Why Sony Should Buy Final Fantasy Maker Square Enix

Text size Square Enix, the maker of the popular Final Fantasy games, is a perfect fit for Sony. Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images sony needs to bulk up to ward off its multi-trillion dollar gaming rival Microsoft. Another Japan-based gaming company may be exactly what the PlayStation owner needs. The videogame industry is the most … Read more

It’s time again for AIG to part ways

Going separate ways can make people wonder what could have been. But maybe it’s even better. Last year, the insurance giant American international group AIG 3.31% sold a stake in its life and retirement unit for black stone, and it aims to take that company public in the second quarter as Corebridge Financial. The first … Read more

It’s time again for AIG to part ways

Going separate ways can make people wonder what could have been. But maybe it’s even better. Last year, the insurance giant American international group AIG 3.75% sold a stake in its life and retirement unit for black stone, and it aims to take that company public in the second quarter as Corebridge Financial. The first … Read more

How Prudential’s Big Tech bet went sour

End of 2019, Prudential Financial Inc. ERP 1.20% paid $2.3 billion for a three-year-old data science startup that promised to modernize the age-old life insurance sales business. The Assurance IQ deal largely missed its financial targets and left Prudential with questions from regulators. In February, Prudential said it cut the investment by about half. “Look, … Read more

Indian life insurance giant not covered against government ownership pitfalls

Life Insurance Corporation of India will hit the markets in May as part of the largest public listing in the country, but at a much cheaper price than initially expected. A dominant player with a loyal following across India may seem like a bargain in turbulent timesbut investors need to consider the baggage of government … Read more

Indian life insurance giant not covered against government ownership pitfalls

Life Insurance Corporation of India will hit the markets in May as part of the country’s largest public listing, but at a much cheaper price than initially expected. A dominant player with a loyal following across India may seem like a bargain in turbulent timesbut investors need to consider the baggage of government ownership. With … Read more

Indian life insurance giant not covered against government ownership pitfalls

Life Insurance Corporation of India will hit the markets in May as part of the largest public listing in the country, but at a much cheaper price than initially expected. A dominant player with a loyal following across India may seem like a bargain in turbulent timesbut investors need to consider the baggage of government … Read more

Indian life insurance giant not covered against government ownership pitfalls

Life Insurance Corporation of India will hit the markets in May as part of the country’s largest public listing, but at a much cheaper price than initially expected. A dominant player with a loyal following across India may seem like a bargain in turbulent timesbut investors need to consider the baggage of government ownership. With … Read more

Twitter is reviewing Elon Musk’s offer and may be more receptive to a deal

Twitter Inc. TWTR 3.93% is reviewing Elon MuskThe $43 billion takeover bid after the billionaire secured funding for the bid, in a sign the social media company may be more receptive to a deal. Twitter was expected to push back the offer, which Mr. Musk made earlier this month without saying how he would pay … Read more

Twitter is reviewing Elon Musk’s offer and may be more receptive to a deal

Twitter Inc. TWTR 3.93% is reviewing Elon MuskThe $43 billion takeover bid after the billionaire secured funding for the bid, in a sign the social media company may be more receptive to a deal. Twitter was expected to push back the offer, which Mr. Musk made earlier this month without saying how he would pay … Read more