Although acquiring these companies would not produce the big boost to earnings sought by the planned mega mergers, they would offer a foothold in markets likely to grow rapidly in coming years, such as Medicaid health plans for the poor and Medicare Advantage coverage for the elderly. Both Molina and Centene have large exposure to private Medicaid plans, a more... » Read More
Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, discusses the company's second quarter earnings and explains why the cost of risk has increased.
Jarden Corp. CEO James Lillie, discusses the company's growth strategy after the acquisition of disposable cutlery maker Waddington, and the state of the consumer.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports Teva is buying Allergan's generic drugs unit, giving Allergan a 10 percent stake in Teva.
Shares of Allergan and Teva are higher after the announcement Teva will acquire Allergan's generics unit for $40.5 billion, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Japan's Nikkei newspaper will become the new owner of the Financial Times. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.
Lockheed is buying United Technologies' Sikorsky united for over $9 billion.
Jarden to acquire The Waddington Group for $1.35 billion.
Procter & Gamble is selling $12.5 billion worth of beauty brands to Coty, the company behind beauty brands including Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and Davidoff.
Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler was moved to tears when 8,000 Schaeffler employees gathered near the family-controlled company's headquarters in 2009 to demand the German government help avert the ballbearing maker's collapse. The previous year, the matriarch and her son Georg had launched Schaeffler's audacious debt-financed takeover of Continental,...
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the acquisition for Martha Stewart Living is a half cash, half stock deal.
Cigna on Sunday rejected an increased $53.8 billion bid from Anthem as inadequate.
Qihoo 360 said it received a buyout offer, adding to a long list of Chinese tech firms that have gotten offers to drop their New York listings.
Kelly King, BB&T chairman & CEO, discusses the banking giant's plans for expansion, and the overall health of lending and small business.
Alan Haft, partner at Kelly-Haft Financial, says Charter Communications' plan to acquire Time Warner Cable is centered around the fact that consolidation is essential for the survival of the cable market.
Porter Bibb, media analyst & managing partner at Media Tech Capital Partners, explains why Charter Communications' plan to acquire Time Warner Cable will face less opposition from U.S. antitrust regulators.
French telecommunications group Altice said it agreed to buy Suddenlink Communications in a deal valuing the company at $9.1 billion.
The $8 billion deal comes after a banner year for pharmaceutical deals.
Apple adds precision GPS firm Coherent Navigation to its stable of mapping startups.
Randall Stephenson, AT&T CEO, discusses the acquisition of DirecTV, net neutrality rules, and the impact of bundling on the industry.
SABMiller is buying the Meantime Brewing Company. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.