To be considered a great manager in the modern era, you have to taste success in the Champions League.
It is what separates the elite from the excellent, the Fergusons and Mourinhos from the Wengers.
On the face of it, the English teams who found themselves in the draw in Monaco this week have never had a better chance of European glory. Their financial resources eclipse almost every other team in the hat and that gulf will only widen as the hugely lucrative, record-breaking new domestic Premier League TV deal kicks in.
However, if you look back over the past few seasons the Premier League clubs have generally underachieved on the European front. Over the last six years,...
London, 28 August 2015 — Moodys Investors Service, (Moodys) has
today upgraded to Baa1 from Baa2 the ratings of the GBP146.4 million
index-linked guaranteed secured bonds due 2037 (the Bonds) issued
by Amey Roads NI Financial plc (formerly Amey Lagan Roads Financial plc,
the Issuer) and the GBP121.1 million European Investment Bank index-linked
guaranteed secured loan facility (the EIB Loan). The outlook remains
The Issuer is a special-purpose company formed in December 2007
to raise finance and on-lend it to Amey Roads NI Limited (formerly
Amey Lagan Roads Limited, Project Co), which had entered into
a long term...
Heres the good news for women in or approaching retirement: Women tend to outlive men, which means that, if youre of the female persuasion, you probably have a few extra years of Bingo nights and mahjong tournaments to look forward to. The bad news, however, is that if youre a woman, youre more likely to struggle financially in retirement than a similarly situated male.
The National Center for Women and Retirement Research reports that as many as nine out of 10 women will become solely responsible for their finances at some point in life. But with so many women coming into retirement at a huge disadvantage, keeping up with costs can be a significant challenge.
Why women struggle...
MONTREAL, August 25th, 2015 — ROI Land Investments Ltd. (OTCQB:ROII) (ROI or the Company), a diversified real estate land development investment company, today announced the appointment of Andreas Brand as [Deputy Vice President, European Investor Relations] effective September 1st.
ROIs growth strategy continues to resonate with investors. By targeting areas with favorable demographic and economic trends and focusing on acquiring land that is ready for development, we operate in an underserved niche of the real estate industry that provides strong risk-adjusted returns, said Sami B. Chaouch, Chairman of ROI. The addition of Andreas to the ROI family...
Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 26th. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.25. The business earned $198.83 million during the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $203.83 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.25 earnings per share. The firms revenue was up 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Prospect Capital will post $1.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday,...
TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -Corus Entertainment Inc.s President and Chief Executive Officer, Doug Murphy, announced today the companys new Executive Leadership Team (ELT) that ensures continuity of senior management and alignment around Corus strategic priorities.
We are excited about the year ahead. With the deep bench strength of our Executive Leadership Team, a clear vision and strong plan in place, we are focused on the successful execution of our strategic priorities as we evolve the company to meet consumers needs in a highly-dynamic and competitive marketplace, said Doug Murphy. In July, our Board of Directors approved Corus Strategic Plan and the ELT will execute upon...
Hispanic voting rights advocates have challenged a trio of draft plans for new voting districts drawn by Gavilan Community College as it carefully makes a historic switch from at-large to by-district elections for the board of trustees.
The plans have been the subject of discussion at community meetings hosted by the district in Gilroy, Morgan Hill and Hollister, but most have been poorly attended and in one case no one showed up at a Morgan Hill meeting.
Now a fourth plan has emerged, presented by Hispanic voting rights advocates and officially accepted by school trustees as a legitimate option for discussion.
The San Benito County and Gilroy chapters of the League of United...
Many analysts have commented on the company rating. Equity Analysts at the Citigroup maintains the rating on Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV). The brokerage firm has issued a Neutral rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency lowers the price target from $7.5 per share to $6.5 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 21, 2015.
Currently the company Insiders own 0.2% of Apollo Investment Corporation Company shares. In the past six months, there is a change of 10.88% in the total insider ownership. Institutional Investors own 49.2% of Company shares. During last 3 month period, 0.19% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares....
In related news, CFO Brian H. Oswald bought 65,000 shares of the firms stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 9th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $7.27 per share, with a total value of $472,550.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities amp; Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, COO M Grier Eliasek bought 20,000 shares of the firms stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $7.23 per share, with a total value of $144,600.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. RBC Capital...
MrWaislitz did not agitate for Mr Bryants removal, the spokesmanadded,while fellow major shareholderPie Funds also said it did not pushfor the leadership change.
There was conflict on the direction and the majority of shareholders want to expand the division of secured loans, which is very profitable,portfolio managerMarkDevcichtoldFairfaxMedia.We are not on bad terms with Rob … but we wont be supporting him in any EGM.
After a review of its involvement in payday lending, which has this year come under fire from the corporate watchdog, Westpac Banking Corpsaid it had made a commercial decision to cut ties with the industry earlier in August.Money3is believed to be looking...