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M&A

The phrase mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling and combining of different companies that can aid, finance, or help a growing company in a given industry grow rapidly without having to create another business entity.

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Lorde performs during the MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA) in Toronto,  June 15, 2014.  REUTERS/Fred Thornhill
Lorde Says Kanye West is Like Her School Principal

By IBTimes AU

Kanye West is like Lorde’s school principal. The 17-year-old Kiwi songstress revealed how much influence the American rapper has on her. (11:28 am)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, JUSTIN BIEBER, KIM KARDASHIAN

Sophie Monk Explains Her Instagram Nipple-Gate Video: I Think I’m a Role Model

By IBTimes AU

Sophie Monk has explained her nipple-gate on Instagram. The singer-actress recently posted a video of her on the social media, exposing her nipples from her braless top. (Jul 15)

Aussie TV Presenter Joe Hildebrand Called Insensitive for Tweet About Ian Thorpe’s Coming Out [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

TV presenter Joe Hildebrand has been called insensitive after tweeting a joke about Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe’s coming out. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER

Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France takes part in a men's exhibition pole vaulting competition with the Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris June 28, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)
French Police Stops Terrorists’ Plot to Blow-up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

By IBTimes AU

French police on Thursday said it had intercepted a terrorists' plot to blow-up the famous romantic monument Eiffel Tower, the Louvre as well as a nuclear plant in France last summer. (Jul 11)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, ALGERIA, LAWYER

Jake Snyder (bottom R) and a large gathering of concert goers charge their mobile phones during the Firefly Music Festival in Dover June 21, 2014.
Drug Disaster In Avicii's June 26 Boston Concert: 36 Hospitalised, 50 Treated

By IBTimes AU

Avicii's electronic dance concert at the TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday ended in disaster, when 36 concertgoers were hospitalized and 50 were treated or evaluated on the scene due to drug intoxication. (Jun 27)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman Apologises Again For Defending Mel Gibson on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Gary Oldman gave an emotional interview in “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” apologising again for his alleged anti-Semitic comments. The English veteran actor is facing backlash after his comments on Playboy magazine, in which he defended Mel Gibson’s anti-Semi... (Jun 26)

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD

Bindi Irwin Tells Young Girls to Stop Wearing Revealing Clothes

By IBTimes AU

Bindi Irwin feels bad for her fellow teenagers who wear revealing clothes. The late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin’s 15-year-old daughter has proven once more that she’s smart beyond her years, telling girls to dress their age. (Jun 23)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Lupe Fiasco Disses Kendrick Lamar, Rapper Could Not Care Less

By IBTimes AU

Despite being dissed by rapper Lupe Fiasco, Kendirck Lamar could not care less about the alleged bashing that stemmed from Lupe Fiasco (Jun 12)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

‘Better Call Saul’: Bryan Cranston Likely to Reprise his ‘Breaking Bad’ Walter White Role

By IBTimes AU

The online sphere is abuzz with news that Bryan Cranston is likely to star in the prequel, the spin-off, of his cult drama series "Breaking Bad." The prequel, "Better Call Saul," is set in a time when Walter White's and Saul Goodman's paths had not crossed. (Jun 05)

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD

Shane Warne Warned by Potbelleez’s Jonny Sonic: ‘Emily Scott is NOT a Nice Person’

By IBTimes AU

Shane Warne hasn’t confirmed rumours that he’s dating model Emily Scott yet, but he’s already got a warning. Jonny Sonic, from the dance trio The Potbelleez, issued a strong warning to the former international cricketer, telling Warne that Scott “is not a nice person. (Jun 02)