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CEOs at large U.S. companies collectively realized at least $6 billion more in compensation than initially estimated in annual disclosures in the five years after the financial crisis first hit, according to a Reuters analysis. The reason for the windfall: the soaring value of their stock awards.
Oracle Corp posted flat third-quarter revenue and slightly lower profit as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but the business software maker on Tuesday raised its quarterly dividend 25 percent to 15 cents a share.
Oracle Corp's (ORCL.N) Larry Ellison, who is stepping aside as chief executive officer, took less money home in fiscal 2014 that the year before following criticism of his compensation and concerns about the software company's struggles against smaller rivals.
If Larry Ellison sailed off on his yacht for good tomorrow, who would really run Oracle Corp (ORCL.N)? Reuters asked a cast of Wall Streets analysts, and the verdict is dealmaker and finance guru Safra Catz.
Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) for almost four decades, stepped aside as chief executive on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, but stressed that nothing at the business software company will change.
Elliott Management Corp., a hedge fund run by activist investor Paul Singer, has made an offer to acquire network equipment maker Riverbed Technology Inc. for $3.08 billion. Riverbed was reportedly working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in November on a potential sale.
Private equity firms Hellman & Friedman LLC and JMI Equity are reportedly looking to sell workforce management software company Kronos Inc. The two investment firms privatized Kronos in 2007 for $1.8 billion.
American investment firm JMI Equity is reportedly partnering with Hellman & Friedman to takeover Applied Systems Inc. from Bain Capital for USD1.8 billion. JMI has also been an investor in various Chicago companies including BigMachines, Trustwave and CouponCabin.
Oracle Corp made an announcement on its website via a redirect from Bitzer Mobile's site link that it had acquired the startup at an undisclosed amount to expand its business in the bring your own device (BYOD) market.
Boston-based hedge fund Highfields Capital Management exited from its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co and Oracle Corp and halved its holdings of Capital One Financial Corp.
Oracle Corp shareholders had rejected for the second year the executive compensation scheme for CEO Larry Ellison et al.
Avaya Inc had explored a sale earlier this year instead of taking the company private, said a Reuters report.
Sources told Reuters that Silver Lake and TPG Capital LP, owners of hardware and software giant Avaya Inc, were contemplating on a sale of the company after plans for a public listing fizzled out.
Oracle Corp founder Larry Ellison agreed to give up 95% of his USD575 million payout from terms of a buyout agreement with Pillar Data Systems Inc in order to appease the software company's investors.