Why You Should Bring Customers to the M&A Table
Deal-makers often don’t consider customers, according to a global branding consultancy. When they do, everybody wins.
GE Profits Plummet, But Hopeful Signs Appear
GE's second-quarter profits sank 30% from last year, but revenue was up, beating analyst expectations.
S&P Warns of Negative Impact From GE Spinoff
The rating agency puts GE on watch for a possible downgrade, saying the healthcare spinoff could result in “more volatile profitability and cash flow.”
GE Sheds Another Unit in $3B Sale to PE Firm
The sale of the Distributed Power business to Advent International is part of GE's three-year plan to divest $20 billion in assets.
GE Sheds Train Engine Unit With $11B Merger
The deal with railroad manufacturing firm Wabtec is the biggest step so far in GE's plan to streamline its operations to three core segments.
Is Exxon Riding Slowly into the Sunset?
If oil prices remain at current levels, at some point bond investors may no longer be willing to support the shrinking enterprise.
GE Warns Subprime Unit Could Go Bankrupt
The defunct WMC Mortgage unit "has emerged in recent months as one of the biggest headaches in GE's vast business empire.”
Investor Explains Doubts about GE
A buy-low strategy would favor going all-in on General Electric, but Amazon may be a better bet, despite its ambivalence on earnings.
Big Drop in Power Profit Tempers GE’s Q1 Beat
"Until you get power fixed, and they're nowhere close to getting that fixed, the stock only goes so far," one analyst says.
GE Investors Urged to Dump KPMG as Auditor
Proxy advisor ISS recommends a vote against retaining KPMG, questioning its expertise amid an investigation of GE's accounting practices.
GE Sells Healthcare Assets to PE Firm for $1B
The sale to Veritas Capital appears to fit General Electric's "overarching objective to become a truly digital industrial company."