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Behind Vale's Deadly Dam Collapse: Multiple Warnings That Went ...
Mr. Namba also worried that failing to sign would jeopardize his career with TÜV SÜD's Brazilian unit, according to a person close to his company. TÜV SÜD ...

Wall Street Journal    February 24, 2019


House Investigators Probe Trump Contact With Matthew Whitaker ...
Mr. Trump, a person close to the president said, is expected to aggressively defend himself after Mr. Cohen's Wednesday testimony, which the former Trump  ...

Wall Street Journal    February 24, 2019


'A Spy in Canaan' and 'Bluff City' Review: Reporter and Informer - WSJ
During their cat-and-mouse discussion, the former agent, speaking off the record, let slip the name of a onetime informant: Ernest Withers. Mr. Perrusquia was ...

Wall Street Journal    February 23, 2019


Trump to Delay Tariff Increases on Chinese Imports - WSJ
During the latest round of trade talks, said the people briefed on the matter, Chinese negotiators said Beijing was willing to better police practices on the local ...

Wall Street Journal    February 22, 2019


Apax Sells Majority Stake in Insurance Brokerage AssuredPartners ...
The deal yielded a return of approximately three times multiple of invested capital for investors in Apax's VIII fund, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Wall Street Journal    February 21, 2019


Trump, Xi Face Pressure at Home Over Trade - WSJ
... Trump in the Oval Office after last month's trade talks, is expected to have a second presidential meeting on Friday, according to people briefed on the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 20, 2019


Private Equity-Backed Fastsigns Weighs a Sale - WSJ
... Capital Partners-backed Fastsigns International retained boutique investment bank North Point Advisors to explore a sale, said people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 20, 2019


Police Say Smollett Faked Hate Crime Because He Was Dissatisfied ...
Mr. Smollett makes about $100,000 an episode, said someone close to the show, or $1.8 million a year if he appears in all episodes. Mr. Smollett, 36 years old, ...

Wall Street Journal    February 20, 2019


The Failure of the French Elite - WSJ
As an adviser, speaking on background to French media, admitted in a striking moment of lucidity, “People viscerally reject who he is; the class-contempt stuff is  ...

Wall Street Journal    February 20, 2019


Fox Cuts Jussie Smollett From Final Episodes of 'Empire' Season ...
The recent events have stunned studio and network executives as well as people who work on “Empire,” people close to the show say. Mr. Smollett has been ...

Wall Street Journal    February 20, 2019


Aston Martin-backer Investindustrial Seeks €3 Billion for Latest ...
... luxury car maker Aston Martin PLC, is seeking to raise €3 billion ($3.39 billion) for its seventh flagship buyout fund, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 19, 2019


Michael Cohen to Testify to Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday ...
Michael Cohen will testify privately next week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, a person close to him said, one of three congressional appearances  ...

Wall Street Journal    February 19, 2019


Key Investors Are Unhappy With SoftBank Tech-Investment Fund ...
The deal never came together after Mubadala backed away in recent weeks, people familiar with the matter said. The fund balked at what it considered a high  ...

Wall Street Journal    February 18, 2019


Purchases With Plastic Get Costlier for Merchants—and Consumers ...
... merchandise purchased using Mastercard debit cards will in some cases become more expensive for stores, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 16, 2019


Chicago Police Investigating Whether Smollett Coordinated Alleged ...
... star who said he was attacked last month by two people yelling racial and gay epithets, coordinated the attack, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 16, 2019


Lexington Nears $12 Billion Target for Record Private-Equity ...
... is nearing its $12 billion target for what would be the largest fund ever raised to buy stakes in private-equity funds, according to people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 15, 2019


Amazon's New York Project Foundered on Labor Organizing ...
Amazon executives were completely unprepared for the backlash, according to the people familiar with the matter. Polls showed a majority of New Yorkers ...

