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    1. Alibaba Updates IPO Filing, Names Partners Who Will Control Company

      Alibaba Updates IPO Filing, Names Partners Who Will Control Company

      An updated IPO filing from Alibaba revealed the 27-member cadre that will control the Chinese e-commerce giant, as well as nominations for its board of directors, which will include Chairman Jack Ma and Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai as well as Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang and former Goldman Sachs banker J. Michael Evans. The Alibaba...

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    2. As Wall Street Cheers Takeovers, Facebook's Buy Draws Skeptics

      As Wall Street Cheers Takeovers, Facebook's Buy Draws Skeptics

      Merger arbitrageurs used to have an easy calculus. When a big-time corporate takeover was announced they would go long the target, short the acquirer and pick up a few pennies on the dollar for their trouble. These days the trade is going the other way, with corporate buyers being rewarded by Wall Street for having the gumption to use their cash for something beyond dividends and share repurchases. Take the example Wednesdaymorning, when Signet Jewelers raced higher after agreeing to pony up $1.4 billion for diamond-dealing rival Zale Corporation.

       

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    3. The Broad Reach Of Broadridge, The Most Important Financial Firm You've Never Heard Of

      The Broad Reach Of Broadridge, The Most Important Financial Firm You've Never Heard Of

      Richard Daly, chief executive ofBroadridge, may be the most important person in corporate governance today. His firm is responsible for sending out proxies and tallying shareholder votes for tens of millions of stock owners around the world. Indeed, Broadridge processes 85% of all outstanding shares voted in the United States and 72% of shares voted outside of the U.S. --distributing some 2 billion ...

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