Corporate Finance

Finance Roundup for Executives

Be informed, get involved, and shape the world through finance. Here's today's CFO roundup.
Kerry MarunaNovember 24, 2015

What’s Going on in Finance Today


Pharmaceutical company Pfizer shows interest in botox with the acquisition of Allergan for $160B.  “The proposed combination of Pfizer and Allergan will create a leading global pharmaceutical company with the strength to research, discover, and deliver more medicines and therapies to more people around the world,” Pfizer’s chairman and chief executive Ian Read said in a press release. Read more.

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Enjoy today’s roundup…


Vanguard Reaches Tax Settlement With Texas

A whistleblower has alleged the mutual-fund giant charged its funds below-market prices for advisory services to reduce its tax liability.

Matthew Heller


Tax Compliance and Reform: What Can You Expect in 2016?

Five articles on the ins-and-outs of tax compliance and reform, what’s changed, and what’s to come.

Kerry Maruna


Pfizer Buys Allergan for $160B

The companies predict the combined entity would have more than $25 billion in operating cash flow starting in 2018.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Special Report: Supply Chain Update

Growing complexity and expanding regulation raise the stakes for supply chain management.

David McCann


Big Data: The Latest Rage in Supply Chain Management

A supply chain is rich with data and has a large cost component, making advanced analytics a strategic weapon.

Regenia Sanders and Jason Meil, contributors


How Strategic Is Your Supply Chain?

Here’s how CFOs can contribute to ensuring a strategically sound supply chain operation.

Shawn Casemore


Supplier Audits Rise to the Force – At Least, They Should

Supply chain audits are supposed to uncover vulnerabilities in operations, but they may not go far enough.

David McCann


Diebold Buys Wincor Nixdorf For $1.8B

The deal values the German ATM maker at a 35% premium to its mid-October share price.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Existing Home Sales Drop in October

But total housing inventory at the end of last month was 4.5% lower than one year ago, according to the NAR.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert


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