Jacobs will get $2.6 billion in cash and about 58.2 million WorleyParsons shares, worth around $700 million and equal to about 11 percent of its stock, the Dallas-based company said in a statement. “The structure of the transaction enables Jacobs to benefit from the near-term upside created by the combination
Deloitte economist Chris Richardson says progress toward surplus could be unsettled as politicians try to woo voters in federal, NSW and Victorian elections.
Global Savings started running a coupon site for Axel Springer SE’s Business Insider in August, Managing Director Andreas Fruth said in an interview. For Business Insider, doing a deal with Global Savings is a way to try to keep more readers glued to the site. Global Savings can help media companies
European Union antitrust regulators will rule by Nov. 27 whether to clear U.S. battery maker Energizer Holdings' $2-billion bid for Spectrum Brands' battery and portable lighting business. The company, ...
Glencore Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg has told investors he plans to retire from the commodities trader and miner in three to five years, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2PhDioI on Monday. Glasenberg has started training three to four people to succeed him in the job, but did not disclose
Australian actor Geoffrey Rush said on Monday he was distraught when he read newspaper articles accusing him of inappropriate conduct, as a court began a hearing into his lawsuit against the publisher. In the first such case in Australia of the #MeToo era, Rush is suing News's Corporation'
MELBOURNE/NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Reuters) - U.S. firm Jacobs Engineering Group Inc has agreed to sell its energy, chemicals and resources business to WorleyParsons for $3.3 billion, in a deal that will double the size of the Australian engineering services firm. The deal continues a shake-up of the engineering
Telstra has to improve its network after an ACMA investigation found more than 1,400 Triple Zero calls went unconnected during an outage.
The euro and the British pound managed to hold steady against the dollar on Monday as investors cautiously awaited developments around Brexit as well as Italy's budget plan which drew heavy criticism from the European Union. Tensions with Saudi Arabia and the West, trade frictions and uncertainly
Appen Ltd (ASX:APX) shares are one of three that I think growth investors ought to consider snapping up this week after recent declines...
A sale of CBA’s 80 percent stake in the business could fetch about $400 million, people with knowledge of the matter said in June. Other suitors for the Indonesian venture included PT Asuransi Jiwa Sequis Life, the insurer part-owned by Nippon Life Insurance Co., Canada’s Sun Life Financial Inc. and
When "The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel" first made its marvellous debut on Amazon Prime, viewers were captivated by the vivacious Miriam "Midge" Maisel and her unforgettable style. The Amy Sherman-Palladino comedy, which showcases Manhattanite life in the 1950s, had Midge (played by
Pete Davidson made his first public appearance since reportedly splitting with Ariana Grande. While headlining an event with Judd Apatow in California on Saturday, Davidson joked about the tattoos that he got in honour of his relationship with the singer. "I've been covering a bunch of tattoos
Crocs' popularity is skyrocketing amongst teens, according to Piper Jaffray's biannual survey. The iconic brand is now the 13th most popular footwear brand among teenagers, up from 27th last year. Crocs' surge in popularity can be attributed to the rise of "ugly" aesthetics and
Here are 15 musical artists who starred in their own movies, from Elvis Presley to the Spice Girls. Elvis Presley starred in more than 30 movies. Although Elvis' filmography features a few non-musical films (such as the drama "Wild in the Country"), song-filled hits like "Jailhouse
HSBC has begun what it's calling a first-of-its kind program to bring wearable technology into its bank branches. The firm is piloting a program where branch bankers wear a watch allowing them to send and receive messages, or speak to colleagues using small microphones. The pilot is a partnership
The migrant caravan that trekked through the Northern Triangle and reached Mexico this weekend has swelled to an estimated 7,000 people, and is largely heading to the United States. Most Central American immigrants that try to enter the US undocumented travel along the same dangerous route, known as
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will be held this year from October 31 to November 4. Described as "one of the top events in the yachting industry" by Yacht Charter Weekly, The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, or FLIBS, has been an industry staple for 59 years that attracts