CRH to Buy Ash Grove in $3.5 Billion Bet on U.S. Cement Growth

In the latest sign of global consolidation among building-materials suppliers, Irish producer CRH Plc agreed to buy family-controlled Ash Grove Cement Co. of the U.S. in a $3.5 billion deal that will reinforce its bet on growth in North America.

CRH will pay shareholders of the Overland Park, Kansas-based cement maker between $449 to $454 per share, according to a statement Wednesday from Ash Grove... Read More

Keys to Securing Market Intelligence

Keys to Securing Market Intelligence
by Mark Muratore, LinkedIn, December 2016

If you are responsible for managing investments or financial portfolios, the value of industry expertise and market intelligence cannot be understated.  

Many fund managers, investment brokers, private equity firms, and private placement organizations, both large and small, possess either in-house expertise or utilize the services of industry advisers to provide and augment insight...

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