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  1. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Blackwater founder to help firms enter Africa Erik Prince, the man behind controversial private security firm Blackwater, wants to "take the drama out of Africa" for Chinese firms eyeing the continent's trove of natural resources. Prince, who sold Blackwater in 2010, is now chairman of Frontier Services Group (FSG), which provides logistics, ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rapid pace of technology is hollowing out the middle class

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Howard Winn

    ... co-authored with Erik Brynjolfsson, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. The authors argue that the impact of technology on particularly the US ...

  3. Business - Commodities - TRANSPORT

    Melting Arctic ice paves the way for South Korean oil hub

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... countries. "We've noticed a huge difference in trading routes," said Erik Hanell, the chief executive of Stena Bulk in Gothenburg, Sweden, which controls a fleet of 110 tankers. ...

  4. Business - Commodities - PRECIOUS METALS

    Beijing mulls use of offshore yuan in gold trading

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... on "market speculation", said Erik Larsen, a Johannesburg-based spokesman. The People's Bank of China has recommended that financial institutions in the zone be allowed to trade ...

  5. Business - Money - ACQUISITIONS

    Dealmakers get creative as global acquisitions surge

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by BLOOM

    ... of Botox. "You have to be pretty optimistic about the market and the synergies the merger will produce," said Professor Erik Gordon from the University of Michigan's Ross School ...

  6. Business - Companies

    AstraZeneca rejects Pfizer’s take-it-or-leave-it offer

    Posted May 19th 2014, 07:07pm by Reuters

    ... of multiple wounds. Too little cash, too many suspicions about Pfizer’s motives, and too little confidence in its assurances about jobs,” said Erik Gordon, professor at the University of Michigan’s ...

  7. Business - China Business - COMMENT

    It will be some time before robots will replace Foxconn's workers

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:59am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... years. Where is this phalanx of robots today? Foxconn had already installed hundreds of thousands of robots to replace human workers and was swiftly moving towards its goal of a million, Erik ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    One misstep cost Barclays fees from Alibaba's IPO

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by BLOOM

    ... other shareholders, said Professor Erik Gordon, from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. "It is counter to the interest of a company to cut out a globally important ...

  9. Business - Companies - MARKETS

    DVN shares surge as former Blackwater owner named chairman

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:41am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com DVN shares surge as Prince named chairman Shares of DVN Holdings, controlled by Hong Kong businessman Johnson Ko Chun-shun and state-owned Citic Group, surged 7.3 per cent after it appointed Erik Prince- former owner of controversial US security firm Blackwater- as chairman, and granted him more share options. DVN, an online financial markets ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Tougher US checks in store for food firms

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 01:53am by Toh Han Shih

    ... by 2016, said Erik Lieberman, counsel for the Food Marketing Institute, a US trade association representing supermarkets. "This is going to have a big impact on Chinese exporters ...




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