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AT&T to acquire DirecTV for $48.5 billion

Telecom giant AT&T has agreed to acquire satellite TV firm DirecTV in a stock-&-cash deal worth around $48.5 billion, or $95 per share.

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WPP joins shareholders’ revolt against Chime’s remuneration policies

Advertising giant WPP, the top shareholder in PR firm Chime, on Friday joined shareholders' revolt against the company's remuneration policies at its annual general meeting.

Nearly 25 per cent of Chime shareholders refused to support its future pay/remuneration policy for its executives, while 22 per cent of the shareholders turned down its last year's remuneration report.

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Pfizer-AstraZeneca deal is not inevitable: Pascal Soriot

Pfizer's takeover bid for AstraZeneca is not inevitable and the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant can create value for its shareholder on its own, according to AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot's claims.

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E.ON didn’t place enough rules & checks: admits CEO Cocker

After being slapped with a £12 million payout order by regulator Ofgem, energy supplier E. ON's chief executive has admitted that the company has failed to place enough rules and checks to avoid the latest mis-selling scandal.

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Paddy Power CEO Kennedy to step down next year

Paddy Power chief executive officer (CEO) Patrick Kennedy will step down from the top post at the Irish gambling group in April next year.

Unveiling his decision at the group's annual general meeting (AGM) in Dublin yesterday, Mr. Kennedy also announced that he will not go up against the group in any new role after his retirement.

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