcy? For Halsey Minor, it may have been a fascination with houses, hotels, horses and art.