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Spotify Expected to Sign $1 Billion Financing Deal

Spotify is about to close on a $ 1 billion deal that would double the amount of financing the music-streaming company has raised since its founding a decade ago, people briefed on the matter said Tuesday. The money comes in the form of convertible debt, which allows Spotify’s investors to ...

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Sherwin-Williams to Buy Valspar for $9.3 Billion

Sherwin-Williams’s famous logo shows a can of red paint pouring over a globe with the slogan “Cover the Earth.” On Sunday, the paint maker took a step toward that goal by buying a big rival, Valspar, for $ 9.3 billion. If completed, the deal would create a new paint giant ...

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Vietnam's retail sales beat forecast, top $108 billion

Vietnam’s retail market posted sales of more than VND2.46 trillion (US$ 108.8 billion) in a “quite busy” year with the entry and expansion of many foreign and local retailers. According to the General Statistics Office, that was an increase of 10.6 percent and surpassed most projections. Local and international market ...

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FDI reaches $23 billion in 2015

FDI reaches $ 23 billion in 2015 A worker operates a motor oil packaging line at Cheveron Vietnam in Hai Phong City’s Dinh Vu Industrial Park. — Photo Danh Lam HA NOI  (VNS) — Foreign direct investment (FDI) registered in Viet Nam saw a year-on-year increase of 12.5 per cent ...

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Dow, DuPont set $130 billion megamerger, could spark more deals

Dow, DuPont set $ 130 billion megamerger, could spark more deals Edward D. Breen (L), chairman and chief executive officer of DuPont, is pictured shaking hands with Andrew N. Liveris, Dow’s chairman and chief executive officer, in this undated handout photo provided by DuPont. — Photo REUTERS Chemical titans DuPont ...

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Bipartisan Talks Yield $300 Billion Highway Bill

WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators clinched a deal on Tuesday for a five-year, roughly $ 300 billion transportation bill that would inject badly needed investments into the nation’s deteriorated highways and other infrastructure and also reopen the Export-Import Bank. The legislation, which relies on short-term financing to cover a continuing shortfall ...

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