Contracts Bids and Proposals


  • LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Feb 26- Singapore Exchange Ltd said it had submitted an initial offer to buy the Baltic Exchange, the hub of the global shipping market, a move aimed at shoring up the Southeast Asian exchange operator's business. Other potential bidders include CME Group, ICE and Platts, sources had earlier told Reuters. CME, ICE and Platts declined to comment, as...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 27- In the lead up to General Electric Co's appliance unit auction, Haier Group did something Chinese bidders have rarely dared to do in a competitive global M&A deal. While informal discussions centered around a bid of $4.2 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, Haier submitted a knock-out $5.4 billion binding offer, moving...

  • Dec 18- Defense contractor CACI International Inc has emerged as the top contender for Lockheed Martin Corp's government information technology business, as the interest of rival bidders fades, people familiar with the matter said. Leidos Holdings Inc and Engility Holdings Inc, which were also considering offers, feel discouraged by the prospects of the...

  • Baxalta rejects Shire's $30B bid

    Baxalta rejects Shire's $30 billion bid. CNBC's Sue Herera reports the details.

  • Nikkei Business Report

    Japanese mobile carrier Softbank's bid for Sprint was approved by US Federal Communications Commission last week, clearing the way for the firm to create a foothold in the US market. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda has more.

  • Buying Into the Hostess Brand

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the update on whether a serious bid is out there to buy Hostess Brands.

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    The newly approved rescue plan for Greece is a "super-TARP," similar to the United States bailout package during the financial crisis, Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, told CNBC Thursday.