Photo. Tony West, the government's lead Citigroup negotiator and the Justice Department's No. 3 official.Credit Susan Walsh/Associated Press.
Four months after URS Corp. agreed to an activist investor's demand for a reshaped board and new strategic options to boost its share price, the firm is set to be acquired by AECOM.
Banco Esp�rito Santo has been in investors' sights since December, when The Wall Street Journal first reported on accounting irregularities at the complex firm.
The price couldn't immediately be learned, though first-round bids earlier this year from other interested suitors valued Russell Stover at more than $1 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported in May.
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