Ad-Tech Company AdTheorent Nears $1 Billion SPAC Deal to Go Public 

The firm would join others in the digital-advertising sector in raising money and going public.

Intel Sets Plan to Again Become World's Premier Chip Company 

The semiconductor maker aims to launch a new central processing unit-the brains of the modern computer-every year between 2021 and 2025, part of Intel's planned reboot after falling behind Asian rivals.

Judge Extends Facebook Antitrust Deadline 

The Federal Trade Commission now has until Aug. 19 to file an amended antitrust suit against Facebook after the agency's initial bid was dismissed.

LVMH Books Higher 1H Revenue, Profit as Fashion Sales Surge 

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton's earnings rose sharply in the first half as sales jumped by more than half on the year, driven by the core soft-luxury division.

Stagwell, MDC Partners Agree to Merger Following Shareholder Dispute 

Shareholders in MDC Partners and Stagwell Media agreed to merge the two advertising and marketing companies after resolving a dispute that had threatened to derail the deal.

PerkinElmer Buying BioLegend for $5.25 Billion 

The deal is expected to boost PerkinElmer's existing revenue growth and profit margin profile, and add to adjusted earnings a share in the first full year after the closing.

Covid-19 Vaccine Pioneer BioNTech Plans Malaria, Tuberculosis Shots 

The German company said it would invest some of the profits from the vaccine it markets with Pfizer into developing shots for malaria and tuberculosis in Africa.

Aon, Willis Towers Scrap $30 Billion Merger 

The Justice Department had alleged the tie-up of insurance brokers would lead to higher prices and reduced innovation for U.S. businesses.

Limetree Oil Refinery Wants Bankruptcy Shield Extended to Private-Equity Backers 

The St. Croix refinery says environmental litigation against its current and former owners would distract from restructuring goals.

Tesla Quarterly Profit Soars to Record 

The Silicon Valley electric-car company posted a profit of $1.1 billion, marking its eighth sequential quarter in the black.


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