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Mergers and Acquisitions Acquisitions

  • BlackBerry, Microsoft, Apple! Oh my!

    BlackBerry has struck a deal with Fairfax Financial, Apple sold 9 million of its new iPhone devices, and Microsoft unveils its 2nd generation Surface tablet. CNBC's Josh Lipton has the details.

  • Can BlackBerry sort itself out?

    BlackBerry has entered into a letter of intent with consortium led by Fairfax Financial. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, and CNBC's David Faber, discuss the bid for BlackBerry.

  • BlackBerry shares jump as trading resumes

    BlackBerry announced a deal with Fairfax Financial to be bought for $9 per share. Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, and CNBC's Jim Cramer, Josh Lipton and Herb Greenberg weigh in.

  • BlackBerry speeds up sale

    BlackBerry is still on the hunt to find a buyer, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. New reports suggest it has narrowed possible bidders.

  • What's next for LinkedIn

    Shares of LinkedIn are down today after the company announced plans to raise $1 billion in a share offering; reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Investors doubt Nokia devices

    Microsoft will buy Nokia's mobile business for nearly $7.2 billion. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports investors aren't yet convinced Nokia devices will pay off. Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and Christina Warren, Mashable, weigh in.

  • Microsoft's 'dangerous' deal

    Brendan Barnicle of Pacific Crest Securities addresses whether Microsoft had to buy a hardware company to keep its Windows business relevant and calls it a risky deal for the software giant.

  • AOL to Buy Adap.tv for $322M in cash, $83M in stock

    "If you want to win in this space, you have to actually get organized around it and get in front of it," said Tim Armstrong, AOL chairman & CEO, discussing the details of his company's acquisition of Adap.tv, a video advertising platform for the world's largest brands, agencies, publishers and ad networks.

  • Newspaper Biz: Change coming!

    After 4 generations of family ownership, The Washington Post is selling its publishing business to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Will he bring change to the company? Mark Walsh, Sirius XM; Hugh Hewitt, Townhall.com; and Michael Medved, syndicated radio host, discuss.

  • Washington Post stock tops $600

    For the first time since 2008, the Washington Post stock is reaching $600 after hours on news Jeff Bezos is acquiring its publishing business. Bradley Safalow, PAA Research analyst, provides perspective.

  • Ackman's Pershing Square takes 9.8% stake in Air Products

    Bill Ackman's acquisition cost roughly $2.2 billion and is the largest investment Pershing has ever made at cost, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • U.S. generic drugmaker Perrigo agreed to buy fellow drug company Elan for $8.6 billion on Monday in a deal that will hand it royalty rights from a blockbuster treatment and tax savings from being domiciled in Ireland.

  • Open to strategic acquisitions: Vish Iyer

    Vish Iyer, President of TCS Asia Pacific says the company is looking to expand footprint in China and is keeping an eye out for acquisitions that boost growth.

  • Activision buys chunk back from Vivendi

    Robert "Bobby" Kotick, CEO, Activision Blizzard, discusses his company's purchase of 85 percent of Vivendi's stake for $8.2 billion. He says the acquisition will result in a more efficient capital structure.

  • Cisco buys Sourcefire for $2.7 billion

    Cisco is betting on the cybersecurity boom by buying Sourcefire for $2.7 billion. Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets, thinks this is a game-changing deal.

  • Yahoo is still on a spending spree, picking up three apps in as many days: one for creating videos on Apple's iPhone, another to manage contacts and a third for fantasy sports.

  • Pressure on the Linn & Berry Deal?

    A look at Linn Energy's potential deal to acquire Berry Petroleum, with CNBC's David Faber. Analysts say the SEC inquiry into Linn could delay the deal.

  • Coinstar Starts Trading as Outerwall

    Scott Di Valerio, Outerwall CEO, discusses the company's name change and recent acquisition of ECO ATM, a self-service kiosk used to purchase used mobile phones and other electronic devices.

  • Icahn's Plan for Dell

    Activist investor Carl Icahn finalized a deal in his bid to acquire Dell. CNBC's David Faber & Maria Bartiromo speak to Icahn about the details of the deal and what his plans are after the potential acquisition.

  • Icahn Secures $5.3B for Dell Recap Plan

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details in the battle for Dell.