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  • Cantor Fitzgerald to Acquire Dolmen Stockbrokers Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:20 AM ET
    Cantor Fitzgerald to Acquire Dolmen Stockbrokers

    Shawn Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, discusses his company's acquisition of Ireland's largest independent brokerage firm. We are looking to grow sales and trade on a global basis, Matthews said.

  • ConAgra CEO: Will Help RAH Grow Its Private Label Brands

    ConAgra CEO Gary Rodkin discusses his company's latest $6.8 billion acquisition of Ralcorp.

  • HP Blame Game Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 2:07 PM ET
    HP Blame Game

    Shares of HP are in the green today after losing 12 percent yesterday, with CNBC's David Faber and Herb Greenberg. Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair, weighs in.

  • Gemfields Poaches Faberge for $142 Million Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    Gemfields Poaches Faberge for $142 Million

    Ian Harebottle, CEO of Gemfields, tells CNBC that the desire to tap into the colored gemstones market is what led to his company's takeover of Faberge.

  • Tough Times For Hewlett-Packard Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Tough Times For Hewlett-Packard

    Cindy Shaw, Managing Director, Technology, Discern says HP's write-down on its Autonomy acquisition raises questions about the quality of its board and management. She says the company has a lot of problems to overcome in this post-PC era.

  • Tea Time For Starbucks Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Tea Time For Starbucks

    As many as 2 billion people drink tea every morning but are they as loyal as their coffee-loving counterparts? Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz intends to find out.

  • Diageo's $2.1 Billion Bet on India Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Diageo's $2.1 Billion Bet on India

    Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo, discusses his company's agreement to acquire 53.4 percent of India's United Spirits. "India is a very attractive market, and we just got the number one player in that market," he says.

  • Positive on Disney's Acquisitions: Analyst Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 8:50 PM ET
    Positive on Disney's Acquisitions: Analyst

    Barton Crockett, Director and Senior Media & Entertainment Analyst at Lazard Capital Markets explains why he sees continued margin expansion in Disney's theme parks business. He is positive on Disney's acquisition strategy.

  • Pros Pick: Disney-Lucasfilm vs. PVH-Warnaco Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:39 PM ET

    As two big mergers were announced this week — Disney acquiring Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, and PVH set to buy Warnaco in a $2.9 billion deal — one appeared to have a lot more room to run, the CNBC “Fast Money” pros said Wednesday.

  • Buffett: 'We Buy on an All Equity Basis' Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:47 AM ET
    Buffett: 'We Buy on an All Equity Basis'

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, says he feels some of the acquisition prices are getting out of control, but adds he is "salivating" to do another acquisition.

  • No Huddle Offense: Sprint & SoftBank's Deal Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 6:58 PM ET
    No Huddle Offense: Sprint & SoftBank's Deal

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Softbank in Talks With Sprint Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 10:55 AM ET
    Softbank in Talks With Sprint

    James Moorman, S&P Capital IQ analyst, discusses how the wireless landscape could change if Softbank acquires 75 percent of Sprint.

  • Sprint Shares Soar on Softbank Talks Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 10:07 AM ET
    Sprint Shares Soar on Softbank Talks

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on news that Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is in talks to acquire 75 percent of Sprint Nextel, in a deal that could top $12.8 billion.

  • Faber Report: Softbank's $12.8 Billion Stake in Sprint Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Faber Report: Softbank's $12.8 Billion Stake in Sprint

    CNBC's David Faber reports Japan's Softbank is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Sprint Nextel.

  • Softbank in Talks to Buy 75% of Sprint Nextel: Report Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 8:15 AM ET
    Softbank in Talks to Buy 75% of Sprint Nextel: Report

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on a report Softbank is negotiating to buy 75 percent of Sprint Nextel.

  • Jana Turns up Heat on Agrium Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 2:51 PM ET
    Jana Turns up Heat on Agrium

    Hedge fund heavy weights have been swapping investment ideas at the annual Value Investing Congress. Barry Rosenstein, Jana Partners founder, and CNBC's David Faber, discuss owning Agrium.

  • After Nexen, CNOOC May Target BP's Stake in TNK Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 7:48 PM ET
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    Energy-hungry China may not be done yet on the acquisition trail.

  • CNOOC’s Failed Unocal Bid Paved Way for Nexen Deal Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 3:39 AM ET
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    The memory of  its failed 2005 bid for Unocal still fresh, China's state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. has put lessons learned into practice and "networked strongly" with regulators in Canada and the U.S., smoothing the way for its $15.1 billion all-cash deal to  buy Canadian oil producer Nexen Inc.

  • Faber Report: GSK's Acquires Human Genome Science Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Faber Report: GSK's Acquires Human Genome Science

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on GlaxoSmithKline's takeover bid for Human Genome Science.

  • Google Acquires Motorola Mobility Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

    CNBC's David Faber reports Dennis Woodside is taking over as CEO of Motorola Mobility as Google acquires the company.