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Shell Announces Successful Completion Of BG Merger

The BG Group will now be officially delisted from the London Stock Exchange after Royal Dutch Shell’s Scheme of Arrangement with the group has become effective. The entire issued ordinary share capital of BG Group is now owned by Shell. Shell announced the successful completion of the merger after delivering the court order to the…

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10th annual salute to small business winners honored by KSBW 8 and Union Bank

Seven of the superior small businesses in Monterey County were honored by Union Bank and KSBW 8. The Intercontinental Hotel in Monterey hosted the 10th annual Salute to Small Business awards ceremony. The event awarded small businesses in seven categories, including Agribusiness, Business Professional, Entrepreneur of the Year, Hospitality, Minority-owned Business, Nonprofit 501c3, and Woman-owned…

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Pfizer and Allergan to Combine

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) today announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved, and the companies have entered into, a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer, a global innovative biopharmaceutical company, will combine with Allergan, a global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma, in…

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Austria and Germany receive thousands of refugees.

Europe was insensitive towards their progress while for weeks in a row while they traveled a punishing road. On Saturday, however, for the very first time since leaving their tormented countries behind, they finally entered the “promised land “. The refugees ware received with such warmth that some newcomers broke into tears of joy. More…

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