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Views from the CIO: An Underappreciated Growth Story in Japan



I recently came back from a trip to Japan and I’m quite impressed with what I saw. I’m not just talking about the beautiful Tokyo fall scenery. I’m talking about the investment environment that is changing positively; albeit very slowly. Japan being in a “technical” recession as the GDP…

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Merger & Acquisition: Top 10 Takeaways



Not since before the economic crisis in 2008 has merger and acquisition activity been so active¹. Worldwide, 2014 M&A activity increased 47% from 2013, making it the largest increase since 2007¹. U.S. targeted M&A activity rose over 51% with energy and power industry and the healthcare…

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