Barloworld Ltd., a South African distributor of Caterpillar Inc. equipment, expects spending by mining companies and governments on infrastructure to boost Africa sales of the machinery by more than 10 percent a year.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd., the ultra-luxury carmaker owned by Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, is counting on its sporty Wraith model to boost sales in Russia, even as lawmakers debate raising the high-end car tax.
John Catsimatidis, a self-made billionaire who wants to be New York’s next mayor, sat in his cramped wood-paneled office wearing a $190 Jos. A. Bank suit. His light blue shirt bore stains where his belly bulged, and his frizzy, salt-and-pepper hair darted in all directions.