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Marijuana financial services firm Kind Financial acquires software maker Agrisoft

KindManage LLC's Kind Financial, a marijuana industry financial services company, acquired "seed-to-sale" software maker Agrisoft Development Group LLC, a sign of further consolidation and growth in the marijuana industry. Continue reading

Elliott loses round one court fight to block Samsung C&T takeover

The Seoul has yet to rule on the hedge fund's bid to overturn a 5.8% stake sale by the bid target to ally KCC. Continue reading

As time goes by, shareholders gain power but add little

An alternative to single or dual class structures, popular in France, seems to have no effect on valuation. Few U.S. companies adopt the scheme, which encourages long-term holdings. Continue reading

Wilbur Ross: Man over-board?

The W.L. Ross chairman is a director at 17 companies, committees and clubs. Governance experts suggest that he is spread too thin. Continue reading

OCI Resources may pique interest of PE firms

Although the soda ash producer likely will not attract takeover interest from the three largest strategic players, the company could attract PE buyers and fetch up to $1.2 billion. Continue reading

Molycorp reaches restructuring deal with senior noteholders

The Greenwood Village, Colo., rare earths mining company hopes to implement a debt-for-equity swap while in Chapter 11. Continue reading

What Boeing's new CEO must do to push the aerospace giant higher

Dennis Muilenberg, a 30-year company veteran, inherits surging commercial sales but faces a challenge with the defense business. Meeting it might entail testing the Pentagon's stance against big mergers. Continue reading

Noranda's stock tumbles after it hires Morgan Stanley for review

The aluminum producer, which was backed by Apollo Global Management until last month, is evaluating strategic alternatives as it deals with a heavy debt load. Continue reading

Kenan Advantage Group finds home with Omers Private Equity

Canadian private equity firm acquires the liquid bulk tran sporter in a deal worth more than $1 billion after an auction process, sources said. Continue reading

Kirk Kerkorian, legendary dealmaker, dies at 98

The billionaire Investor known for his role in helping to build Las Vegas, also launched memorable forays into film studios, airlines and automakers. Continue reading

The five worst boards of 2015

Executive compensation is the most common problem among these vulnerable companies, with entrenched directors and undemocratic voting methods also drawing criticism. Continue reading

For Johnson Controls, a split creates opportunity and vulnerability

The move to shed its automotive unit provides the firepower necessary to build the remaining businesses. It also leaves the company small enough to be swallowed by a rival. Continue reading

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