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Mergers and Acquisitions Buyins and Buyouts

  • *Russia aiming to sell 19.5 pct stake this year. VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 2- Russia hopes to fetch more than $11 billion for a minority stake in the Kremlin's flagship oil producer Rosneft before the end of the year to plug budget holes caused by low crude prices, an industry source told Reuters on Friday. But Russia is hoping to repeat the success of Rosneft's...

  • *Primavera, Ant Capital to invest $460 million in Yum China. *Yum China spinoff expected on Oct. 31. Sept 2- KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum Brands Inc said Chinese investment firm Primavera Capital and an affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will buy a stake in Yum China for $460 million as it prepares to spin off the business.

  • Aug 28- Hedge fund manager D.E. Shaw& Co LP is weighing a bid for SunEdison Inc's controlling stake in TerraForm Power Inc, the bankrupt U.S. renewable energy producer's most valuable asset, according to people familiar with the matter. Shaw's emergence as a possible bidder for TerraForm Power indicates that the potential sale process for the so-called "Class B"...

  • Lloyd Blankfein joins Squawk Box on the first day at their new studio in New York City.

    Few Wall Street banks still run LBO shops in-house. An $8 billion LBO fund may put the bank in a class of its own.

  • Timothy Walbert, Horizon Pharma chairman & CEO, speaks to CNBC during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 20, 2015.

    Horizon Pharma has hired Bank of America to help it explore selling a significant equity stake to an investor that would bolster its balance sheet.

  • Philippe Dauman, Viacom

    Viacom has received interest from three dozen companies for a minority stake in its Paramount Pictures studio, Chief Executive Philippe Dauman said.

  • ArcelorMittal launched plans to raise $3 billion in fresh capital in a bid to reduce debt in the face of weak steel and mining sectors.

  • Did investors overpay for Keurig?

    CLSA U.S. Managing Director and beverage analyst Caroline Levy discusses the timing of Keurig's $13.9B buyout, and whether investors overpaid at a 75 percent premium.

  • Pearson, fresh from agreeing the sale of the Financial Times newspaper, said on Wednesday it would sell its 50 percent stake in the Economist Group to its existing investors.

  • Euro: Should you be bullish or bearish?

    Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management, believes the common currency will remain in the 1.05-1.13 range against the greenback.

  • Activis CEO:  Innovation vs. acquisition

    Brent Saunders, Actavis CEO, discusses how Actavis is leading the way in growth pharma and talks about its M&A strategy.

  • GrooveBook's promising future

    Brian Whiteman, GrooveBook founder; discusses how he got the idea to start his photobook company. And Jeffrey Housenbold, Shutterfly president & CEO, shares his outlook for GrooveBook.

  • GrooveBook: 'Shark Tank's' first buyout

    Discussing Shutterfly's $14.5 million acquisition of "Shark Tank" backed GrooveBook, with Brian Whiteman, GrooveBook founder; Jeffrey Housenbold, Shutterfly president & CEO, and Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" investor.

  • Lloyds will next week announce plans to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Faber Report: Family Dollar rejects latest Dollar General bid

    CNBC's David Faber reports Family Dollar has rejected Dollar General's revised buyout bid over antitrust issues.

  • Hermes special order Horseshoe 30 cm (12 inches) shiny braise and ultra violet Nilo crocodile Brikin bag, Heritage Auctions,  Luxury Accessories Signature Auction.

    French rivals LVMH and Hermès are celebrating a truce and putting an end to takeover speculation. Hermès shareholders may not be so thrilled.

  • Buffett: No chance Coke would go private

    Shares of Coca-Cola are spiking. CNBC's Becky Quick provides insight to Warren Buffett denying money manager David Winters' reported comments speculating that Coca-Cola could be taken private.

  • 21st Century Fox said on Thursday it would sell its 47 percent stake in Star China TV to the TV channel operator's management and private equity fund China Media Capital.

  • BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins.

    BlackBerry on Monday moved to oust CEO Thorsten Heins and jettisoned a buyout by Fairfax Financial in one fell swoop.

  • Michael Dell speaks out on buyout battle

    In an exclusive interview, CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks with Michael Dell, Dell chairman & CEO, about his long, drawn out buyout battle to take his company private and how he plans to turnaround the PC maker. (Note: During this interview, Mr. Dell misspoke when he said the company had generated $22 billion in cash flow in the last 5 quarters. He meant to say years, according to the company.)