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Norwegian Cruise to Buy Prestige Cruises for $3.03 Billion

bloomberg.com — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International Inc. for about $3.03 billion including debt. Norwegian will finance the purchase with cash, debt and issue about 20.3 million shares of common stock, according to a statement today. As much as $50 million will also be paid to Prestige shareholders upon meeting certain performance metrics.

Fast-Food Workers Seeking Raises to Strike in 150 Cities

bloomberg.com — Fast-food workers in 150 U.S. cities plan to protest this week in what could be the largest strike since the demonstrations began in late 2012. Thousands of workers from restaurant chains including McDonald's Corp. (MCD) and Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM)'s Pizza Hut are planning to rally on Sept.
Sep 02, 2014

Fast-food workers plan to strike in 150 U.S. cities this week as they seek raises bloom.bg/1qlpsOE

Sep 02, 2014

Fast-Food Workers Seeking Raises to Strike in 150 Cities @BloombergNews bloom.bg/1q4uDTk

Baidu Said to Invest in Indoor-Mapping Startup

bloomberg.com — Baidu Inc. (BIDU) is investing about $10 million in IndoorAtlas Ltd. to expand mapping services inside buildings and shopping centers as it steps up competition to e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., a person familiar with the matter said.
Sep 02, 2014

another scoop by @EdmondLococo Baidu Said to Invest in Indoor-Mapping Startup - Bloomberg via @BloombergNews bloom.bg/1rKCub4

Sep 02, 2014

RT @EdmondLococo: Here's my story about how Baidu said to invest in @Indooratlas mapping startup bloom.bg/1rKCub4 with help from @luluyilun $bidu #China

Sep 02, 2014

Here's my story about how Baidu said to invest in @Indooratlas mapping startup bloom.bg/1rKCub4 with help from @luluyilun $bidu #China

African Bank to Be Investigated by Central Bank After Collapse

bloomberg.com — African Bank Investments Ltd., the South African unsecured lender which collapsed last month after mounting losses, will be investigated by the central bank for evidence of fraud, reckless lending and lack of disclosure. JF Myburgh, a lawyer, will lead the investigation of the Johannesburg-based bank and be assisted by Vincent Maleka and Brian Abrahams, the Pretoria-based South African Reserve Bank said on its website today.
Sep 02, 2014

African Bank to Be Probed by Central Bank Following Collapse bloom.bg/W5WshR @BloombergNews - story updated with board details

Sep 02, 2014

RT @BBGAfrica: African Bank to Be Probed by Central Bank Following Collapse bloom.bg/W5WshR

Sep 02, 2014

African Bank to Be Investigated by Central Bank After Collapse bloom.bg/W5WshR via @BloombergNews - more on abil