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Bal·four

(băl′fo͝or′, -fôr′), Francis Maitland 1851-1882.
Scottish embryologist and zoologist noted for his studies of the development of the urogenital and nervous systems in vertebrates.
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Present during the MOU signing were First Balfour President and COO Anthony Fernandez, ACI Chairman Jaime Jose Aboitiz and President and Albert Ignacio Jr.
Supporters of the Zionist movement commemorate the declaration by then-British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour as the first step in the eventual creation of Israel.
What was the Balfour Agreement, and was it something to be proud of?
Since the start of 2015, Balfour Beatty has exited the Middle East, Indonesia and Australia in order to simplify its program and focus on its chosen markets in the UK, US and Far East.
Balfour Beatty has retained the right to further payment from the fund depending on its future performance.
The bid comes after PS3bn merger talks between Balfour Beatty and rival Carillion collapsed in August after Balfour's board refused to ditch plans to sell a US unit as Carillion had wanted.
Balfour Beatty recently announced the appointment of Leo Quinn as its new chief executive officer, who will join the board on Jan 1, 2015.
Balfour is a premier provider of school spirit and recognition products for students, military personnel and professional sports teams nationwide.
Chairman Philip Green said: "Given the scale of the prize for shareholders of both Balfour Beatty and Carillion from a merger of the two companies, the board of Carillion remains committed to moving forward in a constructive and collaborative way with the board and management of Balfour Beatty to create a world-class business and very signicant value for the shareholders of both companies.
Balfour, which has a PS154m contract to convert London's Olympic stadium into the new home of West Ham United, yesterday spelt out why it rejected Carillion's second offer.
On Thursday, it attempted to sweeten the deal for Balfour Beatty shareholders with the offer of an increased cash dividend of 8.
At that time, Balfour said it was because Carillion wanted to keep Balfour's wholly owned consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff within the new combined group despite Balfour placing it on sale in May and stating it would not be included in any merger.