Opinion | How Will the Pandemic Affect the Presidential Race?

03/30/2020

Readers discuss President Trump’s rising approval numbers, how Joe Biden is “sidelined” and whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo should be drafted as the Democratic nominee. To the Editor: Re “Trump Is Hurting His Own Re-election Chances” (column, March 30): Shortly after David Leonhardt’s insightful column first […]

Opinion | Enough With the Baby Steps on Coronavirus

03/30/2020

It’s not too late to start protecting jobs or to make medical care for Covid-19 free. By Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman The authors are economists at the University of California, Berkeley. The coronavirus pandemic is laying bare structural deficiencies in America’s social programs. The […]

Australia's Healius rejects Partners Group's $1.3 billion buyout offer

03/16/2020

(Reuters) – Australia’s Healius Ltd (HLS.AX) on Monday turned down a A$2.12 billion ($1.31 billion) takeover offer from private equity firm Partners Group (PGHN.S), saying it undervalued the medical center operator. Healius, however, said it was open to further talks with Partners Group to get […]

Coronavirus grounds dealmakers seeking to brave market turmoil

03/13/2020

(Reuters) – Even as the market rout fueled by the coronavirus brings most corporate dealmaking to a halt, buyout firms are competing fiercely to acquire Air Liquide SA’s (AIRP.PA) disinfectant making unit Schuelke, as demand for hand sanitizers and medical cleaning supplies surges due to […]