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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Stocks Headed For a Correction?

    Apple is up 10 percent in the past week, and Google is up 7 percent, with the "Fast Money" traders; and discussing whether a market correction might create opportunities in the leveraged buyout market, with Joan Solotar, Blackstone.

  • Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.

  • U.S. retailer Best Buy is selling its 50 percent stake in a joint venture with Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group back to its European partner for about 500 million pounds (or $775 million).

  • Bars of Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Lux soap at a store in Mumbai

    Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever Plc will pay $5.4 billion to raise its stake in its Indian unit, in a bet on fast-growing spending power in Asia's third-largest economy.

  • Douwe Egberts

    German investor Joh A Benckiser (JAB) is to buy the owner of Douwe Egberts coffee in a 7.5-billion-euro ($9.8 billion) deal to create a global hot drinks empire.

  • Dell Battle Heating Up

    A look inside the Dell deal and details from its proxy, with CNBC's David Faber. BlackStone has made a preliminary proposal even though it doesn't yet have funding.

  • Sean Parker's Medieval-Themed Wedding

    Dell is saying proposals from both Blackstone and Carl Icahn are risky, and Napster creator & Facebook co-founder Sean Parker is preparing for a medieval-themed wedding. CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney, discuss.

  • Dell Shares Get a Boost

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the latest of the Dell buyout deal. Shares got a boost today on news of a potential bidding war for the company.

  • Options Action: The Dell Deal Fair?

    Competitors have until midnight tonight to submit higher bids for Dell. Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group, and Crawford Del Prete, IDC, weigh in on what shareholders think.

  • Will Michael Dell Be Outbid?

    Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman and CEO of Sonenshine Partner, discusses the likelihood of rival bidders appearing before tonight's "go-shop" deadline.

  • Yahoo billboard in San Francisco, CA

    Yahoo is in talks to acquire a controlling stake in Dailymotion, one of the world's most popular online video websites.

  • The Devil in Dell's Details

    CNBC's David Faber tracks the process of Dell's attempts to go private, beginning on August 16th, when two private equity firms first approached Michael Dell.

  • Faber Report: Dell's Rocky Road to a Deal

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Dell's leveraged buyout attempt.

  • Blackstone's Bet on Entrepreneurs

    In a wide-ranging conversation, Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Group chairman & CEO, discusses his company's pledge to support innovation and weighs in on Dell's LBO, the private equity space, and the outlook on the market.