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Johnson & Johnson Buys Vogue International
J&J buys shampoo and hair styling products firm for $3.3 billion.
Cerberus Takes Avon North America Private
The private equity firm is also investing $435 million in Avon Products for an ownership interest of 16%.
Private Companies Plan More Hiring
On average, private companies expect to boost headcount 2.6% this year, but "more hiring doesn't necessarily mean better wages," says a PwC partner.
PCC Worried About Debt Classification Change
Private companies say a new, principles-oriented approach for classifying debt as either "current' or 'noncurrent' may have unintended consequences.
These Industries Pay Their Suppliers the Fastest
A new study by Sageworks shows some industries pay their clients much faster than others. But that doesn't make them creditworthy.
FASB Moves Closer to Intangible Assets Exception
The Private Company Council votes to exempt private companies from having to separately recognize certain kinds of intangible assets.
The 15 Most Profitable Businesses to Be In
Accounting tops the list among privately-held businesses, but sectors of health care and real estate have rebounded nicely and dominate the rankings.
NASDAQ Market for Privately Held Companies Opens
The exchange operator's new platform aims to give issuers more control over the buying and selling of pre-IPO shares.