Mergers and Acquisitions Buyins and Buyouts

  • Vodafone shareholders stand to cash in

    In a $130 billion cash and stock deal, Verizon will buy out Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the wireless carrier. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports many investors view the deal as a positive sign for the companies, but that "it's not a done deal."

  • Court clears way for Dell vote

    The court has denied Carl Icahn's push to fast track the lawsuit against the Dell buyout, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • BlackBerry doesn't understand 'mobile computing': Expert

    Jonathan Geller, BGR.com editor-in-chief, discusses what's troubling the smartphone maker and why the company is likely shopping around for a potential buyout. Geller also provides his thoughts on what Apple's new iPhone might include when it debuts next month.

  • Deal flows and IPOs on the rise

    Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, has the update on private equity deals and the surge in public offerings, including rumors BlackBerry wants to go private and Amazon's Bezos buying the Washington Post newspaper.

  • Tracking deal flow & market moves

    James Woolery, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman, have the latest corporate buzz on pending M&A action and the outlook on the market.

  • Dell buyout deal official

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest details on the agreement reached between Dell's special committee and Michael Dell & Silver Lake Partners.

  • Dell reaches new deal

    Dell's special committee has reached a deal with Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, reports David Faber, with details of the new deal.

  • Dell special committee, buyout group close to deal

    The Dell deal calls for $13.75 per share, and a special dividend of $0.13 per share, plus a guaranteed dividend of $0.08 in the third quarter, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Dell's buyout battle vote today

    Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, discusses why he prefers Carl Icahn's deal for the PC maker over Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.

  • Icahn sues Dell & board of directors

    Carl Icahn has filed a suit against Dell and its board of directors to prevent the company from setting a new record date for the special meeting, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Faber Report: 3 options for Dell

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Michael Dell and Silver Lake's attempts to take the PC maker private, and provides an update on Community Health's attempts to acquire Health Management Associates for $3.9 billion.

  • Investors will be on the edge of their seats during the days leading up to the vote that will determine Dell's fate.

  • 2 Remaining Bids for Hulu

    Sources say Guggenheim is out of the Hulu bidding process. The remaining 2 bids are from DirecTV and AT&T, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Faber: Icahn & Dell Had Dinner to Discuss Deal

    CNBC's David Faber reports the two corporate leaders had dinner to discuss the price of a deal for Dell. Icahn would not comment.

  • Icahn Secures $5.3B for Dell Recap Plan

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

  • Sprint Wins Clearwire War

    Dish Network pulls its bid for Clearwire, which means Sprint wins the bidding war, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Loeb Ups Stake In Sony

    Carl Icahn is stepping up efforts in his bid for Dell, and Third Point's Dan Loeb has upped his stake in Sony. CNBC's Scott Wapner, offers insight.

  • Jefferies Willing to Provide Financing For Dell Deal: Source

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports a source says Jefferies is willing to provide $1.6 billion in financing for Icahn's bid for Dell.

  • Activist Investor Urges Smithfield Breakup Over Buyout

    Starboard's Jeff Smith explains why he believes selling Smithfield Foods piece-by-piece will breakout greater value for the company than a planned sale to a Chinese meat company.

  • Tech Tips From a Market Master

    Michael Price, Evercore Partners, explains why he believes the tech sector is primed for larger buyouts than seen in recent years.