Wall Street Journal    February 15, 2019


Border-Security Funding Deal Nears a Vote - WSJ
Still, a person close to Mr. Trump expected him to make clear that he isn't happy about the bill when he ultimately signs it. Mr. Trump has resigned himself to the ...

Wall Street Journal    February 14, 2019


Carlos Ghosn Replaces Lawyers, Hires 'the Razor' to Lead Defense ...
A person close to the Ghosn family said he made the change as part of a “move to a second phase, where he defends himself more vigorously.” Mr. Ghosn's ...

Wall Street Journal    February 14, 2019


Trinity Ventures Seeking Up to $400 Million for Newest Fund - WSJ
A person familiar with the matter said Trinity, which backs technology startups primarily via Series A rounds, plans to raise between $350 million and $400 ...

Wall Street Journal    February 14, 2019


Funding and Location of Wall Likely to Spark Conflicts - WSJ
... without elaborating; on Friday, senior administration officials said the $8 billion they had secured would be used for at least 234 miles but didn't elaborate.

Wall Street Journal    February 14, 2019


Venture Investors to Score Giant Win From $3.4 Billion Sale of Auris ...
... according to a person familiar with the situation. The deal is slated to return about $510 million in cash to Mithril, as well as more in potential future payouts.

Wall Street Journal    February 13, 2019


France Pushed Nissan for a Renault Merger but Was Rebuffed - WSJ
... Japanese auto maker countered with proposals to strengthen its hand within their existing partnership, according to a person familiar with the deliberations.

Wall Street Journal    February 13, 2019


NJ Transit Gave $1.4 Million in Raises Following New Pay-Equity Law
“To me, it meant that I had been identified for my worth,” said one of the workers who received a raise and who asked to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation.

Wall Street Journal    February 12, 2019


Supplier of Fishing Products Weighs Sale - WSJ
Do Outdoors Inc., which operates as Lew's Fishing, engaged investment bank Robert W. Baird & Co. to explore a sale, people familiar with the matter said.

Wall Street Journal    February 11, 2019


Vale Dam Auditor Told Police He Felt Pressured to Attest to Safety of ...
A person close to the miner said Vale is reluctant to draw conclusions based only on Mr. Namba's account. TÜV SÜD said it is deeply saddened by the dam's ...

Wall Street Journal    February 10, 2019


Jeff Bezos' Journey From Private Family Man to Tabloid Sensation ...
A person close to Mr. Bezos said his restaurant habits haven't changed. Mr. Bezos in a September onstage interview said he never sought out the world's- richest ...

Wall Street Journal    February 10, 2019


Delivery Startup DoorDash Reaches for Over $6 Billion Valuation in ...
... startup DoorDash is in the process of raising roughly $500 million at a valuation of more than $6 billion, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Wall Street Journal    February 10, 2019


Amazon Is Reconsidering Plan to Put Campus in New York - WSJ
Amazon.com Inc. executives are re-evaluating a planned campus in New York City, people familiar with the matter said, turning up the heat on local officials who  ...

Wall Street Journal    February 8, 2019


Tatyana Shumsky - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com
KKR declined to disclose the amount it invested in the Rochester, Mich., company, but a person familiar with the matter said it was more than $500 million.

Wall Street Journal    February 8, 2019


Carlyle Eyes Bid for Troubled Bakery Chain Patisserie Valerie - WSJ
Carlyle Group LP's special situations unit is weighing a bid for troubled café chain Patisserie Valerie, according to people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 7, 2019


Sequoia to Boost Figma's Valuation to $400 Million With New Funding
Startup Figma Inc. is raising a new round of funding that will boost its valuation to $400 million, according to two people familiar with the matter. Sequoia Capital ...

Wall Street Journal    February 7, 2019


Singapore Police Search Offices of German Payments Firm Wirecard
A person close to the company said senior managers had met with police in one of the firm's meeting rooms, and had handed over some documentation.

