Rob Fisher

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First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Top tips for avoiding the bogus builders

Following news that a group of bogus builders have been sentenced for harassing an elderly Lewisham man out of £94,000, investigating officer DI Rob Fisher’s top tips could give you a helping hand in spotting a rogue trader a mile off.Here are his top ... [Published This is Local London - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bogus builders conned elderly Lewisham man out of £94,000 sentenced

Patrick O'Driscoll was sentenced to five yearsThe ringleader of a team of bogus builders who conned an elderly Lewisham man out of £94,000 has been jailed for five years following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Service Crime Squad.Patrick ... [Published This is Local London - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Belle of Chicago

Here comes the ‘sharpest, slickest show on the block.’August 18, 2014 Share this:It’s no 50 Shades of Grey—because it’s hotter, slicker, sexier, meaner. Rawr.Brace yourself for a hot, hot, hot year-end treat as Broadway’s award-winning smash hit musical ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 17 2014]
Entities: Chicago, Fred Ebb, Bob Fosse
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Fabulous’ weekend, but engine gremlins strike

Although Whitby driver Dave Atkinson had not raced since the last round of the British Championship, for his passenger Mike Aylott it had been a completely different story.Mike had travelled on his annual pilgrimage to the Isle of Man to team up with ... [Published Whitby Gazette - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: AWR, Rob Fisher, Acquisition
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tech Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Market Gains Steam

Overall, the second quarter ended with 62 transactions completed, mirroring the first quarter and continuing the momentum of 2013’s second-half surge.The number of technology transactions rose in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 87 percent over ... [Published eWeek - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate's daughter in wreck on way to vote

A Dickson County Sheriff’s Office deputy works the wreck scene after the daughter of a county commission candidate is involved in a wreck while turning to vote on Highway 70 in Tennessee City. (Photo: Submitted)The daughter of winning District 2 county ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

PwC: Q2 technology M&A thrives

Software and internet deals thrive while hardware and semiconductor sectors drive increasing deal values.Extending the positive momentum from the second half of 2013, equity markets set new highs, IPO markets reached activity levels not seen in years, ... [Published President & CEO Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tech M&A, IPOs were up considerably in the second quarter

Image Credit: Khomulo Anna/Shutterstock Mergers and acquisitions in the tech space flourished in the second quarter of 2014, further extending the momentum that had built up in the first quarter. The thriving M&A picture was helped forward by improving ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Some residents upset over plan to replace sewer lines in Lake St. Louis

(KMOV.com) – Some residents of Lake St. Louis have come out against a plan to fix much of the city’s sewer system.The proposed plan would involve installing pump stations in people’s backyard and installing new sewer mains. Officials said the $28 million ... [Published KMOV.com - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Sewer, Rob Fisher, Easement
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Cash-rich spending spree is sign of a growing tech bubble

By Therese Poletti, MarketWatchInsight: Tech giants throwing money at products and people-Therese Poletti; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.comSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The tech bubble is running unabated.A quarterly report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers ... [Published TD Ameritrade - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Extortionist ‘builders’ jailed

Patrick O’Driscoll, Damian Foley and Danny Haygreen targeted elderly men who lived alone in a bid to obtain large amounts of money from them that were for made-up faults in their home.In Spring 2013 they door-stepped their first victim, a 69-year-old ... [Published Irish World News - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Cowboy builders jailed for charging pensioner £100,000 and cleaning him out of life savings for unnecessary renovations on his home

| Updated: 12:08 EST, 4 August 2014Two cowboy builders have been jailed for completing £5,000 worth of unnecessary renovations on an elderly man’s home - and charging more than £100,000.The 69-year-old victim from Lewisham, south east London, was forced ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 04 2014]

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"some of the larger players have hesitated from large and transformational platform transactions, but as the larger technology companies continue to mature, we may see additional headlines of this nature as well" Fisher said
"we anticipate that the upswing in broader it spending will encourage top technology companies to start positioning themselves to capture future value by planning for inorganic growth.  we expect those actions to further boost the outlook for technology deals" added PwC's Fisher
...at the beginning of the century but it will be really strong," said Rob Fisher, U S technology industry deals leader for PriceWaterhouseCoopers. "the valuations are high for things that are driving the longer term trends in m&a activity. it's really social, mobile, cloud and then you have some sub-themes under that." He refrained from calling the current cycle a "bubble," saying that the growth in some markets is "dramatic" with companies growing at an unprecedented...

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Bogus builders conned elderly Lewisham man out ... [Published This is Local London - Aug 19 2014]
Top tips for avoiding the bogus builders [Published This is Local London - Aug 19 2014]
The Belle of Chicago [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 17 2014]
‘Fabulous’ weekend, but engine gremlins strike [Published Whitby Gazette - Aug 15 2014]
ACU/FSRA BRITISH F2 SIDECAR CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS ... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
Tech Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Market G... [Published eWeek - Aug 13 2014]
Candidate's daughter in wreck on way to vote [Published Tennessean - Aug 13 2014]
PwC: Q2 technology M&A thrives [Published President & CEO Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Sophisticated, sinfully sexy ‘Chicago’ is comin... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 10 2014]
Some residents upset over plan to replace sewer... [Published KMOV.com - Aug 08 2014]
Tech M&A, IPOs were up considerably in the seco... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 07 2014]
UPDATE: Cash-rich spending spree is sign of a g... [Published TD Ameritrade - Aug 07 2014]
Extortionist ‘builders’ jailed [Published Irish World News - Aug 06 2014]
Cowboy builders jailed for charging pensioner £... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 04 2014]
Lockn' concessionaire's ABC license revoked; ru... [Published Daily Progress - Aug 01 2014]
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Dodgy builders get their sentences for conning ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Jul 30 2014]
Jailed: Bogus builders who conned elderly men o... [Published GetWestLondon - Jul 29 2014]
First Global Deception Conference [Published Light Blue Touchpaper - Jul 28 2014]
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