Cliff Burrows, head of Starbucks' U.S.-dominated Americas business for eight years, will lead a new group called Siren Retail. John Culver, a 14- year Starbucks veteran, will become group president for global retail, with responsibility for Starbucks retail sales around the world. Culver had been group president for Starbucks China and Asia-Pacific, channel... » Read More
Conglomerates are coming to the conclusion that they should stick to businesses in which they have a competitive advantage, Harry Wilson tells CNBC.
Shell’s $69 billion bid for BG Group could increase its exposure to Brazil at a time when the country appears to be destabilizing and stagnating.
The merger and acquisition climate in Europe got a little hotter on Wednesday with yet more dealmaking in the technology sector
Shell’s £47 billion ($69 billion) agreed deal for energy company BG Group has already sent shares in the UK energy utility up nearly 40 percent.
One of the biggest shareholders in cement maker Holcim said he was "unlikely" to vote in favor of merging with Lafarge.
A strong dollar, ongoing stimulus in Europe and low oil prices make a deal between FedEx and TNT Express possible, Fred Smith tells CNBC.
Luxury goods group Richemont has said it is in talks over a potential "business combination" between its online retailer Net-a-Porter and Yoox.
The merger of Kraft and Heinz could pave the way for future food mergers, but dealmaking will likely dip in the near term, analysts tell CNBC.
Scott Jordan wants to save the in-flight catalog SkyMall, but right now the airlines are not returning his calls, he told CNBC on Monday.
Drugmaker AbbVie said it will buy Pharmacyclics for about $21 billion to boost its oncology drugs pipeline.
NXP's acquisition of Freescale shows that semiconductors are a "consolidating industry," NXP CEO Rick Clemmer said.
Stifel Financial's purchase of Sterne Agee is about becoming more relevant to clients, CEO Ron Kruszewski tells CNBC.
Metals and mining companies Grupo FerroAtlantica and Globe Specialty Metals have entered an agreement to combine their businesses.
An Indonesian telecom found a way to restructure its debt over creditor objections: it loaned itself money and counted its own votes toward approval.
M&A experts forecast there will be more major pharma deals in 2015 — but the U.K. won’t be a focus and the deals won’t be done for tax reasons.
BT said it would raise $1.5 billion through a placing of new shares to fund its 12.5 billion pounds ($19 billion) acquisition of EE.
The drugmaker has engaged in $100 billion of M&A in the last year, but CEO Brent Saunders told CNBC it is committed to innovation.
Valuations for energy companies may not have fallen far enough to spark dealmaking, two analysts tell CNBC.
HOUSTON— Oil services company Baker Hughes Inc. will lay off about 7,000 workers as it prepares for a downturn in orders because of the plunge in crude prices, the company said Tuesday. The layoffs represent about an 11 percent cut to the 62,000- plus workers Baker Hughes says it employs worldwide. Oil services rival Halliburton had announced in November it...
The operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp, the largest U.S. casino company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday.