Mergers and Acquisitions Buyins and Buyouts

  • 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%.

  • 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.