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  • ZURICH, Jan 14- Swiss mobile telecoms company Sunrise plans to raise around 1.35 billion Swiss francs in a stock market debut, potentially Switzerland's biggest flotation since 2006.. Switzerland's No.2 telecoms operator behind Swisscom said on Wednesday the move-- the latest planned capital raising in a lively start to 2015 for European equity markets--...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 16- Formation 8, the venture-capital firm known for backing virtual-reality company Oculus VR, said it was beefing up its Asian operations by adding a partner in Singapore, investor Joel Sng. By hiring Sng, Formation 8 hopes to stand out from the pack of U.S.-based venture capital firms by bringing more deals in Asia to Formation 8 portfolio...

  • Formation 8 raises $500 million for second venture fund Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    The fund, created by startup whiz kid Joe Lonsdale and colleagues Brian Koo and Jim Kim, specializes in technology companies with aspirations of doing business in Asia. Formation 8 uses connections in Asia to help companies in their portfolio, as it did with Oculus. Working with Formation 8 can help their U.S. portfolio companies gain the same entree to Asia they...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 1- Within sight of Jerusalem's Old City stands a modernist building housing one of Israel's most successful venture capital firms, the backer of scores of start-ups over the past 20 years that have generated nearly $18 billion for investors.

  • General Motors Co, Honda Motor Co, which owns Acura, and other automakers are working with traditional suppliers and startup firms. Tech giants Google, with its pioneering work on driverless cars, and Apple, which is working with automakers to embed greater connectivity in their cars, are accelerating the change.

  • General Motors Co, Honda Motor Co, which owns Acura, and other automakers are working with traditional suppliers and startup firms. Tech giants Google, with its pioneering work on driverless cars, and Apple, which is working with automakers to embed greater connectivity in their cars, are accelerating the change.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 12- As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- A top Federal Reserve official on Tuesday warned the biggest U.S. banks they will soon face capital surcharges that exceed international standards, a move he said could encourage some firms to shrink.

  • June business inventories up 0.4%  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest economic data on business supplies.

  • Seeking capital expenditure  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox talks about capital expenditure and how this has been the missing link for the economy.

  • US business investment outlook looks robust: Pro  Sunday, 10 Nov 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Peter Redward, Principal, Redward Associates expects U.S. fiscal tightness to dissipate and says America is on the verge of a pick up in business investment.

  • The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.

  • Deutsche Bank Unveils Forecast-Beating Earnings Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 12:45 AM ET
    Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt

    Deutsche Bank said it will beef up its balance sheet with a 2.8 billion euro capital increase and unveiled forecast-beating first-quarter earnings following a wave of aggressive cost cuts.

  • Banks Suffocated by Regulations: Expert  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 6:34 AM ET

    Bill Issac, Fifth Third Bancorp chairman, explains why he thinks banks should have "very high tangible equity" and a lot of "long-term and subordinated senior debt," that is "discipline" by the debt holders.

  • Japanese Techs Under Competitive Threat  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 10:26 PM ET

    Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities says there will be more tech alliances between Japan & Korea and Japan & China.

  • Turkey Lures Asian Investors as It Looks East for Capital Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    When Turkish conglomerate Anadolu Holding put its 75-percent stake in Alternatifbank up for sale last year, a distant potential suitor from Asia took a close look at the business.

  • Franchising Trends for 2013 Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    Small business owner

    The number of franchise establishments grew in 2012, the first time since 2008, according to a report compiled by IHS Global Insight. But while more growth is forecast for 2013, cautious optimism is the dominant mood.

  • Hey Marketers, Quit Whining About Facebook Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    Jeff Dachis doesn’t want to hear your whining about Facebook — especially if you’re a corporate marketer who’s been using the social network to spew messages to anyone and everyone who has ever simply “liked” your brand.

  • Here's One Way to 'Blow Up' the Fast Food Industry Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:25 PM ET

    A former McDonald’s executive and a food-obsessed investment banker are trying to blow up the fast food industry. How? They’re building a chain of restaurants — called Lyfe Kitchen — serving locally grown, sustainable, gourmet, fast, and cheap meals.

  • Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 12:14 PM ET