NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Eight days after Elliott Management disclosed a 7.6 percent stake in LifeLock Inc, managers of the more than $30 billion hedge fund met with executives at the consumer protection company. Activist investors such as Elliott usually use these initial meetings to lay out a broad plan on how to boost the stock price.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two people familiar with the matter said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management, believes the common currency will remain in the 1.05-1.13 range against the greenback.
Brent Saunders, Actavis CEO, discusses how Actavis is leading the way in growth pharma and talks about its M&A strategy.
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.
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.
CNBC's David Faber reports Family Dollar has rejected Dollar General's revised buyout bid over antitrust issues.
French rivals LVMH and Hermès are celebrating a truce and putting an end to takeover speculation. Hermès shareholders may not be so thrilled.
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 on Monday moved to oust CEO Thorsten Heins and jettisoned a buyout by Fairfax Financial in one fell swoop.
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.)
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports a majority of Dell's shareholders voted to approve Michael Dell's plans to take the tech giant private.