Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim becomes top New York Times shareholder

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has become the largest shareholder of New York Times Co (NYT.N) after exercising warrants to double his stake in the publisher to 16.8 percent.

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Mexican billionaire Slim to take top stake in Spanish builder FCC

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is set to become the largest investor in Spanish builder FCC after reaching a deal with the firm's current top shareholder Esther Koplowitz to buy her rights to participate in a $1.3 billion capital increase.

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Slim says America Movil asset sale not just Mexican east coast

Billionaire Carlos Slim said on Tuesday that America Movil is trying to sell assets from Mexico's west Coast and the border with the United States, not just the east coast, as part of a previously announced divestiture.

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Mexico's Salinas to buy Televisa Iusacell stake for $717 million

Mexico's Grupo Salinas said on Wednesday its chairman will buy out its partner Grupo Televisa's (TLVACPO.MX) 50 percent stake in the country's No. 3 wireless operator Iusacell for $717 million and seek a strategic partner to build up the carrier.

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Architect Norman Foster and Carlos Slim's son-in-law win Mexico City airport design bid: source

Renowned British architect Norman Foster and a son-in-law of Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim have won a design contract for a new $9.15 billion airport for Mexico City, a source familiar with the decision said on Tuesday.

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Facebook ready to spend billions to bring whole world online: Zuckerberg

Facebook Inc (FB.O) is prepared to spend billions of dollars to reach its goal of bringing the Internet to everyone on the planet, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

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America Movil hikes stake in Telekom Austria to 26.8pct

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim has decided to hike America Movil's stake in Telekom Austria to 26.8% by consolidating his company and family holdings in the Austrian telecom firm.

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BIllionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil stock buybacks set to slow as acquisitions rise and earnings fall- report

As its acquisitions increase and earnings go down, billionaire Carlos Slim's mobile phone firm America Movil's record rate of stock repurchases could decrease, Bloomberg reported.

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Brazil's Embratel to invest $944M in Mexico's Claro

Brazil-based fixed-phone company Embratel Participacoes will pour in BRL2.2 billion ($944 million) into Mexico-based mobile phone company Claro as part of a plan to merge the group's fixed and mobile divisions.

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Mobli obtains USD60 million investment from Slim, other investors to expand visual search engine capabilities

A recent investment round by Israeli startup Mobli had secured USD60 million in investment from Carlos Slim's América Móvil and other institutional investors.

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Slim moves on to Europe, Brazil after KPN bid failure - report

A Bloomberg report predicted that billionaire Carlos Slim could invest in telecom companies in Europe and Brazil after his botched buyout of Dutch telecom company Royal KPN NV.

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Slim's European expansion plans put on hold

The European expansion plans of billionaire Carlos Slim was put on hold after failing to persuade the management of KPN to accept his takeover proposal.

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Ortega passes Buffett as world's third richest person

According to the Bloomberg Billionaire's Index, Ortega recently passed Buffett as the world's richest individual.

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Mexico exchange cancels Frisco's trades due to computer error

An anonymouse bourse official of the Mexican bourse told Reuters that the bourse canceled Minera Frisco's trades in the last 10 minutes of trading today as the share price spike was caused by a computer glitch.

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America Movil says it would not raise KPN offer

Arturo Elias, Carlos Slim's chief spokesman said America Movil had no intentions of raising its offered bid for the remaining stake of KPN.

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