Mergers and Acquisitions Acquisitions

  • Google's $1.3 Billion Deal With Waze

    Google is finalizing its deal with real-time, social-mapping company Waze, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Respiratory therapists assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders.

    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.

  • Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group

    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.

  • Banker Behind Berkshire-Heinz Deal

    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.

  • Waze Disrupts GPS Space

    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.

  • Cisco CEO: Mobile Is Now Our Strength

    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 Goes 'Hogwild'

    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.

  • Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and her mother June Shannon star in TLC's "Here comes Honey Boo-Boo".

    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 Eyes Smithfield Foods

    China is buying America's biggest pork company Smithfield Foods for more than $4.5 billion, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Valeant's $8.7 Billion Deal

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is acquiring Bausch & Lomb for $8.7 billion, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Tech Check: Yahoo Buys Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

    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.

  • Another Tumblr Waiting in the Wings?

    David Karp's Tumblr was acquired by 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.

  • Taxes For Wealthy French Top 100%

    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.

  • Mayer's Strategy For Making Yahoo 'Cool' Again

    The tech giant hopes its redesigned look will impress users and investors, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • DSM CEO: It Takes 'Guts' to Reinvent Yourself

    Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, talks about the need for companies to "reinvent" themselves and DSM's acquisition strategy.

  • Elan stepped up its bid to keep its independence on Monday by agreeing a $1 billion deal to buy 21 percent of the royalties that U.S. company Theravance receives from GlaxoSmithKline.

  • Companies Need to Lead Deals, Not Activists: Pro

    James Woolery, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, discusses the impact of investor activism on public companies.

  • James Woolery, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, provides an insider's look at the some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions on Wall Street.

  • Faber Report: Arrowgrass Snubs Freeport McMoRan Bid

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Arrowgrass Capital Partners' opposition of FCX's takeover of Plains Exploration.

  • Buffett: 'We'll Be in Heinz Forever'

    The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO talks about the Heinz acquisition deal, and gives his views on Fed policies.