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  • FireEye buys cyberforensics firm for $1 billion Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 5:31 AM ET
    A building in a Shanghai suburb that is reportedly a center of cyberespionage.

    FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.

  • Faber Report: Hilton's metrics Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Faber Report: Hilton's metrics

    CNBC's David Faber crunches the numbers on Hilton's IPO, which is set to price after the bell today and will trade under the symbol "HLT."

  • Chanel stitches up French tannery deal Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 6:38 PM ET
    Pedestrians cross the street in front of a Chanel SA store in the Tsim Sha Tsui area of Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

    Chanel has acquired its long-time lamb hide provider in the latest purchase by a luxury brand of a partner that supplies top quality materials.

  • Not a terrible M&A market right now: Grafstein Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Not a terrible M&A market right now: Grafstein

    Men's Wearhouse has offered to buy Jos. A. Bank for $55 per share. CNBC's David Faber speaks to Larry Grafstein, UBS co-head of America's M&A, about the offer, as well as current M&A action.

  • Men's Wearhouse counters with bid for Joseph A. Bank Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 10:14 AM ET
    Men's Wearhouse counters with bid for Jos. A. Bank

    Men's Wearhouse has offered to buy Jos. A. Bank for $55 per share, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Jos. A. Bank terminates Men's Wearhouse acquisition Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 6:38 AM ET
    Jos. A. Bank terminates Men's Wearhouse acquisition

    The "Squawk Box" crew report Jos. A. Bank terminated its acquisition proposal of Mens Wearhouse, adding it would consider a new proposal if circumstances change.

  • Ayatollah's financial empire came from land grabs Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 9:23 AM ET
    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.

  • Cubist CEO: Less time spent in hospital, the better Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 6:45 PM ET
    Cubist CEO: Less time spent in hospital, the better

    Cubist Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Bonney discusses the impact to his business from acquiring Optimer and Trius Therapeutics; and what's in the pipeline.

  • Men's Wearhouse: Uh, no thanks, Jos. A. Bank Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    Men's Wearhouse: Uh, no thanks Joseph A. Bank

    Men's Wearhouse has rejected an acquisition bid from its smaller rival, saying the offer significantly undervalues the company, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Cramer: Joseph A. Bank will do better if deal is done Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 9:04 AM ET
    Cramer: Joseph A. Bank will do better if deal is done

    Jim Cramer weighs in on the Joseph A. Bank offer to acquire Men's Warehouse. MW refused the deal.

  • Apollo Tyres and Cooper Tire disagree on deal value Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 9:17 AM ET
    Apollo Tyres and Cooper Tire disagree on deal value

    Apollo is asking Cooper for a price cut on the $2.5 billion deal, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Go Daddy CEO on Microsoft's 'vital ecosystem' Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 10:42 AM ET
    Go Daddy CEO on Microsoft's 'vital ecosystem'

    Blake Irving, Go Daddy CEO, explains how NASCAR's Danica Patrick is helping his company re-brand, and shares his thoughts on Microsoft's succession plan.

  • 'We want to help small business kick ass': Go Daddy CEO Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 10:39 AM ET
    'We want to help small business kick ass': Go Daddy CEO

    Blake Irving, Go Daddy CEO, explains how his company allows "small business" to get out of the "shoebox" and grow.

  • Tenet Healthcare CEO on the upside of Obamacare Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 8:05 AM ET
    Tenet Healthcare CEO on the upside of Obamacare

    Trevor Fetter, Tenet Healthcare president and CEO, discusses the benefits of acquiring Vanguard Health after the passing of the Affordable Care Act.

  • What's ahead for BlackBerry? Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    What's ahead for BlackBerry?

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper about the fate of BlackBerry. Ben Parr, CNET columnist, is skeptical of Fairfax's deal for BlackBerry, and John Spallanzani, GFI Group says, "it would be a black eye for Canada if BlackBerry goes down."

  • eBay buys PayPal competitor Braintree Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 10:19 AM ET
    eBay buys PayPal competitor Braintree

    David Marcus, PayPal president, discusses the details of his company's $800 million acquisition of payments company Braintree.

  • Nikkei Business Report Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    The Nikkei news is reporting that Japanese housing maker Lixil Group is going to buy Germany¿s kitchen and bath maker Grohe for 4 billion dollars. Sachiko Kishida reports.

  • BlackBerry shareholders should be thrilled: Pro Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    BlackBerry shareholders should be thrilled: Pro

    Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, reacts to Fairfax's $9 per share offering of BlackBerry. "Take your money and leave" he says. He explains why he is buying Apple today.

  • BlackBerry, Microsoft, Apple! Oh my! Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 3:22 PM ET
    BlackBerry, Microsoft, Apple! Oh my!

    BlackBerry has struck a deal with Fairfax Financial, Apple sold 9 million of its new iPhone devices, and Microsoft unveils its 2nd generation Surface tablet. CNBC's Josh Lipton has the details.

  • Can BlackBerry sort itself out? Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    Can BlackBerry sort itself out?

    BlackBerry has entered into a letter of intent with consortium led by Fairfax Financial. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, and CNBC's David Faber, discuss the bid for BlackBerry.