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Record levels of corporate cash drive Japanese outbound M&A

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India Economy : Short-term pain as the economy adjusts to new construct

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You are nuts to think size matters anymore

Dudley Baylis, Director of MA South Africa shares his views on the energy business, economic performance, politicians, power and nuts.
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Over the last months you may have seen articles in the press stating that Spain is doing well again.
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The Power of Power - Part II

Dudley Baylis, examines the link between energy supply and economic growth.
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Portfolio Management in Private Equity - Spain

A fund that started at the top of the boom in 2008 has just made their first exit, the Ebitda doubled and the fund more than tripled its money.
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Power of Power

\"The only way we create economic growth is by providing the energy necessary for humans to manipulate it, and then create wealth\".
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