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
Chinese investment in the U.S. will likely break another record in 2013, a research firm said, following a record year in 2012 with deals worth more than $6.5 billion.
Roger Tan, CEO, SIAS Research says F&N's share is worth between S$8.50 and $11.50 each, and that TCC can afford to increase its bid.
Japan's Mitsubishi Chemical will acquire Qualicaps from U.S.-based Carlyle Group, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, rewarding the buyout firm's second attempt to sell the drug capsule maker.
Elliott Management is offering a $2.3 billion offer to buy Compuware, reports CNBC's David Faber.
The boss of paint maker Akzo Nobel has told CNBC he is "excited to be back" after his temporary departure from the firm and has revealed the U.S. arm of the business will be sold off to focus on Europe and high growth markets.
Best Buy founder Richard Schulze is expected to make a fully financed offer to buy the consumer electronics retailer by the end of the week.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest detail on Delta's 49 percent stake in Virgin and what it means for business travelers.
British TV decoder maker Pace said on Monday that it had made an early-stage proposal to Internet group Google to acquire its set-top TV box maker Motorola Home.
Does China's winning bid to acquire A123 Systems pose a security threat? Peter Navarro, University Of California- Irvine professor, and Ann Lee, New York University professor, weigh in.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the last day for potential buyers to grab a seat at the Twinkie table.
Canada has approved China's biggest ever foreign takeover, the $15.1 billion bid from CNOOC for energy company Nexen, but has drawn a line in the sand against future buys by state-owned enterprises.
TD Bank Group's CEO Ed Clark discusses Q4 profits that beat the Street, and his company's decision to buy Epoch Holding Corporation.
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 Gary Rodkin discusses his company's latest $6.8 billion acquisition of Ralcorp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.