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January 30, 1998 | Dow Jones
Earle M. Jorgensen Holding Co. said it sold its United Kingdom unit, Earle M. Jorgensen Ltd., to Van Leeuwen Pipe & Tube Group in the Netherlands. Terms weren't disclosed. Van Leeuwen distributes steel pipes, fittings, flanges and valves. Earle M. Jorgensen distributes metal.
July 15, 2012
About the fund Co-manager: David Nadel The fund: Royce Global Value Fund (RIVFX) Headquarters: New York Assets: About $300 million Top five holdings : Semperit AG Holding (Austria), Jupiter Fund Management (United Kingdom), Santen Pharmaceutical (Japan), Mayr-Melnhof Karton (Austria), Value Partners Group (Hong Kong) Morningstar rating : Three stars Performance: Annualized three-year return of 13%
March 5, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Resorts World Las Vegas, the city's first new mega-resort in six years and scheduled to open in 2016, will have such Asian influences as a replica of the great Wall of China and a panda preserve. Resorts World is to open on the site of the former Stardust Hotel-Casino. The 87-acre development will rise at Las Vegas Boulevard and Desert Inn Road, just south of Circus CircusĀ  and cater-corner from Wynn-Encore. The multibillion-dollar project is the brainchild of Malaysia-based Genting Group . The development will feature 3,500 hotel rooms in its first phase, along with a multi-story casino, upscale restaurants and high-end shopping.
May 10, 1989
RJR Nabisco to Sell 5 Units: RJR Nabisco Inc. said it will sell five European snack food businesses to reduce debt accumulated after its recent $24.9-billion leveraged buyout by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. The food and tobacco giant said the businesses--three in the United Kingdom, one in France and one in Italy--had pretax income last year of about $137 million on annual revenue of about $1.2 billion. RJR Nabisco said it will sell the companies separately or as a group.
March 19, 2014 | By Richard Verrier
The British government took another step to lure filmmakers across the Atlantic. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced Wednesday that the government had approved enhancements to the United Kingdom's film-tax-relief program, which will take effect April 1. Among the key changes, the government said it would offer a 25% credit on the first $33 million of qualifying production expenditure, and 20% thereafter. Currently, such projects could only claim a 20% rebate.
August 25, 1990
I continually read about the indignant taxpayer complaining about his/her tax "dollars" being wasted on "obscene" art. To get a grasp of the global picture look at these figures on per capita government spending on the arts by various nations in 1989: $38.80 in West Germany; $24.91 in Sweden; $19.99 in Norway; $16.51 in the Netherlands; $15.48 in Austria; $12.37 in France; $11.80 in Denmark; $7.74 in the United Kingdom, and 64 cents in...
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