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TheStreet: Canadian Pacific, eBay, Family Dollar Among Opportunities Created by Selloff

http://www.thestreet.com/story/12916790/2/canadian-pacific-ebay-family-dollar-among-opportunities-created-by-selloff.html By Antoine Gara NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The recent tumble in equity, commodity and currency markets has created opportunities to buy stocks in companies that got caught up in the broad selloff. Firms facing multiple takeover offers have lost their deal premiums, share price gains from the emergence of activist investors have been washed […]

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CNBC: Scott Rostan “Volitale Market Stifles IPOs”

Discussing how to navigate of going public under volatile market conditions, with Scott Rostan, Training The Street, and Kathleen Smith, Renaissance Capital.  

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The Wall Street Journal: Wall Street Woos Young Workers as Business Picks Up

http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014/09/01/wall-street-woos-young-workers-as-business-picks-up By Lindsay Gellman, Sara Jerving and Daniel Huang Wall Street firms are hiring more junior bankers and giving more interns full-time jobs this year. Bank of America Corp. hired about 40% more full-time analysts and associates this year than last, according to a person familiar with the bank’s hiring practices. J.P. Morgan Chase & […]

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The Wall Street Journal: Scott Rostan “Project Funway: Code Names Spice Up the Art of the Deal”

By Gillian Tan and Liz Hoffman http://online.wsj.com/articles/bankers-lament-loss-of-code-names-for-deals-1409279749  Bankers Enjoy Coining Monikers to Keep Mergers Quiet; Software Threatens the Fun “Project Swift” sounds like the name of a military invasion or an Olympic marathoner’s training plan. But it is actually the code name for a corporate buyout, inspired by a private-equity associate’s fondness for singer Taylor […]

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New York Post: Scott Rostan “Goldman Sachs plans 20% pay hike for junior bankers”

http://nypost.com/2014/08/20/goldman-sachs-plans-20-pay-hike-for-junior-bankers/ By Kevin Dugan First they get a day off. Next they get a raise. Goldman Sachs’ junior bankers — who are known to log grueling 100-hour work weeks — are looking at a pay hike of more than 20 percent next year, two people familiar with the bank’s plans told The Post. That would […]

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The Street: Scott Rostan “Where Top MBA Graduates Want to Work and Salary Expectations”

A new survey of MBA students and graduates found that their top employment choice is not bulge bracket banks but consulting firms. Training The Street (TTS) conducted its fifth annual survey of MBA students. The firm says consulting firms recruit more aggressively than the large banks. The survey also found MBA students are very optimistic […]

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Bloomberg: Scott Rostan “OpenTable’s High Premium Boosts Yelp to GrubHub”

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-13/opentable-gets-top-internet-premium-since-2007-real-m-a.html By Tara Lachapelle and Brooke Sutherland What do OpenTable Inc. (OPEN), Uber Technologies Inc. and WhatsApp Inc. have in common besides sky-high valuations? Look it up on your phone. The 53 percent premium Priceline Group Inc. is wooing OpenTable shareholders with tops any other large takeover of an Internet stock in North America since 2007, according […]

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Bloomberg: Scott Rostan “Real M&A: JBS’s Remaining Targets Lack Hillshire Appeal”

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-12/jbs-s-remaining-targets-lack-hillshire-appeal-real-m-a.html  By Brooke Sutherland JBS SA (JBSS3) is running out of consolation prizes. The Brazilian meat producer’s latest attempt at a major deal was quashed this week when Tyson Foods Inc. won the bidding war for Hillshire Brands Co. (HSH) with a record premium for the food industry. Last year, JBS was preparing a bid […]

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BNN: Scott Rostan “IPO/M&A Frenzy”

http://watch.bnn.ca/business-day-pm/business-day-pm-april-2014/business-day-pm-april-15-2014/#clip1080660

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