Among defense contractors, QinetiQ North America is known for spy-world connections and an eye- popping product line. Its contributions to national security include secret satellites, drones, and software used by U.S. special forces in Afghanistan and the Middle East.
As investigators searched for a motive in the Boston Marathon bombings, the two brothers suspected in the attack emerged as markedly different personalities: the older moving closer toward Islamic fundamentalism, the younger socializing like a typical American college student.
Dubai International Capital LLC hired five executives from Deloitte & Touche LLP as the private equity firm seeks to increase the value of its investments in companies including Mauser AG and Doncasters Group Ltd.
Argent Energy Trust, seeking to buy Texas energy assets, is leading the charge of companies planning initial public offerings in a revival of what was once a C$200 billion ($197 billion) high-yield equity market in Canada.
Merck & Co. ’s Kenneth C. Frazier , named today as chief executive officer of the second-biggest U.S. drugmaker, vowed to develop innovative products and increase sales in emerging markets in his new post.
Brookfield Office Properties , lower Manhattan’s biggest office landlord, said first-quarter funds from operations rose 14 percent as the Australian properties it acquired last year contributed to income.
When Pfizer Inc. abandoned a cholesterol pill four years ago after spending $1 billion to develop it, Richard Clark , Merck & Co. ’s chief executive officer, was tempted to give up on a similar drug in testing.
AMR Corp.’s American Airlines settled litigation with Sabre Holdings Inc., the flight data and reservation business that American spun off in 2000 and later accused of trying to crush competition from its former parent.