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.
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.
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.
Working in secret like the programs they’re reviewing, five men with high-level security clearances and ties to President Barack Obama will soon deliver a report that’s likely to reshape U.S. government surveillance.
Government spying on Internet and telephone communications would be allowed to proceed with new limits on the broad collection and storage of the data, under recommendations by a White House advisory panel.