Wall Street Journal    February 7, 2019


markets Baupost's Seth Klarman Hires Investment Chief to Manage
Mr. Berkowitz proposed the change to Mr. Klarman over dinner several months ago, said a person familiar with the matter, saying the arrangement would free up  ...

Wall Street Journal    February 6, 2019


Jaewon Kang - News, Articles, Biography, Photos - WSJ.com
Private-equity firms are among prospective buyers for the privately held maker of leather handbags and accessories, said people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 6, 2019


Peter Thiel's Secretive Data Giant Palantir Finally Raking in Cash ...
The better-than-projected financial results are a buoy to Palantir's executives and advisers as they finalize IPO plans, people briefed on the matter say.

Wall Street Journal    February 5, 2019


Trump Inaugural Committee Is Subpoenaed for Documents - WSJ
... with Mr. Cohen, who wasn't officially part of the inaugural committee, about access to inaugural events, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 4, 2019


How China Pressured MSCI to Add Its Market to Major Benchmark ...
... add Chinese-listed stocks to the emerging-markets index following its midyear reviews, according to people close to or directly involved in the discussions.

Wall Street Journal    February 3, 2019


Roger Goodell Vanished. Football Reappeared. And NFL Ratings ...
“We were having too many stories that were unrelated to the game,” said one team executive, who asked not to be identified. “That part was something that was ...

Wall Street Journal    February 3, 2019


Vice, BuzzFeed and the Reckoning for New-Media Companies - WSJ
... but is credited with being disciplined about costs and running at or near an operating profit for several years, according to a person familiar with the company's ...

Wall Street Journal    February 1, 2019


Deutsche Bank in Late 2016 Raced to Shed Loan It Made to ...
A separate effort by Deutsche Bank to sell about $280 million of the VTB loan to Citigroup Inc. C -0.53% fell through, according to people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 1, 2019


Investigators Expected to Probe Deutsche Efforts to Shed Loan to ...
A separate effort by Deutsche Bank to sell about $280 million of the VTB loan to Citigroup Inc , fell through, according to people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    February 1, 2019


U.S. Businesses Complain Saudi Arabia Is Slow to Pay - WSJ
The Saudi government has delayed payments worth billions of dollars to Western firms, say people familiar with the matter. Photo: Saudi Press Agency/Agence ...

Wall Street Journal    January 30, 2019


Intel's CEO Search Ends Where It Began: With the CFO - WSJ
Mr. Swan wasn't offered the job until after Intel's earnings announcement last week, a person familiar with the matter said. An outside candidate had been under ...

Wall Street Journal    January 30, 2019


Housekeeper Rescued After Being Trapped in Manhattan Elevator ...
“I couldn't stand even three minutes” of being trapped, said an employee of a nearby restaurant, Match 65, who declined to give her name. —Charles Passy

Wall Street Journal    January 29, 2019


Potential Deutsche Bank Deal Gains German Government Support ...
Recently, a person close to Cerberus Capital Management LP, a top investor in both Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, said executives have indicated it ...

Wall Street Journal    January 29, 2019


TPG Sells Transporeon to Hg in More Than $800 Million Deal - WSJ
The sale nets TPG more than 2.5 times the money it originally invested, said a person familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    January 29, 2019


Dozens of Advisers Face Claims of Overcharging for Mutual Funds ...
... under pressure to settle federal claims they steered customers to higher-fee mutual funds over cheaper versions, according to people familiar with the matter.

Wall Street Journal    January 29, 2019


White House Digs In for Chief of Staff Hunt - WSJ
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, is not interested in the post, a person familiar with the matter said Monday. A day earlier , a ...

Wall Street Journal    January 29, 2019


U.S. Investigating Fake Comments on 'Net Neutrality' - WSJ
... with the organization about comments it filed with the FCC regarding revision of Obama-era “net neutrality” rules, according to people briefed on the matter.

Wall Street Journal    January 29, 2019


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