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
Standard General bought the RadioShack brand name for $26.2 million in an auction.
General Electric said it would be willing to consider concessions in order to win European approval to acquire the power equipment unit of Alstom.
Agricultural companies Monsanto and Syngenta are working with investment banks on a takeover deal, three sources familiar with the matter said.
Gene Munster, managing director & senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, explains why Google and Apple could be potential buyers of consumer review website operator Yelp.
Synageva agreed to be acquired by Alexion Pharmaceuticals for about $8.4 billion in cash and stock, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Shares of Salesforce.com jumped on Wednesday amid reports that it is working with financial advisors to help with a potential takeover offer.
CNBC's Sara Eisen talks with Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent about partnerships ahead for Coke, and possible acquisitions.
Could BlaBlaCar be the next success story for Europe, as it makes more acquisitions and expansion plans? Nicolas Brusson, co-founder and COO of BlaBlaCar, talks about the company's recent developments.
Jake Klein, executive chairman at Evolution Mining, says the acquisition of La Mancha's Australian gold assets was a "fair-value investment" that offered a "tremendous opportunity."
Rakuten said on Monday it bought a stake of less than 10 percent in Chinese online discount provider Fanli, as it continues a push overseas.
David Faber is reporting sources say Yahoo is not in talks to acquire Foursquare. The Daily Mail North America CEO Jon Steinberg, provides perspective.
Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, explains the professional social network operator's decision to acquire online education company Lynda.com for $1.5 billion.
LinkedIn's biggest acquisition ever is of Lynda.com for $1.5 billion, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Jon Steinberg, The Daily Mail North America CEO.
After Shell's big deal, are more takeouts coming down the pike? Lawrence McDonald and Andrew Keene discuss with Brian Sullivan.
Backed by cheap funding and a huge home market, mostly state-owned Chinese firms are snapping up overseas assets in a $391 billion shopping spree.
Outgunned by Chinese and Middle Eastern funds and lacking U.S. rivals' breadth, European private equity is narrowing its view to specific industries.
Telecity Group Plc has agreed a non-binding $2.2 billion all-share deal to buy New York-listed Interxion Holding NV.
Frontier Communications CEO Maggie Wilderotter, discusses details of Frontier's purchase of part of Verizon's business in three states.
Terry Lundgren, Macy's chairman & CEO, and Marla Beck, BlueMercury CEO, discuss details of Macy's acquisition of the beauty products retailer. This is a new avenue of growth for Macy's, says Lundgren.
After better-than-expected third-quarter revenue, Lenovo's decision to re-launch Motorola into China will be its biggest challenge ahead, says Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, Technology Analyst at SG-Ji.