Mergers and Acquisitions Buyins and Buyouts

  • ISTANBUL, April 5- Turkey's Sabanci Holding plans to sell a minority stake in the electricity distribution and energy retail businesses of its Enerjisa subsidiary to cut debt ahead of Enerjisa's initial public offering, a senior executive said on Tuesday. Sabanci, one of Turkey's largest conglomerates, expects to float Enerjisa as early as the end of next year,...

  • MUMBAI, April 4- Blackstone Group is buying a majority stake in Indian IT outsourcing services provider Mphasis Ltd from Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co in an up to $1.1 billion deal, in the U.S. asset manager's single-biggest investment in India. In December, Blackstone announced the purchase of a minority stake in India's IBS Software for $170 million.

  • MUMBAI, April 4- Blackstone Group LP is buying Indian IT outsourcing services provider MphasiS Ltd from Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co, in a deal that could cost the U.S. asset manager up to $1.1 billion and be its biggest in the country. In December, Blackstone announced the purchase of a minority stake in India's IBS Software for $170 million.

  • 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.)

  • It's official, Dell shareholders approve buyout

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports a majority of Dell's shareholders voted to approve Michael Dell's plans to take the tech giant private.

  • Dell shareholders favor buyout: Source

    CNBC's David Faber reports preliminary results show Dell shareholders are in favor of a buyout by a margin of 65% to 35%.