PARIS, Feb 8- Casino could beat a 4 billion euro asset disposal target this year following the sale of its Thai business, the French retailer's finance chief said on Monday. The sale of a 58.6 percent stake in Big C for 3.1 billion euros, excluding debt, to Thailand's TCC Group is part of a plan by Casino to reduce its 6 billion euros of debt. Casino's sale of its Big C...» Read More
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin liked his new yacht so much, he bought the company, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Jianlin is paying $495 million for Sunseeker International.
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has pledged that his company will eventually become the world¿s biggest company by making its way into the US market. Speaking at today¿s shareholder¿s meeting he said the acquisition of Sprint will be completed in early July. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.
Gracia Martore, President & CEO of Gannett Co., discusses her company's $1.5 billion acquisition of TV company Belo, as well as the direction the company is headed.
Discussing whether financials are the most vulnerable sector, with the "Fast Money" traders; and 3D Systems is acquiring 80 percent of rival Phenix Systems, with Avi Reichental, 3D Systems CEO.
Google bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum.
Google is finalizing its deal with real-time, social-mapping company Waze, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
AstraZeneca is to buy U.S. respiratory drug specialist Pearl Therapeutics for up to $1.15 billion, as Britain's second biggest drugmaker steps up a drive to rebuild its product pipeline via deal-making.
A Chinese firm is close to buying Britain's largest luxury yacht maker by sales, underscoring China's growing appetite for European luxury assets. The Financial Times reports.
Antonio Weiss, Lazard global head of investment banking, discusses the details of the Berkshire-Heinz deal, and weighs in on the emerging trend of foreign capital finding a home in the buyout of U.S. companies.
John Malloy, BlueRun Ventures partners, discusses how the social mapping and navigation app startup has revolutionizes the way people plot their destinations and has generated interest from Google and Facebook.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Cisco's CEO John Chambers about the company's recent acquisitions, the Sprint-SoftBank deal and challenges in China's market.
China's Shaunghui International announced plans to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Eamon Javers; Peter Navarro, University of California; and Mayor Carter Williams of Smithfield, Virginia discuss.
Anyone who knows anything about business knows that you buy low and sell high. Here's why now just may be that selling-high time.
China is buying America's biggest pork company Smithfield Foods for more than $4.5 billion, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is acquiring Bausch & Lomb for $8.7 billion, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
What Yahoo gets out of the Tumblr buy, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; and Alyson Shontell, Business Insider and Larry Fishelson, Dynalink Communications, discuss how the market is reacting to the deal.
David Karp's Tumblr was acquired by Yahoo.com for $1.1 billion, with CNBC's Robert Frank; and CNBC's Julia Boorstin and John Herman, BuzzFeed tech editor, discuss which companies might be next in line.
Yahoo is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion, and wealthy households in France paid more than 100 percent of their income in taxes in 2012. CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney discuss.
The tech giant hopes its redesigned look will impress users and investors, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, talks about the need for companies to "reinvent" themselves and DSM's acquisition strategy.