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  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money"

    Jim Cramer dealt out his thoughts on the Macau casino stocks and chose his winner of the group.

  • Cramer explains how Coach and Sinclair's takeovers help us value stocks

    Jim Cramer says the deals announced by Coach and Sinclair Broadcast Group can shed light on market valuation.

  • Customers carry Coach Inc. shopping bags after shopping at a store during a charity preview event on the eve of the grand opening of the Outlet Shoppes of The Bluegrass in Simpsonville, Kentucky.

    Jim Cramer says the deals announced by Coach and Sinclair Broadcast Group can shed light on market valuation.

  • The deal values Medical Solutions at around $500 million, according to people familiar with the matter. Faced with large patient volumes and nursing shortages, more and more hospitals are searching for reliable, qualified nurses, said Matthew Hobart, a partner at TPG Growth. Medical Solutions' previous majority owner, Beecken Petty O'Keefe& Company, which...

  • NEW YORK, May 8- Institutional Shareholder Services urged PrivateBancorp stockholders to reject Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's latest takeover offer, citing possible Canadian housing market contagion that could undermine the $4.9 billion cash-and-stock bid. CIBC raised the cash element of its offer for Chicago- based PrivateBancorp on Thursday...

  • Sinclair to buy Tribune Media for $43.50 per share

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal to buy Tribune Media.

  • Coach to buy Kate Spade in deal worth $2.4B

    Retailer Coach has struck a deal to acquire Kate Spade ofr $18.50 per share in cash, reports "Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • First Horizon's offer price of $40.83 per share represents a discount of about 3 percent to Capital Bank's Wednesday closing. The combined company will have $40 billion in assets and $32 billion in deposits and will operate more than 300 branches across the Southeast, including Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida and Virginia. First Horizon will offer 1.750...

  • CIBC said on Thursday it would offer $27.20 in cash for each PrivateBancorp share, $3 more than its previous offer. CIBC had raised its takeover offer for PrivateBancorp by 20 percent to about $4.9 billion in March, after some of the Chicago- based lender's shareholders opposed the initial bid. Based upon CIBC's last close of $79.58 on the New York Stock Exchange,...

  • Capital Bank shares were trading below the offer price at $40.50 before the bell on Thursday. First Horizon will offer 1.750 shares and $7.90 in cash for each Capital Bank share-- a ratio of 80 percent stock and 20 percent cash. First Horizon operates 170 branches across Tennessee and the Southeast, and Capital Bank operates 193 branches in North and South...

  • May 4- First Horizon National Corp said it will acquire Capital Bank Financial Corp in a deal valued at $2.2 billion. The offer price of $40.83 per share represents a discount of about 3 percent to Capital Bank's Wednesday closing. First Horizon will offer 1.750 shares and $7.90 in cash for each Capital Bank share held.

  • BRUSSELS, May 3- EU antitrust regulators are investigating whether French utility EDF's bid for a majority stake in Areva's nuclear arm would hit competition and innovation in the nuclear services market, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The European Commission is currently examining a deal that would see state-controlled EDF acquire 51...

  • Apple may be interested in acquisitions that are related to the media, the auto market, AR and VR, says Drexel Hamilton's equity research head, Brian White.

  • BRUSSELS, May 2- EU regulators will decide by June 9 whether to clear smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm's $38 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors NV, with rivals voicing concerns about continued access to key NXP technology after the deal. Qualcomm, which supplies chips to Android phone makers and Apple Inc, would become the leading supplier to the...

  • May 2- Cerberus Capital Management LP and Sycamore Partners are the two private equity firms actively exploring an acquisition of Staples Inc, the U.S. office supplies retailer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Clayton Dubilier& Rice LLC, Advent International Corp and Bain Capital LLC are among the private equity firms that have also held...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 2- Private equity firm BC Partners said it would turn the data center portfolio it acquired from CenturyLink for $2.8 billion on Tuesday into a new technology company called Cyxtera Technologies. Earlier this year, Digital Bridge Holdings LLC, a private firm that invests in data centers, agreed to acquire Vantage Data Centers Management Co...

  • LONDON, May 2- Commodities trader Vitol has agreed to buy an 85,000 barrel per day condensate splitter in the Netherlands from Koch Supply and Trading, a subsidiary of U.S. conglomerate Koch Industries, Vitol said in a statement on Tuesday. Its acquisition will enhance our offering to our customers across the region, " Russell Hardy, Vitol CEO for Europe, Middle East...

  • May 2- A three-member consortium that includes German insurer Allianz has agreed to buy Affinity Water Ltd, the largest water-only supply firm in England and Wales by revenue, through two transactions, the group said on Tuesday. The consortium, which also includes London- listed HICL and fund manager DIF, will acquire a 90 percent stake from Morgan Stanley's...

  • *Pembina to pay as much as C $1.52 bln in cash, 99.5 mln in shares. *To pay either 0.4287 of Pembina share or C $18.65 in cash. The combined company boasts a market capitalization of C $22.7 billion, pushing third-place Pembina further ahead of smaller rivals and closer to the realm of giants C $91.4 billion Enbridge Inc and C $54.7 billion TransCanada Corp.

  • *Pembina to pay as much as C $1.52 bln in cash, 99.5 mln in shares. *To pay either 0.4287 of Pembina share or C $18.65 in cash. The combined company boasts a market capitalization of C $22.7 billion, pushing third-place Pembina further ahead of smaller rivals and closer to the realm of giants C $91.4 billion Enbridge Inc and C $54.7 billion TransCanada Corp.