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Synonyms for conglomerate

Synonyms for conglomerate

a composite rock made up of particles of varying size

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a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization

composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass

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Predictions that conglomerates would decline in India are generally predicated on changes in these underlying conditions.
An official said, 'There is more risk in the financial conglomerates because their groups are getting bigger.
This stocktaking exercise also provides information on the implementation of the Joint Forum Principles for the Supervision of Financial Conglomerates and, in particular, Principle 6 relating to supervisory cooperation, coordination and information-sharing.
The survey shows Taiwan's top-100 conglomerates have been increasing investment in China while cutting the same in Taiwan over the past five years, with the top-100 conglomerates heavily relying on China as moneymaker.
Many studies on internal capital markets suggest that internal capital allocation can create value for conglomerates by avoiding costly external markets (see, e.
In its latest report, Managing for Value: How the World's Top Diversified Companies Produce Superior Shareholder Returns, BCG identifies ten key "levers" that the top conglomerates use to create superior long-term value creation.
The FSA cited as one operational problem the difficulty for a financial conglomerate to properly supervise the management of many affiliated firms under its umbrella.
But he added that Time Warner also had its eye on buying Adelphia Communications, which may have forced the conglomerate into a choice over how to spend its capital.
ACTIVIST GROUPS SUCH as the Rural Advancement Foundation International complain that the technology behind genetically modified (GM) crop seeds is usually patented, often by huge conglomerates such as Monsanto.
The Jones' worldview has been molded -- sometimes subtly, sometimes brazenly -- by people with an agenda, people who are, almost without exception, somehow connected to one of about a half-dozen global media conglomerates.
To the plaintiffs in this case, which include all six broadcast networks, several cable channels (including those run by Turner), and most major entertainment conglomerates, commercials are not just their chosen method to generate revenue, but something viewers have a responsibility to watch.
And it has renewed long-standing questions about the fundamental value of conglomerates, especially the questions that analysts often ask: Is there a unifying vision?
Title inflation--the use of multiple CEO titles within a company--took off during the era of conglomerates in the '60s and '70s.
The 42-year-old has not hesitated with his multibillion-dollar plan to transform the world's largest iron ore producer into one of the globe's top-four mining conglomerates by 2010.
Microsoft already has cooperative arrangements with two other major Japanese computer and electronics conglomerates, Hitachi Ltd and Fujitsu Ltd